25 Bible Verses About Wisdom (NIV)

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

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Bible Verses About Wisdom


James 1:5

5 If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.

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James 3:17

17 But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.

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Proverbs 3:13-18

13 Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, 14 for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. 15 She is more precious than rubies; 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 pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. 18 She is a tree of life to those who embrace her; those who lay hold of her will be blessed.

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Proverbs 1:7

7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.

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Ephesians 5:15-17

15 Be very careful, then, how you live--not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.

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Proverbs 19:20

20 Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.

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Proverbs 12:15

15 The way of a fool seems right to him, but a wise man listens to advice.

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Proverbs 10:23

23 A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct, but a man of understanding delights in wisdom.

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Colossians 3:16

16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.

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Proverbs 18:15

15 The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge; the ears of the wise seek it out.

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Proverbs 2:6

6 For the LORD gives wisdom, and 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 who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.

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Proverbs 17:27-28

27 A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, and a man of understanding is even-tempered. 28 Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue.

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Luke 21:15

15 For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

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Proverbs 16:16

16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!

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Proverbs 3:7

7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.

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1 Corinthians 1:30

30 It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God--that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.

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Proverbs 9:10

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

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Ecclesiastes 8:1

1 Who is like the wise man? Who knows the explanation of things? Wisdom brightens a man's face and changes its hard appearance.

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Proverbs 11:2

2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.

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Proverbs 4:6-7

6 Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. 7 Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.

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Psalm 90:12

12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.

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James 3:13

13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.

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Proverbs 15:33

33 The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.

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Ecclesiastes 7:12

12 Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: that wisdom preserves the life of its possessor.

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