I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
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.
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this.
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.
Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.
Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;
Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.
Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.
For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.
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.
With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.
With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.
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.
When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.
1 Then Job answered and said,
2 I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?
3 If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.
4 He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?
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.
12 But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?
13 Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living.
14 The depth saith, It is not in me: and the sea saith, It is not with me.
15 It cannot be gotten for gold, neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.
16 It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.
17 The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.
18 No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.
19 The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
20 Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?
21 Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air.
22 Destruction and death say, We have heard the fame thereof with our ears.
Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day the evil thereof.
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.
The Lord GOD hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned.
And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:
For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help; and stay on horses, and trust in chariots, because they are many; and in horsemen, because they are very strong; but they look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek the LORD!
Yet he also is wise, and will bring evil, and will not call back his words: but will arise against the house of the evildoers, and against the help of them that work iniquity.
See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.
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;
And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:
The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon here.
The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.
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.
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?
This also cometh forth from the LORD of hosts, which is wonderful in counsel, and excellent in working.
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.
The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Every purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.
Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.
O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.
Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths.
Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
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.
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD.
Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
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.
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.
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!
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.
23 But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;
24 But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
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.
For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors there is safety.
O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
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.
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
And said to the judges, Take heed what ye do: for ye judge not for man, but for the LORD, who is with you in the judgment.
Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for ever and ever: for wisdom and might are his:
The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.
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.
Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
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.
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.
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.
When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
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.
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
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:
But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:
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.
The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name’s sake: for thy righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble.
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.
Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
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:
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.