Proverbs 24:4
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New International Version
through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.

King James Bible
And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

Darby Bible Translation
and by knowledge are the chambers filled with all precious and pleasant substance.

World English Bible
by knowledge the rooms are filled with all rare and beautiful treasure.

Young's Literal Translation
And by knowledge the inner parts are filled, With all precious and pleasant wealth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Through wisdom is a house blinded - That is, a family; household affairs. See the notes on Proverbs 9:1 (note), etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 15:6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

Proverbs 20:15 There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

Proverbs 21:20 There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spends it up.

Proverbs 27:23-27 Be you diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds...

1 Kings 4:22-28 And Solomon's provision for one day was thirty measures of fine flour, and three score measures of meal...

1 Chronicles 27:25 And over the king's treasures was Azmaveth the son of Adiel: and over the storehouses in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages...

1 Chronicles 29:2 Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver...

2 Chronicles 4:18-22 Thus Solomon made all these vessels in great abundance: for the weight of the brass could not be found out...

2 Chronicles 26:4-11 And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father Amaziah did...

Nehemiah 10:39 For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, to the chambers...

Nehemiah 13:5-13 And he had prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels...

Matthew 13:52 Then said he to them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed to the kingdom of heaven is like to a man that is an householder...

Library
The Sluggard's Garden
'I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; 31. And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.'--PROVERBS xxiv. 30, 31. This picture of the sluggard's garden seems to be intended as a parable. No doubt its direct simple meaning is full of homely wisdom in full accord with the whole tone of the Book of Proverbs; but we shall scarcely do justice to this saying of the wise
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Epistle xxxvi. To Maximus, Bishop of Salona .
To Maximus, Bishop of Salona [113] . Gregory to Maximus, &c. When our common son the presbyter Veteranus came to the Roman city, he found me so weak from the pains of gout as to be quite unable to answer thy Fraternity's letters myself. And indeed with regard to the nation of the Sclaves [114] , from which you are in great danger, I am exceedingly afflicted and disturbed. I am afflicted as suffering already in your suffering: I am disturbed, because they have already begun to enter Italy by way
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

A Treatise on Good Works
I. We ought first to know that there are no good works except those which God has commanded, even as there is no sin except that which God has forbidden. Therefore whoever wishes to know and to do good works needs nothing else than to know God's commandments. Thus Christ says, Matthew xix, "If thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments." And when the young man asks Him, Matthew xix, what he shall do that he may inherit eternal life, Christ sets before him naught else but the Ten Commandments.
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Proverbs 8:21
bestowing a rich inheritance on those who love me and making their treasuries full.

Proverbs 24:5
The wise prevail through great power, and those who have knowledge muster their strength.

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