20 Proverbs Verses About Wisdom

Welcome August!
It’s the 8th month of the year already. Four more months and we’re at the threshold of 2020. Yes! As fast as we change our clothes!
As the time progresses, our minds should also.
Let me share to you 20 proverbs from the past. Wisdom left to us by our ancestors preserved by time.

  1. How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!

    Proverbs 16:16 NIV
  2. For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

    Proverbs 2:6 NIV
  3. Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

    Proverbs 13:3 NIV
  4. The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.

    Proverbs 19:8 NIV
  5. When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.

    Proverbs 11:2 NIV
  6. Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

    Proverbs 13:10 NIV
  7. For those who find me, find life and receive favor from the Lord.

    Proverbs 8:35 NIV
  8. Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord, and humility comes before honor.

    Proverbs 15:33 NIV
  9. The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.

    Proverbs 10:8 NIV
  10. Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

    Proverbs 14:29 NIV
  11. Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongues.

    Proverbs 17:28 NIV
  12. I instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.

    Proverbs 4:11 NIV
  13. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

    Proverbs 1:7 NIV
  14. Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.

    Proverbs 13:20 NIV
  15. Fools show their annoyance at once, but the prudent overlook an insult.

    Proverbs 12:16 NIV
  16. A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

    Proverbs 10:1 NIV
  17. Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.

    Proverbs 24:14 NIV
  18. Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding.

    Proverbs 3:13 NIV
  19. The lips of fools bring them strife, and their mouths invite a beating.

    Proverbs 18:6 NIV
  20. With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors,but through knowledge the righteous escape.

    Proverbs 11:9 NIV

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