The beauty of doing a Bible verse study on knowledge and wisdom is that we gain our understanding from God – not this world. God is a giving God. He loves to help us understand scriptures and navigate life with knowledge and wisdom. He loves to show us His goodness amid all that is going on. His word is full of scriptures that talk about knowledge and wisdom.
Below are scriptures to use in a Bible verse study on knowledge and wisdom. All scriptures are quoted from the NIV. Knowledge and wisdom start with knowing God.
Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves those who have it. Ecclesiastes 7:12
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. James 1:5
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. James 3:17
And he said to the human race, “The fear of the Lord—that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.” Job 28:28
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33
The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. Psalm 119:30
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Proverbs 9:10
For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul. Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you. Proverbs 2:10-11
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7
Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of one who has no sense. Proverbs 10:13
Read/Listen to Learn More about Knowledge and Wisdom
- 4 Ways to Get Wisdom
- Reflections Podcast: God’s Wisdom on Display
- In Search of Wisdom by Joyce Meyers
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