Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.

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Bible References

A brutish

Psalm 32:9
Do not be like a horse or mule,
without understanding,
that must be controlled with bit and bridle
or else it will not come near you.
Psalm 73:22
I was stupid and didn’t understand;
I was an unthinking animal toward You.
Psalm 94:8
Pay attention, you stupid people!
Fools, when will you be wise?
Proverbs 30:2
I am more stupid than any other man,
and I lack man’s ability to understand.
Isaiah 1:3
The ox knows its owner,
and the donkey its master’s feeding trough,
but Israel does not know;
My people do not understand.”
Jeremiah 10:14
Everyone is stupid and ignorant.
Every goldsmith is put to shame
by his carved image,
for his cast images are a lie;
there is no breath in them.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But the unbeliever does not welcome what comes from God’s Spirit, because it is foolishness to him; he is not able to understand it since it is evaluated spiritually.

A fool

Psalm 14:1
For the choir director. Davidic.The fool says in his heart, “God does not exist.”
They are corrupt; they do vile deeds.
There is no one who does good.
Psalm 49:10
For one can see that wise men die;
foolish and stupid men also pass away.
Then they leave their wealth to others.
Psalm 75:4
I say to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’
and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horn.
Proverbs 1:22
“How long, foolish ones, will you love ignorance?
How long will you mockers enjoy mocking
and you fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs 24:7
Wisdom is inaccessible to a fool;
he does not open his mouth at the gate.
Luke 12:20
“But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared—whose will they be?’

General references

Proverbs 28:5
Evil men do not understand justice,
but those who seek the Lord understand everything.

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