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50 Bible Verses about Education

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Proverbs 17:16

Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no intention of acquiring wisdom?

Ecclesiastes 12:12

Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. There is no end to the making of many books, and much study is exhausting to the body.

Proverbs 4:13

Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; protect it, because it is your life.

Daniel 1:17

Now as for these four young men, God endowed them with knowledge and skill in all sorts of literature and wisdom -- and Daniel had insight into all kinds of visions and dreams.

Psalm 119:99

I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your rules.

Isaiah 29:12

Or when they hand the scroll to one who can't read and say, "Read this," he says, "I can't read."

Ecclesiastes 7:12

For wisdom provides protection, just as money provides protection. But the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves the life of its owner.

1 Corinthians 1:26

Think about the circumstances of your call, brothers and sisters. Not many were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were born to a privileged position.

John 7:15

Then the Jewish leaders were astonished and said, "How does this man know so much when he has never had formal instruction?"

Acts 22:3

"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, educated with strictness under Gamaliel according to the law of our ancestors, and was zealous for God just as all of you are today.

Acts 26:24

As Paul was saying these things in his defense, Festus exclaimed loudly, "You have lost your mind, Paul! Your great learning is driving you insane!"

Proverbs 9:9

Give instruction to a wise person, and he will become wiser still; teach a righteous person and he will add to his learning.

Matthew 22:41

While the Pharisees were assembled, Jesus asked them a question:

Daniel 1:5

So the king assigned them a daily ration from his royal delicacies and from the wine he himself drank. They were to be trained for the next three years. At the end of that time they were to enter the king's service.

Proverbs 4:7

Wisdom is supreme -- so acquire wisdom, and whatever you acquire, acquire understanding!

Galatians 1:12

For I did not receive it or learn it from any human source; instead I received it by a revelation of Jesus Christ.

Proverbs 3:14

For her benefit is more profitable than silver, and her gain is better than gold.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

Again, I observed this on the earth: the race is not always won by the swiftest, the battle is not always won by the strongest; prosperity does not always belong to those who are the wisest, wealth does not always belong to those who are the most discerning, nor does success always come to those with the most knowledge -- for time and chance may overcome them all.

Daniel 1:4

young men in whom there was no physical defect and who were handsome, well versed in all kinds of wisdom, well educated and having keen insight, and who were capable of entering the king's royal service -- and to teach them the literature and language of the Babylonians.

Amos 7:15

Then the Lord took me from tending flocks and gave me this commission, 'Go! Prophesy to my people Israel!'

John 18:19

While this was happening, the high priest questioned Jesus about his disciples and about his teaching.

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