Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

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Bible References


Proverbs 14:6
A scoffer seeks wisdom, but there is none, but knowledge {comes easily to him who understands}.
Proverbs 15:14
The heart of him who understands will seek knowledge, but the faces of fools, they will feed on folly.
Ecclesiastes 2:14
{The wise man can see where he is walking}, but the fool walks in darkness. Yet I also realized that both of them suffer the same fate.
Ecclesiastes 8:1
Who [is] like the sage? Who knows [the] interpretation of a thing? A man's wisdom makes his face shine, and the hardness of his face is changed.
John 7:17
If anyone wants to do his will, he will know about my teaching, whether it is from God or I am speaking from myself.

The eyes

Proverbs 23:5
Your eyes will {alight} on it, but there is nothing [to] it, for suddenly it will make for itself wings like an eagle and it will be exhausted [in] the heavens.
Psalm 119:37
Turn away my eyes from looking at [what is] worthless; revive me in your ways.
Ecclesiastes 6:9
{Better to be content with what your eyes see than for your soul to constantly crave more}. This also [is] vanity and chasing wind!
1 John 2:16
because everything [that is] in the world--the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the arrogance of material possessions--is not from the Father, but is from the world.

General references

Proverbs 8:9
All of them are straight to him who understands, and upright to those who find knowledge.