Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.


General references

Bible References

Than gold

Psalm 119:72
Instruction from Your lips is better for me
than thousands of gold and silver pieces.
Job 28:15
Gold cannot be exchanged for it,
and silver cannot be weighed out for its price.
Proverbs 3:13
Happy is a man who finds wisdom
and who acquires understanding,
Proverbs 8:10
Accept my instruction instead of silver,
and knowledge rather than pure gold.
Proverbs 16:16
Get wisdom—
how much better it is than gold!
And get understanding—
it is preferable to silver.


Psalm 63:5
You satisfy me as with rich food;
my mouth will praise You with joyful lips.
Psalm 119:103
How sweet Your word is to my taste—
sweeter than honey in my mouth.
Job 23:12
I have not departed from the commands of His lips;
I have treasured the words of His mouth
more than my daily food.
Proverbs 24:13
Eat honey, my son, for it is good,
and the honeycomb is sweet to your palate;


1 Samuel 14:26
When the troops entered the forest, they saw the flow of honey, but none of them ate any of it because they feared the oath.

General references

Deuteronomy 4:8
And what great nation has righteous statutes and ordinances like this entire law I set before you today?
Proverbs 2:10
For wisdom will enter your mind,
and knowledge will delight your heart.

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