Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 23:23 in English Standard Version "Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding." Pr 4:5 Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. Pr 4:7 The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight. Pr 18:15 An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge. Mt 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.