Bible verses about "wisdom" | ERV

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 19:20

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

Proverbs 18:15

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

Proverbs 1:7

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

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.

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.

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.

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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