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93 Bible Verses About Seeking Wisdom

Here are 93 Bible verses about seeking wisdom from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

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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Proverbs 1:7 KJV

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

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Colossians 3:16 KJV

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

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Proverbs 8:11-12 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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James 3:17 KJV

For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it. I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.

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Ephesians 1:17 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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Luke 21:15 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:

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Proverbs 3:13 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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Proverbs 4:7 KJV

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

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Romans 11:33 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:27 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!

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Colossians 2:8 KJV

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

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Proverbs 16:16 KJV

Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

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Proverbs 2:6 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 19:20 KJV

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

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1 John 4:1 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 2:13 KJV

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

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Matthew 13:11 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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Ecclesiastes 7:12 KJV

He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

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John 5:30 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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1 Corinthians 1:30 KJV

I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

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Psalms 90:12 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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Proverbs 13:10 KJV

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

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Proverbs 11:2 KJV

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

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Proverbs 4:5 KJV

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

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Matthew 5:22 KJV

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

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Proverbs 12:15 KJV

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

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Ecclesiastes 7:25 KJV

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

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Proverbs 29:11 KJV

I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness:

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

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

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Ephesians 5:15-16 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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Matthew 7:24 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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Proverbs 19:8 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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Psalms 111:10 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:12 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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James 3:13 KJV

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

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1 Timothy 2:4 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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John 14:6 KJV

Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

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Proverbs 4:6-7 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Proverbs 3:7 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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1 Corinthians 1:25 KJV

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

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Colossians 2:2-3 KJV

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

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Proverbs 8:22-23 KJV

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.

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Hebrews 11:6 KJV

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.

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Proverbs 15:33 KJV

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

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

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Proverbs 3:5 KJV

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

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Proverbs 1:5 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Proverbs 18:2 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Psalms 37:30 KJV

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

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Job 28:28 KJV

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

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Job 12:12 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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Hebrews 13:15 KJV

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

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Colossians 4:5-6 KJV

By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.

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John 8:32 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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Proverbs 21:5 KJV

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Acts 2:38 KJV

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

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Daniel 2:23 KJV

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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Isaiah 28:29 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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Ecclesiastes 7:10 KJV

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

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Ecclesiastes 2:26 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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Philippians 4:13 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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Proverbs 15:22 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Proverbs 14:29 KJV

Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.

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Colossians 1:9 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 3:18 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;

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Romans 12:2 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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Isaiah 40:28 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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Proverbs 10:23 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 10:8 KJV

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

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Psalms 107:43 KJV

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

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD.

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Matthew 7:7 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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Proverbs 18:15 KJV

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you:

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Proverbs 9:10 KJV

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

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1 Peter 5:8 KJV

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

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

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Proverbs 23:23 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Galatians 3:28 KJV

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

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John 10:10 KJV

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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Proverbs 13:3 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Proverbs 8:17 KJV

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

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Ecclesiastes 7:5 KJV

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.

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Proverbs 28:26 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

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Proverbs 24:14 KJV

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

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Proverbs 11:14 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.

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1 John 2:16 KJV

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.

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1 John 2:15 KJV

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

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Matthew 7:7-8 KJV

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

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Proverbs 17:28 KJV

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

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Proverbs 14:1 KJV

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

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