25 Bible Verses About Wisdom (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Wisdom (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Wisdom


James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

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James 3:17

17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.

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Proverbs 3:13-18

13   Blessed is the one who finds wisdom,
    and the one who gets understanding,
14   for the gain from her is better than gain from silver
    and her profit better than gold.
15   She is more precious than jewels,
    and nothing you desire can compare with her.
16   Long life is in her right hand;
    in her left hand are riches and honor.
17   Her ways are ways of pleasantness,
    and all her paths are peace.
18   She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her;
    those who hold her fast are called blessed.

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Proverbs 1:7

  The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge;
    fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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Ephesians 5:15-17

15 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

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Proverbs 19:20

20   Listen to advice and accept instruction,
    that you may gain wisdom in the future.

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Proverbs 12:15

15   The way of a fool is right in his own eyes,
    but a wise man listens to advice.

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Proverbs 10:23

23   Doing wrong is like a joke to a fool,
    but wisdom is pleasure to a man of understanding.

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Colossians 3:16

16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

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Proverbs 18:15

15   An intelligent heart acquires knowledge,
    and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

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Proverbs 2:6

  For the LORD gives wisdom;
    from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;

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Psalm 111:10

10   The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom;
    all those who practice it have a good understanding.
    His praise endures forever!

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Proverbs 17:27-28

27   Whoever restrains his words has knowledge,
    and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
28   Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise;
    when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

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Luke 21:15

15 for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict.

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Proverbs 16:16

16   How much better to get wisdom than gold!
    To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

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Proverbs 3:7

  Be not wise in your own eyes;
    fear the LORD, and turn away from evil.

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1 Corinthians 1:30

30 And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption,

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Proverbs 9:10

10   The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom,
    and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.

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Ecclesiastes 8:1

8:1   Who is like the wise?
    And who knows the interpretation of a thing?
  A man’s wisdom makes his face shine,
    and the hardness of his face is changed.

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Proverbs 11:2

  When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
    but with the humble is wisdom.

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Proverbs 4:6-7

  Do not forsake her, and she will keep you;
    love her, and she will guard you.
  The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom,
    and whatever you get, get insight.

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Psalm 90:12

12   So teach us to number our days
    that we may get a heart of wisdom.

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James 3:13

13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.

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Proverbs 15:33

33   The fear of the LORD is instruction in wisdom,
    and humility comes before honor.

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Ecclesiastes 7:12

12   For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money,
    and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.

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