Matthew 10:16

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.

Luke 10:3

Go your ways; behold, I send you forth as lambs in the midst of wolves.

Genesis 3:1

Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which Jehovah God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of any tree of the garden?

Acts 20:29

I know that after my departing grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock;

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity and the purity that is toward Christ.

Philippians 2:15

that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye are seen as lights in the world,

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, be not children in mind: yet in malice be ye babes, but in mind be men.

Genesis 3:13

And Jehovah God said unto the woman, What is this thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.

Luke 21:15

for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay.

Romans 16:18-19

For they that are such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly; and by their smooth and fair speech they beguile the hearts of the innocent.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our glorifying is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

2 Corinthians 8:20

Avoiding this, that any man should blame us in the matter of this bounty which is ministered by us:

2 Corinthians 11:14

And no marvel; for even Satan fashioneth himself into an angel of light.

Ephesians 5:15-17

Look therefore carefully how ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise;

Colossians 1:9

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

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye are witnesses, and God also , how holily and righteously and unblameably we behaved ourselves toward you that believe:

1 Thessalonians 5:22

abstain from every form of evil.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

As sheep

Luke 10:3
Go your ways; behold, I send you forth as lambs in the midst of wolves.
Acts 20:29
I know that after my departing grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock;

Wise

Genesis 3:1
Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which Jehovah God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of any tree of the garden?
Luke 21:15
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay.
Romans 16:19
For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I rejoice therefore over you: but I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple unto that which is evil.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, be not children in mind: yet in malice be ye babes, but in mind be men.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity and the purity that is toward Christ.
Ephesians 5:15
Look therefore carefully how ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise;
Colossians 1:9
For this cause we also, since the day we heard it , do not cease to pray and make request for you, that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
Colossians 4:5
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

Harmless

Romans 16:18
For they that are such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly; and by their smooth and fair speech they beguile the hearts of the innocent.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our glorifying is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
2 Corinthians 8:20
Avoiding this, that any man should blame us in the matter of this bounty which is ministered by us:
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve in his craftiness, your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity and the purity that is toward Christ.
Philippians 2:15
that ye may become blameless and harmless, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye are seen as lights in the world,
1 Thessalonians 2:10
Ye are witnesses, and God also , how holily and righteously and unblameably we behaved ourselves toward you that believe:
1 Thessalonians 5:22
abstain from every form of evil.

General references

Genesis 32:8
and he said, If Esau come to the one company, and smite it, then the company which is left shall escape.
Genesis 44:2
And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack's mouth of the youngest, and his grain money. And he did according to the word that Joseph had spoken.
1 Samuel 26:4
David therefore sent out spies, and understood that Saul was come of a certainty.
Song of Songs 2:2
As a lily among thorns, So is my love among the daughters.
Habakkuk 1:3
Why dost thou show me iniquity, and look upon perverseness? for destruction and violence are before me; and there is strife, and contention riseth up.