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50 Bible Verses about wise

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Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom and insight; do not forget and do not turn from the sayings of my mouth.

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, for it is written, "The one who catches the wise in their craftiness,"

Ecclesiastes 10:2

The heart of the wise [inclines] to his right, but the heart of the fool [inclines] to his left.

Job 32:9

[It is] not {the aged} [who] are wise, or [it is not] [the] elders [who] understand justice.

Deuteronomy 4:6

And {you must observe them diligently}, for that [is] your wisdom and your insight before the eyes of the people, who will hear all [of] these rules, and they will say, 'Surely this great nation [is] a wise and discerning people.'

1 Corinthians 1:20

Where [is] the wise person? 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 understand sayings of understanding,

Proverbs 30:24

There [are] four small things on the earth, and they [are] {exceedingly wise}:

Ecclesiastes 7:10

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

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus says Yahweh, "[The] wise man must not boast in his wisdom, and the warrior must not boast in his might, [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 the intelligence of the intelligent I will confound."

Deuteronomy 1:13

Choose for yourselves {wise and discerning and knowledgeable men} for [each of] your tribes, and I will appoint them as your leaders.'

Jeremiah 8:9

[The] wise will be put to shame, they will be dismayed, and they will get taken. Look, they have rejected the word of Yahweh, and what [is] wisdom to them?

Ecclesiastes 8:17

Then I saw all the work of God--man [is] not able to discover the work that is done under the sun. Although man may toil in seeking, he cannot find it. Even if a wise man claims [that he] knows it, he cannot find it.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks [himself] to be wise among you in this age, let him become a fool, in order that he may become wise.

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Angels » Nature » Wise

2 Samuel 14:17

Your servant also thought, 'May the word of my lord the king {bring rest}, for as an angel of God, so [is] my lord the king, {to sense what is good and what is bad}.' May Yahweh your God be with you."

2 Samuel 14:20

In order {to change the situation}, your servant Joab did this thing. But my lord [has] wisdom, as the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all that [is] on the earth."

Christ » Spirit of » Wise

Isaiah 11:3

And his {breath} [is] in the fear of Yahweh. And he shall judge not by his eyesight, and he shall rebuke not by {what he hears with} his ears.

Counsel » Wise » Examples of

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see.

Exodus 18:19

Now listen to my voice; I will advise you, and may God be with you. You be for the people before God, and you bring the issues to God.

1 Kings 12:7

They said to him, "If you will be a servant today to this people, then you will serve them; and if you answer them and speak good words to them, they will always be your servants."

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable [to you] and your sin remove with righteousness and your iniquity with having mercy on [the] oppressed, {in case there might be a prolongation of your prosperity}.'"

Matthew 27:19

And [while] he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent [a message] to him, saying, "{Have nothing to do with that righteous man}, for I have suffered much as a result of a dream today because of him.")

More verses: Acts 5:35

Edomites, the » Character of » Wise

Jeremiah 49:7

Concerning Edom, thus says Yahweh of hosts: "Is there no longer wisdom in Teman? Has counsel become lost from [those who] understand? Is their wisdom rotting?

Heart » Renewed » Wise

1 Kings 3:9

Give to your servant a listening heart to judge your people, to discern between good and bad, because who is able to judge this, your difficult people?"

1 Kings 3:12

behold, I do hereby do according to your word. I hereby give you a wise and discerning heart; there was no one like you before you, nor afterwards will one like you arise.

1 Kings 4:29

God gave wisdom to Solomon and very great discernment, as well as {breadth of understanding}, as the sand which is on the edge of the seashore.

character of the renewed Heart » Wise

Proverbs 14:33

In the heart of him who has understanding, wisdom rests, but [even] in the midst of fools it becomes known.

Proverbs 23:15

My child, if your heart is wise, my heart will be glad--even me!

Locusts » Described as » Wise

Proverbs 30:27

there is no king for the locust, yet it marches in rank;

Proverbs 30:24

There [are] four small things on the earth, and they [are] {exceedingly wise}:

The poor » May be » Wise

Spirit of Christ » Wise

Isaiah 11:3

And his {breath} [is] in the fear of Yahweh. And he shall judge not by his eyesight, and he shall rebuke not by {what he hears with} his ears.

Thoughts » Wise » Wise

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever [things] are true, whatever [things are] honorable, whatever [things are] right, whatever [things are] pure, whatever [things are] pleasing, whatever [things are] commendable, if [there is] any excellence of character and if anything praiseworthy, think about these [things].

Psalm 48:9

We have pondered your loyal love, O God, in the midst of your temple.

Psalm 119:59

I think about my ways, and turn my feet to your testimonies.

More verses: Romans 12:3

Wise » Choice, examples of » Thoughts

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever [things] are true, whatever [things are] honorable, whatever [things are] right, whatever [things are] pure, whatever [things are] pleasing, whatever [things are] commendable, if [there is] any excellence of character and if anything praiseworthy, think about these [things].

Psalm 48:9

We have pondered your loyal love, O God, in the midst of your temple.

Psalm 119:59

I think about my ways, and turn my feet to your testimonies.

More verses: Romans 12:3

Wise » Choice, examples of » Counsel, examples of

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see.

Exodus 18:19

Now listen to my voice; I will advise you, and may God be with you. You be for the people before God, and you bring the issues to God.

1 Kings 12:7

They said to him, "If you will be a servant today to this people, then you will serve them; and if you answer them and speak good words to them, they will always be your servants."

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable [to you] and your sin remove with righteousness and your iniquity with having mercy on [the] oppressed, {in case there might be a prolongation of your prosperity}.'"

Matthew 27:19

And [while] he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent [a message] to him, saying, "{Have nothing to do with that righteous man}, for I have suffered much as a result of a dream today 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 made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and the chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.

Genesis 41:8

And it happened [that] in the morning his spirit was troubled, and he sent and called all of the magicians of Egypt, and all its wise men, and Pharaoh told his dream to them. But {they had no interpretation} for Pharaoh.

Matthew 2:1

Now [after] Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem,

Daniel 2:13

And the decree was issued, and the wise men {were on the verge of being executed}, and they searched for Daniel and his companions to be executed.

Esther 1:13

And the king said to the wise men, {the ones who know the times}--for it [was] the procedure of the king before all those who knew law and rights;

Wise » Choice, examples of » The psalmist

Psalm 119:30

I have chosen [the] faithful way; I have set your ordinances [before me].

Psalm 119:173

Let your hand be my help, because I have chosen your precepts.

Micah 4:5

For all the nations walk, each in the name of its god, but we will walk in the name of Yahweh our God, forever and ever.

Wise » Words » Appropriate

Proverbs 25:11

Apples of gold in a setting of silver is a matter spoken at its proper time.

Ecclesiastes 9:17

The words of the wise are heard in peace [more] than the shouting of a ruler [is heard] among the fools.

Wise » Words » Forcible

Job 6:25

How painful are {upright words}! But what does {your reproof} reprove?

Wise » Choice, examples of

Ruth 4:16

And Naomi took the child and she put him on her bosom and became his nurse.

Wise » Words » Inspiring and unforgettable

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of the wise [are] like cattle goads; the collections of the sages [are] like pricks inflicted by one shepherd.

Wise » Words » Gracious

Ecclesiastes 10:12

The wise man [wins] favor by the words of his mouth, but the fool is devoured by his own lips.

Wise » Words » Pleasant

Wise » Choice, examples of » moses

Wise » Choice, examples of » Joshua

Joshua 24:15

But if it is bad in your eyes to serve Yahweh, choose for yourselves today whom you want to serve, whether it is the gods that your ancestors served beyond the river, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you [are] living; but as for me and my household, we will serve Yahweh."

Wise » Choice, examples of » Solomon

1 Kings 3:9

Give to your servant a listening heart to judge your people, to discern between good and bad, because who is able to judge this, your difficult people?"

Wise » Words » Comforting

Wise » Choice, examples of » Mary

Luke 10:42

But few [things] are necessary, or [only] one [thing], for Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her."

Topics on Wise

Be Wise!

40;10;16

"Behold, I am sending you out like sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

Fools Becoming Wise

20;13;20

Walk with the wise and be wise, but as for the companion of fools, he will suffer harm.

God, Wise

20;3;19

Yahweh in wisdom founded the earth; he established the heavens in understanding.

How Silence Is Wise

20;10;19

In many words, transgression is not lacking, but he who restrains his lips is prudent.

The Work Of The Wise

20;11;30

The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, and he who captures souls [is] wise.

Wise Councel

20;11;14

Where there is no guidance, a nation shall fall, but [there is] safety in an abundance of counsel.

Wise Man Or Fool

21;2;19

And who knows [whether] he will be wise or foolish? Yet he will exercise control of all [the fruit of] my toil with which I toiled wisely under the sun. This also [is] vanity!

Wise Men

20;1;5

may the wise hear and increase learning, and the one who understands gain direction,

Wise Men In The Church

40;23;34

For this [reason], behold, I am sending to you prophets and wise men and scribes. [Some] of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will flog in your synagogues and will pursue from town to town,

Wise Proverbs

20;1;6

to understand a proverb and an expression, words of wisdom and their riddles.