Is wisdom a good thing?
View all

This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.



Proverbs 2:2 View context

So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding.

Proverbs 3:35 View context

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

Proverbs 4:7 View context

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Proverbs 10:14 View context

Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.

Proverbs 14:8 View context

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 16:16 View context

How much better [is it] to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

Proverbs 23:23 View context

Buy the truth, and sell [it] not; [also] wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:25 View context

I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things.

Ecclesiastes 9:16-18 View context

Wisdom is better than strength ... Wisdom is better than weapons of war.

James 1:5 View context

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.


Genesis 3:6 View context

And when the woman saw that the tree was ... to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat.

Job 37:24 View context

He respecteth not any that are wise of heart.

1 Corinthians 1:19 View context

For I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

Raising Freethinkers The Last Superstition The Believing Brain Greatest Show on Earth Outgrowing God Why I Believed Confessions of a Former Fox News Christian