21 occurrences in 19 translations

'Man of Understanding' in the Bible

Now therefore, let Pharaoh provide for a man of understanding and wisdom, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Wherefore Pharaoh said unto Joseph, "Forasmuch as God hath showed thee all this, there is no man of understanding nor of wisdom like unto thee.

And Chenaniah the chief of the Levites was master of the song and taught to sing, for he was a man of understanding.

Also Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counsellor, a man of understanding, and a scribe: and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king's sons:

And now I have sent a wise man and a man of understanding called Huramabi,

And by the good hand of our God upon us they brought us a man of understanding, of the sons of Mahli, the son of Levi, the son of Israel; and Sherebiah, with his sons and his brethren, eighteen;

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

The wise in heart is called a man of understanding; and the sweetness of the lips shall increase doctrine.

A reproof enters deeper into a man of understanding than a hundred lashes into a [self-confident] fool.

A man of understanding sets skillful and godly Wisdom before his face, but the eyes of a [self-confident] fool are on the ends of the earth.

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

Strike a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; reprove a man of understanding, and he will increase in knowledge.

For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.

who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, a man of understanding. The same called unto him Barnabas and Saul, and sought to hear the word of God.