Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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


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Than gold

Psalm 119:72
The law you have revealed is more important to me than thousands of pieces of gold and silver.
Job 28:15
Fine gold cannot be given in exchange for it, nor can its price be weighed out in silver.
Proverbs 3:13
Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who obtains understanding.
Proverbs 8:10
Receive my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.
Proverbs 16:16
How much better it is to acquire wisdom than gold; to acquire understanding is more desirable than silver.


Psalm 63:5
As if with choice meat you satisfy my soul. My mouth joyfully praises you,
Psalm 119:103
Your words are sweeter in my mouth than honey!
Job 23:12
I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my allotted portion.
Proverbs 24:13
Eat honey, my child, for it is good, and honey from the honeycomb is sweet to your taste.


1 Samuel 14:26
When the army entered the forest, they saw the honey flowing, but no one ate any of it, for the army was afraid of the oath.

General references

Deuteronomy 4:8
And what other great nation has statutes and ordinances as just as this whole law that I am about to share with you today?
Proverbs 2:10
For wisdom will enter your heart, and moral knowledge will be attractive to you.

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