110 occurrences in 14 translations

'Wisdom' in the Bible

To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;

To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;

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

If you will turn (repent) and give heed to my reproof, behold, I [ Wisdom] will pour out my spirit upon you, I will make my words known to you.

Then will they call upon me [Wisdom] but I will not answer; they will seek me early and diligently but they will not find me.

But whoso hearkens to me [Wisdom] shall dwell securely and in confident trust and shall be quiet, without fear or dread of evil.

So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;

If you seek [Wisdom] as for silver and search for skillful and godly Wisdom as for hidden treasures,

Skillful and godly Wisdom is more precious than rubies; and nothing you can wish for is to be compared to her.

My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Don't abandon wisdom, and she will watch over you; love her, and she will guard you.

Prize Wisdom highly and exalt her, and she will exalt and promote you; she will bring you to honor when you embrace her.

Hold on to instruction, do not let it go! Guard wisdom, because she is your life!

My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

During your travels wisdom will lead you; she will watch over you while you rest; and when you are startled from your sleep, she will commune with you.

Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:

On the top of the heights beside the way, where the paths meet, stands Wisdom [skillful and godly];

O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

They are all plain to him that understands and right to those that have found wisdom.

For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.

I [Wisdom] walk in the way of righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation), in the midst of the paths of justice,

The Lord formed and brought me [Wisdom] forth at the beginning of His way, before His acts of old.

I [Wisdom] was inaugurated and ordained from everlasting, from the beginning, before ever the earth existed.

When He prepared the heavens, I [Wisdom] was there; when He drew a circle upon the face of the deep and stretched out the firmament over it,

Then I [Wisdom] was beside Him as a master and director of the work; and I was daily His delight, rejoicing before Him always,

For whoever finds me [Wisdom] finds life and draws forth and obtains favor from the Lord.

Whoever is simple (easily led astray and wavering), let him turn in here! As for him who lacks understanding, [God's] Wisdom says to him,

For by Wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.

If you are wise, your wisdom will assist you. If you mock, you alone will be held responsible.

In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.

Every sane man works according to wisdom: but the fool shall manifest his folly.

The simple shall inherit folly, but the prudent shall be crowned with wisdom.

The crown of the wise is their wealth of Wisdom, but the foolishness of [self-confident] fools is [nothing but] folly.

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

The lips of the wise disperse wisdom, but the heart of the foolish does not so.

The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

He who will not be controlled by training has no respect for his soul, but he who gives ear to teaching will get wisdom.

Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?

The one who lacks wisdom strikes hands in pledge, and puts up financial security for his neighbor.

Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeketh and intermeddleth with all wisdom.

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

That the soul be without wisdom is not good, and he that hastens with his feet sins.

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

Cease, my son, to hear the teaching that induces one to deviate from the reasons of wisdom.

There is gold and a multitude of precious stones, but the lips of wisdom are a precious vessel.

When a mocker is punished, the fool gains wisdom; but when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

The man who strays from the way of wisdom will come to rest in the assembly of the departed spirits.

Bow down thine ear and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my wisdom.

Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

Apply thine heart unto chastening and thine ears to the words of wisdom.

The warrior of wisdom [is] in strength, and a man of knowledge is strong [in] power.

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