40 Words Of Wisdom From The Word Of God (Bible)

    The Bible says in Proverbs 4:6-7, “Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.”

    All of us can use a guardian angel to watch over us. Knowing that wisdom is available to us as a protection, why not spend a little time meditating on Bible verses about wisdom. This collection is compiled here to quickly help you gain wisdom and understanding by studying
    God’s Word on the topic.


    Job 12:12
    Wisdom belongs to the aged, and understanding to the old. (NLT)

    Job 28:28
    Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to depart from evil is understanding. (NKJV)

    Psalm 37:30
    The godly offer good counsel; they teach right from wrong. (NLT)

    Psalm 107:43
    Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the LORD. (NIV)

    Psalm 111:10
    The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise. (NIV)

    Proverbs 1:7
    Fear of the Lord is the foundation of true knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline. (NLT)

    Proverbs 3:7
    Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. (NIV)

    Proverbs 4:6-7
    Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.

    Proverbs 10:13
    Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has understanding, but a rod is for the back of him who is devoid of understanding. (NKJV)

    Proverbs 10:19
    When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise. (NIV)

    Proverbs 11:2
    When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.

    Proverbs 11:30
    The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he who wins souls is wise. (NIV)

    Proverbs 12:18
    Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. (NIV)

    Proverbs 13:1
    A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke. (NIV)

    Proverbs 13:10
    Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. (NIV)

    Proverbs 14:1
    The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. (NIV)

    Proverbs 14:6
    The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning. (NIV)

    Proverbs 14:8
    The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception. (NIV)

    Proverbs 14:33
    Wisdom rests in the heart of him who has understanding, but what is in the heart of fools is made known. (NKJV)

    Proverbs 15:24
    The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave. (NIV)

    Proverbs 15:31
    He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise. (NIV)

    Proverbs 16:16
    How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver! (NIV)

    Proverbs 17:24
    A discerning man keeps wisdom in view, but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth.

    Proverbs 18:4
    The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook. (NIV)

    Proverbs 19:11
    Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs. (NLT)

    Proverbs 19:20
    Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise. (NIV)

    Proverbs 20:1
    Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise. (NIV)

    Proverbs 24:14
    Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. (NIV)

    Proverbs 29:11
    A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control. (NIV)

    Proverbs 29:15
    To discipline a child produces wisdom, but a mother is disgraced by an undisciplined child. (NLT)

    Ecclesiastes 2:13
    I thought, “Wisdom is better than foolishness, just as light is better than darkness.” (NLT)


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