So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguishbetween right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?
from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Proverbs 2:6 | NIV
Ephesians 5:15-16 | NIV | life mind
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 | NIV | receiving generosity
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 | NIV | honesty peace
How much better to get wisdom than gold,
to get insight rather than silver!
Proverbs 16:16 | NIV | money materialism
Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?”
For it is not wise to ask such questions.
Ecclesiastes 7:10 | NIV | life
Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.
Colossians 4:5-6 | NIV | gentleness speaking
Where there is strife, there is pride,
but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
Proverbs 13:10 | NIV | anger
The one who gets wisdom loves life;
the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.
Proverbs 19:8 | NIV | life mind
Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become “fools” so that you may become wise.
1 Corinthians 3:18 | NIV | world selfishness
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.
James 3:13 | NIV | humility life mind
Those who guard their lips preserve their lives,
but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.
Proverbs 13:3 | NIV | speaking life
When pride comes, then comes disgrace,
but with humility comes wisdom.
Proverbs 11:2 | NIV | humility pride
each us to number our days,
that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
Psalm 90:12 | NIV | planning heart
Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
Matthew 7:24 | NIV | Word of God listening mind
Fools find no pleasure in understanding
but delight in airing their own opinions.
Proverbs 18:2 | NIV | speaking selfishness
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
neither are your ways my ways,”
declares the Lord.
Isaiah 55:8 | NIV | God planning
For those who find me find life
and receive favor from the Lord.
Proverbs 8:35 | NIV | eternal life God
Whoever is patient has great understanding,
but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.
Proverbs 14:29 | NIV | patience understanding anger
“I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors:
You have given me wisdom and power,
you have made known to me what we asked of you,
you have made known to us the dream of the king.”
Daniel 2:23 | NIV | worship prayer
Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent,
and discerning if they hold their tongues.
Proverbs 17:28 | NIV | speaking mind
Wisdom's instruction is to fear the Lord,
and humility comes before honor.
Proverbs 15:33 | NIV | humility awe
The wise in heart accept commands,
but a chattering fool comes to ruin.
Proverbs 10:8 | NIV | law heart
Do you not know?
Have you not heard?
The Lord is the everlasting God,
the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He will not grow tired or weary,
and his understanding no one can fathom.
Isaiah 40:28 | NIV | creation understanding
All this also comes from the Lord Almighty,
whose plan is wonderful,
whose wisdom is magnificent.
Isaiah 28:29 | NIV | God planning
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