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Proverbs 4:5

Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 4:7

"The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding.

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God For it is written, "He is THE ONE WHO CATCHES THE WISE IN THEIR CRAFTINESS";

Ecclesiastes 10:2

A wise man's heart directs him toward the right, but the foolish man's heart directs him toward the left.

Deuteronomy 4:6

"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.'

1 Corinthians 1:20

Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?

Proverbs 1:2

To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding,

Proverbs 30:24

Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:

Ecclesiastes 7:10

Do not say, "Why is it that the former days were better than these?" For it is not from wisdom that you ask about this.

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says the LORD, "Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written, "I WILL DESTROY THE WISDOM OF THE WISE, AND THE CLEVERNESS OF THE CLEVER I WILL SET ASIDE."

Deuteronomy 1:13

'Choose wise and discerning and experienced men from your tribes, and I will appoint them as your heads.'

Jeremiah 8:9

"The wise men are put to shame, They are dismayed and caught; Behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, And what kind of wisdom do they have?

Ecclesiastes 8:17

and I saw every work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work which has been done under the sun Even though man should seek laboriously, he will not discover; and though the wise man should say, "I know," he cannot discover.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no man deceive himself If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise.

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Angels » Nature » Wise

2 Samuel 14:17

"Then your maidservant said, 'Please let the word of my lord the king be comforting, for as the angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and evil. And may the LORD your God be with you.'"

2 Samuel 14:20

in order to change the appearance of things your servant Joab has done this thing. But my lord is wise, like the wisdom of the angel of God, to know all that is in the earth."

Christ » Spirit of » Wise

Isaiah 11:3

And He will delight in the fear of the LORD, And He will not judge by what His eyes see, Nor make a decision by what His ears hear;

Counsel » Wise » Examples of

Exodus 18:19

"Now listen to me: I will give you counsel, and God be with you. You be the people's representative before God, and you bring the disputes to God,

1 Kings 12:7

Then they spoke to him, saying, "If you will be a servant to this people today, and will serve them and grant them their petition, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever."

Daniel 4:27

'Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity.'

Matthew 27:19

While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, "Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him."

More verses: Acts 5:35

Edomites, the » Character of » Wise

Jeremiah 49:7

Concerning Edom Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Is there no longer any wisdom in Teman? Has good counsel been lost to the prudent? Has their wisdom decayed?

Heart » Renewed » Wise

1 Kings 3:9

"So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?"

1 Kings 3:12

behold, I have done according to your words Behold, I have given you a wise and discerning heart, so that there has been no one like you before you, nor shall one like you arise after you.

1 Kings 4:29

Now God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment and breadth of mind, like the sand that is on the seashore.

character of the renewed Heart » Wise

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.

Proverbs 23:15

My son, if your heart is wise, My own heart also will be glad;

Locusts » Described as » Wise

Proverbs 30:27

The locusts have no king, Yet all of them go out in ranks;

Proverbs 30:24

Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:

The poor » May be » Wise

Spirit of Christ » Wise

Isaiah 11:3

And He will delight in the fear of the LORD, And He will not judge by what His eyes see, Nor make a decision by what His ears hear;

Thoughts » Wise » Wise

Psalm 48:9

We have thought on Your lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of Your temple.

Psalm 119:59

I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies.

More verses: Romans 12:3

Wise » Choice, examples of » Thoughts

Psalm 48:9

We have thought on Your lovingkindness, O God, In the midst of Your temple.

Psalm 119:59

I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies.

More verses: Romans 12:3

Wise » Choice, examples of » Counsel, examples of

Exodus 18:19

"Now listen to me: I will give you counsel, and God be with you. You be the people's representative before God, and you bring the disputes to God,

1 Kings 12:7

Then they spoke to him, saying, "If you will be a servant to this people today, and will serve them and grant them their petition, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever."

Daniel 4:27

'Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity.'

Matthew 27:19

While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, "Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him."

More verses: Acts 5:35

Wise » Choice, examples of » Women

Wise » Choice, examples of » Men, general references to

Daniel 2:48

Then the king promoted Daniel and gave him many great gifts, and he made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.

Genesis 41:8

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.

Matthew 2:1

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,

Daniel 2:13

So the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they looked for Daniel and his friends to kill them.

Esther 1:13

Then the king said to the wise men who understood the times--for it was the custom of the king so to speak before all who knew law and justice

Wise » Choice, examples of » The psalmist

Psalm 119:30

I have chosen the faithful way; I have placed Your ordinances before me.

Psalm 119:173

Let Your hand be ready to help me, For I have chosen Your precepts.

Micah 4:5

Though all the peoples walk Each in the name of his god, As for us, we will walk In the name of the LORD our God forever and ever.

Wise » Words » Appropriate

Proverbs 25:11

Like apples of gold in settings of silver Is a word spoken in right circumstances.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

The words of the wise heard in quietness are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.

Wise » Words » Forcible

Job 6:25

"How painful are honest words! But what does your argument prove?

Wise » Choice, examples of

Ruth 4:16

Then Naomi took the child and laid him in her lap, and became his nurse.

Wise » Words » Inspiring and unforgettable

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of wise men are like goads, and masters of these collections are like well-driven nails; they are given by one Shepherd.

Wise » Words » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

Words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, while the lips of a fool consume him;

Wise » Words » Pleasant

Wise » Choice, examples of » moses

Wise » Choice, examples of » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Wise » Choice, examples of » Solomon

1 Kings 3:9

"So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?"

Wise » Words » Comforting

Wise » Choice, examples of » Mary

Luke 10:42

but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."

Topics on Wise

Be Wise!

40;10;16

"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.

Fools Becoming Wise

20;13;20

He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.

God, Wise

20;3;19

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.

How Silence Is Wise

20;10;19

When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.

The Work Of The Wise

20;11;30

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is wise wins souls.

Wise Councel

20;11;14

Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Wise Man Or Fool

21;2;19

And who knows whether he will be a wise man or a fool? Yet he will have control over all the fruit of my labor for which I have labored by acting wisely under the sun This too is vanity.

Wise Men

20;1;5

A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,

Wise Men In The Church

40;23;34

"Therefore, behold, I am sending you prophets and wise men and scribes; some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city,

Wise Proverbs

20;1;6

To understand a proverb and a figure, The words of the wise and their riddles.

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