100 Bible Verses about Learning

Proverbs 1:5 ESV / 1,389 helpful votes

Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance,

Proverbs 1:7 ESV / 1,252 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 18:15 ESV / 1,231 helpful votes

An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Proverbs 9:9 ESV / 869 helpful votes

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 853 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 803 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Philippians 4:9 ESV / 792 helpful votes

What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

Titus 2:1 ESV / 754 helpful votes

But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 681 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

2 Timothy 3:7 ESV / 575 helpful votes

Always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth.

Romans 15:4 ESV / 570 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 563 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.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 556 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

2 John 1:9 ESV / 536 helpful votes

Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.

Luke 2:52 ESV / 520 helpful votes

And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.

Proverbs 10:17 ESV / 514 helpful votes

Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, but he who rejects reproof leads others astray.

Psalm 25:4 ESV / 504 helpful votes

Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths.

Psalm 32:8 ESV / 494 helpful votes

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

James 1:5 ESV / 475 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

John 14:26 ESV / 468 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Matthew 28:19-20 ESV / 455 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Daniel 1:17 ESV / 454 helpful votes

As for these four youths, God gave them learning and skill in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Colossians 2:8 ESV / 435 helpful votes

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 435 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Deuteronomy 5:1 ESV / 431 helpful votes

And Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, “Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the rules that I speak in your hearing today, and you shall learn them and be careful to do them.

1 John 2:27 ESV / 427 helpful votes

But the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and is true, and is no lie—just as it has taught you, abide in him.

Matthew 11:29 ESV / 424 helpful votes

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Psalm 127:3 ESV / 420 helpful votes

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.

John 3:16 ESV / 419 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Psalm 25:5 ESV / 413 helpful votes

Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

Colossians 3:20 ESV / 412 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

Matthew 18:10 ESV / 412 helpful votes

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 404 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Psalm 25:8-9 ESV / 404 helpful votes

Good and upright is the Lord; therefore he instructs sinners in the way. He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way.

Matthew 11:29-30 ESV / 402 helpful votes

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Proverbs 3:11-12 ESV / 400 helpful votes

My son, do not despise the Lord's discipline or be weary of his reproof, for the Lord reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 399 helpful votes

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 396 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 394 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 393 helpful votes

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

Proverbs 1:8-9 ESV / 391 helpful votes

Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 390 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

1 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 388 helpful votes

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Isaiah 26:9 ESV / 385 helpful votes

My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Proverbs 4:5-6 ESV / 382 helpful votes

Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. Do not forsake her, and she will keep you; love her, and she will guard you.

Titus 3:14 ESV / 381 helpful votes

And let our people learn to devote themselves to good works, so as to help cases of urgent need, and not be unfruitful.

John 7:15 ESV / 379 helpful votes

The Jews therefore marveled, saying, “How is it that this man has learning, when he has never studied?”

Proverbs 15:5 ESV / 379 helpful votes

A fool despises his father's instruction, but whoever heeds reproof is prudent.

Matthew 19:14 ESV / 378 helpful votes

But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”

Deuteronomy 31:13 ESV / 375 helpful votes

And that their children, who have not known it, may hear and learn to fear the Lord your God, as long as you live in the land that you are going over the Jordan to possess.”

Isaiah 1:17 ESV / 372 helpful votes

Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow's cause.

Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV / 369 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.”

Proverbs 16:21 ESV / 367 helpful votes

The wise of heart is called discerning, and sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.

Proverbs 6:20 ESV / 364 helpful votes

My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 354 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

John 3:10 ESV / 350 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Are you the teacher of Israel and yet you do not understand these things?

Proverbs 20:11 ESV / 348 helpful votes

Even a child makes himself known by his acts, by whether his conduct is pure and upright.

John 6:45 ESV / 346 helpful votes

It is written in the Prophets, ‘And they will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father comes to me—

Matthew 18:2-4 ESV / 341 helpful votes

And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.

Proverbs 23:22 ESV / 340 helpful votes

Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

Proverbs 10:1 ESV / 340 helpful votes

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 340 helpful votes

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 335 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Proverbs 4:1-2 ESV / 333 helpful votes

Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching.

Psalm 143:10 ESV / 324 helpful votes

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 320 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

1 Timothy 5:4 ESV / 314 helpful votes

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

2 Timothy 3:15 ESV / 313 helpful votes

And how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Romans 2:21 ESV / 307 helpful votes

You then who teach others, do you not teach yourself? While you preach against stealing, do you steal?

Revelation 3:19 ESV / 293 helpful votes

Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 281 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Proverbs 4:11 ESV / 278 helpful votes

I have taught you the way of wisdom; I have led you in the paths of uprightness.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 276 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 259 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

John 7:16 ESV / 253 helpful votes

So Jesus answered them, “My teaching is not mine, but his who sent me.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 252 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Mark 10:13-16 ESV / 252 helpful votes

And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.” And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.

Proverbs 12:1 ESV / 249 helpful votes

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Psalm 119:66 ESV / 244 helpful votes

Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I believe in your commandments.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 243 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 242 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 241 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 238 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 233 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Ecclesiastes 12:12 ESV / 231 helpful votes

My son, beware of anything beyond these. Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Acts 20:20 ESV / 227 helpful votes

How I did not shrink from declaring to you anything that was profitable, and teaching you in public and from house to house,

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 226 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Proverbs 24:16 ESV / 225 helpful votes

For the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 217 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 208 helpful votes

How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 207 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 206 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

John 14:6 ESV / 205 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 205 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 202 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Psalm 25:4-5 ESV / 199 helpful votes

Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 189 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Acts 5:42 ESV / 186 helpful votes

And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 184 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 176 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

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