Wisdom strengthens the wise more than ten mighty men who are in the city.
If the iron is blunt, and he does not whet the edge, then he must put forth more strength, but the advantages of wisdom excel.
Knowledge is good with an inheritance and is the excellency of those that see the sun.
For knowledge is a defence, and money is a defence; but wisdom excels in that it gives life to those that have it.
How much better is it to acquire wisdom than gold! and to acquire understanding is worth more than silver!
So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: if thou shalt find it, and in the end thy hope shall not be cut off.
And I have seen that wisdom excels folly as far as light excels darkness.
The words of a man's mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that has it, but the instruction of fools is folly.
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king who will no longer be admonished.
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, modest, benevolent, full of mercy and of good fruits, not judgmental, unfeigned.
He that gets wisdom loves his own soul; he keeps intelligence that he might find that which is good.
No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; for wisdom is better than precious stones.
Gold cannot equal it, nor can diamond; neither shall it be exchanged for vessels of fine gold.
It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for its price.
It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx or the sapphire.
The emerald of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
Blessed is the man that has found wisdom and who brings to light intelligence,
She is more precious than precious stones, and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
For wisdom is better than precious stones; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
Then I said, Wisdom is better than strength: even though the poor man's knowledge is despised, and his words are not heard.
Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.