Ecclesiastes 7:12
For wisdom, like money, is a shelter, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of its owner.
Cross References
Proverbs 3:18
She is a tree of life to those who embrace her, and those who lay hold of her are blessed.

Proverbs 8:35
For whoever finds me finds life and obtains the favor of the LORD;

Ecclesiastes 2:13
And I saw that wisdom exceeds folly, just as light exceeds darkness:

Ecclesiastes 7:19
Wisdom makes the wise man stronger than ten rulers in a city.

Ecclesiastes 9:16
And I said, "Wisdom is better than strength, but the wisdom of the poor man is despised, and his words are not heeded."

Ecclesiastes 9:18
Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.

Ecclesiastes 10:19
A feast is prepared for laughter, and wine makes life merry, but money is the answer for everything.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Job 1:10
Have You not placed a hedge on every side around him and his household and all that he owns? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

Job 22:21-15
Reconcile now and be at peace with Him; thereby good will come to you. . . .

Proverbs 2:7, 11
He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk with integrity, . . .

Proverbs 14:20
The poor man is hated even by his neighbor, but many are those who love the rich.

Proverbs 18:10, 11
The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. . . .

Isaiah 33:6
There will be times of security for you--a storehouse of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge. The fear of the LORD is Zion's treasure.

a defence

Judges 9:15
But the thornbush replied, 'If you really are anointing me as king over you, come and find refuge in my shade. But if not, may fire come out of the thornbush and consume the cedars of Lebanon."

Psalm 57:1
Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy, for in You my soul takes refuge. In the shadow of Your wings I will take shelter until the danger has passed.

Isaiah 30:2
They set out to go down to Egypt without asking My advice, to seek shelter under Pharaoh's protection and take refuge in the shade of Egypt.

Isaiah 32:2
Each will be like a shelter from the wind, a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in a dry land, and the shadow of a great rock in an arid land.

the excellency

Deuteronomy 30:19, 20
I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing. So choose life, so that you and your descendants may live, . . .

Deuteronomy 32:47
For they are not idle words to you, because they are your life, and by them you will live long in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess."

Proverbs 3:18
She is a tree of life to those who embrace her, and those who lay hold of her are blessed.

Proverbs 8:35
For whoever finds me finds life and obtains the favor of the LORD;

Proverbs 9:11
For through wisdom your days will be multiplied, and years will be added to your life.

Proverbs 11:4
Riches are worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness brings deliverance from death.

John 12:50
And I know that His command leads to eternal life. So I speak exactly what the Father has told Me to say."

John 17:3
Now this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom You have sent.

Philippians 3:8
More than that, I count all things as loss compared to the surpassing excellence of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ

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