100 Bible Verses about Learning

Proverbs 1:5 ESV / 948 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 18:15 ESV / 826 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 1:7 ESV / 619 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 9:9 ESV / 506 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 / 485 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 / 446 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.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 400 helpful votes

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

Titus 2:1 ESV / 394 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:9 ESV / 373 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.

2 John 1:9 ESV / 314 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.

2 Timothy 3:7 ESV / 299 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:17 ESV / 294 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 292 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.

Romans 15:4 ESV / 256 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.

Luke 2:52 ESV / 254 helpful votes

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

Colossians 2:8 ESV / 246 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.

James 1:5 ESV / 237 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.

Proverbs 4:5-6 ESV / 233 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.

Psalm 32:8 ESV / 232 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 227 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.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 225 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.

Matthew 18:10 ESV / 220 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.

Matthew 11:29 ESV / 217 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.

Colossians 3:20 ESV / 214 helpful votes

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

John 14:26 ESV / 214 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.

Deuteronomy 5:1 ESV / 213 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 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 208 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.

Matthew 19:14 ESV / 205 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.”

Proverbs 15:5 ESV / 205 helpful votes

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

Psalm 25:4 ESV / 205 helpful votes

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

Daniel 1:17 ESV / 203 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.

Psalm 127:3 ESV / 203 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 202 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.”

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 201 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 199 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.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 199 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 John 2:27 ESV / 197 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.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 197 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:1-3 ESV / 193 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.”

Romans 8:28 ESV / 192 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.

Matthew 28:19-20 ESV / 192 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.”

Proverbs 1:8-9 ESV / 187 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.

Exodus 20:12 ESV / 186 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.

Proverbs 4:1-2 ESV / 183 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.

Proverbs 6:20 ESV / 177 helpful votes

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

Psalm 25:8-9 ESV / 177 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.

Psalm 25:5 ESV / 177 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.

Matthew 11:29-30 ESV / 176 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.”

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 175 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 26:9 ESV / 174 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 3:11-12 ESV / 174 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.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 173 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 20:11 ESV / 173 helpful votes

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

John 3:10 ESV / 171 helpful votes

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

Romans 3:23 ESV / 170 helpful votes

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

John 7:15 ESV / 170 helpful votes

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

Titus 3:14 ESV / 169 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.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 169 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.

John 6:45 ESV / 167 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—

2 Timothy 3:15 ESV / 166 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 / 166 helpful votes

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

Matthew 18:2-4 ESV / 166 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 / 166 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:1 ESV / 166 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 163 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 31:13 ESV / 163 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 / 161 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:21 ESV / 160 helpful votes

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

Romans 6:23 ESV / 159 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 158 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 158 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 / 156 helpful votes

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

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 153 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.

1 Timothy 5:4 ESV / 150 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.

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 148 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,

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 145 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.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 144 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 25:4-5 ESV / 140 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.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 130 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.

Ecclesiastes 12:12 ESV / 123 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.

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 123 helpful votes

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

Revelation 3:19 ESV / 121 helpful votes

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

Mark 10:13-16 ESV / 121 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.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 120 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 116 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 116 helpful votes

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

Acts 17:11 ESV / 115 helpful votes

Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 112 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.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 111 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 4:10 ESV / 108 helpful votes

How on the day that you stood before the Lord your God at Horeb, the Lord said to me, ‘Gather the people to me, that I may let them hear my words, so that they may learn to fear me all the days that they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children so.’

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 107 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

2 Timothy 2:2 ESV / 103 helpful votes

And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.

1 John 4:1 ESV / 102 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 102 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.”

John 14:6 ESV / 102 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.

Psalm 143:10 ESV / 99 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 92 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.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 78 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,

Psalm 119:66 ESV / 76 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 74 helpful votes

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

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