Verses with the word wisdom in the Apocrypha (123 verses):
1 Esdras 3:7
And he shall sit next to Darius because of his wisdom, and shall be called Darius his cousin.
1 Esdras 4:59
And said, From thee cometh victory, from thee cometh wisdom, and thine is the glory, and I am thy servant.
1 Esdras 4:60
Blessed art thou, who hast given me wisdom: for to thee I give thanks, O Lord of our fathers.
1 Esdras 8:23
And thou, Esdras, according to the wisdom of God ordain judges and justices, that they may judge in all Syria and Phenice all those that know the law of thy God; and those that know it not thou shalt teach.
2 Esdras 8:4
So answered I and said, Swallow then down, O my soul, understanding, and devour wisdom.
2 Esdras 8:52
For unto you is paradise opened, the tree of life is planted, the time to come is prepared, plenteousness is made ready, a city is builded, and rest is allowed, yea, perfect goodness and wisdom.
2 Esdras 13:55
Thy life hast thou ordered in wisdom, and hast called understanding thy mother.
2 Esdras 14:40
And I took it, and drank: and when I had drunk of it, my heart uttered understanding, and wisdom grew in my breast, for my spirit strengthened my memory:
2 Esdras 14:47
For in them is the spring of understanding, the fountain of wisdom, and the stream of knowledge.
For this is not the first day wherein thy wisdom is manifested; but from the beginning of thy days all the people have known thy understanding, because the disposition of thine heart is good.
For we have heard of thy wisdom and thy policies, and it is reported in all the earth, that thou only art excellent in all the kingdom, and mighty in knowledge, and wonderful in feats of war.
Then her words pleased Holofernes and all his servants; and they marvelled at her wisdom, and said,
There is not such a woman from one end of the earth to the other, both for beauty of face, and wisdom of words.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:4
For into a malicious soul wisdom shall not enter; nor dwell in the body that is subject unto sin.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:6
For wisdom is a loving spirit; and will not acquit a blasphemer of his words: for God is witness of his reins, and a true beholder of his heart, and a hearer of his tongue.
Wisdom of Solomon 3:11
For whoso despiseth wisdom and nurture, he is miserable, and their hope is vain, their labours unfruitful, and their works unprofitable:
Wisdom of Solomon 3:15
For glorious is the fruit of good labours: and the root of wisdom shall never fall away.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:9
But wisdom is the gray hair unto men, and an unspotted life is old age.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:9
Unto you therefore, O kings, do I speak, that ye may learn wisdom, and not fall away.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:12
Wisdom is glorious, and never fadeth away: yea, she is easily seen of them that love her, and found of such as seek her.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:15
To think therefore upon her is perfection of wisdom: and whoso watcheth for her shall quickly be without care.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:20
Therefore the desire of wisdom bringeth to a kingdom.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:21
If your delight be then in thrones and sceptres, O ye kings of the people, honour wisdom, that ye may reign for evermore.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:22
As for wisdom, what she is, and how she came up, I will tell you, and will not hide mysteries from you: but will seek her out from the beginning of her nativity, and bring the knowledge of her into light, and will not pass over the truth.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:23
Neither will I go with consuming envy; for such a man shall have no fellowship with wisdom.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:7
Wherefore I prayed, and understanding was given me: I called upon God, and the spirit of wisdom came to me.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:12
And I rejoiced in them all, because wisdom goeth before them: and I knew not that she was the mother of them.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:15
God hath granted me to speak as I would, and to conceive as is meet for the things that are given me: because it is he that leadeth unto wisdom, and directeth the wise.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:16
For in his hand are both we and our words; all wisdom also, and knowledge of workmanship.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:22
For wisdom, which is the worker of all things, taught me: for in her is an understanding spirit holy, one only, manifold, subtil, lively, clear, undefiled, plain, not subject to hurt, loving the thing that is good quick, which cannot be letted, ready to do good,
Wisdom of Solomon 7:24
For wisdom is more moving than any motion: she passeth and goeth through all things by reason of her pureness.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:28
For God loveth none but him that dwelleth with wisdom.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:30
For after this cometh night: but vice shall not prevail against wisdom.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:1
Wisdom reacheth from one end to another mightily: and sweetly doth she order all things.
Wisdom of Solomon 8:5
If riches be a possession to be desired in this life; what is richer than wisdom, that worketh all things?
Wisdom of Solomon 8:17
Now when I considered these things in myself, and pondered them in my heart, how that to be allied unto wisdom is immortality;
Wisdom of Solomon 8:21
Nevertheless, when I perceived that I could not otherwise obtain her, except God gave her me; and that was a point of wisdom also to know whose gift she was; I prayed unto the Lord, and besought him, and with my whole heart I said,
Wisdom of Solomon 9:2
And ordained man through thy wisdom, that he should have dominion over the creatures which thou hast made,
Wisdom of Solomon 9:4
Give me wisdom, that sitteth by thy throne; and reject me not from among thy children:
Wisdom of Solomon 9:6
For though a man be never so perfect among the children of men, yet if thy wisdom be not with him, he shall be nothing regarded.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:9
And wisdom was with thee: which knoweth thy works, and was present when thou madest the world, and knew what was acceptable in thy sight, and right in thy commandments.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:17
And thy counsel who hath known, except thou give wisdom, and send thy Holy Spirit from above?
Wisdom of Solomon 9:18
For so the ways of them which lived on the earth were reformed, and men were taught the things that are pleasing unto thee, and were saved through wisdom.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:4
For whose cause the earth being drowned with the flood, wisdom again preserved it, and directed the course of the righteous in a piece of wood of small value.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:8
For regarding not wisdom, they gat not only this hurt, that they knew not the things which were good; but also left behind them to the world a memorial of their foolishness: so that in the things wherein they offended they could not so much as be hid.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:9
Rut wisdom delivered from pain those that attended upon her.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:21
For wisdom opened the mouth of the dumb, and made the tongues of them that cannot speak eloquent.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:5
Nevertheless thou wouldest not that the works of thy wisdom should be idle, and therefore do men commit their lives to a small piece of wood, and passing the rough sea in a weak vessel are saved.
Wisdom of Solomon 17:7
As for the illusions of art magick, they were put down, and their vaunting in wisdom was reproved with disgrace.
All wisdom cometh from the Lord, and is with him for ever.
Who can find out the height of heaven, and the breadth of the earth, and the deep, and wisdom?
Wisdom hath been created before all things, and the understanding of prudence from everlasting.
The word of God most high is the fountain of wisdom; and her ways are everlasting commandments.
To whom hath the root of wisdom been revealed? or who hath known her wise counsels?
[Unto whom hath the knowledge of wisdom been made manifest? and who hath understood her great experience?]
To fear the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and it was created with the faithful in the womb.
To fear the Lord is fullness of wisdom, and filleth men with her fruits.
The fear of the Lord is a crown of wisdom, making peace and perfect health to flourish; both which are the gifts of God: and it enlargeth their rejoicing that love him.
Wisdom raineth down skill and knowledge of understanding standing, and exalteth them to honour that hold her fast.
The root of wisdom is to fear the Lord, and the branches thereof are long life.
He will hide his words for a time, and the lips of many shall declare his wisdom.
The parables of knowledge are in the treasures of wisdom: but godliness is an abomination to a sinner.
If thou desire wisdom, keep the commandments, and the Lord shall give her unto thee.
For the fear of the Lord is wisdom and instruction: and faith and meekness are his delight.
Wisdom exalteth her children, and layeth hold of them that seek her.
And refrain not to speak, when there is occasion to do good, and hide not thy wisdom in her beauty.
For by speech wisdom shall be known: and learning by the word of the tongue.
My son, gather instruction from thy youth up: so shalt thou find wisdom till thine old age.
For wisdom is according to her name, and she is not manifest unto many.
Let thy mind be upon the ordinances of the Lord and meditate continually in his commandments: he shall establish thine heart, and give thee wisdom at thine owns desire.
justify not thyself before the Lord; and boast not of thy wisdom before the king.
Wisdom lifteth up the head of him that is of low degree, and maketh him to sit among great men.
Wisdom, knowledge, and understanding of the law, are of the Lord: love, and the way of good works, are from him.
Blessed is the man that doth meditate good things in wisdom, and that reasoneth of holy things by his understanding.
With the bread of understanding shall she feed him, and give him the water of wisdom to drink.
For praise shall be uttered in wisdom, and the Lord will prosper it.
For the wisdom of the Lord is great, and he is mighty in power, and beholdeth all things:
Every man of understanding knoweth wisdom, and will give praise unto him that found her.
The fear of the Lord is the first step to be accepted [of him,] and wisdom obtaineth his love.
The fear of the Lord is all wisdom; and in all wisdom is the performance of the law, and the knowledge of his omnipotency.
The knowledge of wickedness is not wisdom, neither at any time the counsel of sinners prudence.
There is a wickedness, and the same an abomination; and there is a fool wanting in wisdom.
He that hath small understanding, and feareth God, is better than one that hath much wisdom, and transgresseth the law of the most High.
Wisdom that is hid, and treasure that is hoarded up, what profit is in them both?
Better is he that hideth his folly than a man that hideth his wisdom.
He that keepeth the law of the Lord getteth the understanding thereof: and the perfection of the fear of the Lord is wisdom.
He that is not wise will not be taught: but there is a wisdom which multiplieth bitterness.
As is a house that is destroyed, so is wisdom to a fool: and the knowledge of the unwise is as talk without sense.
A tale out of season [is as] musick in mourning: but stripes and correction of wisdom are never out of time.
Who shall set a watch before my mouth, and a seal of wisdom upon my lips, that I fall not suddenly by them, and that my tongue destroy me not?
Who will set scourges over my thoughts, and the discipline of wisdom over mine heart? that they spare me not for mine ignorances, and it pass not by my sins:
Wisdom shall praise herself, and shall glory in the midst of her people.
He filleth all things with his wisdom, as Phison and as Tigris in the time of the new fruits.
Behold that I have not laboured for myself only, but for all them that seek wisdom.
O how comely is the wisdom of old men, and understanding and counsel to men of honour.
O how great is he that findeth wisdom! yet is there none above him that feareth the Lord.
The discourse of a godly man is always with wisdom; but a fool changeth as the moon.
Pour not out words where there is a musician, and shew not forth wisdom out of time.
The law shall be found perfect without lies: and wisdom is perfection to a faithful mouth.
A man that hath travelled knoweth many things; and he that hath much experience will declare wisdom.
There is one that sheweth wisdom in words, and is hated: he shall be destitute of all food.
For grace is not given, him from the Lord, because he is deprived of all wisdom.
The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise.
How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks?
But he that giveth his mind to the law of the most High, and is occupied in the meditation thereof, will seek out the wisdom of all the ancient, and be occupied in prophecies.
Nations shall shew forth his wisdom, and the congregation shall declare his praise.
Wine and musick rejoice the heart: but the love of wisdom is above them both.
My children, keep discipline in peace: for wisdom that is hid, and a treasure that is not seen, what profit is in them both?
A man that hideth his foolishness is better than a man that hideth his wisdom.
He hath garnished the excellent works of his wisdom, and he is from everlasting to everlasting: unto him may nothing be added, neither can he be diminished, and he hath no need of any counsellor.
For the Lord hath made all things; and to the godly hath he given wisdom.
The people will tell of their wisdom, and the congregation will shew forth their praise.
God give you wisdom in your heart to judge his people in righteousness, that their good things be not abolished, and that their glory may endure for ever.
Jesus the son of Sirach of Jerusalem hath written in this book the instruction of understanding and knowledge, who out of his heart poured forth wisdom.
For if he do them, he shall be strong to all things: for the light of the Lord leadeth him, who giveth wisdom to the godly. Blessed be the name of the Lord for ever. Amen, Amen.
When I was yet young, or ever I went abroad, I desired wisdom openly in my prayer.
I profited therein, therefore will I ascribe glory unto him that giveth me wisdom.
Hear, Israel, the commandments of life: give ear to understand wisdom.
Thou hast forsaken the fountain of wisdom.
Learn where is wisdom, where is strength, where is understanding; that thou mayest know also where is length of days, and life, where is the light of the eyes, and peace.
The Agarenes that seek wisdom upon earth, the merchants of Meran and of Theman, the authors of fables, and searchers out of understanding; none of these have known the way of wisdom, or remember her paths.
But they were destroyed, because they had no wisdom, and perished through their own foolishness.
Additions to Esther 13:3
Now when I asked my counsellors how this might be brought to pass, Aman, that excelled in wisdom among us, and was approved for his constant good will and steadfast fidelity, and had the honour of the second place in the kingdom,