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It is the LORD who gives wisdom; from him come knowledge and understanding.
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He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity,
Exodus 31:3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, with wisdom and understanding, and knowledge in all manner of work,
1 Kings 3:9,12 Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous? . . .
1 Kings 4:29 And God gave to Solomon wisdom, and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, as the sand that is on the sea shore.
1 Chronicles 22:12 The Lord also give thee wisdom and understanding, that thou mayest be able to rule Israel, and to keep the law of the Lord thy God.
Job 32:8 But, as I see, there is a spirit in men, and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth understanding.
Isaiah 54:13 All thy children shall be taught of the Lord: and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Daniel 1:17 And to these children God gave knowledge, and understanding in every book, and wisdom: but to Daniel the understanding also of all visions and dreams.
Daniel 2:23,23 To thee, O God of our fathers, I give thanks, and I praise thee: because thou hast given me wisdom and strength: and now thou hast shewn me what we desired of thee, for thou hast made known to us the king's discourse. . . .
Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to resist and gainsay.
John 6:45 It is written in the prophets: And they shall all be taught of God. Every one that hath heard of the Father and hath learned cometh forth me.
Ephesians 1:17,18 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation, in the knowledge of him: . . .
James 1:5,17 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him. . . .
Proverbs 6:23 That they may keep thee from the evil woman, and from the flattering tongue of the stranger.
Proverbs 8:5-9 Hear, for I will speak of great things: and my lips shall be opened to preach right things. . . .
Psalm 19:7 The law of the Lord is unspotted, converting souls: the testimony of the Lord is faithful, giving wisdom to little ones.
Psalm 119:98,104 Through thy commandment, thou hast made me wiser than my enemies: for it is ever with me. . . .
Isaiah 8:20 To the law rather, and to the testimony. And if they speak not according to this word, they shall not have the morning light.
ContextThe Benefits of Wisdom
…5Because the Lord giveth wisdom: and out of his mouth cometh prudence and knowledge. 6He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity,7Keeping the paths of justice, and guarding the ways of saints.…
But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.
1 Kings 3:12
Behold I have done for thee according to thy words, and have given thee a wise and understanding heart, in so much that there hath been no one like thee before thee, nor shall arise after thee.
But God had put in my heart, and I assembled the princes and magistrates, and common people, to number them: and I found a book of the number of them who came up at first and therein it was found written:
Receive the law of his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.
But, as I see, there is a spirit in men, and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth understanding.
For behold thou hast loved truth: the uncertain and hidden things of thy wisdom thou hast made manifest to me.
God hath given to a man that is good in his sight, wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he hath given vexation, and superfluous care, to heap up and to gather together, and to give it to him that hath pleased God: but this also is vanity, and a fruitless solicitude of the mind.
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