Jesus is Wisdom Personified

According to the dictionary, wisdom is “accumulated knowledge or insight”, “the trait of using knowledge and experience with common sense and insight”. This would back up Solomon’s purpose for Proverbs where wisdom is first mentioned by Solomon in Proverbs 1:2

“To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding”.

Despite writing the book of Proverbs and a pursuit of wisdom, Solomon is not “wisdom personified”. By the end of his life, Solomon didn’t follow his own advice given at the start of his life. He had 700 wives and 300 concubines which he allowed to worship their own gods.

The word “wisdom” is first used in:

Exodus 28:2-3 (KJV)

3  And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron’s garments to consecrate him, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office.

Using the “law of first mention” where the first time a word is used, it is very significant, we see that this is the portion of the Torah where Aaron and his sons are set apart for the priest’s office. In Hebrews, we see that Jesus is our High Priest.

Hebrews 4:14 (KJV)
14  Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.

Jesus is the fulfilment of the Law and the prophets and wisdom personified as Jesus is the Son of God and second person of the Trinity.

Matthew 5:17-18 (KJV)
17  Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
18  For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.