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96 Bible Verses About Age and Wisdom

Here are 96 Bible verses about age and wisdom from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Job 12:12 KJV

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

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Proverbs 1:7 KJV

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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Job 32:7 KJV

I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

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1 Timothy 4:12 KJV

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

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Proverbs 19:20 KJV

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

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Proverbs 16:31 KJV

The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

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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.

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Ecclesiastes 12:7 KJV

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

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Proverbs 20:29 KJV

The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men is the gray head.

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Psalms 71:18 KJV

Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.

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Isaiah 46:4 KJV

And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.

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Psalms 90:12 KJV

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.

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Isaiah 43:1-3 KJV

But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the LORD thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee.

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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.

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Job 32:6-8 KJV

And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said, I am young, and ye are very old; wherefore I was afraid, and durst not shew you mine opinion. I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom. But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

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Leviticus 19:32 KJV

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

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Colossians 4:5-6 KJV

Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time. Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

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Matthew 7:24 KJV

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

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Proverbs 13:10 KJV

Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.

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Job 14:1 KJV

Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.

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Proverbs 11:2 KJV

When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.

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Job 32:9 KJV

Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment.

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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.

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1 Timothy 5:1 KJV

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren;

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Proverbs 14:29 KJV

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

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Joel 2:28 KJV

And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:

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Deuteronomy 32:7 KJV

Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations: ask thy father, and he will shew thee; thy elders, and they will tell thee.

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Ephesians 5:15-16 KJV

See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

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Ecclesiastes 7:10 KJV

Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this.

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Proverbs 29:11 KJV

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

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Proverbs 4:6-7 KJV

Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee. Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

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Proverbs 2:6 KJV

For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

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Titus 2:2-3 KJV

That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

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Isaiah 40:28 KJV

Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding.

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Proverbs 23:22 KJV

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

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Proverbs 17:6 KJV

Children’s children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.

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Proverbs 3:7 KJV

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

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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.

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Psalms 90:10 KJV

The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.

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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.

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1 Kings 12:6 KJV

And king Rehoboam consulted with the old men, that stood before Solomon his father while he yet lived, and said, How do ye advise that I may answer this people?

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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.

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Proverbs 16:16 KJV

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

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Proverbs 10:23 KJV

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

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Psalms 71:18-19 KJV

Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto this generation, and thy power to every one that is to come.

Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee!

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Psalms 71:9 KJV

Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.

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James 4:14 KJV

Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

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Philippians 1:6 KJV

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

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1 Corinthians 1:25 KJV

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

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Ecclesiastes 2:26 KJV

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.

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Psalms 119:100 KJV

I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.

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Psalms 91:16 KJV

With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.

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Job 12:13 KJV

With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.

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Job 5:26 KJV

Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.

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1 Kings 3:14 KJV

And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will lengthen thy days.

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Deuteronomy 34:7 KJV

And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.

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1 Peter 1:24 KJV

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:

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1 Timothy 5:17 KJV

Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.

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Isaiah 28:29 KJV

This also cometh forth from the LORD of hosts, which is wonderful in counsel, and excellent in working.

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Ecclesiastes 4:13 KJV

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

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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Proverbs 19:8 KJV

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

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Proverbs 15:33 KJV

The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

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Proverbs 14:8 KJV

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.

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Job 32:8 KJV

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

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James 1:5-6 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. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

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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:

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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.

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Psalms 92:12-14 KJV

The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Those that be planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God.

They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing;

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Job 32:4 KJV

Now Elihu had waited till Job had spoken, because they were elder than he.

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1 Timothy 5:1-2 KJV

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren; The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

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Ephesians 6:1-3 KJV

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

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Proverbs 10:8 KJV

The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

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Psalms 143:5 KJV

I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands.

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Job 15:10 KJV

With us are both the grayheaded and very aged men, much elder than thy father.

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Job 12:20 KJV

He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.

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Job 8:8 KJV

For enquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers:

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Joshua 14:10 KJV

And now, behold, the LORD hath kept me alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even since the LORD spake this word unto Moses, while the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness: and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old.

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Exodus 20:12 KJV

Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

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Genesis 15:15 KJV

And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace; thou shalt be buried in a good old age.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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1 Peter 1:12 KJV

Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven; which things the angels desire to look into.

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Philemon 1:9 KJV

Yet for love’s sake I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

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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.

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1 Corinthians 3:18 KJV

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

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John 3:16 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Psalms 92:14 KJV

They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing;

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Psalms 37:25 KJV

I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

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1 Chronicles 29:28 KJV

And he died in a good old age, full of days, riches, and honour: and Solomon his son reigned in his stead.

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1 Samuel 12:2 KJV

And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

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Genesis 25:8 KJV

Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years; and was gathered to his people.

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1 Timothy 5:9 KJV

Let not a widow be taken into the number under threescore years old, having been the wife of one man,

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1 Corinthians 2:13 KJV

Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Hebrews 11:5 KJV

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.

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Hebrews 9:27 KJV

And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:

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