Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Wise; knowing; skilful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wise; knowing; skillful; sapient; erudite; prudent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wise; knowing; skilful.

Etymologies

From wise +‎ hearted. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "And all the women that were wise-hearted did spin with their hands."

    Art from Weaving Women's Words: Baltimore Stories

  • Yisrael Campbell is hilarious and wise-hearted and wonderful.

    Circumcise Me! - Danya Ruttenberg

  • I am pledged and have vowed and sworn a strong oath that no other of the eternal gods save I should know the wise-hearted counsel of Zeus.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • ¶ And Moses called Bez'aleel and Aho'li-ab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart the LORD had put wisdom, even every one whose heart stirred him up to come unto the work to do it: and they received of Moses all the offering, which the children of Israel had brought for the work of the service of the sanctuary, to make it withal.

    Exodus 36.

  • ¶ And every wise-hearted man among them that wrought the work of the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of cunning work made he them.

    Exodus 36.

  • Then wrought Bez'aleel and Aho'li-ab, and every wise-hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded.

    Exodus 36.

  • 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.

    Exodus 28.

  • And all the women that were wise-hearted did spin with their hands, and brought that which they had spun, both of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine linen.

    Exodus 35.

  • In many New England towns they gathered together to spin: “And all the women that were wise-hearted did spin with their hands” Exodus 35:25.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Necessary refreshment being past, publick worship was attended; and a discourse delivered, by the Rev.Mr. MURRAY, to a large assembly, from Exodus 35, 25, _And all the women that were wise-hearted did spin with their hands.

    The Olden Time Series: Vol. 2: The Days of the Spinning-Wheel in New England Gleanings Chiefly from old Newspapers of Boston and Salem, Massachusetts

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