'Wisdom' in the Bible
You shall speak to all who are wise-hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they make Aaron's garments to sanctify him, that he may minister to me in the priest's office.
and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all kinds of workmanship,
I, behold, I have appointed with him Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; and in the heart of all who are wise-hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded you:
All the women whose heart stirred them up in wisdom spun the goats' hair.
He has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, in knowledge, and in all kinds of workmanship;
He has filled them with wisdom of heart, to work all kinds of workmanship, of the engraver, of the skillful workman, and of the embroiderer, in blue, in purple, in scarlet, and in fine linen, and of the weaver, even of those who do any workmanship, and of those who make skillful works.
"Bezalel and Oholiab shall work with every wise-hearted man, in whom Yahweh has put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all the work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that Yahweh has commanded."
Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart Yahweh had put wisdom, even everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to the work to do it:
Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, who shall hear all these statutes, and say, "Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people."
Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands on him: and the children of Israel listened to him, and did as Yahweh commanded Moses.
to change the face of the matter has your servant Joab done this thing. My lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth."
Then the woman went to all the people in her wisdom. They cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and threw it out to Joab. He blew the trumpet, and they were dispersed from the city, every man to his tent. Joab returned to Jerusalem to the king.
Do therefore according to your wisdom, and don't let his gray head go down to Sheol in peace.
All Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do justice.
God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and very great understanding, even as the sand that is on the seashore.
Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
There came of all peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, who had heard of his wisdom.
Yahweh gave Solomon wisdom, as he promised him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon; and they two made a treaty together.
He was the son of a widow of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in brass; and he was filled with wisdom and understanding and skill, to work all works in brass. He came to king Solomon, and performed all his work.
When the queen of Sheba had seen all the wisdom of Solomon, and the house that he had built,
She said to the king, "It was a true report that I heard in my own land of your acts, and of your wisdom.
However I didn't believe the words, until I came, and my eyes had seen it. Behold, the half was not told me! Your wisdom and prosperity exceed the fame which I heard.
Happy are your men, happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, who hear your wisdom.
So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.
All the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.
Now the rest of the acts of Solomon, and all that he did, and his wisdom, aren't they written in the book of the acts of Solomon?
Now give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people; for who can judge this your people, that is so great?"
God said to Solomon, "Because this was in your heart, and you have not asked riches, wealth, or honor, nor the life of those who hate you, neither yet have asked long life; but have asked wisdom and knowledge for yourself, that you may judge my people, over whom I have made you king:
wisdom and knowledge is granted to you. I will give you riches, wealth, and honor, such as none of the kings have had who have been before you; neither shall there any after you have the like."
When the queen of Sheba had seen the wisdom of Solomon, and the house that he had built,
She said to the king, "It was a true report that I heard in my own land of your acts, and of your wisdom.
However I didn't believe their words, until I came, and my eyes had seen it; and behold, the half of the greatness of your wisdom was not told me: you exceed the fame that I heard.
Happy are your men, and happy are these your servants, who stand continually before you, and hear your wisdom.
So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.
All the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.
You, Ezra, after the wisdom of your God who is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges, who may judge all the people who are beyond the River, all such as know the laws of your God; and teach him who doesn't know them.
Isn't their tent cord plucked up within them? They die, and that without wisdom.'
Isn't it that I have no help in me, That wisdom is driven quite from me?
that he would show you the secrets of wisdom! For true wisdom has two sides. Know therefore that God exacts of you less than your iniquity deserves.
"No doubt, but you are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.
With aged men is wisdom, in length of days understanding.
"With God is wisdom and might. He has counsel and understanding.
With him is strength and wisdom. The deceived and the deceiver are his.
Have you heard the secret counsel of God? Do you limit wisdom to yourself?
How have you counseled him who has no wisdom, and plentifully declared sound knowledge!
"But where shall wisdom be found? Where is the place of understanding?
No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies.
Where then does wisdom come from? Where is the place of understanding?
To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"
I said, 'Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.'
Beware lest you say, 'We have found wisdom, God may refute him, not man;'
If not, listen to me. Hold your peace, and I will teach you wisdom."
'Job speaks without knowledge. His words are without wisdom.'
Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who has given understanding to the mind?
Who can number the clouds by wisdom? Or who can pour out the bottles of the sky,
because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.
"Is it by your wisdom that the hawk soars, and stretches her wings toward the south?
The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.
My mouth will speak words of wisdom. My heart shall utter understanding.
Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.
So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
Yahweh, how many are your works! In wisdom have you made them all. The earth is full of your riches.
to discipline his princes at his pleasure, and to teach his elders wisdom.
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
to know wisdom and instruction; to discern the words of understanding;
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of knowledge; but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.
Wisdom calls aloud in the street. She utters her voice in the public squares.
So as to turn your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding;
For Yahweh gives wisdom. Out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.
He lays up sound wisdom for the upright. He is a shield to those who walk in integrity;
For wisdom will enter into your heart. Knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.
By wisdom Yahweh founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens.
My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:
Get wisdom. Get understanding. Don't forget, neither swerve from the words of my mouth.
Wisdom is supreme. Get wisdom. Yes, though it costs all your possessions, get understanding.
I have taught you in the way of wisdom. I have led you in straight paths.
My son, pay attention to my wisdom. Turn your ear to my understanding:
Tell wisdom, "You are my sister." Call understanding your relative,
Doesn't wisdom cry out? Doesn't understanding raise her voice?
For wisdom is better than rubies. All the things that may be desired can't be compared to it.
"I, wisdom, have made prudence my dwelling. Find out knowledge and discretion.
Wisdom has built her house. She has carved out her seven pillars.
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has discernment, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.
It is a fool's pleasure to do wickedness, but wisdom is a man of understanding's pleasure.
The mouth of the righteous brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut off.
When pride comes, then comes shame, but with humility comes wisdom.
One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, but he who has a warped mind shall be despised.
Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and doesn't find it, but knowledge comes easily to a discerning person.
The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
Folly is joy to one who is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding keeps his way straight.
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
Why is there money in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, since he has no understanding?
Wisdom is before the face of one who has understanding, but the eyes of a fool wander to the ends of the earth.
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