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?
who may go out before them and who may come in before them, and who may take-them out and who may bring them in, - that the assembly of Yahweh become not as sheep that have no shepherd.
Also, in time past, when Saul was king over us, thou, wast he that led out and brought in, Israel, - and Yahweh said to thee - Thou, shalt be shepherd unto my people, Israel, and, thou, shalt become leader over Israel.
and said unto them - A hundred and twenty years old, am I to-day, I can no more go out and come in, - Yahweh indeed hath said unto me, Thou shall not pass over this Jordan.
Wilt thou, then, give unto thy servant, a heart that hearkeneth, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad, - for who is able to judge this thine honoured people?
Not that, of our own selves, sufficient, are we, to reckon anything as of ourselves, but, our sufficiency, is of God; -
Give me understanding, that I may observe thy law, that I may keep it with a whole heart.
[YODH] Thine own hands, have made me, and formed me. Give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
So that thou direct, unto wisdom, thine ear, bend thy heart, unto understanding;
How happy the man who hath found wisdom, and the man who draweth forth understanding,
The principal thing, is wisdom, acquire thou wisdom, With all thine acquisition, acquire thou understanding.
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?
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;