Best 19 Bible Verses About Prudence


Prudence in the Bible is most often referring to the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason. The Bible has several verses related to being prudent. Here are the best Bible verses about prudence!

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One of the young men answered, “Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing, a man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a man of good presence, and the LORD is with him.”
- 1 Samuel 16:18
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He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame.
- Proverbs 10:5
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The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
- Proverbs 14:18
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Concerning Edom. Thus says the LORD of hosts: “Is wisdom no more in Teman? Has counsel perished from the prudent? Has their wisdom vanished?
- Jeremiah 49:7
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A prudent man conceals knowledge, but the heart of fools proclaims folly.
- Proverbs 12:23
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The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.
- Proverbs 27:12
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A fool despises his father’s instruction, but whoever heeds reproof is prudent.
- Proverbs 15:5
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The vexation of a fool is known at once, but the prudent ignores an insult.
- Proverbs 12:16
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Strike a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; reprove a man of understanding, and he will gain knowledge.
- Proverbs 19:25
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to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth—
- Proverbs 1:4
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“I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and I find knowledge and discretion.
- Proverbs 8:12
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Every prudent man acts with knowledge, but a fool flaunts his folly.
- Proverbs 13:16
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The simple believes everything, but the prudent gives thought to his steps.
- Proverbs 14:15
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The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.
- Proverbs 22:3
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Therefore he who is prudent will keep silent in such a time, for it is an evil time.
- Amos 5:13
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O simple ones, learn prudence; O fools, learn sense.
- Proverbs 8:5
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The path of life leads upward for the prudent, that he may turn away from Sheol beneath.
- Proverbs 15:24
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House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
- Proverbs 19:14
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When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.
- Proverbs 10:19
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