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The ability to discern or judge what is true, right, or lasting; insight. We might also say, it is the acquisition of knowledge, and using that knowledge in the most appropriate way.

In biblical terms, true wisdom is a gift given from God. For the one who seeks it with pure intentions, it will be given.

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Q: What is wisdom and how is it attained?
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