Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Get understanding

Bible References

Wisdom is

Ecclesiastes 7:12
For wisdom provides protection, just as money provides protection. But the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves the life of its owner.
Ecclesiastes 9:16
So I concluded that wisdom is better than might, but a poor man's wisdom is despised; no one ever listens to his advice.
Matthew 13:44
"The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure, hidden in a field, that a person found and hid. Then because of joy he went and sold all that he had and bought that field.
Luke 10:42
but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the best part; it will not be taken away from her."
Philippians 3:8
More than that, I now regard all things as liabilities compared to the far greater value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things -- indeed, I regard them as dung! -- that I may gain Christ,

With

Proverbs 16:16
How much better it is to acquire wisdom than gold; to acquire understanding is more desirable than silver.
Proverbs 21:6
Making a fortune by a lying tongue is like a vapor driven back and forth; they seek death.
Psalm 49:16
Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich and his wealth multiplies!
Ecclesiastes 2:4
I increased my possessions: I built houses for myself; I planted vineyards for myself.
Ecclesiastes 4:8
A man who is all alone with no companion, he has no children nor siblings; yet there is no end to all his toil, and he is never satisfied with riches. He laments, "For whom am I toiling and depriving myself of pleasure?" This also is futile and a burdensome task!
Mark 8:36
For what benefit is it for a person to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his life?
Luke 12:20
But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you, but who will get what you have prepared for yourself?'

Get understanding

Psalm 119:104
Your precepts give me discernment. Therefore I hate all deceitful actions.

General references

Proverbs 1:2
To learn wisdom and moral instruction, and to discern wise counsel.
Proverbs 16:16
How much better it is to acquire wisdom than gold; to acquire understanding is more desirable than silver.
Proverbs 18:15
The discerning person acquires knowledge, and the wise person seeks knowledge.

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