Scriptures on Wisdom

Scriptures on Wisdom

Scriptures on Wisdom

If you want to know what Scripture says about wisdom, some good Bible verses are listed below.

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James 3:17

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.

Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Psalm 90:12

So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

Proverbs 16:23

The heart of the wise teaches his mouth, And adds learning to his lips.

James 1:5-6

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind.

Romans 11:33

Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out!

1 Corinthians 1:21

For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through wisdom did not know God, it pleased God through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe.

Ecclesiastes 12:1

Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, Before the difficult days come, And the years draw near when you say, “I have no pleasure in them.”

Revelation 7:12

Saying: “Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom, Thanksgiving and honor and power and might, Be to our God forever and ever. Amen.”

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Colossians 4:5

Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time.


Scriptural Books on Wisdom

Here are some helpful books for learning more about what Scripture teaches on the topic of wisdom. Click on a book below to see pricing and reviews.

The Wisdom Books
Wisdom of Solomon
God's Wisdom for Your Every Need
Wisdom of the Carpenter