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Only the LORD give thee wisdom and understanding, and give thee charge concerning Israel, that thou mayest keep the law of the LORD thy God.

- 1 Chronicles 22:12

Thou gavest also thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.

- Nehemiah 9:20

Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart? Who can number the clouds in wisdom? or who can stay the bottles of heaven,

- Job 38:36,37

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

- Psalms 51:6

Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

- Psalms 86:11

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

- Psalms 90:12

Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD.

- Psalms 107:43

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

- Psalms 111:10

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

- Proverbs 1:5

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

- Proverbs 1:7

Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets: She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

- Proverbs 1:20-22

For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding. He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

- Proverbs 2:6,7

When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:

- Proverbs 2:10,11

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

- Proverbs 3:13

The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.

- Proverbs 3:19

My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion: So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.

- Proverbs 3:21,22

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

- Proverbs 3:35

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

- Proverbs 4:5

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

- Proverbs 4:7

I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths. When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.

- Proverbs 4:11,12

O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. Hear; for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my lips shall be right things.

- Proverbs 8:5,6

For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

- Proverbs 8:11

I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.

- Proverbs 8:12

Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars:

- Proverbs 9:1

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

- Proverbs 9:9

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

- Proverbs 9:10

If thou be wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself: but if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.

- Proverbs 9:12

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

- Proverbs 10:8

In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

- Proverbs 10:13

Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

- Proverbs 10:14

The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.

- Proverbs 10:21

It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

- Proverbs 10:23

He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.

- Proverbs 11:12

A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.

- Proverbs 12:8

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

- Proverbs 12:15

The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

- Proverbs 13:14

A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.

- Proverbs 14:6

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.

- Proverbs 14:8

A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.

- Proverbs 14:16

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

- Proverbs 14:33

The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.

- Proverbs 15:7

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

- Proverbs 15:33

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

- Proverbs 16:16

The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

- Proverbs 16:21

The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.

- Proverbs 16:23

A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.

- Proverbs 17:10

Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

- Proverbs 17:24

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

- Proverbs 18:15

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

- Proverbs 19:8

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

- Proverbs 19:20

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

- Proverbs 21:11

Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.

- Proverbs 22:17

Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

- Proverbs 23:23

My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste: So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.

- Proverbs 24:13,14

Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.

- Proverbs 28:7

For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.

- Ecclesiastes 2:26

Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed.

- Ecclesiastes 8:1

Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

- Ecclesiastes 8:5

This wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me:

- Ecclesiastes 9:13

Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools. Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good.

- Ecclesiastes 9:16-18

The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

- Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.

- Ecclesiastes 12:11

And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

- Isaiah 11:1,2

And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD is his treasure.

- Isaiah 33:6

Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

- Jeremiah 9:23,24

And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

- Daniel 2:21

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.

- Hosea 14:9

And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

- Luke 1:17

For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

- Luke 21:15

And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the scriptures?

- Luke 24:32

For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.

- Romans 16:19

But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

- 1 Corinthians 1:7,8

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

- 1 Corinthians 1:30

Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought: But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:

- 1 Corinthians 2:6,7

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

- 1 Corinthians 2:12,13

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.

- 1 Corinthians 3:18,19

For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

- 1 Corinthians 12:8

Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:

- Ephesians 1:16,17

See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

- Ephesians 5:15,16

Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.

- Ephesians 5:17

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

- Colossians 1:9

To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

- Colossians 1:27,28

For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh; That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ; In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

- Colossians 2:1-3

And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

- Colossians 3:10

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

- Colossians 3:16

And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

- 2 Timothy 3:15

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

- James 1:5

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

- James 3:13

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

- James 3:17

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