Wisdom Bible Verses

Below are bible verses on wisdom, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT).

Wisdom Bible Verses

Psalm 111:10 
Fear of the Lord is the foundation of true
wisdom. All who obey his commandments will
grow in wisdom. Praise him forever!

Proverbs 1:5 
 Let the wise listen to these proverbs and
become even wiser.
    Let those with understanding receive guidance

Proverbs 2:1-5
 My child, listen to what I say,
    and treasure my commands.
 Tune your ears to wisdom,
    and concentrate on understanding.
Cry out for insight,
    and ask for understanding.
Search for them as you would for silver;
    seek them like hidden treasures.
Then you will understand what it

means to fear the Lord,
    and you will gain knowledge of God.


Proverbs 3:5-7
Trust in the Lord with all your heart;
    do not depend on your own

Seek his will in all you do,
    and he will show you which path

to take. Don’t be impressed with
your own wisdom.
    Instead, fear the Lord and turn

away from evil.

Proverbs 3:13-15 
Joyful is the person who finds wisdom,
    the one who gains understanding.
For wisdom is more profitable than silver,
    and her wages are better than gold.
 Wisdom is more precious than rubies;
    nothing you desire can compare with her.

Proverbs 3:35
The wise inherit honor,
    but fools are put to shame!

Proverbs 8:11 
For wisdom is far more valuable than rubies.
    Nothing you desire can compare with it.

Proverbs 8:35
For whoever finds me finds life
    and receives favor from the Lord.

Proverbs 19:20 
Get all the advice and instruction you can,
    so you will be wise the rest of your life.


James 1:5 
If you need wisdom, ask our generous God,
and he will give it to you.
He will not rebuke you for asking.

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