'Wise' in the Bible
And now let Pharaoh look himself out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.
And Pharaoh said to Joseph, Since God has made all this known to thee, there is none so discreet and wise as thou.
And all the wise men that wrought all the work of the sanctuary came, every man from his work which they wrought,
But the fat of a dead carcase, and the fat of that which is torn, may be used in any other use; but ye shall in no wise eat it.
And if they will in any wise redeem it, then they shall add a fifth part thereof unto thy valuation.
And if he that hallowed the field will in any wise redeem it, he shall add the fifth of the money of thy valuation unto it, and it shall be assured to him;
Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel: saying unto them,
shall in no wise see the land which I did swear unto their fathers: none of them that despised me shall see it.
shall in no wise come into the land, concerning which I have lifted up my hand to make you dwell in it; save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
Provide you wise and understanding and known men, according to your tribes, that I may make them your chiefs.
So I took the chiefs of your tribes, wise men and known, and made them chiefs over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers for your tribes.
None among these men, this evil generation, shall in any wise see that good land, which I swore to give unto your fathers!
And ye shall keep and do them; for that will be your wisdom and your understanding before the eyes of the peoples that shall hear all these statutes, and say, Verily this great nation is a wise and understanding people.
Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a bribe; for the bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.
And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go according to her desire; but thou shalt in no wise sell her for money; thou shalt not treat her as a slave, because thou hast humbled her.
his body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day (for he that is hanged is a curse of God); and thou shalt not defile thy land, which Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.
When thou buildest a new house, thou shalt make a parapet for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thy house, if any one should in any wise fall from it.
Oh that they had been wise! they would have understood this, They would have considered their latter end!
But in any wise keep from the accursed thing, lest ye make yourselves accursed in taking of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it.
For if ye in any wise go back, and cleave unto the residue of these nations, these that remain among you, and make marriages with them, and come in unto them and they unto you:
And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said to her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on mourning garments, I pray, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that hath a long time mourned for the dead;
in order to turn the appearance of the thing has thy servant Joab done this thing; but my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all that is in the earth.
And a wise woman cried out of the city, Hear, hear: say, I pray you, unto Joab, Come near hither, that I may speak with thee.
And now hold him not guiltless; for thou art a wise man, and thou shalt know what thou oughtest to do to him; but bring his hoar head down to Sheol with blood.
behold, I have done according to thy word: behold, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart, so that there hath been none like unto thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.
Then spoke the woman whose was the living child to the king, for her bowels yearned over her son, and she said, Ah, my lord! give her the living child, and in no wise put it to death. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor thine; divide it.
And the king answered and said, Give this one the living child, and in no wise put it to death: she is its mother.
And it came to pass when Hiram heard the words of Solomon, that he rejoiced greatly, and said, Blessed be Jehovah this day, who has given to David a wise son over this great people.
And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah; and they cast lots for Zechariah his son, a wise counsellor, and his lot came out northward;
And Jonathan, David's uncle, was counsellor, a wise man, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king's sons;
And Huram said, Blessed be Jehovah the God of Israel, that made the heavens and the earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, who will build a house for Jehovah and a house for his kingdom.
Do ye not know what I and my fathers have done to all the peoples of the countries? Were the gods of the nations of the countries in any wise able to deliver their country out of my hand?
And the king said to the wise men who knew the times (for so was the king's business conducted before all that knew law and judgment;
And Haman recounted to Zeresh his wife and to all his friends all that had befallen him. Then said his wise men and Zeresh his wife to him, If Mordecai be of the seed of the Jews, before whom thou hast begun to fall, thou shalt not prevail against him, but wilt certainly fall before him.
He taketh the wise in their own craftiness; and the counsel of the wily is carried headlong:
He is wise in heart and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and had peace?
Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind,
Which wise men have told from their fathers, and have not hidden;
But as for you all, pray come on again; and I shall not find one wise man among you.
Can a man be profitable to God? surely it is unto himself that the wise man is profitable.
It is not the great that are wise; neither do the aged understand judgment.
Hear my words, ye wise men; and give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge.
Men do therefore fear him: he respecteth not any that are wise of heart.
And now, O kings, be ye wise, be admonished, ye judges of the earth.
The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple;
The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, to do good.
For he seeth that wise men die; all alike, the fool and the brutish perish, and they leave their wealth to others.
So teach us to number our days, that we may acquire a wise heart.
Understand, ye brutish among the people; and ye fools, when will ye be wise?
Whoso is wise, let him observe these things, and let them understand the loving-kindnesses of Jehovah.
He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:
to understand a proverb and an allegory, the words of the wise and their enigmas.
Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:
The wise shall inherit glory; but shame shall be the promotion of the foolish.
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise:
hear instruction and be wise, and refuse it not.
Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee; reprove a wise man, and he will love thee.
Impart to a wise man, and he will become yet wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase learning.
If thou art wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself; and if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.
The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
The wise in heart receiveth commandments; but a prating fool shall fall.
The wise lay up knowledge; but the mouth of the fool is near destruction.
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit wind; and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and the wise winneth souls.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes; but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsel.
There is that babbleth like the piercings of a sword; but the tongue of the wise is health.
A wise son heareth his father's instruction; but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
The teaching of the wise man is a fountain of life, to turn away from the snares of death.
He that walketh with wise men becometh wise; but a companion of the foolish will be depraved.
In the fool's mouth is a rod of pride; but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.
A wise man feareth and departeth from evil; but the foolish is overbearing and confident.
The crown of the wise is their riches; the folly of the foolish is folly.
The king's favour is toward a wise servant; but his wrath is against him that causeth shame.
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, but not so the heart of the foolish.
A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.
A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
The path of life is upwards for the wise, that he may depart from Sheol beneath.
The ear that heareth the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.
The fury of a king is as messengers of death; but a wise man will pacify it.
The wise in heart is called intelligent, and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
The heart of the wise maketh his mouth intelligent, and upon his lips increaseth learning.
A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.
Even a fool when he holdeth his peace is reckoned wise, and he that shutteth his lips, intelligent.
The heart of an intelligent man getteth knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
Wine is a scorner, strong drink is raging; and whoso erreth thereby is not wise.
A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.
There is costly store and oil in the dwelling of a wise man; but a foolish man swalloweth it up.
A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.
Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thy heart unto my knowledge.
My son, if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine;
Thou, my son, hear and be wise, and direct thy heart in the way.
The father of a righteous man shall greatly rejoice, and he that begetteth a wise son shall have joy of him:
A wise man is strong, and a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
These things also come from the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
An ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, is a wise reprover upon an attentive ear.
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