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Want to know what the Bible says about Wisdom And Knowledge? Here are 114 Bible verses about Wisdom And Knowledge 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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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 1:7 NIV
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge,
    but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
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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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Isaiah 11:2 NIV
The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—
    the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding,
    the Spirit of counsel and of might,
    the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the Lord
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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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Matthew 7:7-8 NIV
7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
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1 Timothy 2:4 NIV
who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
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1 Corinthians 3:19-20 NIV
19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God’s sight. As it is written: “He catches the wise in their craftiness”; 20 and again, “The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile.”
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James 3:17 NIV
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.
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Proverbs 2:6 NIV
For the Lord gives wisdom;
    from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
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James 3:15-18 NIV
15 Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. 16 For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.
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. 18 Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.
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Romans 1:22-25 NIV
22 Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.
24 Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. 25 They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised. Amen.
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Proverbs 20:15 NIV
Gold there is, and rubies in abundance,
    but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
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1 Corinthians 1:20 NIV
Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
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Proverbs 11:2 NIV
When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
    but with humility comes wisdom.
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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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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 3:13 NIV
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.
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Proverbs 13:4 NIV
A sluggard’s appetite is never filled,
    but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
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Proverbs 18:2-5 NIV
2 Fools find no pleasure in understanding
    but delight in airing their own opinions.
3 When wickedness comes, so does contempt,
    and with shame comes reproach.
4 The words of the mouth are deep waters,
    but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream.
5 It is not good to be partial to the wicked
    and so deprive the innocent of justice.
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