70 Bible Verses About Wisdom
O LORD, how manifold are your works! in wisdom have you made them all: the earth is full of your riches.
Whoever is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the loving kindness of the LORD.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
He lays up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.
That you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.
Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
Happy is the man that finds wisdom, and the man that gets understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Forsake her not, and she shall preserve you: love her, and she shall keep you.
Exalt her, and she shall promote you: she shall bring you to honor, when you do embrace her.
Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.
Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
If you be wise, you shall be wise for yourself: but if you scorn, you alone shall bear it.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains his lips is wise.
It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding has wisdom.
When pride comes, then comes shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that listens to counsel is wise.
There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
A wise son hears his father’s instruction: but a scorner hears not rebuke.
He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
A scorner seeks wisdom, and finds it not: but knowledge is easy to him that understands.
The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
A wise man fears, and departs from evil: but the fool rages, and is confident.
Wisdom rests in the heart of him that has understanding: but that which is in the middle of fools is made known.
The king’s favor is toward a wise servant: but his wrath is against him that causes shame.
The tongue of the wise uses knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools pours out foolishness.
The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.
The ear that hears the reproof of life stays among the wise. He that refuses instruction despises his own soul: but he that hears reproof gets understanding.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honor is humility.
The heart of the wise teaches his mouth, and adds learning to his lips.
Wisdom is before him that has understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
The heart of the prudent gets knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
He that gets wisdom loves his own soul: he that keeps understanding shall find good.
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.
When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spends it up.
Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of your words.
My son, if your heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.
Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
A wise man is strong; yes, a man of knowledge increases strength.
So shall the knowledge of wisdom be to your soul: when you have found it, then there shall be a reward, and your expectation shall not be cut off.
These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover on an obedient ear.
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproaches me.
Whoever keeps the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shames his father.
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that has understanding searches him out.
He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.
Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.
1 Corinthians 1:20
Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
1 Corinthians 1:21
For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
1 Corinthians 1:24
But to them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
1 Corinthians 1:27
But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty.
1 Corinthians 1:30
But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made to us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.
1 Corinthians 2:4
And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power.
1 Corinthians 2:5
That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
1 Corinthians 2:6
However, 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 nothing.
1 Corinthians 2:13
Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teaches, but which the Holy Ghost teaches; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness.
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise.
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.
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing.