Bible Verses About Wisdom

 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.

~Ephesians 5:15-16

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

~James 1:5

 My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

~colossians 2:2-3

How much better to get wisdom than gold,
    to get insight rather than silver.

~Proverbs 16:16

Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?”
    For it is not wise to ask such questions.

~Ecclesiastes 7:10

Where there is strife, there is pride,
    but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

~Proverbs 13:10

The one who gets wisdom loves life;
    the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.

~Proverbs 19:8

 Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become “fools” so that you may become wise.

~1 Corinthians 3:18

Those who guard their lips preserve their lives,
    but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

~1 Proverbs 13:3

 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

~Matthew 7:24

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

~Psalm 90:12

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

~Proverbs 11:2

For those who find me find life
    and receive favor from the Lord.

~Proverbs 8:35

Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord,
    and humility comes before honor.

~Proverbs 15:33

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
    neither are your ways my ways,”
declares the Lord.

~Isaiah 55:8

Fools find no pleasure in understanding
    but delight in airing their own opinions.

~Proverbs 18:2

The wise in heart accept commands,
    but a chattering fool comes to ruin.

~Proverbs 10:8

All this also comes from the Lord Almighty,
    whose plan is wonderful,
    whose wisdom is magnificent.

~ Isaiah 28:29

Do you not know?
    Have you not heard?
The Lord is the everlasting God,
    the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He will not grow tired or weary,
    and his understanding no one can fathom.

~Isaiah 40:28

Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent,
    and discerning if they hold their tongues.

~Proverbs 17:28

Whoever is patient has great understanding,
    but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

~Proverbs 14:29

But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

~Matthew 5:44

Is not wisdom found among the aged?
    Does not long life bring understanding?

~Job 12:12

And he said to the human race,
    “The fear of the Lord—that is wisdom,
    and to shun evil is understanding.”

~Job 28:28

The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom,
    and their tongues speak what is just

~Psalm 37:30

Let the one who is wise heed these things
    and ponder the loving deeds of the Lord.

~Psalm 107:43

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,
    but fools[a] despise wisdom and instruction.

~Proverbs 1:7

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

~Proverbs 3:7

The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways,
    but the folly of fools is deception.

~Proverbs 14:8

Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning
    and even among fools she lets herself be known.[a]

~Proverbs 14:33

The path of life leads upward for the prudent
    to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead.

~Proverbs 15:24

Whoever heeds life-giving correction
    will be at home among the wise.

~Proverbs 15:31

A discerning person keeps wisdom in view,
    but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth.

~Proverbs 17:24

The words of the mouth are deep waters,
    but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream.

~Proverbs 18:4

A person’s wisdom yields patience;
    it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.

~Proverbs 19:11

Listen to advice and accept discipline,
    and at the end you will be counted among the wise.

~Proverbs 19:20

Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler;
    whoever is led astray by them is not wise.

~Proverbs 20:1

Know also that wisdom is like honey for you:
    If you find it, there is a future hope for you,
    and your hope will not be cut off.

~Proverbs 24:14

Fools give full vent to their rage,
    but the wise bring calm in the end.

~Proverbs 29:11

A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom,
    but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.

~Proverbs 29:15

I saw that wisdom is better than folly,
    just as light is better than darkness.

~Ecclesiastes 2:13

 To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

~Ecclesiastes 2:26

Wisdom is a shelter
    as money is a shelter,
but the advantage of knowledge is this:
    Wisdom preserves those who have it.

~Ecclesiastes 7:12

The heart of the wise inclines to the right,
    but the heart of the fool to the left.

~Ecclesiastes 10:2

 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

~1 Corinthians 1:18

 For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength.

~1 Corinthians 1:25

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.

~1 Corinthians 1:30

My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

~Colossians 2:2-3

The beginning of wisdom is this: Get[a] wisdom.
    Though it cost all you have,[b] get understanding.

~Proverbs 4:7

 and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills.

~Exodus 31:3

When all Israel heard the verdict the king had given, they held the king in awe, because they saw that he had wisdom from God to administer justice.

~1 Kings 3:28

God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore.

~1 Kings 4:29

 Give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may lead this people, for who is able to govern this great people of yours?”

~2 Chronicles 1:10

My son, do not let wisdom and understanding out of your sight,
    preserve sound judgment and discretion;

~Proverbs 3:21

Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men,
    from men whose words are perverse,

~Proverbs 2:12

Get wisdom, get understanding;
    do not forget my words or turn away from them.

~Proverbs 4:5

Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you;
    love her, and she will watch over you.

~Proverbs 4:6

I instruct you in the way of wisdom
    and lead you along straight paths.

~Proverbs 4:11

For through wisdom[a] your days will be many,
    and years will be added to your life.

~Proverbs 9:11

If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you;
    if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer.

~Proverbs 9:12

By wisdom a house is built,
    and through understanding it is established;

~Proverbs 24:3

Those who trust in themselves are fools,
    but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.

~Proverbs 28:26

Wisdom makes one wise person more powerful
    than ten rulers in a city.

~Ecclesiastes 7:19

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

~Luke 21:15

 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit[a] of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.

~Ephesians 1:17

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

~Proverbs 2:6