Original Verse:
Proverbs Chapter 17 Verse 16Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?

Reference Verses:
Proverbs Chapter 1 Verse 22How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs Chapter 8 Verse 5O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.
Isaiah Chapter 55 Verse 1-3 [1] Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. [2] Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness. [3] Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
Proverbs Chapter 14 Verse 6A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.
Proverbs Chapter 18 Verse 15The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
Proverbs Chapter 1 Verse 23Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Proverbs Chapter 8 Verse 4Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man.
Proverbs Chapter 9 Verse 4-6 [4] Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, [5] Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled. [6] Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.
Acts Chapter 13 Verse 46Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
2nd Corinthians Chapter 6 Verse 1We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain.
Proverbs Chapter 21 Verse 25The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
Proverbs Chapter 21 Verse 26He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
Deuteronomy Chapter 5 Verse 29O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!
Psalms Chapter 81 Verse 11-13 [11] But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me. [12] So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels. [13] Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!
Hosea Chapter 4 Verse 11Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart.
John Chapter 3 Verse 20For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
Acts Chapter 28 Verse 26Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive:
Acts Chapter 28 Verse 27For the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
Proverbs Chapter 24 Verse 7Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the gate.