Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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Proverbs 14:6
A scoffer seeks wisdom, but there is none, but knowledge {comes easily to him who understands}.
Proverbs 15:24
The path of life [leads] upward for him who has insight, in order to turn away from Sheol below.
Proverbs 17:24
He who understands sets [his] face [toward] wisdom, but the eyes of a fool, to the end of the earth.
Psalm 10:5
His ways endure at all times. Your judgments are aloof from him. [As for] all his enemies, he scoffs at them.
Psalm 92:5
How great are your deeds, O Yahweh; [how] very deep are your thoughts.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But the natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he is not able to understand [them], because they are spiritually discerned.


Proverbs 22:22
Do not rob the poor because he is poor, and do not crush the afflicted at the gate;
Proverbs 31:8
Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all the {needy}.
Job 29:7
"At my going out [the] gate to [the] city, I secured my seat in the square.
Job 31:21
if I have raised my hand against an orphan because I saw my supporters at the gate,
Isaiah 29:21
those who mislead a person into sin with a word and set a trap for the {arbitrator} in the gate and guide away [the] righteous by emptiness.
Amos 5:10
They hate the one who reproves in the gate and they abhor the one who speaks honestly.

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Proverbs 28:5
Men of evil do not understand justice, but seekers of Yahweh understand completely.