Wisdom, Human Nature

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Exodus 36:1

Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab and every wise hearted man unto whom the LORD gave wisdom and intelligence to know how to do all the work of the service of the sanctuary, all the things that the LORD had commanded.

Exodus 28:3

And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise-hearted, whom I have filled with the Spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's garments to sanctify him, that he may be my priest.

Exodus 31:2-6

See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah; and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom and in intelligence and in science and in all manner of workmanship, to devise cunning works, to work in gold and in silver and in brass,read more.
and in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship. And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; and in the desire of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom that they may make all that I have commanded thee:

Exodus 35:30-35

And Moses said unto the sons of Israel, See, the LORD has named Bezaleel, the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah; and he has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in intelligence, in science, and in all manner of workmanship; to invent and devise, to work in gold and in silver and in brass,read more.
and in the cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of wood, to make any manner of cunning work. And he has put in his heart that he may teach, both he, and Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan. And he has filled them with wisdom of heart to work all manner of work of the engraver and of the cunning workman and of the embroiderer, in blue and in purple, in scarlet, and in fine linen, and of the weaver: that they may do any work, and invent every design.

Exodus 35:25-26

And all the women that were wise hearted spun with their hands and brought that which they had spun: blue or purple or scarlet or fine linen. And all the women whose heart lifted them up in wisdom spun goats' hair.

Exodus 36:8

And everyone with a wise heart among those that wrought the work made the tabernacle of ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet, which they made of cunning work, with cherubim.

1 Chronicles 22:15

Moreover there are workmen with thee in abundance, hewers and workers of stone and timber and all manner of expert men for every manner of work.

1 Chronicles 28:21

Behold the courses of the priests and the Levites, in all the ministry of the house of God; they shall be with thee in all the work; all of them voluntarily, with wisdom in all ministry; likewise, the princes and all the people to execute all thy commands.

2 Chronicles 2:7

Send me now, therefore, a wise man who knows how to work in gold and in silver and in brass and in iron and in purple and crimson and blue and that knows how to engrave figures with the craftsmen that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David, my father, provided.

1 Kings 7:13-14

And King Solomon sent and brought Hiram out of Tyre, who was a widow's son of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father had been of Tyre. A worker in brass, full of wisdom and intelligence and knowledge in all work of brass. And he came to King Solomon and did all his work.

Isaiah 40:20

He that is so impoverished that he has no oblation chooses a tree that will not rot; he seeks unto himself a cunning workman to prepare a graven image that shall not be moved.

Jeremiah 10:9

Silver spread into plates shall be brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz, shall the workman work and the hands of the founder: they shall dress them in blue and purple: they are all the work of cunning men.

Jeremiah 9:17

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Consider ye and call for the mourning women that they may come and send for cunning women that they may come,

Ezekiel 27:8-9

The inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad were thy rowers; thy wise men, O Tyre, were in thee; they were thy pilots. The elders of Gebal and the wise men thereof were in thee to repair thy breaches: all the galleys of the sea with their rowers were in thee to negotiate thy business dealings.

Proverbs 21:20

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spends it up.

Proverbs 21:22

The wise man took the city of the mighty and cast down its strength in which it trusted.

Isaiah 10:13

For he said, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have been prudent: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures, and I have cast down as valiant ones those who were seated:

Ezekiel 28:4-5

with thy wisdom and with thine intelligence thou hast gotten thee riches and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures: by the greatness of thy wisdom in thy trafficking thou hast multiplied thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches:

Genesis 41:8

And it came to pass in the morning that his spirit was troubled, and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt and all the wise men thereof; and Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was no one that could interpret them unto Pharaoh.

Isaiah 19:11

Surely the princes of Zoan are fools; the counsel of the prudent counsellors of Pharaoh is become carnal; how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of the ancient kings?

Jeremiah 51:57

And I will make drunk her princes, and her wise men, her captains, and her rulers, and her mighty men; and they shall sleep an eternal sleep and shall not wake, saith the King, whose name is the LORD of the hosts.

Daniel 4:6

Therefore I made a decree to bring in all the wise men of Babylon before me that they might show me the interpretation of the dream.

Daniel 5:8

Then all the king's wise men came in, but they could not read the writing, nor make known to the king its interpretation.

1 Chronicles 26:14

And the lot of the east fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah, his son, a wise counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out for the north.

1 Chronicles 27:32-33

And Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counsellor, a wise man, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni had charge of the king's sons. Ahithophel was the king's counsellor; and Hushai, the Archite, was the king's companion.

Genesis 41:33-36

Now therefore let Pharaoh find a discreet and wise man and set him over the land of Egypt. Let Pharaoh do this, and let him appoint officers over the land and take up the fifth part of the land of Egypt in the seven plenteous years. And let them gather all the food of those good years that come and lay up wheat under the hand of Pharaoh to feed the cities, and let them store it up.read more.
And let that food be stored for the land against the seven years of famine, which shall be in the land of Egypt; and the land shall not perish through the famine.

2 Samuel 14:20

to bring about this form of speech thy slave Joab has done this thing; but my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know that which is done in the earth.

1 Kings 5:12

And the LORD gave Solomon wisdom as he promised him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon, and the two made a covenant together.

Daniel 2:48

Then the king magnified Daniel and gave him many and great gifts and made him governor over the whole province of Babylon and prince of the governors over all the wise men of Babylon.

Exodus 7:11

Then Pharaoh also called wise men and sorcerers; now the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their fire worship.

Psalm 58:5

which will not hearken to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.

Daniel 2:7

They answered the second time and said, Let the king tell his servants the dream, and we will show the interpretation of it.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried in a loud voice that they bring in the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the fortune-tellers. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever shall read this writing and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold about his neck and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Genesis 41:39

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God has showed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art.

Jeremiah 9:12

Who is the wise man that may understand this? and who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD has spoken that he may declare for what cause the land perishes and is burned up like a wilderness that no one passes through?

Revelation 13:18

Here is wisdom. Let him that has understanding count the number of the beast: for the number of man; and its number is six hundred sixty-six.

Revelation 17:9

And here is the meaning which has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sits.

Hosea 14:9

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.

Job 11:6

and that he would show thee the secrets of wisdom! For thou dost deserve double according to sound wisdom; and thou dost know that God has forgotten thee because of thine iniquity.

Psalm 107:43

Who is wise and will observe these things and shall understand the mercies of the LORD?

Daniel 12:10

Many shall be purified and made white and purged, but the wicked shall get worse; and none of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand.

Micah 6:9

The LORD's voice cries out unto the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and he who has established it.

Proverbs 30:3

I neither learned wisdom nor have the knowledge of the holy.

Deuteronomy 4:6

Keep them, therefore, and do them, for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, who shall hear all these statutes and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

Proverbs 8:1-4

Doth not wisdom cry, and give her voice to intelligence? She stands in the top of high places, by the way at the crossroads of the paths. She cries at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors.read more.
Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of men.

Proverbs 9:1-6

Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out her seven pillars: She has killed her sacrifice; she has mingled her wine; and she has furnished her table. She has sent forth her maidens; she cries upon the highest places of the city,read more.
whosoever is simple, let him turn in here; as for those that lack understanding, , she saith unto him, Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled. Forsake that which is foolish and live and go in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 8:5-21

O ye simple, understand prudence; and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. Hear, for I will speak of excellent things, and the opening of my lips shall be right things. For my mouth shall speak truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.read more.
All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing perverse or twisted in them. They are all plain to him that understands and right to those that have found wisdom. Receive my chastening and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold. For wisdom is better than precious stones; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it. I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and I invent the knowledge of giving counsel. The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; pride, arrogancy, the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate. With me is counsel, and existence; I am understanding; strength belongs to me. By me the kings reign, and the princes decree justice. By me the princes rule, and all of the governors judge the earth. I love those that love me, and those that seek me early shall find me. Riches and honour are with me, yea, durable riches and righteousness. My fruit is better than gold, yea, than precious stones, and my revenue than choice silver. I shall lead in the way of righteousness in the midst of the paths of judgment, that I may cause my friends to inherit existence and I will fill their treasures.

Proverbs 8:22-32

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. I was set up with eternal dominion, from the beginning, before the earth was. I was begotten before the depths, before the existence of the fountains of many waters.read more.
Before the mountains were founded, before the hills was I begotten. While as yet he had not made the earth nor the fields nor the beginning of the dust of the world, when he composed the heavens, I was there. When he set a compass upon the face of the depth, when he established the clouds above, when he strengthened the fountains of the deep, when he gave to the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment, when he appointed the foundations of the earth, I was with him ordering everything; I was his delight every day, being content before him at all times; I am content in the circumference of his earth, and my contentment is with the sons of men. Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye sons; for blessed are those that keep my ways.

1 Corinthians 1:18-25

For the word of the cross is foolishness to those that perish, but unto us who are saved, it is the power of God. For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the philosopher of this world? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?read more.
For in the wisdom of God, since the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save those that believe. For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, , unto the Jews a stumblingblock and unto the Gentiles foolishness; but unto those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God, and the wisdom of God. For that which is foolish of God is wiser than men, and that which is weak of God is stronger than men.

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