Proverbs 17:16
Why should the fool have money in his hand with no intention of buying wisdom?
Cross References
Proverbs 23:23
Invest in truth and never sell it--in wisdom and instruction and understanding.

Proverbs 24:7
Wisdom is too high for a fool; he does not open his mouth in the meeting place.

Treasury of Scripture
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he has no heart to it?

Proverbs 1:22,23
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge? …

Proverbs 8:4,5
Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man…

Proverbs 9:4-6
Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, …


Proverbs 14:6
A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.

Proverbs 18:15
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Proverbs 21:25,26
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour…


Proverbs 17:15
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