Education system tends to focus the importance of knowledge, but where to find wisdom and what we understand about this? Dictionary (Merriam Webster) have these definitions about wisdom:
- Knowledge that is gained by having many experiences in life.
- The natural ability to understand things that most other people cannot understand.
- Knowledge of what is proper or reasonable : good sense or judgment
Knowledge has 1,100,000,000 results in Google. Wisdom about 252,000,000 results. In the Book of Proverbs the word wisdom is 55 times (NIV). We choose 7 verses will help you to be wise.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7 NIV
Never let yourself think that you are wiser than you are; simply obey the Lord and refuse to do wrong. Proverbs 3:7 GNT
If you love Wisdom and don’t reject her, she will watch over you. The best thing about Wisdom is Wisdom herself; good sense is more important than anything else Proverbs 4:6-7 CEV
A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes. Proverbs 13:1 NIV
The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways, but the folly of fools is deception Proverbs 14:8 NIV
Those who sneer at others don’t like to be corrected, and they won’t ask help from someone with sense. Proverbs 15:12 CEV
Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end. Proverbs 29:11 NIV