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Genesis 3:6So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.
Genesis 41:8So in the morning his spirit was troubled, and he sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt and all its wise men. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was none who could interpret them to Pharaoh.
Genesis 41:33Now therefore let Pharaoh select a discerning and wise man, and set him over the land of Egypt.
Genesis 41:39Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Since God has shown you all this, there is none so discerning and wise as you are.
Exodus 7:11Then Pharaoh summoned the wise men and the sorcerers, and they, the magicians of Egypt, also did the same by their secret arts.
Deuteronomy 1:13Choose for your tribes wise, understanding, and experienced men, and I will appoint them as your heads.’
Deuteronomy 1:15So I took the heads of your tribes, wise and experienced men, and set them as heads over you, commanders of thousands, commanders of hundreds, commanders of fifties, commanders of tens, and officers, throughout your tribes.
Deuteronomy 4:6Keep them and do them, for that will be your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, who, when they hear all these statutes, will say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’
Deuteronomy 16:19You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous.
Deuteronomy 32:29If they were wise, they would understand this; they would discern their latter end!
2 Samuel 14:2And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought from there a wise woman and said to her, “Pretend to be a mourner and put on mourning garments. Do not anoint yourself with oil, but behave like a woman who has been mourning many days for the dead.
2 Samuel 20:16Then a wise woman called from the city, “Listen! Listen! Tell Joab, ‘Come here, that I may speak to you.’”
1 Kings 2:9Now therefore do not hold him guiltless, for you are a wise man. You will know what you ought to do to him, and you shall bring his gray head down with blood to Sheol.”
1 Kings 3:12behold, I now do according to your word. Behold, I give you a wise and discerning mind, so that none like you has been before you and none like you shall arise after you.
1 Kings 5:7As soon as Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly and said, “Blessed be the Lord this day, who has given to David a wise son to be over this great people.”
2 Chronicles 2:12Hiram also said, “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, who made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, who has discretion and understanding, who will build a temple for the Lord and a royal palace for himself.
Esther 1:13Then the king said to the wise men who knew the times (for this was the king's procedure toward all who were versed in law and judgment,
Esther 6:13And Haman told his wife Zeresh and all his friends everything that had happened to him. Then his wise men and his wife Zeresh said to him, “If Mordecai, before whom you have begun to fall, is of the Jewish people, you will not overcome him but will surely fall before him.”
Job 5:13He catches the wise in their own craftiness, and the schemes of the wily are brought to a quick end.
Job 9:4He is wise in heart and mighty in strength —who has hardened himself against him, and succeeded?—
Job 15:2“Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
Job 15:18(what wise men have told, without hiding it from their fathers,
Job 17:10But you, come on again, all of you, and I shall not find a wise man among you.
Job 22:2“Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself.
Job 32:9It is not the old who are wise, nor the aged who understand what is right.
Job 32:11“Behold, I waited for your words, I listened for your wise sayings, while you searched out what to say.
Job 34:2“Hear my words, you wise men, and give ear to me, you who know;
Job 34:34Men of understanding will say to me, and the wise man who hears me will say:
Job 37:24Therefore men fear him; he does not regard any who are wise in their own conceit.”
Psalms 2:10Now therefore, O kings, be wise; be warned, O rulers of the earth.
Psalms 19:7The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple;
Psalms 49:10For he sees that even the wise die; the fool and the stupid alike must perish and leave their wealth to others.
Psalms 94:8Understand, O dullest of the people! Fools, when will you be wise?
Psalms 107:43Whoever is wise, let him attend to these things; let them consider the steadfast love of the Lord .
Proverbs 1:3to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity;
Proverbs 1:5Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance,
Proverbs 1:6to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their riddles.
Proverbs 3:7Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord , and turn away from evil.
Proverbs 3:35The wise will inherit honor, but fools get disgrace.
Proverbs 6:6Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.
Proverbs 8:33Hear instruction and be wise, and do not neglect it.
Proverbs 9:8Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you; reprove a wise man, and he will love you.
Proverbs 9:9Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
Proverbs 9:12If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scoff, you alone will bear it.
Proverbs 9:12If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scoff, you alone will bear it.
Proverbs 10:1The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.
Proverbs 10:8The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.
Proverbs 10:14The wise lay up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool brings ruin near.
Proverbs 11:29Whoever troubles his own household will inherit the wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart.
Proverbs 11:30The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and whoever captures souls is wise.
Proverbs 12:15The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.
Proverbs 12:18There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
Proverbs 13:1A wise son hears his father's instruction, but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
Proverbs 13:14The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.
Proverbs 13:20Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Proverbs 13:20Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.
Proverbs 14:3By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will preserve them.
Proverbs 14:16One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless and careless.
Proverbs 14:24The crown of the wise is their wealth, but the folly of fools brings folly.
Proverbs 15:2The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly.
Proverbs 15:7The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools.
Proverbs 15:12A scoffer does not like to be reproved; he will not go to the wise.
Proverbs 15:20A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 15:31The ear that listens to life-giving reproof will dwell among the wise.
Proverbs 16:14A king's wrath is a messenger of death, and a wise man will appease it.
Proverbs 16:21The wise of heart is called discerning, and sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.
Proverbs 16:23The heart of the wise makes his speech judicious and adds persuasiveness to his lips.
Proverbs 17:28Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.
Proverbs 18:15An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
Proverbs 20:1Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever is led astray by it is not wise.
Proverbs 20:18Plans are established by counsel; by wise guidance wage war.
Proverbs 20:26A wise king winnows the wicked and drives the wheel over them.
Proverbs 21:11When a scoffer is punished, the simple becomes wise; when a wise man is instructed, he gains knowledge.
Proverbs 21:11When a scoffer is punished, the simple becomes wise; when a wise man is instructed, he gains knowledge.
Proverbs 21:20Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.
Proverbs 21:22A wise man scales the city of the mighty and brings down the stronghold in which they trust.
Proverbs 22:17Incline your ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my knowledge,
Proverbs 23:15My son, if your heart is wise, my heart too will be glad.
Proverbs 23:19Hear, my son, and be wise, and direct your heart in the way.
Proverbs 23:24The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.
Proverbs 24:5A wise man is full of strength, and a man of knowledge enhances his might,
Proverbs 24:6for by wise guidance you can wage your war, and in abundance of counselors there is victory.
Proverbs 24:23These also are sayings of the wise. Partiality in judging is not good.
Proverbs 25:12Like a gold ring or an ornament of gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear.
Proverbs 26:5Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.
Proverbs 26:12Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 27:11Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him who reproaches me.
Proverbs 28:11A rich man is wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has understanding will find him out.
Proverbs 29:8Scoffers set a city aflame, but the wise turn away wrath.
Proverbs 29:9If a wise man has an argument with a fool, the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet.
Proverbs 29:11A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.
Proverbs 30:24Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise:
Ecclesiastes 2:14The wise person has his eyes in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. And yet I perceived that the same event happens to all of them.
Ecclesiastes 2:15Then I said in my heart, “What happens to the fool will happen to me also. Why then have I been so very wise?” And I said in my heart that this also is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 2:16For of the wise as of the fool there is no enduring remembrance, seeing that in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. How the wise dies just like the fool!
Ecclesiastes 2:16For of the wise as of the fool there is no enduring remembrance, seeing that in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. How the wise dies just like the fool!
Ecclesiastes 2:19and who knows whether he will be wise or a fool? Yet he will be master of all for which I toiled and used my wisdom under the sun. This also is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 4:13Better was a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who no longer knew how to take advice.
Ecclesiastes 6:8For what advantage has the wise man over the fool? And what does the poor man have who knows how to conduct himself before the living?
Ecclesiastes 7:4The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
Ecclesiastes 7:5It is better for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise than to hear the song of fools.
Ecclesiastes 7:7Surely oppression drives the wise into madness, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
Ecclesiastes 7:16Be not overly righteous, and do not make yourself too wise. Why should you destroy yourself?
Ecclesiastes 7:19Wisdom gives strength to the wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.
Ecclesiastes 7:23All this I have tested by wisdom. I said, “I will be wise,” but it was far from me.
Ecclesiastes 8:1Who is like the wise? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man's wisdom makes his face shine, and the hardness of his face is changed.
Ecclesiastes 8:5Whoever keeps a command will know no evil thing, and the wise heart will know the proper time and the just way.
Ecclesiastes 8:17then I saw all the work of God, that man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun. However much man may toil in seeking, he will not find it out. Even though a wise man claims to know, he cannot find it out.
Ecclesiastes 9:1But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. Whether it is love or hate, man does not know; both are before him.
Ecclesiastes 9:11Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and chance happen to them all.
Ecclesiastes 9:15But there was found in it a poor, wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city. Yet no one remembered that poor man.
Ecclesiastes 9:17The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.
Ecclesiastes 10:2A wise man's heart inclines him to the right, but a fool's heart to the left.
Ecclesiastes 10:12The words of a wise man's mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him.
Ecclesiastes 12:9Besides being wise, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge, weighing and studying and arranging many proverbs with great care.
Ecclesiastes 12:11The words of the wise are like goads, and like nails firmly fixed are the collected sayings; they are given by one Shepherd.
Isaiah 5:21Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight!
Isaiah 19:11The princes of Zoan are utterly foolish; the wisest counselors of Pharaoh give stupid counsel. How can you say to Pharaoh, “I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings”?
Isaiah 19:12Where then are your wise men? Let them tell you that they might know what the Lord of hosts has purposed against Egypt.
Isaiah 29:14therefore, behold, I will again do wonderful things with this people, with wonder upon wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the discernment of their discerning men shall be hidden.”
Isaiah 31:2And yet he is wise and brings disaster; he does not call back his words, but will arise against the house of the evildoers and against the helpers of those who work iniquity.
Isaiah 44:25who frustrates the signs of liars and makes fools of diviners, who turns wise men back and makes their knowledge foolish,
Jeremiah 8:8“How can you say, ‘We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us’? But behold, the lying pen of the scribes has made it into a lie.
Jeremiah 8:9The wise men shall be put to shame; they shall be dismayed and taken; behold, they have rejected the word of the Lord , so what wisdom is in them?
Jeremiah 9:12Who is the man so wise that he can understand this? To whom has the mouth of the Lord spoken, that he may declare it? Why is the land ruined and laid waste like a wilderness, so that no one passes through?
Jeremiah 9:23Thus says the Lord : “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches,
Jeremiah 10:7Who would not fear you, O King of the nations? For this is your due; for among all the wise ones of the nations and in all their kingdoms there is none like you.
Jeremiah 18:18Then they said, “Come, let us make plots against Jeremiah, for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, let us strike him with the tongue, and let us not pay attention to any of his words.”
Jeremiah 50:35“A sword against the Chaldeans, declares the Lord , and against the inhabitants of Babylon, and against her officials and her wise men!
Jeremiah 51:57I will make drunk her officials and her wise men, her governors, her commanders, and her warriors; they shall sleep a perpetual sleep and not wake, declares the King, whose name is the Lord of hosts.
Daniel 2:12Because of this the king was angry and very furious, and commanded that all the wise men of Babylon be destroyed.
Daniel 2:13So the decree went out, and the wise men were about to be killed; and they sought Daniel and his companions, to kill them.
Daniel 2:14Then Daniel replied with prudence and discretion to Arioch, the captain of the king's guard, who had gone out to kill the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 2:18and told them to seek mercy from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his companions might not be destroyed with the rest of the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 2:21He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding;
Daniel 2:24Therefore Daniel went in to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon. He went and said thus to him: “Do not destroy the wise men of Babylon; bring me in before the king, and I will show the king the interpretation.”
Daniel 2:24Therefore Daniel went in to Arioch, whom the king had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon. He went and said thus to him: “Do not destroy the wise men of Babylon; bring me in before the king, and I will show the king the interpretation.”
Daniel 2:27Daniel answered the king and said, “No wise men, enchanters, magicians, or astrologers can show to the king the mystery that the king has asked,
Daniel 2:48Then the king gave Daniel high honors and many great gifts, and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon and chief prefect over all the wise men of Babylon.
Daniel 4:6So I made a decree that all the wise men of Babylon should be brought before me, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream.
Daniel 4:18This dream I, King Nebuchadnezzar, saw. And you, O Belteshazzar, tell me the interpretation, because all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known to me the interpretation, but you are able, for the spirit of the holy gods is in you.”
Daniel 5:7The king called loudly to bring in the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers. The king declared to the wise men of Babylon, “Whoever reads this writing, and shows me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold around his neck and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.”
Daniel 5:8Then all the king's wise men came in, but they could not read the writing or make known to the king the interpretation.
Daniel 5:15Now the wise men, the enchanters, have been brought in before me to read this writing and make known to me its interpretation, but they could not show the interpretation of the matter.
Daniel 11:33And the wise among the people shall make many understand, though for some days they shall stumble by sword and flame, by captivity and plunder.
Daniel 11:35and some of the wise shall stumble, so that they may be refined, purified, and made white, until the time of the end, for it still awaits the appointed time.
Daniel 12:3And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteousness, like the stars forever and ever.
Daniel 12:10Many shall purify themselves and make themselves white and be refined, but the wicked shall act wickedly. And none of the wicked shall understand, but those who are wise shall understand.
Hosea 14:9Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; whoever is discerning, let him know them; for the ways of the Lord are right, and the upright walk in them, but transgressors stumble in them.
Obadiah 1:8Will I not on that day, declares the Lord , destroy the wise men out of Edom, and understanding out of Mount Esau?
Zechariah 9:2and on Hamath also, which borders on it, Tyre and Sidon, though they are very wise.
Matthew 2:1Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem,
Matthew 2:7Then Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them what time the star had appeared.
Matthew 2:16Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious, and he sent and killed all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that region who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had ascertained from the wise men.
Matthew 2:16Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious, and he sent and killed all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that region who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had ascertained from the wise men.
Matthew 7:24“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
Matthew 10:16“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Matthew 11:25At that time Jesus declared, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children;
Matthew 23:34Therefore I send you prophets and wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and persecute from town to town,
Matthew 24:45“Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time?
Matthew 25:2Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
Matthew 25:4but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps.
Matthew 25:8And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’
Matthew 25:9But the wise answered, saying, ‘Since there will not be enough for us and for you, go rather to the dealers and buy for yourselves.’
Luke 10:21In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.
Luke 12:42And the Lord said, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?
Romans 1:14I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.
Romans 1:22Claiming to be wise, they became fools,
Romans 11:25Lest you be wise in your own sight, I want you to understand this mystery, brothers: a partial hardening has come upon Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in.
Romans 12:16Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.
Romans 16:19For your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, but I want you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil.
Romans 16:27to the only wise God be glory forevermore through Jesus Christ! Amen.
1 Corinthians 1:19For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning I will thwart.”
1 Corinthians 1:20Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
1 Corinthians 1:26For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.
1 Corinthians 1:27But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong;
1 Corinthians 3:18Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.
1 Corinthians 3:18Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.
1 Corinthians 3:19For the wisdom of this world is folly with God. For it is written, “He catches the wise in their craftiness,”
1 Corinthians 3:20and again, “The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are futile.”
1 Corinthians 4:10We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You are held in honor, but we in disrepute.
1 Corinthians 6:5I say this to your shame. Can it be that there is no one among you wise enough to settle a dispute between the brothers,
2 Corinthians 11:19For you gladly bear with fools, being wise yourselves!
Ephesians 5:15Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,
2 Timothy 3:15and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
James 3:13Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.
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