Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people?

Bible References

Give therefore

1 Chronicles 22:12
Only Yahweh give thee discretion and understanding, and give thee charge over Israel, - so that thou take heed unto the law of Yahweh thy God.
1 Chronicles 29:19
Also, unto Solomon my son, give thou an undivided heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, - to do the whole, and to build the palace for which I have prepared.
2 Chronicles 1:10
Now, wisdom and knowledge, give thou unto me, that I may go out before this people, and may come in, - for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?
Psalm 119:34
Give me understanding, that I may observe thy law, that I may keep it with a whole heart.
Proverbs 2:3
Yea if, for understanding, thou cry aloud, for knowledge, utter thy voice;
Proverbs 3:13
How happy the man who hath found wisdom, and the man who draweth forth understanding,
Proverbs 16:16
To acquire wisdom, how much better than gold! and, to get hold of understanding, more choice than silver!
James 1:5
But, if any of you is sinning short of wisdom, let him be asking of God, Who giveth unto all freely and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him;
James 3:17
But, the wisdom from above, is - first pure, then peaceable, reasonable, easy to be entreated, fraught with mercy and good fruits, without partiality, without hypocrisy.

To judge

1 Kings 3:28
And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had delivered, and they stood in awe before the king, - for they saw, that, the wisdom of God, was in him, to execute justice.
Psalm 72:1
O God! thy justice, give, unto the king, And thy righteousness, unto the son of a king;
Proverbs 14:8
The wisdom of the prudent, is to understand his way, but, the folly of dullards, is a fraud.
Ecclesiastes 7:11
Good is wisdom, with an inheritance, - and a profit, to such as see the sun.
Ecclesiastes 9:15
but there was found therein, a man, poor but wise, and, he, delivered the city by his wisdom, - yet, no one, remembered that poor man.
John 5:30
I, cannot be doing, of myself, a single thing, - Just as I hear, I judge; and, my judging, is, just, - because I seek not my own will, but the will of him that sent me.

Who is able

Exodus 3:11
And Moses said unto God, Who am, I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, - and that I should bring forth the sons of Israel out of Egypt?
Exodus 4:10
And Moses said unto Yahweh - Pardon, O My Lord! not a man of words, am I, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant, - for heavy of mouth and heavy of tongue, I am.
Jeremiah 1:6
Then said I - Ah! My Lord Yahweh! Lo! I know not how to speak, - For a child, am I!
Matthew 3:11
I, indeed, am immersing you, in water, unto repentance, - but, he who, after me, cometh is, mightier than I, whose, sandals, I am not worthy to bear, he, will immerse you, in Holy Spirit and fire:
2 Corinthians 2:16
In these, indeed, a fragrance out of death into death, but, in those, a fragrance out of life into life. And, for these things, who is sufficient?
2 Corinthians 3:5
Not that, of our own selves, sufficient, are we, to reckon anything as of ourselves, but, our sufficiency, is of God; -

General references

Genesis 12:2
That I may make thee into a great nation, And bless thee and make great thy name, And become thou a blessing;
Exodus 3:11
And Moses said unto God, Who am, I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, - and that I should bring forth the sons of Israel out of Egypt?
Deuteronomy 1:12
How should I carry by myself the fatigue of you and the burden of you and your controversies?
Job 28:12
Yet where can, Wisdom, be found? And where is the place of understanding?
Proverbs 1:2
For the knowledge of wisdom and correction, for discerning the sayings of intelligence;
Proverbs 18:15
the heart of the intelligent, acquireth knowledge, yea, the ear of the wise, seeketh knowledge.