Wisdom, Human Importance

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Proverbs 4:7

The beginning of wisdom is, Get wisdom; and with all thy getting get intelligence.

Proverbs 8:10-11

Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold: for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life is upwards for the wise, that he may depart from Sheol beneath.

Proverbs 24:14

so consider wisdom for thy soul; if thou hast found it, there shall be a result, and thine expectation shall not be cut off.

Proverbs 3:1-2

My son, forget not my teaching, and let thy heart observe my commandments; for length of days, and years of life, and peace shall they add to thee.

Proverbs 19:8

He that getteth sense loveth his own soul; he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

Proverbs 21:20-21

There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise man; but a foolish man swalloweth it up. He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

Proverbs 24:3

Through wisdom is a house built, and by understanding it is established;

Proverbs 4:6

Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee; love her, and she shall preserve thee.

Proverbs 1:33

But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be at rest from fear of evil.

Proverbs 2:6-11

For Jehovah giveth wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to them that walk in integrity; guarding the paths of just judgment and keeping the way of his godly ones.read more.
Then shalt thou understand righteousness and judgment and equity: every good path. When wisdom entereth into thy heart and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul, discretion shall keep thee, understanding shall preserve thee:

1 Kings 3:12

behold, I have done according to thy word: behold, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart, so that there hath been none like unto thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.

Job 38:36

Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the mind?

Proverbs 2:2

so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and thou apply thy heart to understanding;

Proverbs 16:23

The heart of the wise maketh his mouth intelligent, and upon his lips increaseth learning.

Proverbs 22:17

Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thy heart unto my knowledge.

Proverbs 1:3

to receive the instruction of wisdom, righteousness and judgment, and equity;

Proverbs 4:11

I will teach thee in the way of wisdom, I will lead thee in paths of uprightness.

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is joy to him that is void of sense; but a man of understanding regulateth his walk.

Proverbs 23:19

Thou, my son, hear and be wise, and direct thy heart in the way.

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have no intelligence; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? intelligent, and he shall know them? For the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the transgressors shall fall therein.

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has reached to all. I rejoice therefore as it regards you; but I wish you to be wise as to that which is good, and simple as to evil.

Colossians 1:9-10

For this reason we also, from the day we heard of your faith and love, do not cease praying and asking for you, to the end that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, so as to walk worthily of the Lord unto all well-pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and growing by the true knowledge of God;

James 3:14-17

but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth. This is not the wisdom which comes down from above, but earthly, natural, devilish. For where emulation and strife are, there is disorder and every evil thing.read more.
But the wisdom from above first is pure, then peaceful, gentle, yielding, full of mercy and good fruits, unquestioning, unfeigned.

Matthew 25:1-10

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom. And five of them were prudent and five foolish. They that were foolish took their torches and did not take oil with them;read more.
but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their torches. Now the bridegroom tarrying, they all grew heavy and slept. But in the middle of the night there was a cry, Behold, the bridegroom; go forth to meet him. Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their torches. And the foolish said to the prudent, Give us of your oil, for our torches are going out. But the prudent answered saying, We cannot, lest it might not suffice for us and for you. Go rather to those that sell, and buy for yourselves. But as they went away to buy, the bridegroom came, and the ones that were ready went in with him to the wedding feast, and the door was shut.

Proverbs 22:3

A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Proverbs 27:12

A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; the simple pass on, and are punished.

Proverbs 8:15-16

By me kings reign, and rulers make just decrees; by me princes rule, and nobles, all the judges of the earth.

Deuteronomy 1:13

Provide you wise and understanding and known men, according to your tribes, that I may make them your chiefs.

1 Kings 5:7

And it came to pass when Hiram heard the words of Solomon, that he rejoiced greatly, and said, Blessed be Jehovah this day, who has given to David a wise son over this great people.

1 Chronicles 22:12

Only, Jehovah give thee wisdom and understanding, and place thee over Israel, and to keep the law of Jehovah thy God.

Psalm 2:10

And now, O kings, be ye wise, be admonished, ye judges of the earth.

Psalm 105:22

To bind his princes at his pleasure, and teach his elders wisdom.

Proverbs 28:2

By the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof; but by a man of understanding and of knowledge, its stability is prolonged.

Isaiah 56:11

and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them:

1 Kings 3:28

And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do justice.

1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

2 Chronicles 1:10

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people; for who can judge this thy great people?

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous proffereth wisdom, and his tongue speaketh judgment;

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.

Proverbs 24:23

These things also come from the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.

Matthew 24:45

Who then is the faithful and prudent bondman whom his lord has set over his household, to give them food in season?

Luke 12:42

And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and prudent steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give the measure of corn in season?

1 Corinthians 6:5

I speak to you to put you to shame. Thus there is not a wise person among you, not even one, who shall be able to decide between his brethren!

Psalm 49:3

My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding:

Proverbs 1:20-21

Wisdom crieth without; she raiseth her voice in the broadways; she calleth in the chief place of concourse, in the entry of the gates; in the city she uttereth her words:

Proverbs 5:1

My son, attend unto my wisdom, incline thine ear to my understanding;

Proverbs 8:1

Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding give forth her voice?

Proverbs 16:21

The wise in heart is called intelligent, and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

Daniel 11:33

And they that are wise among the people shall instruct the many; and they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, by captivity, and by spoil, many days.

1 Corinthians 2:6-7

But we speak wisdom among the perfect; but wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought. But we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, that hidden wisdom which God had predetermined before the ages for our glory:

Proverbs 15:31

The ear that heareth the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.

Proverbs 9:9

Impart to a wise man, and he will become yet wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase learning.

Proverbs 15:12

A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.

Acts 7:10

and delivered him out of all his tribulations, and gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he appointed him chief over Egypt and all his house.

Deuteronomy 1:15

So I took the chiefs of your tribes, wise men and known, and made them chiefs over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers for your tribes.

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him; and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as Jehovah had commanded Moses.

2 Samuel 14:20

in order to turn the appearance of the thing has thy servant Joab done this thing; but my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all that is in the earth.

Psalm 78:72

And he fed them according to the integrity of his heart, and led them by the skilfulness of his hands.

1 Kings 3:16-28

Then came two women, harlots, to the king, and stood before him. And the first woman said, Ah, my lord! I and this woman abode in one house; and I was delivered of a child with her in the house. And it came to pass the third day after I was delivered, that this woman was delivered also; and we were together; no stranger was with us in the house, only we two were in the house.read more.
And this woman's child died in the night; because she had lain upon it. And she arose at midnight, and took my son from beside me, while thy handmaid slept, and laid it in her bosom, and laid her dead son in my bosom. And when I rose in the morning to give my child suck, behold, it was dead; and I considered it in the morning, and behold, it was not my son, whom I bore. And the other woman said, No, for the living is my son, and the dead is thy son. And this one said, No, but the dead is thy son, and the living is my son. Thus they spoke before the king. Then said the king, The one says, This that is living is my son, and thy son is the dead; and the other says, No, for thy son is the dead, and my son is the living. And the king said, Bring me a sword. And they brought a sword before the king. And the king said, Divide the living child in two, and give half to the one, and half to the other. Then spoke the woman whose was the living child to the king, for her bowels yearned over her son, and she said, Ah, my lord! give her the living child, and in no wise put it to death. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor thine; divide it. And the king answered and said, Give this one the living child, and in no wise put it to death: she is its mother. And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do justice.

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