Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the gate.

General references

Bible References

Too

Proverbs 14:6
A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none,
But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.
Proverbs 15:24
The path of life leads upward for the wise
That he may keep away from Sheol below.
Proverbs 17:24
Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding,
But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.
Psalm 10:5
His ways prosper at all times;
Your judgments are on high, out of his sight;
As for all his adversaries, he snorts at them.
Psalm 92:5
How great are Your works, O Lord!
Your thoughts are very deep.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.

Openeth

Proverbs 22:22
Do not rob the poor because he is poor,
Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
Proverbs 31:8
Open your mouth for the mute,
For the rights of all the unfortunate.
Job 29:7
“When I went out to the gate of the city,
When I took my seat in the square,
Job 31:21
If I have lifted up my hand against the orphan,
Because I saw I had support in the gate,
Isaiah 29:21
Who cause a person to be indicted by a word,
And ensnare him who adjudicates at the gate,
And defraud the one in the right with meaningless arguments.
Amos 5:10
They hate him who reproves in the gate,
And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.

General references

Proverbs 28:5
Evil men do not understand justice,
But those who seek the Lord understand all things.