Bible verses about "wisdom" | ERV

Ecclesiastes 10:12

12 The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself

Proverbs 13:20

20 Walk with wise men, and thou shalt be wise: but the companion of fools shall smart for it

Proverbs 9:9-12

9 Give [instruction] to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning 10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding 11 For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased 12 If thou art wise, thou art wise for thyself: and if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it

Proverbs 15:21

21 Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom: but a man of understanding maketh straight his going

Psalms 94:12-14

12 Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest out of thy law 13 That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked 14 For the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance

Isaiah 5:21

21 Woe unto them that are wise their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight

Hosea 6:6

6 For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings

Luke 12:12

12 for the Holy Spirit shall teach you in that very hour what ye ought to say

1 Corinthians 2:9-14

9 but as it is written, Things which eye saw not, and ear heard not, And [which] entered not into the heart of man, Whatsoever things God prepared for them that love him 10 But unto us God revealed [them] through the Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God 11 For who among men knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of the man, which is in him? even so the things of God none knoweth, save the Spirit of God 12 But we received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us by God 13 Which things also we speak, not in words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Spirit teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual 14 Now the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him; and he cannot know them, because they are spiritually judged

2 Timothy 3:16-17

16 Every scripture inspired of God [is] also profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction which is in righteousness 17 that the man of God may be complete, furnished completely unto every good work

Philippians 1:9

9 And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment

2 Peter 3:18

18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him [be] the glory both now and for ever. Amen

James 3:13

13 Who is wise and understanding among you? let him shew by his good life his works in meekness of wisdom

Proverbs 29:3

3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots wasteth [his] substance

Proverbs 10:21

21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but the foolish die for lack of understanding

Proverbs 16:16

16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver

Proverbs 10:8

8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall

Proverbs 3:7

7 Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear the LORD, and depart from evil

Jeremiah 33:3

3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and will shew thee great things, and difficult, which thou knowest not

1 Timothy 6:20

20 O Timothy, guard that which is committed unto [thee], turning away from the profane babblings and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called

Romans 11:33

33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out

Romans 12:2

2 And be not fashioned according to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is the good and acceptable and perfect will of God

1 John 2:27

27 And as for you, the anointing which ye received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any one teach you; but as his anointing teacheth you concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as it taught you, ye abide in him

Proverbs 21:20

20 There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man swalloweth it up

Proverbs 15:33

33 The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour [goeth] humility

Proverbs 14:33

33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but [that which is] in the inward part of fools is made known

Daniel 12:3

3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever

John 8:12

12 Again therefore Jesus spake unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life

1 Corinthians 2:6-16

6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, which are coming to nought 7 but we speak God’s wisdom in a mystery, [even] the [wisdom] that hath been hidden, which God foreordained before the worlds unto our glory 8 which none of the rulers of this world knoweth: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory 9 but as it is written, Things which eye saw not, and ear heard not, And [which] entered not into the heart of man, Whatsoever things God prepared for them that love him 10 But unto us God revealed [them] through the Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God 11 For who among men knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of the man, which is in him? even so the things of God none knoweth, save the Spirit of God 12 But we received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us by God 13 Which things also we speak, not in words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Spirit teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual 14 Now the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him; and he cannot know them, because they are spiritually judged 15 But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, and he himself is judged of no man 16 For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ

Galatians 4:9

9 but now that ye have come to know God, or rather to be known of God, how turn ye back again to the weak and beggarly rudiments, whereunto ye desire to be in bondage over again

Philippians 3:15

15 Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in anything ye are otherwise minded, even this shall God reveal unto you

Proverbs 12:1

1 Whoso loveth correction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish

Jeremiah 9:23

23 Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches

Daniel 1:17

17 Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams

1 Corinthians 1:17-26

17 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not in wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made void 18 For the word of the cross is to them that are perishing foolishness; but unto us which are being saved it is the power of God 19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the prudence of the prudent will I reject 20 Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of the world 21 For seeing that in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom knew not God, it was God’s good pleasure through the foolishness of the preaching to save them that believe 22 Seeing that Jews ask for signs, and Greeks seek after wisdom 23 but we preach Christ crucified, unto Jews a stumblingblock, and unto Gentiles foolishness 24 but unto them that are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God 25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men 26 For behold your calling, brethren, how that not many wise after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, [are called]

2 Timothy 1:7

7 For God gave us not a spirit of fearfulness; but of power and love and discipline

Proverbs 4:6-7

6 Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee; love her, and she shall keep thee 7 Wisdom [is] the principal thing; [therefore] get wisdom: yea, with all thou hast gotten get understanding

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man thinketh that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise 19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He that taketh the wise in their craftiness 20 and again, The Lord knoweth the reasonings of the wise, that they are vain

Proverbs 3:5

5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart, and lean not upon thine own understanding

Proverbs 1:7

7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: [but] the foolish despise wisdom and instruction

John 8:32

32 and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free

Proverbs 18:1

1 He that separateth himself seeketh [his own] desire, and rageth against all sound wisdom

2 Timothy 2:7

7 Consider what I say; for the Lord shall give thee understanding in all things

Ephesians 3:14-19

14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named 16 that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, that ye may be strengthened with power through his Spirit in the inward man 17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; to the end that ye, being rooted and grounded in love 18 may be strong to apprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth 19 and to know the love of Christ which passeth knowledge, that ye may be filled unto all the fulness of God

Colossians 2:8

8 Take heed lest there shall be any one that maketh spoil of you through his philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ

Proverbs 14:16

16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool beareth himself insolently, and is confident

Proverbs 23:12

12 Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge

Proverbs 24:3-7

3 Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established 4 And by knowledge are the chambers filled with all precious and pleasant riches 5 A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth might 6 For by wise guidance thou shalt make thy war: and in the multitude of counsellors there is safety 7 Wisdom is too high for a fool: he openeth not his mouth in the gate

Proverbs 17:10

10 A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding than an hundred stripes into a fool

Proverbs 19:20

20 Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end

Luke 21:15

15 for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay

Ephesians 1:16-19

16 cease not to give thanks for you, making mention [of you] in my prayers 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him 18 having the eyes of your heart enlightened, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints 19 and what the exceeding greatness of his power to us–ward who believe, according to that working of the strength of his migh

Job 12:12-13

12 With aged men is wisdom, and in length of days understanding 13 With him is wisdom and might; he hath counsel and understanding

Jeremiah 9:24

24 but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth, and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD

Ecclesiastes 8:1

1 Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? A man’s wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the hardness of his face is changed

Proverbs 17:27-28

27 He that spareth his words hath knowledge: and he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding 28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: when he shutteth his lips, he is [esteemed as] prudent

Colossians 3:16

16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another with psalms [and] hymns [and] spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts unto God

Proverbs 18:15

15 The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge

Proverbs 12:15

15 The way of the foolish is right in his own eyes: but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel

Proverbs 10:23

23 It is as sport to a fool to do wickedness: and [so is] wisdom to a man of understanding

Proverbs 3:13-18

13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding 14 For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold 15 She is more precious than rubies: and none of the things thou canst desire are to be compared unto her 16 Length of days is in her right had; in her left hand are riches and honour 17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace 18 She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her

James 3:17

17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without variance, without hypocrisy

Ephesians 5:15-17

15 Look therefore carefully how ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil 17 Wherefore be ye not foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is

James 1:5

5 But if any of you lacketh wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all liberally and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him

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