Benefits Of Wisdom

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 7:19

[True] wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers or valiant generals who are in the city.

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the ax is dull and the man does not whet the edge, he must put forth more strength; but wisdom helps him to succeed.

Ecclesiastes 7:11

Wisdom is as good as an inheritance, yes, more excellent it is for those [the living] who see the sun.

Ecclesiastes 7:12

For wisdom is a defense even as money is a defense, but the excellency of knowledge is that wisdom shields and preserves the life of him who has it.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

Proverbs 24:14

So shall you know skillful and godly Wisdom to be thus to your life; if you find it, then shall there be a future and a reward, and your hope and expectation shall not be cut off.

Ecclesiastes 2:13

Then I saw that even [human] wisdom [that brings sorrow] is better than [the pleasures of] folly as far as light is better than darkness.

Proverbs 18:4

The words of a [discreet and wise] man's mouth are like deep waters [plenteous and difficult to fathom], and the fountain of skillful and godly Wisdom is like a gushing stream [sparkling, fresh, pure, and life-giving].

Ecclesiastes 4:13

Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive counsel (friendly reproof and warning) -- "

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first of all pure (undefiled); then it is peace-loving, courteous (considerate, gentle). [It is willing to] yield to reason, full of compassion and good fruits; it is wholehearted and straightforward, impartial and unfeigned (free from doubts, wavering, and insincerity).

Proverbs 19:8

He who gains Wisdom loves his own life; he who keeps understanding shall prosper and find good.

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal; for the possession of Wisdom is even above rubies or pearls.

Job 28:17

Gold and glass cannot equal [Wisdom], nor can it be exchanged for jewels or vessels of fine gold.

Job 28:15

It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price of it.

Job 28:16

It cannot be valued in [terms of] the gold of Ophir, in the precious onyx or beryl, or the sapphire.

Job 28:19

The topaz of Ethiopia cannot compare with it, nor can it be valued in pure gold.

Proverbs 3:13

Happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) is the man who finds skillful and godly Wisdom, and the man who gets understanding [drawing it forth from God's Word and life's experiences],

Proverbs 8:11

For skillful and godly Wisdom is better than rubies or pearls, and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

Ecclesiastes 9:16

But I say that wisdom is better than might, though the poor man's wisdom is despised and his words are not heeded.

Ecclesiastes 9:18

Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.

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