Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Deep waters [are like] purpose in the heart of a man, and a man of understanding will draw it out.


On the lips of one who has understanding, wisdom is found, but a rod [is] for the back of one who lacks {sense}.

He who lacks {sense} belittles his neighbor, but a person of intelligence will remain silent.

Deep waters [are like] purpose in the heart of a man, and a man of understanding will draw it out.


He who acquires wisdom loves himself; he who guards understanding [loves] to find good.

A scoffer seeks wisdom, but there is none, but knowledge {comes easily to him who understands}.

The heart of him who understands will seek knowledge, but the faces of fools, they will feed on folly.


Daniel {said}: "Let his name, [the name] of God, be blessed {throughout the ages}, for the wisdom and the power {are his}. And he changes the times and the seasons, and he deposes kings and he sets up kings; he gives wisdom to wise men and knowledge to [men who] know understanding.

By the rebellion of a land, her rulers increase, but by a person of intelligence who knows justice, it will last.

Does not wisdom call, and understanding raise its voice? {Atop the heights} beside the road, at the crossroads she stands. Beside gates, before towns, [at the] entrance of doors, she cries out: read more.
"To you, O {people}, I call, and my cry is to the children of humankind. Learn prudence, O simple ones; fools, learn {intelligence}. Listen! For noble things I will speak, and upright things from the opening of my lips. My mouth will utter truth, and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips. All sayings of my mouth [are] in righteousness; none of them are twisted and crooked. All of them are straight to him who understands, and upright to those who find knowledge.

He who understands sets [his] face [toward] wisdom, but the eyes of a fool, to the end of the earth.


Deep waters [are like] purpose in the heart of a man, and a man of understanding will draw it out.