202 occurrences

'Wisdom' in the Bible

You are to speak to all who are specially skilled, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, so that they may make Aaron's garments to set him apart to minister as my priest.

Now Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had placed his hands on him; and the Israelites listened to him and did just what the Lord had commanded Moses.

Your servant Joab did this so as to change this situation. But my lord has wisdom like that of the angel of God, and knows everything that is happening in the land."

When all Israel heard about the judicial decision which the king had rendered, they respected the king, for they realized that he possessed supernatural wisdom to make judicial decisions.

God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment; the breadth of his understanding was as infinite as the sand on the seashore.

People from all nations came to hear Solomon's display of wisdom; they came from all the kings of the earth who heard about his wisdom.

So the Lord gave Solomon wisdom, as he had promised him. And Hiram and Solomon were at peace and made a treaty.

When the queen of Sheba saw for herself Solomon's extensive wisdom, the palace he had built,

I did not believe these things until I came and saw them with my own eyes. Indeed, I didn't hear even half the story! Your wisdom and wealth surpass what was reported to me.

Everyone in the world wanted to visit Solomon to see him display his God-given wisdom.

Now give me wisdom and discernment so I can effectively lead this nation. Otherwise no one is able to make judicial decisions for this great nation of yours."

God said to Solomon, "Because you desire this, and did not ask for riches, wealth, and honor, or for vengeance on your enemies, and because you did not ask for long life, but requested wisdom and discernment so you can make judicial decisions for my people over whom I have made you king,

you are granted wisdom and discernment. Furthermore I am giving you riches, wealth, and honor surpassing that of any king before or after you."

When the queen of Sheba saw for herself Solomon's extensive wisdom, the palace he had built,

I did not believe these things until I came and saw them with my own eyes. Indeed, I didn't hear even half the story! Your wisdom surpasses what was reported to me.

All the kings of the earth wanted to visit Solomon to see him display his God-given wisdom.

"Now you, Ezra, in keeping with the wisdom of your God which you possess, appoint judges and court officials who can arbitrate cases on behalf of all the people who are in Trans-Euphrates who know the laws of your God. Those who do not know this law should be taught.

Is not their excess wealth taken away from them? They die, yet without attaining wisdom.

and reveal to you the secrets of wisdom -- for true wisdom has two sides -- so that you would know that God has forgiven some of your sins.

"Without a doubt you are the people, and wisdom will die with you.

If only you would keep completely silent! For you, that would be wisdom.

Do you listen in on God's secret council? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?

How you have advised the one without wisdom, and abundantly revealed your insight!

By his power he stills the sea; by his wisdom he cut Rahab the great sea monster to pieces.

"But wisdom -- where can it be found? Where is the place of understanding?

Of coral and jasper no mention will be made; the price of wisdom is more than pearls.

"But wisdom -- where does it come from? Where is the place of understanding?

then he looked at wisdom and assessed its value; he established it and examined it closely.

I said to myself, 'Age should speak, and length of years should make wisdom known.'

So do not say, 'We have found wisdom! God will refute him, not man!'

Who has put wisdom in the heart, or has imparted understanding to the mind?

For God deprived her of wisdom, and did not impart understanding to her.

I will learn a song that imparts wisdom; I will then sing my insightful song to the accompaniment of a harp.

I will sing a song that imparts wisdom; I will make insightful observations about the past.

Wisdom calls out in the street, she shouts loudly in the plazas;

by making your ear attentive to wisdom, and by turning your heart to understanding,

By wisdom the Lord laid the foundation of the earth; he established the heavens by understanding.

My child, do not let them escape from your sight; safeguard sound wisdom and discretion.

Acquire wisdom, acquire understanding; do not forget and do not turn aside from the words I speak.

My child, be attentive to my wisdom, pay close attention to my understanding,

Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding a close relative,

Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice?

You who are naive, discern wisdom! And you fools, understand discernment!

For wisdom is better than rubies, and desirable things cannot be compared to her.

"I, wisdom, live with prudence, and I find knowledge and discretion.

Wisdom has built her house; she has carved out its seven pillars.

Wisdom is found in the words of the discerning person, but the one who lacks wisdom will be disciplined.

Carrying out a wicked scheme is enjoyable to a fool, and so is wisdom for the one who has discernment.

The speech of the righteous bears the fruit of wisdom, but the one who speaks perversion will be destroyed.

A person is praised in accordance with his wisdom, but the one who has a twisted mind is despised.

Wisdom rests in the heart of the discerning; it is known even in the heart of fools.

Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no intention of acquiring wisdom?

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

Wisdom is directly in front of the discerning person, but the eyes of a fool run to the ends of the earth.

The words of a person's mouth are like deep waters, and the fountain of wisdom is like a flowing brook.

The one who acquires wisdom loves himself; the one who preserves understanding will prosper.

The one who wanders from the way of wisdom will end up in the company of the departed.

Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.

Wisdom is unattainable for a fool; in court he does not open his mouth.

Likewise, know that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, you will have a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

The prince who is a great oppressor lacks wisdom, but the one who hates unjust gain will prolong his days.

I have not learned wisdom, nor do I have knowledge of the Holy One.

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Chokmah (Aramaic) 
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חכמות חכמות 
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T@`em (Aramaic) 
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שׂכל שׂכל 
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תּשׁיּה תּוּשׁיּה 
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