Verses with the word wise in the Apocrypha (68 verses):
1 Esdras 5:6
Who spake wise sentences before Darius the king of Persia in the second year of his reign, in the month Nisan, which is the first month.
2 Esdras 12:38
And teach them to the wise of the people, whose hearts thou knowest may comprehend and keep these secrets.
2 Esdras 14:26
And when thou hast done, some things shalt thou publish, and some things shalt thou shew secretly to the wise: to morrow this hour shalt thou begin to write.
2 Esdras 14:46
But keep the seventy last, that thou mayest deliver them only to such as be wise among the people:
Let not the wages of any man, which hath wrought for thee, tarry with thee, but give him it out of hand: for if thou serve God, he will also repay thee: be circumspect my son, in all things thou doest, and be wise in all thy conversation.
Ask counsel of all that are wise, and despise not any counsel that is profitable.
And the maid is fair and wise: now therefore hear me, and I will speak to her father; and when we return from Rages we will celebrate the marriage: for I know that Raguel cannot marry her to another according to the law of Moses, but he shall be guilty of death, because the right of inheritance doth rather appertain to thee than to any other.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:17
For they shall see the end of the wise, and shall not understand what God in his counsel hath decreed of him, and to what end the Lord hath set him in safety.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:24
But the multitude of the wise is the welfare of the world: and a wise king is the upholding of the people.
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.
To whom hath the root of wisdom been revealed? or who hath known her wise counsels?
There is one wise and greatly to be feared, the Lord sitting upon his throne.
The heart of the prudent will understand a parable; and an attentive ear is the desire of a wise man.
In no wise speak against the truth; but be abashed of the error of thine ignorance.
Say not, I have sinned, and what harm hath happened unto me? for the Lord is longsuffering, he will in no wise let thee go.
If thou love to hear, thou shalt receive understanding: and if thou bow thine ear, thou shalt be wise,
Stand in the multitude of the elders; and cleave unto him that is wise.
Forego not a wise and good woman: for her grace is above gold.
Despise not the discourse of the wise, but acquaint thyself with their proverbs: for of them thou shalt learn instruction, and how to serve great men with ease.
As near as thou canst, guess at thy neighbour, and consult with the wise.
Let thy talk be with the wise, and all thy communication in the law of the most High.
For the hand of the artificer the work shall be commended: and the wise ruler of the people for his speech.
A wise judge will instruct his people; and the government of a prudent man is well ordered.
Unto the servant that is wise shall they that are free do service: and he that hath knowledge will not grudge when he is reformed.
A wise man will fear in every thing, and in the day of sinning he will beware of offence: but a fool will not observe time.
They that were of understanding in sayings became also wise themselves, and poured forth exquisite parables.
There is an exquisite subtilty, and the same is unjust; and there is one that turneth aside to make judgment appear; and there is a wise man that justifieth in judgment.
There is a reproof that is not comely: again, some man holdeth his tongue, and he is wise.
There is one that keepeth silence, and is found wise: and another by much babbling becometh hateful.
A wise man will hold his tongue till he see opportunity: but a babbler and a fool will regard no time.
A wise man by his words maketh him beloved: but the graces of fools shall be poured out.
A wise sentence shall be rejected when it cometh out of a fool's mouth; for he will not speak it in due season.
A wise man shall promote himself to honour with his words: and he that hath understanding will please great men.
Presents and gifts blind the eyes of the wise, and stop up his mouth that he cannot reprove.
He that is not wise will not be taught: but there is a wisdom which multiplieth bitterness.
The knowledge of a wise man shall abound like a flood: and his counsel is like a pure fountain of life.
If a skilful man hear a wise word, he will commend it, and add unto it: but as soon as one of no understanding heareth it, it displeaseth him, and he casteth it behind his back.
The talking of a fool is like a burden in the way: but grace shall be found in the lips of the wise.
They enquire at the mouth of the wise man in the congregation, and they shall ponder his words in their heart.
A fool lifteth up his voice with laughter; but a wise man doth scarce smile a little.
Learning is unto a wise man as an ornament of gold, and like a bracelet upon his right arm.
It is the rudeness of a man to hearken at the door: but a wise man will be grieved with the disgrace.
The heart of fools is in their mouth: but the mouth of the wise is in their heart.
A wise daughter shall bring an inheritance to her husband: but she that liveth dishonestly is her father's heaviness.
A woman that honoureth her husband shall be judged wise of all; but she that dishonoureth him in her pride shall be counted ungodly of all.
A wise man hateth not the law; but he that is an hypocrite therein is as a ship in a storm.
There is one that is wise and teacheth many, and yet is unprofitable to himself.
Another is wise to himself; and the fruits of understanding are commendable in his mouth.
A wise man instructeth his people; and the fruits of his understanding fail not.
A wise man shall be filled with blessing; and all they that see him shall count him happy.
A wise man shall inherit glory among his people, and his name shall be perpetual.
The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth; and he that is wise will not abhor them.
The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise.
All these trust to their hands: and every one is wise in his work.
When the great Lord will, he shall be filled with the spirit of understanding: he shall pour out wise sentences, and give thanks unto the Lord in his prayer.
The life of him that dependeth on another man's table is not to be counted for a life; for he polluteth himself with other men's meat: but a wise man well nurtured will beware thereof.
Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent are their instructions:
After him rose up a wise son, and for his sake he dwelt at large.
How wise wast thou in thy youth and, as a flood, filled with understanding!
Blessed is he that shall be exercised in these things; and he that layeth them up in his heart shall become wise.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:4
Beware therefore that ye in no wise be like to strangers, neither be ye and of them, when ye see the multitude before them and behind them, worshipping them.
1 Maccabees 2:17
Then answered the king's officers, and said to Mattathias on this wise, Thou art a ruler, and an honourable and great man in this city, and strengthened with sons and brethren:
1 Maccabees 5:14
While these letters were yet reading, behold, there came other messengers from Galilee with their clothes rent, who reported on this wise,
1 Maccabees 12:23
We do write back again to you, that your cattle and goods are our's, and our's are your's We do command therefore our ambassadors to make report unto you on this wise.
1 Maccabees 14:4
As for the land of Judea, that was quiet all the days of Simon; for he sought the good of his nation in such wise, as that evermore his authority and honour pleased them well.
2 Maccabees 2:9
It was also declared, that he being wise offered the sacrifice of dedication, and of the finishing of the temple.
2 Maccabees 3:13
But Heliodorus, because of the king's commandment given him, said, That in any wise it must be brought into the king's treasury.
2 Maccabees 6:24
For it becometh not our age, said he, in any wise to dissemble, whereby many young persons might think that Eleazar, being fourscore years old and ten, were now gone to a strange religion;