Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 15:23
A man takes joy in giving an answer;
and a timely word—how good that is!
Proverbs 24:26
He who gives an honest answer
gives a kiss on the lips.
Ecclesiastes 12:10
The Teacher sought to find delightful sayings and write words of truth accurately.
Isaiah 50:4
The Lord God has given Me
the tongue of those who are instructed
to know how to sustain the weary with a word.
He awakens Me each morning;
He awakens My ear to listen like those being instructed.

General references

Psalm 37:30
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom;
his tongue speaks what is just.
Proverbs 18:20
From the fruit of his mouth a man’s stomach is satisfied;
he is filled with the product of his lips.

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