Bible verses about wisdom | Geneva

Bible verses about "wisdom" | Geneva

Psalms 94:12-14

12 Blessed is the man, whom thou chastisest, O Lord, and teachest him in thy Lawe, 13 That thou mayest giue him rest from the dayes of euill, whiles the pitte is digged for the wicked. 14 Surely the Lord will not faile his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.

Ecclesiastes 10:12

12 The words of ye mouth of a wise man haue grace: but the lippes of a foole deuoure himselfe.

Proverbs 13:20

20 He that walketh with the wise, shalbe wise: but a companion of fooles shalbe afflicted.

Proverbs 9:9-12

9 Giue admonition to the wise, and he will be the wiser: teache a righteous man, and he will increase in learning. 10 The beginning of wisedome is the feare of the Lord, and the knowledge of holy things, is vnderstanding. 11 For thy dayes shalbe multiplied by me, and the yeeres of thy life shalbe augmented. 12 If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thy selfe, and if thou be a scorner, thou alone shalt suffer.

Isaiah 5:21

21 Woe vnto them that are wise in their owne eyes, and prudent in their owne sight.

Proverbs 15:21

21 Foolishnes is ioy to him that is destitute of vnderstanding: but a man of vnderstanding walketh vprightly.

Hosea 6:6

6 For I desired mercie, and not sacrifice, and the knowledge of God more then burnt offrings.

Luke 12:12

12 For the holy Ghost shall teache you in the same houre, what yee ought to say.

1 Corinthians 2:9-14

9 But as it is written, The thinges which eye hath not seene, neither eare hath heard, neither came into mans heart, are, which God hath prepared for them that loue him. 10 But God hath reueiled them vnto vs by his Spirit: for the spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deepe things of God. 11 For what man knoweth the things of a man, saue the spirite of a man, which is in him? euen so the things of God knoweth no man, but the spirit of God. 12 Nowe we haue receiued not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit, which is of God, that we might knowe the thinges that are giuen to vs of God. 13 Which things also we speake, not in the woordes which mans wisedome teacheth, but which the holy Ghost teacheth, comparing spirituall things with spirituall things. 14 But the naturall man perceiueth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishnesse vnto him: neither can hee knowe them, because they are spiritually discerned.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

16 For the whole Scripture is giuen by inspiration of God, and is profitable to teache, to conuince, to correct, and to instruct in righteousnesse, 17 That the man of God may be absolute, being made perfect vnto all good workes.

Philippians 1:9

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

2 Peter 3:18

18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Sauiour Iesus Christ: to him be glory both now and for euermore. Amen.

James 3:13

13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew by good conuersation his workes in meekenesse of wisdome.

Proverbs 29:3

3 A man that loueth wisdome, reioyceth his father: but he that feedeth harlots, wasteth his substance.

Proverbs 10:21

21 The lippes of the righteous doe feede many: but fooles shall die for want of wisedome.

Proverbs 16:16

16 Howe much better is it to get wisedome then golde? and to get vnderstanding, is more to be desired then siluer.

Proverbs 10:8

8 The wise in heart will receiue commandements: but the foolish in talke shalbe beaten.

Proverbs 3:7

7 Be not wise in thine owne eyes: but feare the Lord, and depart from euill.

Jeremiah 33:3

3 Call vnto me, and I will answere thee, and shewe thee great and mightie things, which thou knowest not.

1 Timothy 6:20

20 O Timotheus, keepe that which is committed vnto thee, and auoide prophane and vaine babblings, and oppositios of science falsely so called,

Romans 11:33

33 O the deepenesse of the riches, both of the wisdome, and knowledge of God! howe vnsearcheable are his iudgements, and his wayes past finding out!

Romans 12:2

2 And fashion not your selues like vnto this worlde, but bee yee changed by the renewing of your minde, that ye may prooue what that good, and acceptable and perfect will of God is.

1 John 2:27

27 But that anointing which ye receiued of him, dwelleth in you: and ye neede not that any man teach you: but as the same Anoynting teacheth you of all things, and it is true, and is not lying, and as it taught you, ye shall abide in him.

Proverbs 21:20

20 In the house of the wise is a pleasant treasure and oyle: but a foolish man deuoureth it.

Proverbs 15:33

33 The feare of the Lord is the instruction of wisdome: and before honour, goeth humilitie.

Proverbs 14:33

33 Wisedome resteth in the heart of him that hath vnderstanding, and is knowen in the mids of fooles.

Daniel 12:3

3 And they that be wise, shall shine, as ye brightnes of the firmament: and they that turne many to righteousnes, shall shine as the starres, for euer and euer.

John 8:12

12 Then spake Iesus againe vnto them, saying, I am that light of the worlde: hee that followeth mee, shall not walke in darkenes, but shall haue that light of life.

1 Corinthians 2:6-16

6 And we speake wisedome among them that are perfect: not the wisedome of this world, neither of the princes of this world, which come to nought. 7 But we speake the wisedome of God in a mysterie, euen the hid wisedom, which God had determined before the world, vnto our glory. 8 Which none of the princes of this world hath knowen: for had they knowen it, they would not haue crucified the Lord of glory. 9 But as it is written, The thinges which eye hath not seene, neither eare hath heard, neither came into mans heart, are, which God hath prepared for them that loue him. 10 But God hath reueiled them vnto vs by his Spirit: for the spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deepe things of God. 11 For what man knoweth the things of a man, saue the spirite of a man, which is in him? euen so the things of God knoweth no man, but the spirit of God. 12 Nowe we haue receiued not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit, which is of God, that we might knowe the thinges that are giuen to vs of God. 13 Which things also we speake, not in the woordes which mans wisedome teacheth, but which the holy Ghost teacheth, comparing spirituall things with spirituall things. 14 But the naturall man perceiueth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishnesse vnto him: neither can hee knowe them, because they are spiritually discerned. 15 But hee that is spirituall, discerneth all things: yet he himselfe is iudged of no man. 16 For who hath knowen the minde of the Lord, that hee might instruct him? But we haue the minde of Christ.

Galatians 4:9

9 But now seeing ye knowe God, yea, rather are knowen of God, howe turne ye againe vnto impotent and beggerly rudiments, whereunto as from the beginning ye wil be in bondage againe?

Philippians 3:15

15 Let vs therefore as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if yee be otherwise minded, God shall reueile euen the same vnto you.

Proverbs 12:1

1 He that loueth instruction, loueth knowledge: but he that hateth correction, is a foole.

Jeremiah 9:23

23 Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisedome, nor the strong man glorie in his strength, neyther the riche man glorie in his riches.

Daniel 1:17

17 As for these foure children, God gaue them knowledge, and vnderstanding in al learning and wisedome: also he gaue Daniel vnderstanding of all visions and dreames.

1 Corinthians 1:17-26

17 For CHRIST sent me not to baptize, but to preache the Gospel, not with wisdome of wordes, lest the crosse of Christ should be made of none effect. 18 For that preaching of the crosse is to them that perish, foolishnesse: but vnto vs, which are saued, it is the power of God. 19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisedome of the wise, and will cast away the vnderstanding of the prudent. 20 Where is the wise? where is the Scribe? where is the disputer of this worlde? hath not God made the wisedome of this worlde foolishnesse? 21 For seeing the worlde by wisedome knewe not God in the wisedome of GOD, it pleased God by the foolishnesse of preaching to saue them that beleeue: 22 Seeing also that the Iewes require a signe, and the Grecians seeke after wisdome. 23 But wee preach Christ crucified: vnto the Iewes, euen a stumbling blocke, and vnto the Grecians, foolishnesse: 24 But vnto them which are called, both of the Iewes and Grecians, we preach Christ, the power of God, and the wisedome of God. 25 For the foolishnesse of God is wiser then men, and the weakenesse of God is stronger then men. 26 For brethren, you see your calling, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called.

2 Timothy 1:7

7 For God hath not giuen to vs the Spirite of feare, but of power, and of loue, and of a sound minde.

Proverbs 4:6-7

6 Forsake her not, and shee shall keepe thee: loue her and shee shall preserue thee. 7 Wisedome is the beginning: get wisedome therefore: and aboue all thy possession get vnderstanding.

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

18 Let no man deceiue himselfe: If any man among you seeme to be wise in this world, let him be a foole, that he may be wise. 19 For the wisdome of this worlde is foolishnesse with God: for it is written, He catcheth the wise in their owne craftinesse. 20 And againe, The Lord knoweth that the thoughtes of the wise be vaine.

Proverbs 3:5

5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and leane not vnto thine owne wisdome.

Proverbs 1:7

7 The feare of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fooles despise wisedome and instruction.

John 8:32

32 And shall know the trueth, and the trueth shall make you free.

Proverbs 18:1

1 For the desire thereof hee will separate himselfe to seeke it, and occupie himselfe in all wisdome.

2 Timothy 2:7

7 Consider what I say: and the Lord giue thee vnderstanding in all things:

Ephesians 3:14-19

14 For this cause I bowe my knees vnto the Father of our Lord Iesus Christ, 15 (Of whom is named the whole familie in heauen and in earth) 16 That he might graunt you according to the riches of his glorie, that ye may be strengthened by his Spirit in the inner man, 17 That Christ may dwell in your heartes by faith: 18 That ye, being rooted and grounded in loue, may be able to comprehend with al Saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height: 19 And to knowe the loue of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye may be filled with all fulnesse of God.

Colossians 2:8

8 Beware lest there be any man that spoile you through philosophie, and vaine deceit, through the traditions of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

Proverbs 14:16

16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from euill: but a foole rageth, and is carelesse.

Proverbs 23:12

12 Apply thine heart to instruction, and thine eares to the wordes of knowledge.

Proverbs 24:3-7

3 Through wisdome is an house builded, and with vnderstanding it is established. 4 And by knowledge shall the chambers bee filled with all precious, and pleasant riches. 5 A wise man is strong: for a man of vnderstanding encreaseth his strength. 6 For with counsel thou shalt enterprise thy warre, and in the multitude of them that can giue counsell, is health. 7 Wisdome is hie to a foole: therefore he can not open his mouth in the gate.

Proverbs 17:10

10 A reproofe entereth more into him that hath vnderstanding, then an hundreth stripes into a foole.

Proverbs 19:20

20 Heare counsell and receiue instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter ende.

Luke 21:15

15 For I will giue you a mouth and wisdome, where against all your aduersaries shall not be able to speake, nor resist.

Ephesians 1:16-19

16 I cease not to giue thankes for you, making mention of you in my prayers, 17 That the God of our Lord Iesus Christ, that Father of glory, might giue vnto you the Spirit of wisedome, and reuelation through the acknowledging of him, 18 That the eyes of your vnderstanding may be lightened, that ye may knowe what the hope is of his calling, and what the riches of his glorious inheritance is in the Saints, 19 And what is the exceeding greatnesse of his power toward vs, which beleeue, according to the working of his mightie power,

Job 12:12-13

12 Among the ancient is wisedome, and in the length of dayes is vnderstanding. 13 With him is wisedome and strength: he hath counsell and vnderstanding.

Jeremiah 9:24

24 But let him that glorieth, glorie in this, that he vnderstandeth, and knoweth me: for I am the Lord, which shewe mercie, iudgement, and righteousnes in the earth: for in these things I delite, sayth the Lord.

Ecclesiastes 8:1

1 Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? the wisedome of a man doth make his face to shine: and the strength of his face shalbe changed.

Proverbs 17:27-28

27 Hee that hath knowledge, spareth his wordes, and a man of vnderstanding is of an excellent spirit. 28 Euen a foole (when he holdeth his peace) is counted wise, and hee that stoppeth his lips, prudent.

Colossians 3:16

16 Let the worde of Christ dwell in you plenteously in all wisdome, teaching and admonishing your owne selues, in Psalmes, and hymnes, and spirituall songs, singing with a grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Proverbs 18:15

15 A wise heart getteth knowledge, and the eare of the wise seeketh learning.

Proverbs 12:15

15 The way of a foole is right in his owne eyes: but he that heareth counsell, is wise.

Proverbs 10:23

23 It is as a pastime to a foole to doe wickedly: but wisedome is vnderstanding to a man.

Proverbs 3:13-18

13 Blessed is the man that findeth wisedome, and the man that getteth vnderstanding. 14 For the marchandise thereof is better then the marchandise of siluer, and the gaine thereof is better then golde. 15 It is more precious then pearles: and all things that thou canst desire, are not to be compared vnto her. 16 Length of dayes is in her right hand, and in her left hand riches and glory. 17 Her wayes are wayes of pleasure, and all her pathes prosperitie. 18 She is a tree of life to them that lay holde on her, and blessed is he that retaineth her.

James 3:17

17 But the wisedome that is from aboue, is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easie to be intreated, full of mercie and good fruites, without iudging, and without hipocrisie.

Ephesians 5:15-17

15 Take heede therefore that yee walke circumspectly, not as fooles, but as wise, 16 Redeeming ye season: for ye daies are euill. 17 Wherefore, be ye not vnwise, but vnderstand what the will of the Lord is.

James 1:5

5 If any of you lacke wisedome, let him aske of God, which giueth to all men liberally, and reprocheth no man, and it shalbe giuen him.

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