20 Bible Verses about Research

Proverbs 25:2 ESV / 70 helpful votes

It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search things out.

1 John 4:1 ESV / 39 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.

Proverbs 19:2 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Desire without knowledge is not good, and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way.

Proverbs 2:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;

Jeremiah 33:2-3 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“Thus says the Lord who made the earth, the Lord who formed it to establish it—the Lord is his name: Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.

Acts 17:11 ESV / 16 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.

Proverbs 18:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.

1 Corinthians 1:26-29 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are, so that no human being might boast in the presence of God.

Acts 4:20 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard.”

Proverbs 14:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The simple believes everything, but the prudent gives thought to his steps.

Proverbs 12:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Whoever speaks the truth gives honest evidence, but a false witness utters deceit.

Psalm 35:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Malicious witnesses rise up; they ask me of things that I do not know.

1 Thessalonians 4:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.

Ephesians 5:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Hosea 4:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

Numbers 13:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Send men to spy out the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the people of Israel. From each tribe of their fathers you shall send a man, every one a chief among them.”

Isaiah 28:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For he is rightly instructed; his God teaches him.

Job 12:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“But ask the beasts, and they will teach you; the birds of the heavens, and they will tell you;

Jeremiah 33:1-26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The word of the Lord came to Jeremiah a second time, while he was still shut up in the court of the guard: “Thus says the Lord who made the earth, the Lord who formed it to establish it—the Lord is his name: Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known. For thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, concerning the houses of this city and the houses of the kings of Judah that were torn down to make a defense against the siege mounds and against the sword: They are coming in to fight against the Chaldeans and to fill them with the dead bodies of men whom I shall strike down in my anger and my wrath, for I have hidden my face from this city because of all their evil. ...

Proverbs 17:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The discerning sets his face toward wisdom, but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.

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