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92 Bible Verses About Wise Counsel

Here are 92 Bible verses about wise counsel from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 12:15 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 11:14 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:22 KJV

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

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Proverbs 24:6 KJV

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

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Proverbs 19:20-21 KJV

For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors there is safety.

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Proverbs 13:10 KJV

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end. There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

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Proverbs 20:18 KJV

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

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Proverbs 28:26 KJV

Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.

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Proverbs 19:20 KJV

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

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Proverbs 1:7 KJV

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

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Psalms 119:105 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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Proverbs 4:13 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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James 3:17 KJV

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.

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Hebrews 4:12 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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James 1:5 KJV

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

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Proverbs 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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Psalms 32:8 KJV

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

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.

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Proverbs 13:20 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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1 Thessalonians 5:11 KJV

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

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Proverbs 27:6 KJV

Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

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James 1:19 KJV

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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John 16:13 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

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Proverbs 29:11 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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John 14:26 KJV

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

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Galatians 6:2 KJV

But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

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1 John 4:1 KJV

Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

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Ephesians 4:15 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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Proverbs 3:7 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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Isaiah 11:2 KJV

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

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Psalms 73:24 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;

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Hebrews 3:13 KJV

Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

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Colossians 1:28 KJV

But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin.

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Proverbs 27:9 KJV

Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

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Proverbs 14:29 KJV

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.

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Proverbs 12:18 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:31 KJV

There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.

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Psalms 1:1 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Romans 15:4 KJV

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

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James 3:17-18 KJV

For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

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Proverbs 11:2 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. And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

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Proverbs 16:16 KJV

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

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Proverbs 20:15 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 27:17 KJV

There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.

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1 Corinthians 1:30 KJV

Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

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Romans 8:28 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 13:11 KJV

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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Proverbs 9:9 KJV

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

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Isaiah 9:6 KJV

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

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Ephesians 5:15-16 KJV

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

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Isaiah 25:1 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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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

O LORD, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.

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Proverbs 2:6 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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John 3:16-17 KJV

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

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Romans 13:1 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. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Proverbs 14:1 KJV

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

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

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Psalms 90:12 KJV

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

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

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

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Colossians 2:8 KJV

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

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1 Chronicles 16:11 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 12:2 KJV

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

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Ecclesiastes 4:13 KJV

A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

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Psalms 103:2-4 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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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;

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Revelation 3:19 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

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1 Corinthians 1:25 KJV

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

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Psalms 33:11 KJV

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

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Isaiah 47:13 KJV

The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.

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Ecclesiastes 7:12 KJV

Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these things that shall come upon thee.

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Colossians 2:2-3 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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Revelation 1:2 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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Proverbs 12:5 KJV

Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.

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Proverbs 19:8 KJV

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

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Psalms 1:1-2 KJV

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

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Psalms 102:25-27 KJV

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

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Job 12:12 KJV

Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands. They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed: But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end.

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Proverbs 15:12 KJV

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

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Proverbs 4:6-7 KJV

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

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Proverbs 15:31-33 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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Psalms 37:30 KJV

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise. He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding. The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

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Proverbs 15:33 KJV

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

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Proverbs 12:1 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.

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Proverbs 25:12 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Proverbs 1:23 KJV

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

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Jeremiah 38:15 KJV

Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.

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Proverbs 25:2 KJV

Then Jeremiah said unto Zedekiah, If I declare it unto thee, wilt thou not surely put me to death? and if I give thee counsel, wilt thou not hearken unto me?

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Proverbs 15:24 KJV

It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.

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