Bible verses about wisdom

As Christians, it’s vital that we remind ourselves that while we’ll never have all the answers, God does, and the path to wisdom is always open to us through Him. He often uses Bible verses about wisdom to show us that path.

If you’re currently praying for wisdom to identify the right path or continually struggling with the fact that you never seem to have the correct answers, here are seven wisdom scriptures to meditate over.

7 Bible Verses About Wisdom For Everyday Life

Psalm 90:12

Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.

Proverbs 28:26

Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

Proverbs 2:1-5

My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding — indeed, if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God.

James 3:17

But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.

1 Corinthians 1:30

It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God — that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.

Proverbs 4:6-7

Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.

As you can see, God has all the wisdom you need in the world. James said that if we lack wisdom we should ask God for it. It is ours for the asking. So don’t be hesitant. Ask God for wisdom

I hope these Bible verses about wisdom have encouraged you to seek God for the wisdom you need.

I suggest you read a chapter in Proverbs daily and you will find yourself becoming wiser by the day.

What are some of your favorite Bible verses about wisdom? Share them with us in the comment section below.

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