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Understanding

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Being Without Understanding

Isaiah 42:20

You have seen many things, but you do not observe them; Your ears are open, but none hears.

God Has Understanding

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.

Not Understanding God's Things

Micah 4:12

"But they do not know the thoughts of the LORD, And they do not understand His purpose; For He has gathered them like sheaves to the threshing floor.

Not Understanding Language

Genesis 11:7

"Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, so that they will not understand one another's speech."

Not Understanding Other Things

Romans 7:15

For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I am not practicing what I would like to do, but I am doing the very thing I hate.

Not Understanding Sayings

Matthew 16:8-11

But Jesus, aware of this, said, "You men of little faith, why do you discuss among yourselves that you have no bread?

Proper Understanding

Isaiah 52:15

Thus He will sprinkle many nations, Kings will shut their mouths on account of Him; For what had not been told them they will see, And what they had not heard they will understand.

Spiritual Understanding

Hebrews 13:12-13

Therefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people through His own blood, suffered outside the gate.

Understanding God's Word

Psalm 119:73

Your hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.

More Verses on Understanding

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.

Jeremiah 51:15

It is He who made the earth by His power, Who established the world by His wisdom, And by His understanding He stretched out the heavens.

Jeremiah 15:15

You who know, O LORD, Remember me, take notice of me, And take vengeance for me on my persecutors Do not, in view of Your patience, take me away; Know that for Your sake I endure reproach.

Isaiah 29:24

"Those who err in mind will know the truth, And those who criticize will accept instruction.

1 Kings 4:29

Now God gave Solomon wisdom and very great discernment and breadth of mind, like the sand that is on the seashore.

Job 38:36

"Who has put wisdom in the innermost being Or given understanding to the mind?

Isaiah 32:3-4

Then the eyes of those who see will not be blinded, And the ears of those who hear will listen. The mind of the hasty will discern the truth, And the tongue of the stammerers will hasten to speak clearly.

Daniel 1:17

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and intelligence in every branch of literature and wisdom; Daniel even understood all kinds of visions and dreams.

Daniel 9:22

He gave me instruction and talked with me and said, "O Daniel, I have now come forth to give you insight with understanding.

Romans 15:21

but as it is written, "THEY WHO HAD NO NEWS OF HIM SHALL SEE, AND THEY WHO HAVE NOT HEARD SHALL UNDERSTAND."

Isaiah 52:15

Thus He will sprinkle many nations, Kings will shut their mouths on account of Him; For what had not been told them they will see, And what they had not heard they will understand.

Proverbs 2:5

Then you will discern the fear of the LORD And discover the knowledge of God.

Isaiah 40:21

Do you not know? Have you not heard? Has it not been declared to you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?

Isaiah 43:10

"You are My witnesses," declares the LORD, "And My servant whom I have chosen, So that you may know and believe Me And understand that I am He Before Me there was no God formed, And there will be none after Me.

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

Deuteronomy 9:6

"Know, then, it is not because of your righteousness that the LORD your God is giving you this good land to possess, for you are a stubborn people.

1 Chronicles 28:19

"All this," said David, "the LORD made me understand in writing by His hand upon me, all the details of this pattern."

Job 34:10-11

"Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God to do wickedness, And from the Almighty to do wrong. "For He pays a man according to his work, And makes him find it according to his way.

Psalm 73:16-17

When I pondered to understand this, It was troublesome in my sight Until I came into the sanctuary of God; Then I perceived their end.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands For the righteous man is taken away from evil, He enters into peace; They rest in their beds, Each one who walked in his upright way.

Jeremiah 9:12-13

Who is the wise man that may understand this? And who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD has spoken, that he may declare it? Why is the land ruined, laid waste like a desert, so that no one passes through? The LORD said, "Because they have forsaken My law which I set before them, and have not obeyed My voice nor walked according to it,

Jeremiah 23:20

"The anger of the LORD will not turn back Until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart; In the last days you will clearly understand it.

Jeremiah 30:24

The fierce anger of the LORD will not turn back Until He has performed and until He has accomplished The intent of His heart; In the latter days you will understand this.

Daniel 8:15-16

When I, Daniel, had seen the vision, I sought to understand it; and behold, standing before me was one who looked like a man. And I heard the voice of a man between the banks of Ulai, and he called out and said, "Gabriel, give this man an understanding of the vision."

Ephesians 5:17

So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Psalm 119:73

Your hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.

Nehemiah 8:8

They read from the book, from the law of God, translating to give the sense so that they understood the reading.

Psalm 119:27

Make me understand the way of Your precepts, So I will meditate on Your wonders.

Matthew 24:15

"Therefore when you see the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),

Mark 13:14

"But when you see the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION standing where it should not be (let the reader understand), then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains.

Acts 8:30-31

Philip ran up and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet, and said, "Do you understand what you are reading?" And he said, "Well, how could I, unless someone guides me?" And he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.

John 12:16

These things His disciples did not understand at the first; but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things were written of Him, and that they had done these things to Him.

Matthew 13:11

Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.

Mark 4:11

And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those who are outside get everything in parables,

Matthew 16:12

Then they understood that He did not say to beware of the leaven of bread, but of the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.

Matthew 17:13

Then the disciples understood that He had spoken to them about John the Baptist.

Mark 4:33

With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;

Mark 8:17

And Jesus, aware of this, said to them, "Why do you discuss the fact that you have no bread? Do you not yet see or understand? Do you have a hardened heart?

John 2:22

So when He was raised from the dead, His disciples remembered that He said this; and they believed the Scripture and the word which Jesus had spoken.

Isaiah 41:20

That they may see and recognize, And consider and gain insight as well, That the hand of the LORD has done this, And the Holy One of Israel has created it.

Romans 13:11

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

Ephesians 3:4

By referring to this, when you read you can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,

Job 36:26

"Behold, God is exalted, and we do not know Him; The number of His years is unsearchable.

Job 37:5

"God thunders with His voice wondrously, Doing great things which we cannot comprehend.

Job 26:14

"Behold, these are the fringes of His ways; And how faint a word we hear of Him! But His mighty thunder, who can understand?"

Job 36:29

"Can anyone understand the spreading of the clouds, The thundering of His pavilion?

Job 42:3

'Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?' "Therefore I have declared that which I did not understand, Things too wonderful for me, which I did not know."

Isaiah 40:13-14

Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD, Or as His counselor has informed Him? With whom did He consult and who gave Him understanding? And who taught Him in the path of justice and taught Him knowledge And informed Him of the way of understanding?

Isaiah 55:8-9

"For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways," declares the LORD. "For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.

Matthew 16:8-9

But Jesus, aware of this, said, "You men of little faith, why do you discuss among yourselves that you have no bread? "Do you not yet understand or remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets full you picked up?

1 Corinthians 2:12

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know the things freely given to us by God,

1 Chronicles 28:12

and the plan of all that he had in mind, for the courts of the house of the LORD, and for all the surrounding rooms, for the storehouses of the house of God and for the storehouses of the dedicated things;

John 16:13-15

"But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come. "He will glorify Me, for He will take of Mine and will disclose it to you. "All things that the Father has are Mine; therefore I said that He takes of Mine and will disclose it to you.

Deuteronomy 4:6

"So keep and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes and say, 'Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.'

Daniel 9:2

in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the LORD to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years.

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Anthropomorphisms » Attributed to deity » Understanding

Man » Possessed of » Understanding

Reproof » Leads to » Understanding

Proverbs 15:32

He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.

Understanding » Those that understand

Proverbs 10:13

On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.

Proverbs 20:5

A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water, But a man of understanding draws it out.

Proverbs 19:8

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.

Understanding » Who is void of understanding

Ephesians 4:17-19

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.

Proverbs 6:32

The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.

Romans 1:21-23

For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures.

Isaiah 44:9-19

Those who fashion a graven image are all of them futile, and their precious things are of no profit; even their own witnesses fail to see or know, so that they will be put to shame. Who has fashioned a god or cast an idol to no profit? Behold, all his companions will be put to shame, for the craftsmen themselves are mere men. Let them all assemble themselves, let them stand up, let them tremble, let them together be put to shame. read more.
The man shapes iron into a cutting tool and does his work over the coals, fashioning it with hammers and working it with his strong arm. He also gets hungry and his strength fails; he drinks no water and becomes weary. Another shapes wood, he extends a measuring line; he outlines it with red chalk He works it with planes and outlines it with a compass, and makes it like the form of a man, like the beauty of man, so that it may sit in a house. Surely he cuts cedars for himself, and takes a cypress or an oak and raises it for himself among the trees of the forest. He plants a fir, and the rain makes it grow. Then it becomes something for a man to burn, so he takes one of them and warms himself; he also makes a fire to bake bread. He also makes a god and worships it; he makes it a graven image and falls down before it. Half of it he burns in the fire; over this half he eats meat as he roasts a roast and is satisfied. He also warms himself and says, "Aha! I am warm, I have seen the fire." But the rest of it he makes into a god, his graven image He falls down before it and worships; he also prays to it and says, "Deliver me, for you are my god." They do not know, nor do they understand, for He has smeared over their eyes so that they cannot see and their hearts so that they cannot comprehend. No one recalls, nor is there knowledge or understanding to say, "I have burned half of it in the fire and also have baked bread over its coals I roast meat and eat it Then I make the rest of it into an abomination, I fall down before a block of wood!"

Understanding » Who understands

Proverbs 15:32

He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.

Proverbs 19:25

Strike a scoffer and the naive may become shrewd, But reprove one who has understanding and he will gain knowledge.

Proverbs 2:1-9

My son, if you will receive my words And treasure my commandments within you, Make your ear attentive to wisdom, Incline your heart to understanding; For if you cry for discernment, Lift your voice for understanding; read more.
If you seek her as silver And search for her as for hidden treasures; Then you will discern the fear of the LORD And discover the knowledge of God. For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding. He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk in integrity, Guarding the paths of justice, And He preserves the way of His godly ones. Then you will discern righteousness and justice And equity and every good course.

Understanding » The lord giving understanding

Luke 24:44-47

Now He said to them, "These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled." Then He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day, read more.
and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 22:12

"Only the LORD give you discretion and understanding, and give you charge over Israel, so that you may keep the law of the LORD your God.

Psalm 119:73-75

Your hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments. May those who fear You see me and be glad, Because I wait for Your word. I know, O LORD, that Your judgments are righteous, And that in faithfulness You have afflicted me.

Understanding » What is understanding

Proverbs 8:12-14

"I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, And I find knowledge and discretion. "The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate. "Counsel is mine and sound wisdom; I am understanding, power is mine.

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

"See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it. "So keep and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes and say, 'Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.'

Understanding » Those that are void of understanding

Proverbs 17:18

A man lacking in sense pledges And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.

Proverbs 10:13

On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.

Proverbs 24:30-34

I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense, And behold, it was completely overgrown with thistles; Its surface was covered with nettles, And its stone wall was broken down. When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked, and received instruction. read more.
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest," Then your poverty will come as a robber And your want like an armed man.

Jeremiah 5:20-21

"Declare this in the house of Jacob And proclaim it in Judah, saying, 'Now hear this, O foolish and senseless people, Who have eyes but do not see; Who have ears but do not hear.

Understanding » How understanding is acquired

Psalm 119:89-104

Forever, O LORD, Your word is settled in heaven. Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations; You established the earth, and it stands. They stand this day according to Your ordinances, For all things are Your servants. read more.
If Your law had not been my delight, Then I would have perished in my affliction. I will never forget Your precepts, For by them You have revived me. I am Yours, save me; For I have sought Your precepts. The wicked wait for me to destroy me; I shall diligently consider Your testimonies. I have seen a limit to all perfection; Your commandment is exceedingly broad. O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day. Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they are ever mine. I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation. I understand more than the aged, Because I have observed Your precepts. I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word. I have not turned aside from Your ordinances, For You Yourself have taught me. How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth! From Your precepts I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way.

Understanding » What passes all understanding

Understanding » The understanding of the lord

Isaiah 40:28

Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth Does not become weary or tired His understanding is inscrutable.

Understanding » What understanding does

Proverbs 2:10-20

For wisdom will enter your heart And knowledge will be pleasant to your soul; Discretion will guard you, Understanding will watch over you, To deliver you from the way of evil, From the man who speaks perverse things; read more.
From those who leave the paths of uprightness To walk in the ways of darkness; Who delight in doing evil And rejoice in the perversity of evil; Whose paths are crooked, And who are devious in their ways; To deliver you from the strange woman, From the adulteress who flatters with her words; That leaves the companion of her youth And forgets the covenant of her God; For her house sinks down to death And her tracks lead to the dead; None who go to her return again, Nor do they reach the paths of life. So you will walk in the way of good men And keep to the paths of the righteous.

Proverbs 24:3

By wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is established;

Understanding » Acquiring understanding

Proverbs 23:23

Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.

Proverbs 4:7

"The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding.

Understanding » What is understood by the things that are made by God

Romans 1:18-20

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.

Understanding » There being no understanding against the lord

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

Understanding » What understanding is better than

Understanding » What you should try to understand

Ephesians 5:17

So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Understanding » What understanding is

Understanding » Good understanding

Proverbs 13:15

Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.

Understanding » What was established by understanding

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.

Understanding » Who has no delight in understanding

Understanding » What fools do not understand

Psalm 92:5-6

How great are Your works, O LORD! Your thoughts are very deep. A senseless man has no knowledge, Nor does a stupid man understand this:

Understanding » Not leaning to your own understanding

Understanding » Where understanding comes from

Understanding » What to call understanding

Proverbs 7:4

Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," And call understanding your intimate friend;



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