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65 Bible Verses about Wisdom, Human Nature

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Exodus 36:1

And Bezaleel, and Aholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whom Jehovah hath given wisdom and understanding to know to do every work of the service of the sanctuary, have done according to all that Jehovah commanded.

Exodus 28:3

and thou -- thou dost speak unto all the wise of heart, whom I have filled with a spirit of wisdom, and they have made the garments of Aaron to sanctify him for his being priest to Me.

Exodus 31:2-6

'See, I have called by name Bezaleel, son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I fill him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all work, to devise devices to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,read more.
and in graving of stone for settings, and in graving of wood to work in all work. 'And I, lo, I have given with him Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, and in the heart of every wise-hearted one I have given wisdom, and they have made all that which I have commanded thee.

Exodus 35:30-35

And Moses saith unto the sons of Israel, 'See, Jehovah hath called by name Bezaleel, son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and He doth fill him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all work, even to devise devices to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,read more.
and in graving of stones for settings, and in graving of wood to work in any work of design. 'And to direct He hath put in his heart, he and Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; He hath filled them with wisdom of heart to do every work, of engraver, and designer, and embroiderer (in blue, and in purple, in scarlet, and in linen), and weaver, who do any work, and of designers of designs.

Exodus 35:25-26

And every wise-hearted woman hath spun with her hands, and they bring in yarn, the blue, and the purple, the scarlet, and the linen; and all the women whose heart hath lifted them up in wisdom, have spun the goats' hair.

Exodus 36:8

And all the wise-hearted ones among the doers of the work make the tabernacle; ten curtains of twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet, with cherubs, work of a designer, he hath made them.

1 Chronicles 22:15

And with thee in abundance are workmen, hewers and artificers of stone and of wood, and every skilful man for every work.

1 Chronicles 28:21

And lo, courses of the priests and of the Levites are for all the service of the house of God; and with thee in all work is every willing one with wisdom, for every service; and the heads and all the people are according to all thy words.'

2 Chronicles 2:7

And now, send to me a wise man to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and knowing to grave gravings with the wise men who are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father prepared;

1 Kings 7:13-14

And king Solomon sendeth and taketh Hiram out of Tyre -- he is son of a woman, a widow, of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father a man of Tyre, a worker in brass, and he is filled with the wisdom and the understanding, and the knowledge to do all work in brass -- and he cometh unto king Solomon, and doth all his work.

Isaiah 40:20

He who is poor by heave-offerings, A tree not rotten doth choose, A skilful artisan he seeketh for it, To establish a graven image -- not moved.

Jeremiah 10:9

Spread-out silver from Tarshish is brought, And gold from Uphaz, Work of an artisan, and of the hands of a refiner, Blue and purple is their clothing, Work of the skilful -- all of them.

Jeremiah 9:17

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Consider ye, and call for mourning women, And they come, And to the wise women send, and they come,

Ezekiel 27:8-9

Inhabitants of Zidon and Arvad have been rowers to thee, Thy wise men, O Tyre, have been in thee, They are thy pilots. Elders of Gebal and its wise men have been in thee, Strengthening thy breach; All ships of the sea and their mariners, Have been in thee, to trade with thy merchandise.

Proverbs 21:20

A treasure to be desired, and oil, Is in the habitation of the wise, And a foolish man swalloweth it up.

Proverbs 21:22

A city of the mighty hath the wise gone up, And bringeth down the strength of its confidence.

Isaiah 10:13

For he hath said, 'By the power of my hand I have wrought, And by my wisdom, for I have been intelligent, And I remove borders of the peoples, And their chief ones I have spoiled, And I put down as a mighty one the inhabitants,

Ezekiel 28:4-5

By thy wisdom and by thine understanding Thou hast made for thee wealth, And makest gold and silver in thy treasuries. By the abundance of thy wisdom, Through thy merchandise, Thou hast multiplied thy wealth, And high is thy heart through thy wealth.

Genesis 41:8

And it cometh to pass in the morning, that his spirit is moved, and he sendeth and calleth all the scribes of Egypt, and all its wise men, and Pharaoh recounteth to them his dream, and there is no interpreter of them to Pharaoh.

Isaiah 19:11

Only, fools are the princes of Zoan, The counsel of the wise ones of the counsellors of Pharaoh hath become brutish. How say ye unto Pharaoh, 'A son of the wise am I, a son of kings of antiquity?'

Jeremiah 51:57

And I have caused its princes to drink, And its wise men, its governors, And its prefects, and its mighty ones, And they have slept a sleep age-during, And they awake not -- an affirmation of the king, Jehovah of Hosts is His name.

Daniel 4:6

And by me a decree is made, to cause all the wise men of Babylon to come up before me, that the interpretation of the dream they may cause me to know.

Daniel 5:8

Then coming up are all the wise men of the king, and they are not able to read the writing, and the interpretation to make known to the king;

1 Chronicles 26:14

And the lot falleth eastward to Shelemiah; and for Zechariah his son -- a counsellor with understanding -- they cause to fall lots, and his lot goeth out northward:

1 Chronicles 27:32-33

And Jonathan, uncle of David, is counsellor, a man of understanding, he is also a scribe; and Jehiel son of Hachmoni is with the sons of the king; and Ahithophel is counsellor to the king; and Hushai the Archite is the friend of the king;

Genesis 41:33-36

'And now, let Pharaoh provide a man, intelligent and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt; let Pharaoh make and appoint overseers over the land, and receive a fifth of the land of Egypt in the seven years of plenty, and they gather all the food of these good years that are coming, and heap up corn under the hand of Pharaoh -- food in the cities; and they have kept it,read more.
and the food hath been for a store for the land, for the seven years of famine which are in the land of Egypt; and the land is cut off by the famine.'

2 Samuel 14:20

in order to bring round the appearance of the thing hath thy servant Joab done this thing, and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of a messenger of God, to know all that is in the land.'

1 Kings 5:12

And Jehovah hath given wisdom to Solomon as He spake to him, and there is peace between Hiram and Solomon, and they make a covenant both of them.

Daniel 2:48

Then the king hath made Daniel great, and many great gifts he hath given to him, and hath caused him to rule over all the province of Babylon, and chief of the perfects over all the wise men of Babylon.

Exodus 7:11

And Pharaoh also calleth for wise men, and for sorcerers; and the scribes of Egypt, they also, with their flashings, do so,

Psalm 58:5

Which hearkeneth not to the voice of whisperers, A charmer of charms most skilful.

Daniel 2:7

They have answered a second time, and are saying, 'Let the king tell the dream to his servants, and the interpretation we do shew.

Daniel 5:7

Call doth the king mightily, to bring up the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. Answered hath the king, and said to the wise men of Babylon, that, 'Any man who doth read this writing, and its interpretation doth shew me, purple he putteth on, and a bracelet of gold is on his neck, and third in the kingdom he doth rule.'

Genesis 41:39

and Pharaoh saith unto Joseph, 'After God's causing thee to know all this, there is none intelligent and wise as thou;

Jeremiah 9:12

Who is the wise man? and he understandeth this, And he to whom the mouth of Jehovah spake? And he doth declare it, For what hath the land perished? It hath been burnt up as a wilderness, Without any passing through.

Revelation 13:18

Here is the wisdom! He who is having the understanding, let him count the number of the beast, for the number of a man it is, and its number is six hundred and sixty six.

Revelation 17:9

Here is the mind that is having wisdom; the seven heads are seven mountains, upon which the woman doth sit,

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, and doth understand these? Prudent, and knoweth them? For upright are the ways of Jehovah, And the righteous go on in them, And the transgressors stumble therein!

Job 11:6

And declare to thee secrets of wisdom, For counsel hath foldings. And know thou that God forgetteth for thee, Some of thine iniquity.

Psalm 107:43

Who is wise, and observeth these? They understand the kind acts of Jehovah!

Daniel 12:10

Purify themselves, yea, make themselves white, yea, refined are many: and the wicked have done wickedly, and none of the wicked understand, and those acting wisely do understand;

Micah 6:9

A voice of Jehovah to the city calleth, And wisdom doth fear Thy name, Hear ye the rod, and Him who appointed it.

Proverbs 30:3

Nor have I learned wisdom, Yet the knowledge of Holy Ones I know.

Deuteronomy 4:6

and ye have kept and done them (for it is your wisdom and your understanding) before the eyes of the peoples who hear all these statutes, and they have said, Only, a people wise and understanding is this great nation.

Proverbs 8:1-4

Doth not wisdom call? And understanding give forth her voice? At the head of high places by the way, Between the paths she hath stood, At the side of the gates, at the mouth of the city, The entrance of the openings, she crieth aloud,read more.
Unto you, O men, I call, And my voice is unto the sons of men.

Proverbs 9:1-6

Wisdom hath builded her house, She hath hewn out her pillars -- seven. She hath slaughtered her slaughter, She hath mingled her wine, Yea, she hath arranged her table. She hath sent forth her damsels, She crieth on the tops of the high places of the city:read more.
Who is simple? let him turn aside hither.' Whoso lacketh heart: she hath said to him, 'Come, eat of my bread, And drink of the wine I have mingled. Forsake ye, the simple, and live, And be happy in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 8:5-21

Understand, ye simple ones, prudence, And ye fools, understand the heart, Hearken, for noble things I speak, And the opening of my lips is uprightness. For truth doth my mouth utter, And an abomination to my lips is more.
In righteousness are all the sayings of my mouth, Nothing in them is froward and perverse. All of them are plain to the intelligent, And upright to those finding knowledge. Receive my instruction, and not silver, And knowledge rather than choice gold. For better is wisdom than rubies, Yea, all delights are not comparable with it. I, wisdom, have dwelt with prudence, And a knowledge of devices I find out. The fear of Jehovah is to hate evil; Pride, and arrogance, and an evil way, And a froward mouth, I have hated. Mine is counsel and substance, I am understanding, I have might. By me kings reign, and princes decree righteousness, By me do chiefs rule, and nobles, All judges of the earth. I love those loving me, And those seeking me earnestly do find me. Wealth and honour are with me, Lasting substance and righteousness. Better is my fruit than gold, even fine gold, And mine increase than choice silver. In a path of righteousness I cause to walk, In midst of paths of judgment, To cause my lovers to inherit substance, Yea, their treasures I fill.

Proverbs 8:22-32

Jehovah possessed me -- the beginning of His way, Before His works since then. From the age I was anointed, from the first, From former states of the earth. In there being no depths, I was brought forth, In there being no fountains heavy with waters,read more.
Before mountains were sunk, Before heights, I was brought forth. While He had not made the earth, and out-places, And the top of the dusts of the world. In His preparing the heavens I am there, In His decreeing a circle on the face of the deep, In His strengthening clouds above, In His making strong fountains of the deep, In His setting for the sea its limit, And the waters transgress not His command, In His decreeing the foundations of earth, Then I am near Him, a workman, And I am a delight -- day by day. Rejoicing before Him at all times, Rejoicing in the habitable part of His earth, And my delights are with the sons of men. And now, ye sons, hearken to me, Yea, happy are they who keep my ways.

1 Corinthians 1:18-25

for the word of the cross to those indeed perishing is foolishness, and to us -- those being saved -- it is the power of God, for it hath been written, 'I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought;' where is the wise? where the scribe? where a disputer of this age? did not God make foolish the wisdom of this world?read more.
for, seeing in the wisdom of God the world through the wisdom knew not God, it did please God through the foolishness of the preaching to save those believing. Since also Jews ask a sign, and Greeks seek wisdom, also we -- we preach Christ crucified, to Jews, indeed, a stumbling-block, and to Greeks foolishness, and to those called -- both Jews and Greeks -- Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God, because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men;

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