Wisdom is of utmost importance, therefore get wisdom, and with all your effort work to acquire understanding.
Get wisdom! Get understanding! Do not forget or turn aside from the words of my mouth!
Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise.
Listen to instruction and be wise. Don't ignore it.
if you seek it like silver and search for it like hidden treasure,
Purchase truth, but don't sell it; store up wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
Understand prudence, you naive people; and gain an understanding heart, you foolish ones.
O, that they were wise to understand this and consider their future!
How joyful is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding,
My son, if your heart is wise, my own heart will greatly rejoice.
Say to wisdom, "You're my sister!" and call understanding your close relative,
making your ear attentive to wisdom, and turning your heart to understanding
teach us to keep account of our days so we may develop inner wisdom.
He is the one who will go before the Lord with the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, and to prepare the people to be ready for the Lord."
Let the word of the Messiah inhabit you richly with wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and singing to God with thankfulness in your hearts.
These proverbs are for gaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight;
to discipline his rulers at will and make his elders wise.
When I dedicated myself to experience wisdom and to observe what is undertaken on earth even going without sleep day and night