Wisdom

In later Hebrew literature, wisdom was described in almost human terms, with a personality and will. It was viewed as present at creation as God’s creative agent (Prov. 8:27), though itself created (v. 22). Most of the same things were said of Jesus (Yeshua‘), and that leads many people to consider this a messianic name of Jesus. In the New Testament, Colossians 1:16 gives us reason to understand it as a reference to the Messiah.

Picture of a possible prophetic name of Jesus, Wisdom (khokhmah), in the Hebrew text of Proverbs 8:12.

Wisdom (khokhmah) in the Hebrew text of Proverbs 8:12.

Wisdom in Hebrew:

Khokhmah

Strong’s Concordance number: 2451

Bible reference: Prov. 8:12

I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;
I possess knowledge and discretion.
(Proverbs 8:12 NIV)

In the New Testament, God is called the Only wise God and Jesus is called the Power of God & the Wisdom of God.

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