25 Bible Verses About Advice (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Advice (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Advice
20 Listen to advice and accept instruction,
that you may gain wisdom in the future.
14 Where there is no guidance, a people falls,
but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.
15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes,
but a wise man listens to advice.
6 for by wise guidance you can wage your war,
and in abundance of counselors there is victory.
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart,
and do not lean on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make straight your paths.
29 Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
15 The simple believes everything,
but the prudent gives thought to his steps.
1 Kings 12:6-8
6 Then King Rehoboam took counsel with the old men, who had stood before Solomon his father while he was yet alive, saying, “How do you advise me to answer this people?” 7 And they said to him, “If you will be a servant to this people today and serve them, and speak good words to them when you answer them, then they will be your servants forever.” 8 But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him.
7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge;
fools despise wisdom and instruction.
4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
10 By insolence comes nothing but strife,
but with those who take advice is wisdom.
13 Better was a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who no longer knew how to take advice.
26 Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool,
but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered.
24 Your testimonies are my delight;
they are my counselors.
5 The thoughts of the righteous are just;
the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.
9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. 10 For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! 11 Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? 12 And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
1 Peter 4:8
8 Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.
2 Timothy 1:7
7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
28 For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?
24 And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, 25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.
10 fear not, for I am with you;
be not dismayed, for I am your God;
I will strengthen you, I will help you,
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
20 Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise,
but the companion of fools will suffer harm.
24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
15 Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, “If I tell you, will you not surely put me to death? And if I give you counsel, you will not listen to me.”