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50 Bible Verses about wise

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Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get understanding;
don’t forget or turn away from the words of my mouth.

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, since it is written:He catches the wise in their craftiness;

Deuteronomy 4:6

Carefully follow them, for this will show your wisdom and understanding in the eyes of the peoples. When they hear about all these statutes, they will say, ‘This great nation is indeed a wise and understanding people.’

1 Corinthians 1:20

Where is the philosopher? Where is the scholar? Where is the debater of this age? Hasn’t God made the world’s wisdom foolish?

Proverbs 1:2

For learning what wisdom and discipline are;
for understanding insightful sayings;

Proverbs 30:24

Four things on earth are small,
yet they are extremely wise:

Ecclesiastes 7:10

Don’t say, “Why were the former days better than these?”
since it is not wise of you to ask this.

Jeremiah 9:23

This is what the Lord says:The wise man must not boast in his wisdom;
the strong man must not boast in his strength;
the wealthy man must not boast in his wealth.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written:I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
and I will set aside the understanding of the experts.

Deuteronomy 1:13

Appoint for yourselves wise, understanding, and respected men from each of your tribes, and I will make them your leaders.

Jeremiah 8:9

The wise will be put to shame;
they will be dismayed and snared.
They have rejected the word of the Lord,
so what wisdom do they really have?

Ecclesiastes 8:17

I observed all the work of God and concluded that man is unable to discover the work that is done under the sun. Even though a man labors hard to explore it, he cannot find it; even if the wise man claims to know it, he is unable to discover it.

1 Corinthians 3:18

No one should deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks he is wise in this age, he must become foolish so that he can become wise.

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Angels » Nature » Wise

2 Samuel 14:17

Your servant thought: May the word of my lord the king bring relief, for my lord the king is able to discern the good and the bad like the Angel of God. May the Lord your God be with you.”

2 Samuel 14:20

Joab your servant has done this to address the issue indirectly, but my lord has wisdom like the wisdom of the Angel of God, knowing everything on earth.”

Christ » Spirit of » Wise

Isaiah 11:3

His delight will be in the fear of the Lord.
He will not judge
by what He sees with His eyes,
He will not execute justice
by what He hears with His ears,

Counsel » Wise » Examples of

Exodus 18:19

Now listen to me; I will give you some advice, and God be with you. You be the one to represent the people before God and bring their cases to Him.

1 Kings 12:7

They replied, “Today if you will be a servant to these people and serve them, and if you respond to them by speaking kind words to them, they will be your servants forever.”

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”

Matthew 27:19

While he was sitting on the judge’s bench, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for today I’ve suffered terribly in a dream because of Him!”

More verses: Acts 5:35

Edomites, the » Character of » Wise

Jeremiah 49:7

About Edom, this is what the Lord of Hosts says:Is there no longer wisdom in Teman?
Has counsel perished from the prudent?
Has their wisdom rotted away?

Heart » Renewed » Wise

1 Kings 3:9

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

1 Kings 3:12

I will therefore do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and understanding heart, so that there has never been anyone like you before and never will be again.

1 Kings 4:29

God gave Solomon wisdom, very great insight, and understanding as vast as the sand on the seashore.

character of the renewed Heart » Wise

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom resides in the heart of the discerning;
she is known even among fools.

Locusts » Described as » Wise

Proverbs 30:27

locusts have no king,
yet all of them march in ranks;

Proverbs 30:24

Four things on earth are small,
yet they are extremely wise:

The poor » May be » Wise

Spirit of Christ » Wise

Isaiah 11:3

His delight will be in the fear of the Lord.
He will not judge
by what He sees with His eyes,
He will not execute justice
by what He hears with His ears,

Thoughts » Wise » Wise

Psalm 48:9

God, within Your temple,
we contemplate Your faithful love.

Psalm 119:59

I thought about my ways
and turned my steps back to Your decrees.

More verses: Romans 12:3

Wise » Choice, examples of » Thoughts

Psalm 48:9

God, within Your temple,
we contemplate Your faithful love.

Psalm 119:59

I thought about my ways
and turned my steps back to Your decrees.

More verses: Romans 12:3

Wise » Choice, examples of » Counsel, examples of

Exodus 18:19

Now listen to me; I will give you some advice, and God be with you. You be the one to represent the people before God and bring their cases to Him.

1 Kings 12:7

They replied, “Today if you will be a servant to these people and serve them, and if you respond to them by speaking kind words to them, they will be your servants forever.”

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, may my advice seem good to you my king. Separate yourself from your sins by doing what is right, and from your injustices by showing mercy to the needy. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity.”

Matthew 27:19

While he was sitting on the judge’s bench, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that righteous man, for today I’ve suffered terribly 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 generous gifts. He made him ruler over the entire province of Babylon and chief governor over all the wise men of Babylon.

Genesis 41:8

When morning came, he was troubled, so he summoned all the magicians of Egypt and all its wise men. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but no one could interpret them for him.

Matthew 2:1

After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, wise men from the east arrived unexpectedly in Jerusalem,

Daniel 2:13

The decree was issued that the wise men were to be executed, and they searched for Daniel and his friends, to execute them.

Esther 1:13

The king consulted the wise men who understood the times, for it was his normal procedure to confer with experts in law and justice.

Wise » Choice, examples of » The psalmist

Psalm 119:30

I have chosen the way of truth;
I have set Your ordinances before me.

Psalm 119:173

May Your hand be ready to help me,
for I have chosen Your precepts.

Micah 4:5

Though all the peoples each walk
in the name of their gods,
we will walk in the name of Yahweh our God
forever and ever.

Wise » Words » Appropriate

Proverbs 25:11

A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

The calm words of the wise are heeded
more than the shouts of a ruler over fools.

Wise » Words » Forcible

Job 6:25

How painful honest words can be!
But what does your rebuke prove?

Wise » Choice, examples of

Ruth 4:16

Naomi took the child, placed him on her lap, and took care of him.

Wise » Words » Inspiring and unforgettable

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The sayings of the wise are like goads, and those from masters of collections are like firmly embedded nails. The sayings are given by one Shepherd.

Wise » Words » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious,
but the lips of a fool consume him.

Wise » Words » Pleasant

Wise » Choice, examples of » moses

Wise » Choice, examples of » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

But if it doesn’t please you to worship Yahweh, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. As for me and my family, we will worship Yahweh.”

Wise » Choice, examples of » Solomon

1 Kings 3:9

So give Your servant an obedient heart to judge Your people and 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 one thing is necessary. Mary has made the right choice, and it will not be taken away from her.”

Topics on Wise

Be Wise!

40;10;16

“Look, I’m sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as serpents and as harmless as doves.

Fools Becoming Wise

20;13;20

The one who walks with the wise will become wise,
but a companion of fools will suffer harm.

God, Wise

20;3;19

The Lord founded the earth by wisdom
and established the heavens by understanding.

How Silence Is Wise

20;10;19

When there are many words, sin is unavoidable,
but the one who controls his lips is wise.

The Work Of The Wise

20;11;30

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
but violence takes lives.

Wise Councel

20;11;14

Without guidance, people fall,
but with many counselors there is deliverance.

Wise Man Or Fool

21;2;19

And who knows whether he will be a wise man or a fool? Yet he will take over all my work that I labored at skillfully under the sun. This too is futile.

Wise Men

20;1;5

a wise man will listen and increase his learning,
and a discerning man will obtain guidance—

Wise Men In The Church

40;23;34

This is why I am sending you prophets, sages, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and hound from town to town.

Wise Proverbs

20;1;6

for understanding a proverb or a parable,
the words of the wise, and their riddles.

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