Scriptural Study of “Wisdom” in the New and Old Testament

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(Acts 6:3 KJV) Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

 

(Acts 6:10 KJV) And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.

 

(Acts 7:10 KJV) And delivered him out of all his afflictions, and gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and he made him governor over Egypt and all his house.

 

(Romans 11:33 KJV) O 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 1:24 KJV) But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

 

(1 Corinthians 1:30 KJV) But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

 

(1 Corinthians 2:6 KJV) Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

 

(1 Corinthians 2:7 KJV) But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:

 

(1 Corinthians 12:8 KJV) For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

 

(Ephesians 1:8 KJV) Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;

 

(Ephesians 1:17 KJV) That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:

 

(Ephesians 3:10 KJV) To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

 

(Colossians 1:9 KJV) For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

 

(Colossians 1:28 KJV) Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

 

(Colossians 2:3 KJV) In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

 

(Colossians 3:16 KJV) 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 KJV) Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.

 

(James 1:5 KJV) 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 3:13 KJV) Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

 

(James 3:17 KJV) 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.

 

(Revelation 13:18 KJV) Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

 

(Exodus 35:31 KJV) And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship;

 

(Deuteronomy 4:6 KJV) Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

(1 Kings 4:29 KJV) And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

 

(1 Kings 10:24 KJV) And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart.

 

(2 Chronicles 1:10 KJV) Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?

 

(2 Chronicles 1:12 KJV) Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.

 

(2 Chronicles 9:23 KJV) And all the kings of the earth sought the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom, that God had put in his heart.

 

(Job 12:12 KJV) With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

 

(Job 12:13 KJV) With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.

 

(Job 28:18 KJV) No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

 

(Job 28:28 KJV) And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

 

(Job 32:7 KJV) I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

 

(Job 33:33 KJV) If not, hearken unto me: hold thy peace, and I shall teach thee wisdom.

 

(Psalms 37:30 KJV) The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

 

(Psalms 49:3 KJV) My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

 

(Psalms 51:6 KJV) Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and –in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

 

(Psalms 90:12 KJV) So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

 

(Psalms 104:24 KJV) O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.

 

(Psalms 111:10 KJV) The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

 

(Psalms 136:5 KJV) To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endureth for ever.

 

(Proverbs 1:2 KJV) To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;

 

(Proverbs 1:3 KJV) To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;

 

(Proverbs 2:2 KJV) So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;

 

(Proverbs 2:6 KJV) For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

 

(Proverbs 2:7 KJV) He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.

 

(Proverbs 2:10 KJV) When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;

 

(Proverbs 3:13 KJV) Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

 

(Proverbs 3:19 KJV) The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.

 

(Proverbs 3:21 KJV) My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

 

(Proverbs 4:5 KJV) Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

 

(Proverbs 4:7 KJV) Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

 

(Proverbs 4:11 KJV) I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths.

 

(Proverbs 5:1 KJV) My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

 

(Proverbs 7:4 KJV) Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:

 

(Proverbs 8:5 KJV) O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

 

(Proverbs 8:11 KJV) For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

 

(Proverbs 8:12 KJV) I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.

 

(Proverbs 8:14 KJV) Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.

 

(Proverbs 9:1 KJV) Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars:

 

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

 

(Proverbs 10:13 KJV) In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

 

(Proverbs 10:31 KJV) The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out.

 

(Proverbs 11:2 KJV) When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.

 

(Proverbs 13:10 KJV) Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

 

(Proverbs 14:6 KJV) A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.

 

(Proverbs 14:8 KJV) The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.

 

(Proverbs 14:33 KJV) Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

 

(Proverbs 15:33 KJV) The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

 

(Proverbs 16:16 KJV) How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

 

(Proverbs 17:24 KJV) Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

 

(Proverbs 18:4 KJV) The words of a man’s mouth are as deep waters, and the wellspring of wisdom as a flowing brook.

 

(Proverbs 19:8 KJV) He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

 

(Proverbs 21:30 KJV) There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

(Proverbs 23:9 KJV) Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

 

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

 

(Proverbs 24:3 KJV) Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:

 

(Proverbs 24:14 KJV) So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.

 

(Proverbs 29:3 KJV) Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

 

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

 

(Proverbs 31:26 KJV) She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

 

(Ecclesiastes 2:13 KJV) Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness.

 

(Ecclesiastes 7:11 KJV) Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.

 

(Ecclesiastes 7:12 KJV) For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.

 

(Ecclesiastes 7:19 KJV) Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city.

 

(Ecclesiastes 8:1 KJV) 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.

 

(Ecclesiastes 9:18 KJV) Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good.

 

(Isaiah 11:2 KJV) And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

 

(Isaiah 33:6 KJV) And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD is his treasure.

 

(Jeremiah 10:12 KJV) He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.

 

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

 

(Daniel 1:4 KJV) Children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king’s palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.

 

(Daniel 1:17 KJV) As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

 

(Daniel 1:20 KJV) And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm.

 

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

 

(Daniel 2:21 KJV) And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

 

(Daniel 2:23 KJV) I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, who hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known unto me now what we desired of thee: for thou hast now made known unto us the king’s matter.

 

(Matthew 13:54 KJV) And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?

 

(Mark 6:2 KJV) And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?

 

(Luke 1:17 KJV) And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

 

(Luke 2:40 KJV) And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.

 

(Luke 2:52 KJV) And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.

 

(Luke 7:35 KJV) But wisdom is justified of all her children.

 

(Luke 21:15 KJV) For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

 

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