Wisdom See also Knowledge; Truth; Understanding The ability or gift from God to judge correctly. A person gains wisdom through experience and study and by following God’s counsel. Without God’s help, man does not have true wisdom (2 Ne. 9:28; 27:26). God gave Solomon wisdom, 1 Kgs. 4:29–30. Wisdom is the principal thing: therefore get wisdom, Prov. 4:7. He that gets wisdom loveth his own soul, Prov. 19:8. Jesus increased in wisdom, Luke 2:40, 52. If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, James 1:5 (D&C 42:68; JS—H 1:11). I tell you these things that ye may learn wisdom, Mosiah 2:17. Learn wisdom in thy youth, Alma 37:35. Saints shall find wisdom and great treasures of knowledge, D&C 89:19. Let him that is ignorant learn wisdom by humbling himself and calling upon the Lord, D&C 136:32.