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Want to know what the Bible says about Education? Here are 246 Bible verses about Education from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Proverbs 1:7 NIV
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,
    but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
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Proverbs 22:6 NIV
Start children off on the way they should go,
    and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
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Ephesians 6:4 NIV
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
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Ecclesiastes 7:12 NIV
Wisdom is a shelter
    as money is a shelter,
but the advantage of knowledge is this:
    Wisdom preserves those who have it.
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2 Timothy 3:16 NIV
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,
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Proverbs 18:15 NIV
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge,
    for the ears of the wise seek it out.
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2 Timothy 2:15 NIV
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.
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Proverbs 16:16 NIV
How much better to get wisdom than gold,
    to get insight rather than silver!
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Deuteronomy 11:19 NIV
Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
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Colossians 2:8 NIV
See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ.
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Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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Proverbs 4:13 NIV
Hold on to instruction, do not let it go;
    guard it well, for it is your life.
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Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
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Daniel 1:17 NIV
To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds.
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Proverbs 9:9 NIV
Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still;
    teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.
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Proverbs 9:10 NIV
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
    and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
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James 1:5 NIV
If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.
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Proverbs 1:5 NIV
let the wise listen and add to their learning,
    and let the discerning get guidance—
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2 Timothy 3:16-17 NIV
16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
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Proverbs 16:3 NIV
Commit to the Lord whatever you do,
    and he will establish your plans.
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