The mind of the prudent acquires knowledge,
And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
The mind of the intelligent seeks knowledge,
But the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?”
O how I love Your law!
It is my meditation all the day.
A wise man will hear and increase in learning,
And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding!
Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.
“The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom;
And with all your acquiring, get understanding.
Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser,
Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning.
Wise men store up knowledge,
But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.
Buy truth, and do not sell it,
Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.
Other seed fell into the good soil, and grew up, and produced a crop a hundred times as great.” As He said these things, He would call out, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.”
She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord’s feet, listening to His word.
and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.