I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you shall go. I will counsel you with my eye on you.
Lead me, Yahweh, in your righteousness because of my enemies. Make your way straight before my face.
You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forever more.
We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.
and Yahweh will guide you continually, satisfy your soul in dry places, and make your bones strong. You will be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water whose waters don’t fail.
Don’t say, “Why were the former days better than these?” For you do not ask wisely about this.
Haven’t you known? Haven’t you heard? The everlasting God, Yahweh, the Creator of the ends of the earth, doesn’t faint. He isn’t weary. His understanding is unsearchable.
Don’t boast about tomorrow; for you don’t know what a day may bring.
Open my eyes, that I may see wondrous things out of your law.
Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries will not be able to withstand or to contradict.
So teach us to count our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
They will come with weeping. I will lead them with petitions. I will cause them to walk by rivers of waters, in a straight way in which they won’t stumble; for I am a father to Israel. Ephraim is my firstborn.
yes, if you call out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding;
then you will understand the fear of Yahweh, and find the knowledge of God.
Evil men don’t understand justice; but those who seek Yahweh understand it fully.
For whoever finds me finds life, and will obtain favor from Yahweh.
Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool that he may become wise.
With aged men is wisdom, in length of days understanding.
“With God is wisdom and might. He has counsel and understanding.
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
When pride comes, then comes shame, but with humility comes wisdom.
1 Then Job answered,
2 “Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God?
3 If he is pleased to contend with him, he can’t answer him one time in a thousand.
4 God is wise in heart, and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against him and prospered?
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
12 “But where will wisdom be found? Where is the place of understanding?
13 Man doesn’t know its price, and it isn’t found in the land of the living.
14 The deep says, ‘It isn’t in me.’ The sea says, ‘It isn’t with me.’
15 It can’t be gotten for gold, neither will silver be weighed for its price.
16 It can’t be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.
17 Gold and glass can’t equal it, neither will it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.
18 No mention will be made of coral or of crystal. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies.
19 The topaz of Ethiopia will not equal it. It won’t be valued with pure gold.
20 Where then does wisdom come from? Where is the place of understanding?
21 Seeing it is hidden from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the birds of the sky.
22 Destruction and Death say, ‘We have heard a rumor of it with our ears.’
Therefore don’t be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day’s own evil is sufficient.
Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
The Lord Yahweh has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary. He awakens morning by morning, he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.
You have forgotten the exhortation which reasons with you as with children, “My son, don’t take lightly the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when you are reproved by him;
for whom the Lord loves, he disciplines, and chastises every son whom he receives.”
Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help, and rely on horses, and trust in chariots because they are many, and in horsemen because they are very strong, but they don’t look to the Holy One of Israel, and they don’t seek Yahweh!
Yet he also is wise, and will bring disaster, and will not call back his words, but will arise against the house of the evildoers, and against the help of those who work iniquity.
Therefore watch carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise,
redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
The fear of Yahweh teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.
that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel;
“For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is with people who take advice.
And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.
Yahweh’s Spirit will rest on him: the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of Yahweh.
His delight will be in the fear of Yahweh. He will not judge by the sight of his eyes, neither decide by the hearing of his ears;
The Queen of the South will rise up in the judgment with this generation and will condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and behold, someone greater than Solomon is here.
By wisdom Yahweh founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens.
For wisdom is a defense, even as money is a defense; but the excellency of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.
He has shown you, O man, what is good. What does Yahweh require of you, but to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?
This also comes out from Yahweh of Armies, who is wonderful in counsel, and excellent in wisdom.
For Yahweh gives wisdom. Out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.
He will guide the humble in justice. He will teach the humble his way.
The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.
Even a fool, when he keeps silent, is counted wise. When he shuts his lips, he is thought to be discerning.
Plans are established by advice; by wise guidance you wage war!
Cause me to hear your loving kindness in the morning, for I trust in you. Cause me to know the way in which I should walk, for I lift up my soul to you.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise listens to counsel.
Yahweh, how many are your works! In wisdom, you have made them all. The earth is full of your riches.
I will bring the blind by a way that they don’t know. I will lead them in paths that they don’t know. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. I will do these things, and I will not forsake them.
Show me your ways, Yahweh. Teach me your paths.
Guide me in your truth, and teach me, For you are the God of my salvation. I wait for you all day long.
Trust in Yahweh with all your heart, and don’t lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, and your ways are not my ways,” says Yahweh.
Don’t be wise in your own eyes. Fear Yahweh, and depart from evil.
Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time.
Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.
The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.
Oh the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out!
Your word is a lamp to my feet, and a light for my path.
A man’s steps are established by Yahweh. He delights in his way.
23 but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Greeks,
24 but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is 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 who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
God has made the earth by his power. He has established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding has he stretched out the heavens.
for by wise guidance you wage your war, and victory is in many advisors.
Yahweh, I know that the way of man is not in himself. It is not in man who walks to direct his steps.
I thank you and praise you, O God of my fathers, who have given me wisdom and might, and have now made known to me what we desired of you; for you have made known to us the king’s matter.”
A fool has no delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own opinion.
and said to the judges, “Consider what you do, for you don’t judge for man, but for Yahweh; and he is with you in the judgment.
Daniel answered, “Blessed be the name of God forever and ever; for wisdom and might are his.
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.
For to the man who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him who pleases God. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.
Great is our Lord, and mighty in power. His understanding is infinite.
The heart of the discerning gets knowledge. The ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
You will guide me with your counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.
Yet you don’t know what your life will be like tomorrow. For what is your life? For you are a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.
that their hearts may be comforted, they being knit together in love, and gaining all riches of the full assurance of understanding, that they may know the mystery of God, both of the Father and of Christ,
in whom all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden.
He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a quick temper displays folly.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
Also delight yourself in Yahweh, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Now to him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,
to him be the glory in the assembly and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.
This is the third time I am coming to you. “At the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.”
When you walk, it will lead you. When you sleep, it will watch over you. When you awake, it will talk with you.
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor plan, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, where you are going.
We speak wisdom, however, among those who are full grown, yet a wisdom not of this world nor of the rulers of this world who are coming to nothing.
But we speak God’s wisdom in a mystery, the wisdom that has been hidden, which God foreordained before the worlds for our glory,
Blessed is the man who doesn’t walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand on the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;
but his delight is in Yahweh’s law. On his law he meditates day and night.
The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.
Don’t judge according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.”
A man’s heart plans his course, but Yahweh directs his steps.
Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. Your Spirit is good. Lead me in the land of uprightness.
Revive me, Yahweh, for your name’s sake. In your righteousness, bring my soul out of trouble.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord.
Teach me your way, Yahweh. Lead me in a straight path, because of my enemies.
“Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on a rock.
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of knowledge, but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.