12 Bible Verses about Counseling

Proverbs 13:10 ESV / 65 helpful votes

By insolence comes nothing but strife, but with those who take advice is wisdom.

Proverbs 15:22 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.

John 16:13 ESV / 44 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

Proverbs 20:5 ESV / 44 helpful votes

The purpose in a man's heart is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out.

Proverbs 12:18 ESV / 34 helpful votes

There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 31 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Proverbs 1:1-3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity;

Romans 15:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another.

2 Corinthians 1:2-3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,

Proverbs 27:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel.

2 Samuel 20:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then she said, “They used to say in former times, ‘Let them but ask counsel at Abel,’ and so they settled a matter.

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