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, and doesn't find it, but knowledge comes easily to a discerning person.
Proverbs 15:24
The path of life leads upward for the wise, to keep him from going downward to Sheol.
Proverbs 17:24
Wisdom is before the face of one who has understanding, but the eyes of a fool wander to the ends of the earth.
Psalm 10:5
His ways are prosperous at all times. He is haughty, and your laws are far from his sight. As for all his adversaries, he sneers at them.
Psalm 92:5
How great are your works, Yahweh! Your thoughts are very deep.
1 Corinthians 2:14
Now the natural man doesn't receive the things of God's Spirit, for they are foolishness to him, and he can't know them, because they are spiritually discerned.


Proverbs 22:22
Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;
Proverbs 31:8
Open your mouth for the mute, in the cause of all who are left desolate.
Job 29:7
when I went forth to the city gate, when I prepared my seat in the street.
Job 31:21
if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, because I saw my help in the gate,
Isaiah 29:21
who cause a person to be indicted by a word, and lay a snare for the arbiter in the gate, and who deprive the innocent of justice with false testimony.
Amos 5:10
They hate him who reproves in the gate, and they abhor him who speaks blamelessly.

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Proverbs 28:5
Evil men don't understand justice; but those who seek Yahweh understand it fully.