Genesis 3:6 When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
Genesis 41:8 Now in the morning his spirit was troubled, so he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt, and all its wise men. And Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was no one who could interpret them to Pharaoh.
Genesis 41:33 “Now let Pharaoh look for a man discerning and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.
Genesis 41:39 So Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Since God has informed you of all this, there is no one so discerning and wise as you are.
Exodus 1:10 “Come, let us deal wisely with them, or else they will multiply and in the event of war, they will also join themselves to those who hate us, and fight against us and depart from the land.”
Exodus 7:11 Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and the sorcerers, and they also, the magicians of Egypt, did the same with their secret arts.
Exodus 28:3 “You shall speak to all the skillful persons whom I have endowed with the spirit of wisdom, that they make Aaron’s garments to consecrate him, that he may minister as priest to Me.
Exodus 31:3 “I have filled him with the Spirit of God in wisdom, in understanding, in knowledge, and in all kinds of craftsmanship,
Exodus 35:31 “And He has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding and in knowledge and in all craftsmanship;
Deuteronomy 1:13 ~’Choose wise and discerning and experienced men from your tribes, and I will appoint them as your heads.’
Deuteronomy 1:15 “So I took the heads of your tribes, wise and experienced men, and appointed them heads over you, leaders of thousands and of hundreds, of fifties and of tens, and officers for your tribes.
Deuteronomy 4:6 “So keep and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes and say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’
Deuteronomy 16:19 “You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.
Deuteronomy 32:29 “Would that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would discern their future!
Deuteronomy 34:9 Now Joshua the son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him; and the sons of Israel listened to him and did as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Judges 5:29 “Her wise princesses would answer her, Indeed she repeats her words to herself,
1 Samuel 18:30 Then the commanders of the Philistines went out to battle, and it happened as often as they went out, that David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants of Saul. So his name was highly esteemed.
2 Samuel 14:2 So Joab sent to Tekoa and brought a wise woman from there and said to her, “Please pretend to be a mourner, and put on mourning garments now, and do not anoint yourself with oil, but be like a woman who has been mourning for the dead many days;
2 Samuel 14:20 in order to change the appearance of things your servant Joab has done this thing. But my lord is wise, like the wisdom of the angel of God, to know all that is in the earth.”
2 Samuel 20:16 Then a wise woman called from the city, “Hear, hear! Please tell Joab, ‘Come here that I may speak with you.'”
2 Samuel 20:22 Then the woman wisely came to all the people. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri and threw it to Joab. So he blew the trumpet, and they were dispersed from the city, each to his tent. Joab also returned to the king at Jerusalem.
1 Kings 2:6 “So act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray hair go down to Sheol in peace.
1 Kings 2:9 “Now therefore, do not let him go unpunished, for you are a wise man; and you will know what you ought to do to him, and you will bring his gray hair down to Sheol with blood.”
1 Kings 3:12 behold, I have done according to your words. Behold, I have given you a wise and discerning heart, so that there has been no one like you before you, nor shall one like you arise after you.
1 Kings 3:28 When all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice.
1 Kings 4:29 Now God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment and breadth of mind, like the sand that is on the seashore.
1 Kings 4:30 Solomon’s wisdom surpassed the wisdom of all the sons of the east and all the wisdom of Egypt.
1 Kings 4:34 Men came from all peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all the kings of the earth who had heard of his wisdom.
1 Kings 5:7 When Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly and said, “Blessed be the LORD today, who has given to David a wise son over this great people.”
1 Kings 5:12 The LORD gave wisdom to Solomon, just as He promised him; and there was peace between Hiram and Solomon, and the two of them made a covenant.
1 Kings 7:14 He was a widow’s son from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in bronze; and he was filled with wisdom and understanding and skill for doing any work in bronze. So he came to King Solomon and performed all his work.
1 Kings 10:4 When the queen of Sheba perceived all the wisdom of Solomon, the house that he had built,
1 Kings 10:6 Then she said to the king, “It was a true report which I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.
1 Kings 10:7 “Nevertheless I did not believe the reports, until I came and my eyes had seen it. And behold, the half was not told me. You exceed in wisdom and prosperity the report which I heard.
1 Kings 10:8 “How blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.
1 Kings 10:23 So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and in wisdom.
1 Kings 10:24 All the earth was seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.
1 Kings 11:41 Now the rest of the acts of Solomon and whatever he did, and his wisdom, are they not written in the book of the acts of Solomon?
2 Chronicles 1:10 “Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this great people of Yours?”
2 Chronicles 1:11 God said to Solomon, “Because you had this in mind, and did not ask for riches, wealth or honor, or the life of those who hate you, nor have you even asked for long life, but you have asked for yourself wisdom and knowledge that you may rule My people over whom I have made you king,
2 Chronicles 1:12 wisdom and knowledge have been granted to you. And I will give you riches and wealth and honor, such as none of the kings who were before you has possessed nor those who will come after you.”
2 Chronicles 2:12 Then Huram continued, “Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, who will build a house for the LORD and a royal palace for himself.
2 Chronicles 9:3 When the queen of Sheba had seen the wisdom of Solomon, the house which he had built,
2 Chronicles 9:5 Then she said to the king, “It was a true report which I heard in my own land about your words and your wisdom.
2 Chronicles 9:6 “Nevertheless I did not believe their reports until I came and my eyes had seen it. And behold, the half of the greatness of your wisdom was not told me. You surpass the report that I heard.
2 Chronicles 9:7 “How blessed are your men, how blessed are these your servants who stand before you continually and hear your wisdom.
2 Chronicles 9:22 So King Solomon became greater than all the kings of the earth in riches and wisdom.
2 Chronicles 9:23 And all the kings of the earth were seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart.
2 Chronicles 11:23 He acted wisely and distributed some of his sons through all the territories of Judah and Benjamin to all the fortified cities, and he gave them food in abundance. And he sought many wives for them.
Ezra 7:25 “You, Ezra, according to the wisdom of your God which is in your hand, appoint magistrates and judges that they may judge all the people who are in the province beyond the River, even all those who know the laws of your God; and you may teach anyone who is ignorant of them.
Esther 1:13 Then the king said to the wise men who understood the times—for it was the custom of the king so to speak before all who knew law and justice
Esther 6:13 Haman recounted to Zeresh his wife and all his friends everything that had happened to him. Then his wise men and Zeresh his wife said to him, “If Mordecai, before whom you have begun to fall, is of Jewish origin, you will not overcome him, but will surely fall before him.”
Job 4:21 ‘Is not their tent-cord plucked up within them? They die, yet without wisdom.’
Job 5:13 “He captures the wise by their own shrewdness, And the advice of the cunning is quickly thwarted.
Job 9:4 “Wise in heart and mighty in strength, Who has defied Him without harm?
Job 11:6 And show you the secrets of wisdom! For sound wisdom has two sides. Know then that God forgets a part of your iniquity.
Job 12:2 “Truly then you are the people, And with you wisdom will die!
Job 12:12 “Wisdom is with aged men, With long life is understanding.
Job 12:13 “With Him are wisdom and might; To Him belong counsel and understanding.
Job 12:16 “With Him are strength and sound wisdom, The misled and the misleader belong to Him.
Job 13:5 “O that you would be completely silent, And that it would become your wisdom!
Job 15:2 “Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge And fill himself with the east wind?
Job 15:8 “Do you hear the secret counsel of God, And limit wisdom to yourself?
Job 15:18 What wise men have told, And have not concealed from their fathers,
Job 17:10 “But come again all of you now, For I do not find a wise man among you.
Job 22:2 “Can a vigorous man be of use to God, Or a wise man be useful to himself?
Job 26:3 “What counsel you have given to one without wisdom! What helpful insight you have abundantly provided!
Job 28:12 “But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?
Job 28:18 “Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.
Job 28:20 “Where then does wisdom come from? And where is the place of understanding?
Job 28:28 “And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'”
Job 32:7 “I thought age should speak, And increased years should teach wisdom.
Job 32:9 “The abundant in years may not be wise, Nor may elders understand justice.
Job 32:13 “Do not say, ‘We have found wisdom; God will rout him, not man.’
Job 33:33 “If not, listen to me; Keep silent, and I will teach you wisdom.”
Job 34:2 “Hear my words, you wise men, And listen to me, you who know.
Job 34:34 “Men of understanding will say to me, And a wise man who hears me,
Job 34:35 ‘Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom.
Job 37:24 “Therefore men fear Him; He does not regard any who are wise of heart.”
Job 38:36 “Who has put wisdom in the innermost being Or given understanding to the mind?
Job 38:37 “Who can count the clouds by wisdom, Or tip the water jars of the heavens,
Job 39:17 Because God has made her forget wisdom, And has not given her a share of understanding.
Psalm 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
Psalm 36:3 The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.
Psalm 37:30 The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.
Psalm 49:3 My mouth will speak wisdom, And the meditation of my heart will be understanding.
Psalm 49:10 For he sees that even wise men die; The stupid and the senseless alike perish And leave their wealth to others.
Psalm 51:6 Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, And in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom.
Psalm 90:12 So teach us to number our days, That we may present to You a heart of wisdom.
Psalm 104:24 O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.
Psalm 105:22 To imprison his princes at will, That he might teach his elders wisdom.
Psalm 107:43 Who is wise? Let him give heed to these things, And consider the lovingkindnesses of the LORD.
Psalm 111:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.
Proverbs 1:2 To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding,
Proverbs 1:3 To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity;
Proverbs 1:5 A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
Proverbs 1:6 To understand a proverb and a figure, The words of the wise and their riddles.
Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverbs 1:20 Wisdom shouts in the street, She lifts her voice in the square;
Proverbs 2:2 Make your ear attentive to wisdom, Incline your heart to understanding;
Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Proverbs 2:7 He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk in integrity,
Proverbs 2:10 For wisdom will enter your heart And knowledge will be pleasant to your soul;
Proverbs 3:7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
Proverbs 3:13 How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding.
Proverbs 3:19 The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.
Proverbs 3:21 My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion,
Proverbs 3:35 The wise will inherit honor, But fools display dishonor.
Proverbs 4:5 Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.
Proverbs 4:7 “The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding.
Proverbs 4:11 I have directed you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in upright paths.
Proverbs 5:1 My son, give attention to my wisdom, Incline your ear to my understanding;
Proverbs 6:6 Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,
Proverbs 7:4 Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” And call understanding your intimate friend;
Proverbs 8:1 Does not wisdom call, And understanding lift up her voice?
Proverbs 8:5 “O naive ones, understand prudence; And, O fools, understand wisdom.
Proverbs 8:11 “For wisdom is better than jewels; And all desirable things cannot compare with her.
Proverbs 8:12 “I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, And I find knowledge and discretion.
Proverbs 8:14 “Counsel is mine and sound wisdom; I am understanding, power is mine.
Proverbs 8:33 “Heed instruction and be wise, And do not neglect it.
Proverbs 9:1 Wisdom has built her house, She has hewn out her seven pillars;
Proverbs 9:8 Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you.
Proverbs 9:9 Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning.
Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Proverbs 9:12 If you are wise, you are wise for yourself, And if you scoff, you alone will bear it.
Proverbs 10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
Proverbs 10:5 He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
Proverbs 10:8 The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.
Proverbs 10:13 On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.
Proverbs 10:14 Wise men store up knowledge, But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.
Proverbs 10:19 When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.
Proverbs 10:23 Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
Proverbs 10:31 The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.
Proverbs 11:2 When pride comes, then comes dishonor, But with the humble is wisdom.
Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is wise wins souls.
Proverbs 12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.
Proverbs 12:18 There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Proverbs 13:1 A wise son accepts his father’s discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
Proverbs 13:10 Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.
Proverbs 13:14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.
Proverbs 13:20 He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Proverbs 14:1 The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.
Proverbs 14:3 In the mouth of the foolish is a rod for his back, But the lips of the wise will protect them.
Proverbs 14:6 A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.
Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way, But the foolishness of fools is deceit.
Proverbs 14:16 A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.
Proverbs 14:24 The crown of the wise is their riches, But the folly of fools is foolishness.
Proverbs 14:33 Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, But in the hearts of fools it is made known.
Proverbs 14:35 The king’s favor is toward a servant who acts wisely, But his anger is toward him who acts shamefully.
Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable, But the mouth of fools spouts folly.
Proverbs 15:7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge, But the hearts of fools are not so.
Proverbs 15:12 A scoffer does not love one who reproves him, He will not go to the wise.
Proverbs 15:20 A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 15:24 The path of life leads upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below.
Proverbs 15:31 He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise.
Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the LORD is the instruction for wisdom, And before honor comes humility.
Proverbs 16:14 The fury of a king is like messengers of death, But a wise man will appease it.
Proverbs 16:16 How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
Proverbs 16:21 The wise in heart will be called understanding, And sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.
Proverbs 16:23 The heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
Proverbs 17:2 A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.
Proverbs 17:16 Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?
Proverbs 17:24 Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding, But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.
Proverbs 17:28 Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is considered wise; When he closes his lips, he is considered prudent.
Proverbs 18:1 He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He quarrels against all sound wisdom.
Proverbs 18:4 The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters; The fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.
Proverbs 18:15 The mind of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
Proverbs 19:8 He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.
Proverbs 19:20 Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.
Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is intoxicated by it is not wise.
Proverbs 20:18 Prepare plans by consultation, And make war by wise guidance.
Proverbs 20:26 A wise king winnows the wicked, And drives the threshing wheel over them.
Proverbs 21:11 When the scoffer is punished, the naive becomes wise; But when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
Proverbs 21:20 There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up.
Proverbs 21:22 A wise man scales the city of the mighty And brings down the stronghold in which they trust.
Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.
Proverbs 22:17 Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;
Proverbs 23:9 Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words.
Proverbs 23:15 My son, if your heart is wise, My own heart also will be glad;
Proverbs 23:19 Listen, my son, and be wise, And direct your heart in the way.
Proverbs 23:23 Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.
Proverbs 23:24 The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, And he who sires a wise son will be glad in him.
Proverbs 24:3 By wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established;
Proverbs 24:5 A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.
Proverbs 24:6 For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors there is victory.
Proverbs 24:7 Wisdom is too exalted for a fool, He does not open his mouth in the gate.
Proverbs 24:14 Know that wisdom is thus for your soul; If you find it, then there will be a future, And your hope will not be cut off.
Proverbs 24:23 These also are sayings of the wise. To show partiality in judgment is not good.
Proverbs 25:12 Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold Is a wise reprover to a listening ear.
Proverbs 26:5 Answer a fool as his folly deserves, That he not be wise in his own eyes.
Proverbs 26:12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 27:11 Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, That I may reply to him who reproaches me.
Proverbs 28:11 The rich man is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding sees through him.
Proverbs 28:26 He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But he who walks wisely will be delivered.
Proverbs 29:3 A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad, But he who keeps company with harlots wastes his wealth.
Proverbs 29:8 Scorners set a city aflame, But wise men turn away anger.
Proverbs 29:9 When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, The foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.
Proverbs 29:11 A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.
Proverbs 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.
Proverbs 30:3 Neither have I learned wisdom, Nor do I have the knowledge of the Holy One.
Proverbs 30:24 Four things are small on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise:
Proverbs 31:26 She opens her mouth in wisdom, And the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.
Ecclesiastes 1:13 And I set my mind to seek and explore by wisdom concerning all that has been done under heaven. It is a grievous task which God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.
Ecclesiastes 1:16 I said to myself, “Behold, I have magnified and increased wisdom more than all who were over Jerusalem before me; and my mind has observed a wealth of wisdom and knowledge.”
Ecclesiastes 1:17 And I set my mind to know wisdom and to know madness and folly; I realized that this also is striving after wind.
Ecclesiastes 1:18 Because in much wisdom there is much grief, and increasing knowledge results in increasing pain.
Ecclesiastes 2:3 I explored with my mind how to stimulate my body with wine while my mind was guiding me wisely, and how to take hold of folly, until I could see what good there is for the sons of men to do under heaven the few years of their lives.
Ecclesiastes 2:9 Then I became great and increased more than all who preceded me in Jerusalem. My wisdom also stood by me.
Ecclesiastes 2:12 So I turned to consider wisdom, madness and folly; for what will the man do who will come after the king except what has already been done?
Ecclesiastes 2:13 And I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness.
Ecclesiastes 2:14 The wise man’s eyes are in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. And yet I know that one fate befalls them both.
Ecclesiastes 2:15 Then I said to myself, “As is the fate of the fool, it will also befall me. Why then have I been extremely wise?” So I said to myself, “This too is vanity.”
Ecclesiastes 2:16 For there is no lasting remembrance of the wise man as with the fool, inasmuch as in the coming days all will be forgotten. And how the wise man and the fool alike die!
Ecclesiastes 2:19 And who knows whether he will be a wise man or a fool? Yet he will have control over all the fruit of my labor for which I have labored by acting wisely under the sun. This too is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 2:21 When there is a man who has labored with wisdom, knowledge and skill, then he gives his legacy to one who has not labored with them. This too is vanity and a great evil.
Ecclesiastes 2:26 For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God’s sight. This too is vanity and striving after wind.
Ecclesiastes 4:13 A poor yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive instruction.
Ecclesiastes 6:8 For what advantage does the wise man have over the fool? What advantage does the poor man have, knowing how to walk before the living?
Ecclesiastes 7:4 The mind of the wise is in the house of mourning, While the mind of fools is in the house of pleasure.
Ecclesiastes 7:5 It is better to listen to the rebuke of a wise man Than for one to listen to the song of fools.
Ecclesiastes 7:7 For oppression makes a wise man mad, And a bribe corrupts the heart.
Ecclesiastes 7:10 Do not say, “Why is it that the former days were better than these?” For it is not from wisdom that you ask about this.
Ecclesiastes 7:11 Wisdom along with an inheritance is good And an advantage to those who see the sun.
Ecclesiastes 7:12 For wisdom is protection just as money is protection, But the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the lives of its possessors.
Ecclesiastes 7:16 Do not be excessively righteous and do not be overly wise. Why should you ruin yourself?
Ecclesiastes 7:19 Wisdom strengthens a wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.
Ecclesiastes 7:23 I tested all this with wisdom, and I said, “I will be wise,” but it was far from me.
Ecclesiastes 7:25 I directed my mind to know, to investigate and to seek wisdom and an explanation, and to know the evil of folly and the foolishness of madness.
Ecclesiastes 8:1 Who is like the wise man and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man’s wisdom illumines him and causes his stern face to beam.
Ecclesiastes 8:5 He who keeps a royal command experiences no trouble, for a wise heart knows the proper time and procedure.
Ecclesiastes 8:16 When I gave my heart to know wisdom and to see the task which has been done on the earth (even though one should never sleep day or night),
Ecclesiastes 8:17 and I saw every work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work which has been done under the sun. Even though man should seek laboriously, he will not discover; and though the wise man should say, “I know,” he cannot discover.
Ecclesiastes 9:1 For I have taken all this to my heart and explain it that righteous men, wise men, and their deeds are in the hand of God. Man does not know whether it will be love or hatred; anything awaits him.
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.
Ecclesiastes 9:11 I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.
Ecclesiastes 9:13 Also this I came to see as wisdom under the sun, and it impressed me.
Ecclesiastes 9:15 But there was found in it a poor wise man and he delivered the city by his wisdom. Yet no one remembered that poor man.
Ecclesiastes 9:16 So I said, “Wisdom is better than strength.” But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.
Ecclesiastes 9:17 The words of the wise heard in quietness are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.
Ecclesiastes 9:18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.
Ecclesiastes 10:1 Dead flies make a perfumer’s oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.
Ecclesiastes 10:2 A wise man’s heart directs him toward the right, but the foolish man’s heart directs him toward the left.
Ecclesiastes 10:10 If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength. Wisdom has the advantage of giving success.
Ecclesiastes 10:12 Words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, while the lips of a fool consume him;
Ecclesiastes 12:9 In addition to being a wise man, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, searched out and arranged many proverbs.
Ecclesiastes 12:11 The words of wise men are like goads, and masters of these collections are like well-driven nails; they are given by one Shepherd.
Isaiah 5:21 Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes And clever in their own sight!
Isaiah 10:13 For he has said, “By the power of my hand and by my wisdom I did this, For I have understanding; And I removed the boundaries of the peoples And plundered their treasures, And like a mighty man I brought down their inhabitants,
Isaiah 11:2 The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.
Isaiah 19:11 The princes of Zoan are mere fools; The advice of Pharaoh’s wisest advisers has become stupid. How can you men say to Pharaoh, “I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings”?
Isaiah 19:12 Well then, where are your wise men? Please let them tell you, And let them understand what the LORD of hosts Has purposed against Egypt.
Isaiah 28:29 This also comes from the LORD of hosts, Who has made His counsel wonderful and His wisdom great.
Isaiah 29:14 Therefore behold, I will once again deal marvelously with this people, wondrously marvelous; And the wisdom of their wise men will perish, And the discernment of their discerning men will be concealed.”
Isaiah 31:2 Yet He also is wise and will bring disaster And does not retract His words, But will arise against the house of evildoers And against the help of the workers of iniquity.
Isaiah 33:6 And He will be the stability of your times, A wealth of salvation, wisdom and knowledge; The fear of the LORD is his treasure.
Isaiah 44:25 Causing the omens of boasters to fail, Making fools out of diviners, Causing wise men to draw back And turning their knowledge into foolishness,
Isaiah 47:10 “You felt secure in your wickedness and said, ‘No one sees me,’ Your wisdom and your knowledge, they have deluded you; For you have said in your heart, ‘I am, and there is no one besides me.’
Jeremiah 8:8 “How can you say, ‘We are wise, And the law of the LORD is with us’? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes Has made it into a lie.
Jeremiah 8:9 “The wise men are put to shame, They are dismayed and caught; Behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, And what kind of wisdom do they have?
Jeremiah 9:12 Who is the wise man that may understand this? And who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD has spoken, that he may declare it? Why is the land ruined, laid waste like a desert, so that no one passes through?
Jeremiah 9:23 Thus says the LORD, “Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches;
Jeremiah 10:7 Who would not fear You, O King of the nations? Indeed it is Your due! For among all the wise men of the nations And in all their kingdoms, There is none like You.
Jeremiah 10:12 It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom; And by His understanding He has stretched out the heavens.
Jeremiah 23:5 “Behold, the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.
Jeremiah 49:7 Concerning Edom. Thus says the LORD of hosts, “Is there no longer any wisdom in Teman? Has good counsel been lost to the prudent? Has their wisdom decayed?
Jeremiah 50:35 “A sword against the Chaldeans,” declares the LORD, “And against the inhabitants of Babylon And against her officials and her wise men!
Jeremiah 51:15 It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom, And by His understanding He stretched out the heavens.
Jeremiah 51:57 “I will make her princes and her wise men drunk, Her governors, her prefects and her mighty men, That they may sleep a perpetual sleep and not wake up,” Declares the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts.
Ezekiel 27:8 “The inhabitants of Sidon and Arvad were your rowers; Your wise men, O Tyre, were aboard; they were your pilots.
Ezekiel 27:9 “The elders of Gebal and her wise men were with you repairing your seams; All the ships of the sea and their sailors were with you in order to deal in your merchandise.
Ezekiel 28:4 “By your wisdom and understanding You have acquired riches for yourself And have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries.
Ezekiel 28:5 “By your great wisdom, by your trade You have increased your riches And your heart is lifted up because of your riches—
Ezekiel 28:7 Therefore, behold, I will bring strangers upon you, The most ruthless of the nations. And they will draw their swords Against the beauty of your wisdom And defile your splendor.
Ezekiel 28:12 “Son of man, take up a lamentation over the king of Tyre and say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “You had the seal of perfection, Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.
Ezekiel 28:17 “Your heart was lifted up because of your beauty; You corrupted your wisdom by reason of your splendor. I cast you to the ground; I put you before kings, That they may see you.
Daniel 1:4 youths in whom was no defect, who were good-looking, showing intelligence in every branch of wisdom, endowed with understanding and discerning knowledge, and who had ability for serving in the king’s court; and he ordered him to teach them the literature and language of the Chaldeans.
Daniel 1:17 As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every branch of literature and wisdom; Daniel even understood all kinds of visions and dreams.
Daniel 1:20 As for every matter of wisdom and understanding about which the king consulted them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and conjurers who were in all his realm.
Daniel 2:12 Because of this the king became indignant and very furious and gave orders to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 2:13 So the decree went forth that the wise men should be slain; and they looked for Daniel and his friends to kill them.
Daniel 2:14 Then Daniel replied with discretion and discernment to Arioch, the captain of the king’s bodyguard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon;
Daniel 2:18 so that they might request compassion from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his friends would not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 2:20 Daniel said, “Let the name of God be blessed forever and ever, For wisdom and power belong to Him.
Daniel 2:21 “It is He who changes the times and the epochs; He removes kings and establishes kings; He gives wisdom to wise men And knowledge to men of understanding.
Daniel 2:23 “To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, For You have given me wisdom and power; Even now You have made known to me what we requested of You, For You have made known to us the king’s matter.”
Daniel 2:24 Therefore, Daniel went in to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon; he went and spoke to him as follows: “Do not destroy the wise men of Babylon! Take me into the king’s presence, and I will declare the interpretation to the king.”
Daniel 2:27 Daniel answered before the king and said, “As for the mystery about which the king has inquired, neither wise men, conjurers, magicians nor diviners are able to declare it to the king.
Daniel 2:30 “But as for me, this mystery has not been revealed to me for any wisdom residing in me more than in any other living man, but for the purpose of making the interpretation known to the king, and that you may understand the thoughts of your mind.
Daniel 2:48 Then the king promoted Daniel and gave him many great gifts, and he made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 4:6 “So I gave orders to bring into my presence all the wise men of Babylon, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream.
Daniel 4:18 ~’This is the dream which I, King Nebuchadnezzar, have seen. Now you, Belteshazzar, tell me its interpretation, inasmuch as none of the wise men of my kingdom is able to make known to me the interpretation; but you are able, for a spirit of the holy gods is in you.’
Daniel 5:7 The king called aloud to bring in the conjurers, the Chaldeans and the diviners. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, “Any man who can read this inscription and explain its interpretation to me shall be clothed with purple and have a necklace of gold around his neck, and have authority as third ruler in the kingdom.”
Daniel 5:8 Then all the king’s wise men came in, but they could not read the inscription or make known its interpretation to the king.
Daniel 5:11 “There is a man in your kingdom in whom is a spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of your father, illumination, insight and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him. And King Nebuchadnezzar, your father, your father the king, appointed him chief of the magicians, conjurers, Chaldeans and diviners.
Daniel 5:14 “Now I have heard about you that a spirit of the gods is in you, and that illumination, insight and extraordinary wisdom have been found in you.
Daniel 5:15 “Just now the wise men and the conjurers were brought in before me that they might read this inscription and make its interpretation known to me, but they could not declare the interpretation of the message.
Hosea 13:13 The pains of childbirth come upon him; He is not a wise son, For it is not the time that he should delay at the opening of the womb.
Hosea 14:9 Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them. For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.
Obadiah 1:8 “Will I not on that day,” declares the LORD, “Destroy wise men from Edom And understanding from the mountain of Esau?
Micah 6:9 The voice of the LORD will call to the city— And it is sound wisdom to fear Your name: “Hear, O tribe. Who has appointed its time?
Zechariah 9:2 And Hamath also, which borders on it; Tyre and Sidon, though they are very wise.
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