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
All his brothers, sisters, and former acquaintances came to his house and dined with him in his house. They sympathized with him and comforted him concerning all the adversity the Lord had brought on him. Each one gave him a qesitah and a gold earring.

A wise

Proverbs 1:8
Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction,
and don’t reject your mother’s teaching,
Proverbs 9:8
Don’t rebuke a mocker, or he will hate you;
rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.
Proverbs 15:5
A fool despises his father’s discipline,
but a person who accepts correction is sensible.
Proverbs 27:5
Better an open reprimand
than concealed love.
1 Samuel 25:31
there will not be remorse or a troubled conscience for my lord because of needless bloodshed or my lord’s revenge. And when the Lord does good things for my lord, may you remember me your servant.”
Psalm 141:5
Let the righteous one strike me—
it is an act of faithful love;
let him rebuke me—
it is oil for my head;
let me not refuse it.
Even now my prayer is against
the evil acts of the wicked.

General references

1 Kings 12:8
But he rejected the advice of the elders who had advised him and consulted with the young men who had grown up with him and served him.
Psalm 37:30
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom;
his tongue speaks what is just.
Proverbs 9:9
Instruct a wise man, and he will be wiser still;
teach a righteous man, and he will learn more.
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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