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 unto him all his brethren and all his sisters, and all his former acquaintances, and they did eat bread with him in his house, - and shewed sympathy with him and comforted him, over all the calamity which Yahweh had brought upon him, - and they gave him, every one a weight of money, and every one, a ring of gold.

A wise

Proverbs 1:8
Hear, my son, the correction of thy father, and do not reject the instruction of thy mother;
Proverbs 9:8
Do not reprove a scoffer, lest he hate thee, Reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.
Proverbs 15:5
A foolish son , spurneth the correction of his father, but, he that heedeth a reproof, sheweth prudence.
Proverbs 27:5
Better is a rebuke that is open, than love carefully concealed.
1 Samuel 25:31
then shall this not become to thee a staggering and stumbling of heart, unto my lord - that thou didst either shed blood without need, or that the hand of my lord saved himself. And, when Yahweh hath dealt well with my lord, then remember thou thy handmaid.
Psalm 141:5
Let a righteous man smite me - a lovingkindness, that he should correct me, an oil for the head which let not my head refuse! For, yet, even my prayer, shall be in their calamities.

General references

1 Kings 12:8
But he declined the counsel of the elders which they gave him, and consulted with the young men, who had grown up with him, who were standing before himself;
Psalm 37:30
The mouth of a righteous man, softly uttereth wisdom, and, his tongue, speaketh justice:
Proverbs 9:9
Give to a wise man, and he will be wiser still, Inform a righteous man, and he will increase learning.
Proverbs 18:20
Of the fruit of a man's mouth, shall his inmost mind be satisfied, with the product of his lips, shall he be satisfied.