Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

Bible References


Proverbs 3:34
With those who scorn, he is scornful, but to those who are humble, he gives favor.
Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, and [if] you scoff, alone you shall bear [it].
Isaiah 28:22
And now you must not scoff, or your bonds will be strong, for I have heard from the Lord, Yahweh of hosts: complete destruction decreed upon all the land.
Isaiah 29:20
For [the] tyrant shall be no more, and [the] scoffer shall come to an end. And all those lying in wait for evil shall be cut off;
Acts 13:40
Watch out, therefore, lest what is stated by the prophets come upon [you]:
2 Peter 3:3
above all knowing this, that in the last days scoffers will come with scoffing, following according to their own desires


Proverbs 7:22
He goes after her suddenly; like an ox to the slaughter he goes, and like a stag to the instruction of a fool,
Proverbs 10:13
On the lips of one who has understanding, wisdom is found, but a rod [is] for the back of one who lacks {sense}.
Proverbs 17:10
A rebuke strikes him who understands deeper than one hundred blows to a fool.
Proverbs 26:3
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools.
Hebrews 12:6
For the Lord disciplines the one whom he loves, and punishes every son whom he accepts."