Bible Verses About Wisdom

Collection of Biblical Verses focused on Wisdom.

Bible Verses About Wisdom

Job 12:12

12 “With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.”

Psalm 37:30

30 “The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.”

Proverbs 1:7

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”

Proverbs 3:7

“Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.”

Proverbs 3:13-18

13 “Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.”

14 “For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.”

15 “She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.”

16 “Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.”

17 “Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.”

18 “She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.”

Proverbs 4:6-7

6 “Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.”

7 Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.”

Proverbs 10:23

23 “It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.”

Proverbs 12:15

15 “The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.”

Proverbs 13:1

13 “A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.”

Proverbs 14:1

14 “Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.”

Proverbs 15:12

12 “A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise.”

Proverbs 17:27-28

27 “He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.”

28 “Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.”

Proverbs 18:15

15 “The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.”

Proverbs 19:20

20 “Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.”

Proverbs 29:11

11 “A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.”

Ecclesiastes 2:26

26 “For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.”

Ecclesiastes 8:1

“Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? a man’s wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed.”

1 Corinthians 1:25

25 “Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.”

1 Corinthians 1:30

30 “But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:”

Ephesians 5:15-17

15 “See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,”

16 “Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.”

17 “Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.”

Colossians 2:2-3

“That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;”

“In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.”

Colossians 3:16

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.”

James 1:5

“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.”

James 3:17

17 “But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.”



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