Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 14:6
The scorner seeks wisdom but finds none, but understanding is easy for a discerning person.
Proverbs 15:14
The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
Ecclesiastes 2:14
The wise man can see where he is going, but the fool walks in darkness. Yet I also realized that the same fate happens to them both.
Ecclesiastes 8:1
Who is a wise person? Who knows the solution to a problem? A person's wisdom brightens his appearance, and softens his harsh countenance.
John 7:17
If anyone wants to do God's will, he will know about my teaching, whether it is from God or whether I speak from my own authority.

The eyes

Proverbs 23:5
When you gaze upon riches, they are gone, for they surely make wings for themselves, and fly off into the sky like an eagle!
Psalm 119:37
Turn my eyes away from what is worthless! Revive me with your word!
Ecclesiastes 6:9
It is better to be content with what the eyes can see than for one's heart always to crave more. This continual longing is futile -- like chasing the wind.
1 John 2:16
because all that is in the world (the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the arrogance produced by material possessions) is not from the Father, but is from the world.

General references

Proverbs 8:9
All of them are clear to the discerning and upright to those who find knowledge.

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