Yodh. Your hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.
The Lord will accomplish what concerns me; Your lovingkindness, O Lord, is everlasting; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.
I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, And my soul knows it very well.
Know that the Lord Himself is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
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.
Then Huram continued, “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, who will build a house for the Lord and a royal palace for himself.
‘ Your hands fashioned and made me altogether, And would You destroy me?
“Did not He who made me in the womb make him, And the same one fashion us in the womb?
“But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.
Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart.
I am Your servant; give me understanding, That I may know Your testimonies.
Your testimonies are righteous forever; Give me understanding that I may live.
Tav. Let my cry come before You, O Lord; Give me understanding according to Your word.
Consider what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything.
And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.