Here are a few verses sampled from the Book of Proverbs. You can add more in the comment section and let’s sharpen one another as we grow in wisdom.
1. Proverbs 1:5-6
Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance—for understanding proverbs and parables, the sayings and riddles of the wise.
2. Proverbs 3:1-2
My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart,
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.
3. Proverbs 4:5-6
Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them.
Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.
4. Proverbs 4:13
Hold on to instruction; do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life.
5. Proverbs 9:9
Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.
6. Proverbs 12:1
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.
7. Proverbs 12:15
The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.
8. Proverbs 12:18
The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
9. Proverbs 13:10
Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
10. Proverbs 13:1
A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.
11. Proverbs 13:20
Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.
12. Proverbs 15:12
Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise.
13. Proverbs 15:22
Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.
14. Proverbs 15:31-33
Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise. Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but the one who heeds correction gains understanding. Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the Lord, and humility comes before honour.
15. Proverbs 16:16
How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!
16. Proverbs 19:8
The one who gets wisdom loves life; the one who cherishes understanding will soon prosper.
17. Proverbs 20:15
Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
18. Proverbs 27:17
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.