'Wise' in the Bible
And the woman seeth that the tree is good for food, and that it is pleasant to the eyes, and the tree is desirable to make one wise, and she taketh of its fruit and eateth, and giveth also to her husband with her, and he doth eat;
And it cometh to pass in the morning, that his spirit is moved, and he sendeth and calleth all the scribes of Egypt, and all its wise men, and Pharaoh recounteth to them his dream, and there is no interpreter of them to Pharaoh.
'And now, let Pharaoh provide a man, intelligent and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt;
and Pharaoh saith unto Joseph, 'After God's causing thee to know all this, there is none intelligent and wise as thou;
And Pharaoh also calleth for wise men, and for sorcerers; and the scribes of Egypt, they also, with their flashings, do so,
and thou -- thou dost speak unto all the wise of heart, whom I have filled with a spirit of wisdom, and they have made the garments of Aaron to sanctify him for his being priest to Me.
And all the wise men, who are doing all the work of the sanctuary, come each from his work which they are doing,
Give for yourselves men, wise and intelligent, and known to your tribes, and I set them for your heads;
'And I take the heads of your tribes, men, wise and known, and I appoint them heads over you, princes of thousands, and princes of hundreds, and princes of fifties, and princes of tens, and authorities, for your tribes.
and ye have kept and done them (for it is your wisdom and your understanding) before the eyes of the peoples who hear all these statutes, and they have said, Only, a people wise and understanding is this great nation.
Thou dost not turn aside judgment; thou dost not discern faces, nor take a bribe, for the bribe blindeth the eyes of the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.
To Jehovah do ye act thus, O people foolish and not wise? Is not He thy father -- thy possessor? He made thee, and doth establish thee.
If they were wise -- They deal wisely with this; They attend to their latter end:
The wise ones, her princesses, answer her, Yea, she returneth her sayings to herself:
And Amnon hath a friend, and his name is Jonadab, son of Shimeah, David's brother, and Jonadab is a very wise man,
and Joab sendeth to Tekoah, and taketh thence a wise woman, and saith unto her, 'Feign thyself a mourner, I pray thee, and put on, I pray thee, garments of mourning, and anoint not thyself with oil, and thou hast been as a woman these many days mourning for the dead,
in order to bring round the appearance of the thing hath thy servant Joab done this thing, and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of a messenger of God, to know all that is in the land.'
And a wise woman calleth out of the city, 'Hear, hear; say, I pray you, unto Joab, Come near hither, and I speak unto thee.'
and now, acquit him not, for a wise man thou art, and thou hast known that which thou dost to him, and hast brought down his old age with blood to Sheol.'
lo, I have done according to thy words; lo, I have given to thee a heart, wise and understanding, that like thee there hath not been before thee, and after thee there doth not arise like thee;
And it cometh to pass at Hiram's hearing the words of Solomon, that he rejoiceth exceedingly, and saith, 'Blessed is Jehovah to-day, who hath given to David a wise son over this numerous people.'
And now, send to me a wise man to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and knowing to grave gravings with the wise men who are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father prepared;
And Huram saith, 'Blessed is Jehovah, God of Israel, who made the heavens and the earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, knowing wisdom and understanding, who doth build a house for Jehovah, and a house for his kingdom.
'And now, I have sent a wise man having understanding, of Huram my father,
(son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father a man of Tyre), knowing to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stones, and in wood, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson, and to grave any graving, and to devise any device that is given to him, with thy wise men, and the wise men of my lord David thy father.
And the king saith to wise men, knowing the times -- for so is the word of the king before all knowing law and judgment,
and Haman recounteth to Zeresh his wife, and to all his friends, all that hath met him, and his wise men say to him, and Zeresh his wife, 'If Mordecai is of the seed of the Jews, before whom thou hast begun to fall, thou art not able for him, but dost certainly fall before him.'
Capturing the wise in their subtilty, And the counsel of wrestling ones was hastened,
'Doth a rush wise without mire? A reed increase without water?
Wise in heart and strong in power -- Who hath hardened toward Him and is at peace?
Doth a wise man answer with vain knowledge? And fill with an east wind his belly?
Which the wise declare -- And have not hid -- from their fathers.
To God is a man profitable, Because a wise man to himself is profitable?
What -- thou hast given counsel to the unwise, And wise plans in abundance made known.
The multitude are not wise, Nor do the aged understand judgment.
Hear, O wise men, my words, And, O knowing ones, give ear to me.
Therefore do men fear Him, He seeth not any of the wise of heart.
Jehovah from the heavens Hath looked on the sons of men, To see if there is a wise one -- seeking God.
The law of Jehovah is perfect, refreshing the soul, The testimonies of Jehovah are stedfast, Making wise the simple,
My mouth speaketh wise things, And the meditations of my heart are things of understanding.
For he seeth wise men die, Together the foolish and brutish perish, And have left to others their wealth.
To bind his chiefs at his pleasure, And his elders he maketh wise.
Who is wise, and observeth these? They understand the kind acts of Jehovah!
(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.)
For understanding a proverb and its sweetness, Words of the wise and their acute sayings.
Be not wise in thine own eyes, Fear Jehovah, and turn aside from evil.
Honour do the wise inherit, And fools are bearing away shame!
Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise;
Hear instruction, and be wise, and slight not.
Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee, Give reproof to the wise, and he loveth thee.
Give to the wise, and he is wiser still, Make known to the righteous, And he increaseth learning.
If thou hast been wise, thou hast been wise for thyself, And thou hast scorned -- thyself bearest it.
Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son is an affliction to his mother.
Whoso is gathering in summer is a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest is a son causing shame.
The wise in heart accepteth commands, And a talkative fool kicketh.
The wise lay up knowledge, and the mouth of a fool is near ruin.
In the abundance of words transgression ceaseth not, And whoso is restraining his lips is wise.
Whoso is troubling his own house inheriteth wind, And a servant is the fool to the wise of heart.
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And whoso is taking souls is wise.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, And whoso is hearkening to counsel is wise.
A rash speaker is like piercings of a sword, And the tongue of the wise is healing.
A wise son -- the instruction of a father, And a scorner -- he hath not heard rebuke.
The law of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from snares of death.
Whoso is walking with wise men is wise, And a companion of fools suffereth evil.
Every wise woman hath builded her house, And the foolish with her hands breaketh it down.
In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride, And the lips of the wise preserve them.
The wise is fearing and turning from evil, And a fool is transgressing and is confident.
The crown of the wise is their wealth, The folly of fools is folly.
The favour of a king is to a wise servant, And an object of his wrath is one causing shame!
The tongue of the wise maketh knowledge good, And the mouth of fools uttereth folly.
The lips of the wise scatter knowledge, And the heart of fools is not right.
A scorner loveth not his reprover, Unto the wise he goeth not.
A wise son rejoiceth a father. And a foolish man is despising his mother.
A path of life is on high for the wise, To turn aside from Sheol beneath.
An ear that is hearing the reproof of life Doth lodge among the wise.
The fury of a king is messengers of death, And a wise man pacifieth it.
The wise in any matter findeth good, And whoso is trusting in Jehovah, O his happiness.
To the wise in heart is called, 'Intelligent,' And sweetness of lips increaseth learning.
The heart of the wise causeth his mouth to act wisely, And by his lips he increaseth learning,
A wise servant ruleth over a son causing shame, And in the midst of brethren He apportioneth an inheritance.
Even a fool keeping silence is reckoned wise, He who is shutting his lips intelligent!
The heart of the intelligent getteth knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
Hear counsel and receive instruction, So that thou art wise in thy latter end.
Wine is a scorner -- strong drink is noisy, And any going astray in it is not wise.
A wise king is scattering the wicked, And turneth back on them the wheel.
When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise, And in giving understanding to the wise He receiveth knowledge.
A treasure to be desired, and oil, Is in the habitation of the wise, And a foolish man swalloweth it up.
A city of the mighty hath the wise gone up, And bringeth down the strength of its confidence.
Incline thine ear, and hear words of the wise, And thy heart set to my knowledge,
My son, if thy heart hath been wise, My heart rejoiceth, even mine,
Hear thou, my son, and be wise, And make happy in the way thy heart,
The father of the righteous rejoiceth greatly, The begetter of the wise rejoiceth in him.
Mighty is the wise in strength, And a man of knowledge is strengthening power,
These also are for the wise: -- To discern faces in judgment is not good.
A ring of gold, and an ornament of pure gold, Is the wise reprover to an attentive ear.
Answer a fool according to his folly, Lest he be wise in his own eyes.
Thou hast seen a man wise in his own eyes, More hope of a fool than of him!
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