WISDOM

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Key Verse

Benefits of Wisdom

Epitome of Wisdom

Those whom GOD considers Wise

1. Those who win souls

  • The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who wins souls is wise. Proverbs 11:30 NKJV
Other versions
 
  • The fruit of the [consistently] righteous is a tree of life, And he who is wise captures and wins souls [for God—he gathers them for eternity]. Proverbs 11:30 AMP 
Read: EVANGELISM

2. Those who seek GOD

  • The Lord looks3 down from heaven upon the children of men, To see if there are any who act wisely, who seek GodPsalms 14:2 NASB
  • God looks down from heaven upon the sons of men To see if there is anyone who acts wisely, Who seeks after God. Psalms 53:2 NASB
Read: SEEK GOD

How to become Wise

  • He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. Proverbs 13:20 KJV
Other versions
 
  • He who walks [as a companion] with wise men will be wise, But the companions of [conceited, dull-witted] fools [are fools themselves and] will experience harm. Proverbs 13:20 AMP

Footnotes

  1. 5797 עוז עז [‛ôz ‛ôz] \{oze} oze\
    From 5810; strength in various applications ({force} security6
    {majesty} praise): - {boldness} {loud} {might} {power} {strength} strong.
  2. When God spoke to Satan about wisdom, He did not speak about Solomon (who had earthly wisdom) but Daniel (who had wisdom both earthly & spiritual). The former seen in his being the Prime Minister for several Kings and the latter in his walk with God. Read: DANIEL
  3. "looks down" is present continuous - meaning He is currently looking i.e. even right now as you read this!