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Want to know what the Bible says about Wise Decisions? Here are 46 Bible verses about Wise Decisions 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 3:5-6 NIV
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart
    and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him,
    and he will make your paths straight.
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Proverbs 12:15 NIV
The way of fools seems right to them,
    but the wise listen to advice.
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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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Proverbs 16:9 NIV
In their hearts humans plan their course,
    but the Lord establishes their steps.
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Proverbs 15:22 NIV
Plans fail for lack of counsel,
    but with many advisers they succeed.
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Philippians 4:6 NIV
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
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1 Peter 1:13-15 NIV
13 Therefore, with minds that are alert and fully sober, set your hope on the grace to be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed at his coming. 14 As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. 15 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do;
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1 Peter 5:8 NIV
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
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Hebrews 13:5 NIV
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said,
“Never will I leave you;
    never will I forsake you.”
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Joshua 1:9 NIV
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
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Hebrews 11:1 NIV
Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
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James 1:6-8 NIV
6 But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. 7 That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. 8 Such a person is double-minded and unstable in all they do.
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Matthew 6:24 NIV
“No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
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Proverbs 13:11 NIV
Dishonest money dwindles away,
    but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.
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Proverbs 2:6 NIV
For the Lord gives wisdom;
    from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
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Proverbs 11:14 NIV
For lack of guidance a nation falls,
    but victory is won through many advisers.
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1 Timothy 6:10 NIV
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
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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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1 Timothy 5:8 NIV
Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
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