Bible Verses to Help You Grow in Wisdom


The wisdom of God is the elixir of life. There is no challenge that God’s wisdom cannot conquer. This is why we must be filled with God’s wisdom on earth here. The devil is all out to confuse and ridicule believers, but with God’s wisdom, we will overcome him. Indeed, God’s wisdom is invincible. When Solomon received God’s wisdom, he enjoyed rest all through his reign his Israel and no other kingdom was able to infiltrate his government. This is exactly how a life that is filled with God’s wisdom is. You can only enjoy upward and forward movement alone.

There are different levels of wisdom that you can grow into, depending on how thirsty you are for God’s wisdom. If you are ready to operate with a lofty height of God’s wisdom in you, then you must be ready to give it the work it takes. You are only exposed to the knowledge of God’s wisdom when you study his word. God’s word is a sum total of God’s wisdom and his ways which will enrich your understanding at all times. To know God’s word is to know his wisdom too.

This is why we bring to you this compendium of Bible verses on Wisdom. Meditate on them and you will surely increase in God’s wisdom. Here they are:

James 1:5 
“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.”

James 3:17 
“But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.”

Proverbs 3:13-18 
“Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold. She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her. Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her; those who hold her fast are called blessed.”

Proverbs 1:7 
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.”

Ephesians 5:15-17 
“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.”

Proverbs 19:20 
“Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future.”

Proverbs 12:15 
“The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.”

Proverbs 10:23 
“Doing wrong is like a joke to a fool, but wisdom is pleasure to a man of understanding.”

Colossians 3:16 
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”

Proverbs 18:15 
“An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.”

Proverbs 2:6 
“For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;”

Psalm 111:10 
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!”

Proverbs 17:27-28 
“Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding. Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.”

Proverbs 16:16 
“How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.”

Luke 21:15 
“For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict.”

Proverbs 3:7 
“Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil.”

Proverbs 9:10 
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.”

1 Corinthians 1:30 
“And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption”

Proverbs 11:2 
“When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.”

Ecclesiastes 8:1 
“Who is like the wise? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man's wisdom makes his face shine, and the hardness of his face is changed.”



Wisdom is what guarantees the length of days according to the Bible and the verses above clearly teach us that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom. As a young Christian woman, God’s glory and beauty are revealed in you through his wisdom. This is why you must continually feed on God’s word, so you can grow in his wisdom.  

Don’t allow life’s situations to mesmerize you continually. You must be voracious in your hunger for God’s wisdom. You cannot get God’s wisdom apart from him, this is why you must continually pray to God for wisdom and meditate on his word, for this is the true way of wisdom.