The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and I invent the knowledge of giving counsel.
The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.
Wise men keep knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near unto calamity.
The tongue of the wise shall adorn wisdom, but the mouth of fools shall speak foolishness.
The lips of the wise disperse wisdom, but the heart of the foolish does not so.
Every sane man works according to wisdom: but the fool shall manifest his folly.
The simple shall inherit folly, but the prudent shall be crowned with wisdom.
The scorner sought wisdom and found it not, but wisdom comes easy unto him that understands.
Whosoever loves chastening loves knowledge, but he that hates reproof is carnal.
that thou may keep council and that thy lips may conserve knowledge.
For knowledge is a defence, and money is a defence; but wisdom excels in that it gives life to those that have it.
Receive my chastening and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.
My people were cut off because they lacked wisdom; because thou hast rejected wisdom, I will cast thee out of the priesthood; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy sons.
Who is wise that he might understand this? and prudent that he might know this? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the rebellious shall fall therein.
For the priest's lips keep wisdom, and they seek the law at his mouth; for he is an angel of the LORD of the hosts.
But if ye knew what this means, I will have mercy and not sacrifice, ye would not condemn the innocent.
an instructor of the ignorant, a teacher of children, who hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.