Proverbs 15:14
A discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.
Cross References
Proverbs 15:15
All the days of the oppressed are bad, but a cheerful heart has a continual feast.

Proverbs 18:15
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks it out.

Treasury of Scripture
The heart of him that has understanding seeks knowledge: but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.


Proverbs 1:5
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

Proverbs 9:9
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

1 Kings 3:6-12
And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day…

the mouth

Proverbs 12:23
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.

Isaiah 30:10
Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits:

Isaiah 44:20
He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?


Proverbs 15:13
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