Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Ye have shamed the counsel of the afflicted, because Jehovah was his refuge.

Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.


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

Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.

For I think that God has set us the apostles for the last, as appointed to death. For we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men. We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye prudent in Christ: we weak, but ye strong: ye glorious, but we in dishonour.


There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and encompassed it, and built great bulwarks against it: and there was found in it a poor wise man, who by his wisdom delivered the city; but no man remembered that poor man. Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.


Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.



All the brethren of a poor man hate him; how much more do his friends go far from him: he pursueth them with words, they are not to be found.


Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.



All the brethren of a poor man hate him; how much more do his friends go far from him: he pursueth them with words, they are not to be found.


Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.



A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and encompassed it, and built great bulwarks against it: and there was found in it a poor wise man, who by his wisdom delivered the city; but no man remembered that poor man. Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. read more.
The words of the wise 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.

Or what king, going on his way to engage in war with another king, does not, sitting down first, take counsel whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him coming against him with twenty thousand? and if not, while he is yet far off, having sent an embassy, he asks for terms of peace.


Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; but the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.

If the iron be blunt, and one do not whet the edge, then must he apply more strength; but wisdom is profitable to give success.

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


for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it. I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find the knowledge which cometh of reflection. The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth do I hate. read more.
Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am intelligence; I have strength.

Wisdom is too high for a fool: he will not open his mouth in the gate.

Wisdom is as good as an inheritance, and profitable to them that see the sun. For wisdom is a defence as money is a defence; but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom maketh them that possess it to live.