Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

An ear-ring

Bible References

An ear-ring

Job 42:11
Then came there unto him all his brethren, and all his sisters, and all they that had been of his acquaintance before, and did eat bread with him in his house: and they bemoaned him, and comforted him concerning all the evil that Jehovah had brought upon him: every man also gave him a piece of money, and every one a ring of gold.

A wise

Proverbs 1:8
My son, hear the instruction of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:
Proverbs 9:8
Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate thee: Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.
Proverbs 15:5
A fool despiseth his father's correction; But he that regardeth reproof getteth prudence.
Proverbs 27:5
Better is open rebuke Than love that is hidden.
1 Samuel 25:31
that this shall be no grief unto thee, nor offence of heart unto my lord, either that thou hast shed blood without cause, or that my lord hath avenged himself. And when Jehovah shall have dealt well with my lord, then remember thy handmaid.
Psalm 141:5
Let the righteous smite me, it shall be a kindness; And let him reprove me, it shall be as oil upon the head; Let not my head refuse it: For even in their wickedness shall my prayer continue.

General references

1 Kings 12:8
But he forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him, and took counsel with the young men that were grown up with him, that stood before him.
Psalm 37:30
The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.
Proverbs 9:9
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
Proverbs 18:20
A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; With the increase of his lips shall he be satisfied.

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