Bible Verses About Wisdom—Learn the Path to Gaining Wisdom

Everyone wants to become wise. In order to gain wisdom, some people study all kinds of knowledge, because they think that the more knowledge they have, the wiser they are. Is this really the case? In real life, we can discover that the more knowledge people have, the more arrogant and self-conceited they become, to the extent that they submit to no one; the more knowledge people have, the more ambitious and greedier they are; the more knowledge they have, the further they stray from God, and the eviler and more degenerate they become and in the end, they may walk on a path of no return. So, where does true wisdom come from, and how can we gain true wisdom? The following Bible verses about wisdom will show you the way to gain wisdom.

Bible Verses About Wisdom, how to get wisdom

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What Is The True Source of Human Wisdom?


The Source of Wisdom

Many people want to know where wisdom comes from. Read and ponder the following Bible verses to find the source of wisdom.

Psalm 19:7
The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 147:5
Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.

Proverbs 2:6
For the LORD gives wisdom: out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 23:23
Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

1 Corinthians 1:24
But to them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

Jeremiah 51:15
He has made the earth by his power, he has established the world by his wisdom, and has stretched out the heaven by his understanding.

Daniel 2:20
Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for ever and ever: for wisdom and might are his:

Daniel 2:21
And he changes the times and the seasons: he removes kings, and sets up kings: he gives wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

Job 28:23
God understands the way thereof, and he knows the place thereof.


Extended reading: What Is The True Source of Human Wisdom?


The Benefits of Wisdom

If we have wisdom, we can see through something. It will greatly benefit our faith and life. So, what exactly are the benefits of wisdom? The following verses will give you the answer.


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Proverbs 24:3
Through wisdom is an house built; and by understanding it is established:

Proverbs 24:5
A wise man is strong; yes, a man of knowledge increases strength.

Proverbs 25:12
As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover on an obedient ear.

Proverbs 28:26
He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.

Proverbs 29:11
A fool utters all his mind: but a wise man keeps it in till afterwards.

Psalm 101:2
I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when will you come to me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.

Ecclesiastes 7:5
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

Ecclesiastes 7:19
Wisdom strengthens the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city.

Ecclesiastes 8:5
Whoever keeps the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man’s heart discerns both time and judgment.

Ecclesiastes 9:18
Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroys much good.

Ecclesiastes 10:10
If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct.

Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

Proverbs 2:16
To deliver you from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flatters with her words;

Proverbs 2:20
That you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

Proverbs 3:13-14
Happy is the man that finds wisdom, and the man that gets understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.

Daniel 12:3
And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

Daniel 12:9-10
And he said, Go your way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.

Job 28:15
It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.

Proverbs 3:35
The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

Proverbs 4:6
Forsake her not, and she shall preserve you: love her, and she shall keep you.


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How to Get Wisdom

It is said in the Bible, “The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom.” Only if we fear God do we have wisdom. Find the way of practice to gain wisdom in the following verses and you will become a person who fears God and has wisdom.


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Psalm 90:12
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom.

James 1:5
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that gives to all men liberally, and upbraides not; and it shall be given him.

Proverbs 2:7
He will keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity.

Proverbs 6:6
Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

Proverbs 9:10
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

Proverbs 8:33
Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

Proverbs 28:7
Whoever keeps the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shames his father.

Proverbs 29:15
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame.

Job 28:28
And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.


Editor’s Note:

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