Wisdom, Human Nature
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"Now Bezalel and Oholiab, and every skillful person in whom the LORD has put skill and understanding to know how to perform all the work in the construction of the sanctuary, shall perform in accordance with all that the LORD has commanded."
"You shall speak to all the skillful persons whom I have endowed with the spirit of wisdom, that they make Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he may minister as priest to Me.
"See, I have called by name Bezalel, the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
Then Moses said to the sons of Israel, "See, the LORD has called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
All the skilled women spun with their hands, and brought what they had spun, in blue and purple and scarlet material and in fine linen.
All the skillful men among those who were performing the work made the tabernacle with ten curtains; of fine twisted linen and blue and purple and scarlet material, with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman, Bezalel made them.
"Now behold, there are the divisions of the priests and the Levites for all the service of the house of God, and every willing man of any skill will be with you in all the work for all kinds of service. The officials also and all the people will be entirely at your command."
"Now send me a skilled man to work in gold, silver, brass and iron, and in purple, crimson and violet fabrics, and who knows how to make engravings, to work with the skilled men whom I have in Judah and Jerusalem, whom David my father provided.
Now King Solomon sent and brought Hiram from Tyre.
"The inhabitants of Sidon and Arvad were your rowers; Your wise men, O Tyre, were aboard; they were your pilots.
He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.
For he has said, "By the power of my hand and by my wisdom I did this, For I have understanding; And I removed the boundaries of the peoples And plundered their treasures, And like a mighty man I brought down their inhabitants,
"By your wisdom and understanding You have acquired riches for yourself And have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries.
Now in the morning his spirit was troubled, so he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all its wise men And Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was no one who could interpret them to Pharaoh.
"I will make her princes and her wise men drunk, Her governors, her prefects and her mighty men, That they may sleep a perpetual sleep and not wake up," Declares the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts.
"So I gave orders to bring into my presence all the wise men of Babylon, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream.
The lot to the east fell to Shelemiah. Then they cast lots for his son Zechariah, a counselor with insight, and his lot came out to the north.
Also Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counselor, a man of understanding, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni tutored the king's sons.
"Now let Pharaoh look for a man discerning and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.
Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and the sorcerers, and they also, the magicians of Egypt, did the same with their secret arts.
The king called aloud to bring in the conjurers, the Chaldeans and the diviners The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, "Any man who can read this inscription and explain its interpretation to me shall be clothed with purple and have a necklace of gold around his neck, and have authority as third ruler in the kingdom."
Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.
"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Neither have I learned wisdom, Nor do I have the knowledge of the Holy One.
The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.
For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
"So keep and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes and say, 'Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.'
Does not wisdom call, And understanding lift up her voice?
Wisdom has built her house, She has hewn out her seven pillars;
"O naive ones, understand prudence; And, O fools, understand wisdom.
"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.
For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are prudent in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are distinguished, but we are without honor.