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38 Bible Verses about Character

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Romans 5:3-5

And not only [this], but we also boast in our afflictions, [because we] know that affliction produces patient endurance, and patient endurance, proven character, and proven character, hope, and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

Luke 8:17

For nothing is secret that will not become evident, and nothing hidden that will never be known and come to light.

Romans 5:3-4

And not only [this], but we also boast in our afflictions, [because we] know that affliction produces patient endurance, and patient endurance, proven character, and proven character, hope,

Proverbs 22:25

lest you learn his way and become entangled in a snare to yourself.

1 Corinthians 3:13

the work of each one will become evident. For the day will reveal [it], because it will be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the work of each one, of what sort it is.

1 Timothy 3:10

and these also must be tested first; then let them serve [if they] are above reproach.

Psalm 105:19

Until [the] time his word came about, the word of Yahweh tested him.

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Character » Instability of

Luke 8:5-15

"The sower went out to sow his seed, and while he was sowing, {some seed} fell on the side of the path and was trampled under foot, and the birds of the sky devoured it. And other [seed] fell on the rock, and [when it] came up, it withered, because it did not have moisture. And other [seed] fell in the midst of the thorn plants, and the thorn plants grew up with [it] [and] choked it. read more.
And other [seed] fell on the good soil, and [when it] came up, it produced a hundred times as much grain." [As he] said these [things], he called out, "The one who has ears to hear, let him hear!" And his disciples asked him what this parable meant. And he said, "To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest [they are] in parables, so that 'Seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.' Now the parable means this: the seed is the word of God, and those beside the path are the ones who have heard. Then the devil comes and takes away the word from their heart, so that they may not believe [and] be saved. And those on the rock [are those] who receive the word with joy when they hear [it], and these do not have [enough] root, who believe for a time and in a time of testing fall away. And the [seed] that fell into the thorn plants--these are the ones who hear and [as they] go along are choked by the worries and riches and pleasures of life, and they do not bear fruit to maturity. But the [seed] on the good soil--these are the ones who, [after] hearing the word, hold fast to [it] with a noble and good heart, and bear fruit with patient endurance.

Jeremiah 2:36

How you go about so much changing your way! Also by Egypt you will be put to shame, just as you were put to shame by Assyria.

Hosea 6:4

What will I do with you, Ephraim? What will I do with you, Judah? Your love [is] like a morning cloud, like the dew that goes away early in the morning.

Character » Firmness of

Mark 4:20

And those are the ones sown on the good soil, who hear the word and receive [it] and bear fruit--one thirty and one sixty and one a hundred [times as much]."

Psalm 57:7

My heart [is] steadfast, O God; My heart [is] steadfast. I will sing and give praise.

Psalm 108:1

My heart [is] steadfast, O God. I will sing and give praise, even [with] my glory.

Character » Instances of instability » israelites

1 Samuel 18:19

{But} at the time Saul's daughter Merab [was] to be given to David, she was given [instead] to Adriel the Meholathite as wife.

Judges 2:17

But they did not listen to their leaders, but lusted after other gods and bowed down to them. They turned away quickly from the way that their ancestors went, who had obeyed the commandment of Yahweh; they did not do [as their ancestors].

Exodus 32:8

They have turned aside quickly from the way that I commanded them; they have made for themselves a cast-image bull calf, and they bowed to it, and they sacrificed to it, and they said, 'These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt.'"

Judges 2:19

But when the leader died they relapsed and acted corruptly, more than their ancestors, following other gods, serving them, and bowing down to them. They would not give up their deeds or their stubborn ways.

2 Chronicles 11:17

And they strengthened the kingdom of Judah and made Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, secure for three years, for they walked in the way of David and Solomon for three years.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 12:1

Character » Of the wicked » Reprobate

2 Corinthians 13:5

Test yourselves [to see] if you are in the faith. Examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize regarding yourselves that Jesus Christ [is] in you, unless you are unqualified?

2 Timothy 3:8

And {just as} Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so also these oppose the truth, people corrupted in mind, disqualified concerning the faith.

Character » Of the wicked » Disobedient

Nehemiah 9:26

"But they rebelled and were rebellious against you and cast your law behind their back and killed your prophets, who had warned them to turn back to you, and they did great blasphemies.

1 Peter 2:7

Therefore the honor [is] for you who believe, but for those who refuse to believe, "The stone that the builders rejected, this one has become {the cornerstone},"

Character » Of the wicked » Proud

Obadiah 1:3

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who live in the clefts of a rock, the heights of its dwelling, [you who] say in your heart: 'Who can bring me down [to the] ground?'

Psalm 59:12

[By] the sin of their mouth [and] the words of their lips, even in their pride, let them be trapped, and for [the] curses and lies they proclaim.

Character » Of saints » Just

Luke 2:25

And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem {whose name was} Simeon, and this man [was] righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Character » Of the wicked » Despising saints

Nehemiah 2:19

But Sanballat the Horonite, the Ammonite servant Tobiah, and Geshem the Arab heard it, and they mocked and despised us, saying, "What is this thing that you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?"

Nehemiah 4:2

Then he said before his brothers and the army of Samaria, "What are the feeble Jews doing? Will they restore [these things] for themselves? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish it in a day? Will they revive the stones from the piles of rubble--even those burned up?"

2 Timothy 3:3-4

hardhearted, irreconcilable, slanderous, without self-control, savage, with no interest for what is good, traitors, reckless, conceited, loving pleasure rather than loving God,

Character » Of the wicked » Lying

Psalm 62:4

They only plan to thrust [him] down from his high position; they are pleased [with] deception. With their mouths they bless, but {inwardly} they curse. Selah

Isaiah 59:4

There is nobody {who pleads with} justice, and there is nobody who judges with honesty. They rely on nothing and speak vanity. They conceive trouble and beget iniquity;

Character » Instances of instability » Pharaoh

Exodus 8:15

And Pharaoh saw that there was relief, and he made his heart {insensitive}, and he did not listen to them, as Yahweh had spoken.

Exodus 8:32

And Pharaoh made his heart {insensitive} also this time, and he did not release the people.

Exodus 9:34

And Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunder stopped, and {he again sinned} and made his heart {insensitive}, he and his servants.

Exodus 14:5

And it was told to the king of Egypt that the people fled, and the heart of Pharaoh was changed and [that of] his servants toward the people, and they said, "What [is] this we have done, that we have released Israel from serving us!"

Character » Of the wicked » Murderous

Psalm 10:8

He sits in ambush in villages; in the hiding places he kills [the] innocent. His eyes {lurk} for [the] helpless.

Character » Of saints » Holy

Deuteronomy 14:2

For you [are] a people holy to Yahweh your God, and you Yahweh has chosen to be a treasured possession from [among] all [of] the peoples that are on the surface of the earth.

Character » Instances of firmness » Paul

Acts 20:22-24

"And now behold, bound by the Spirit I am traveling to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me {there}, except that the Holy Spirit testifies to me in town [after town], saying that bonds and persecutions await me. But I consider [my] life [as] worth {nothing} to myself, in order to finish my mission and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify [to] the gospel of the grace of God.

Acts 21:13-14

Then Paul replied, "What are you doing weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be tied up, but even to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus!" And [because] he would not be persuaded, we remained silent, saying, "The will of the Lord be done."

Character » Of the wicked » Conspiring against saints

Nehemiah 4:8

So all of them plotted together to come fight against Jerusalem and to make trouble for it.

Nehemiah 6:2

Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, "Come and let us meet together in [one of] the villages in the plain of Ono." But they planned to do evil to me.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares as well, and those intent on my harm speak threats. They also plot deceit all day.

Character » Of the wicked » Sold under sin

1 Kings 21:20

Then Ahab said to Elijah, "Have you found me, my enemy?" He said, "I have found you because you have sold yourself to do evil in the eyes of Yahweh.

2 Kings 17:17

They made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, they practiced divination and read omens, and they sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of Yahweh to provoke him.

Character » Of the wicked » Sensual

Jude 1:19

These are the ones who cause divisions, worldly, not having the Spirit.

Character » Of the wicked » Hating the light

Job 24:13

"Those are among [the ones] rebelling [against the] light; they do not recognize his ways, and they do not stay in his paths.

Character » Of the wicked » Enticing to evil

2 Timothy 3:6

For from these are those who slip into houses and captivate foolish women loaded down with sins, led by various kinds of desires,

Proverbs 1:10-14

My child, if sinners entice you, do not consent. If they say, "Come with us! We shall lie in wait for blood; we shall ambush the innocent without cause. Like Sheol, we will swallow them alive and whole, {like those who descend to the pit}. read more.
We shall find all precious wealth, we shall fill our houses [with] booty, you shall throw your lot in our midst, there will be one purse for all of us."

Character » Of saints » Taught by God

1 John 2:27

And [as for] you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you do not have need that anyone teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all [things], and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you reside in him.

Character » Of the wicked » Hypocritical

Character » Of the wicked » Prayerless

Job 21:15

Who [is] Shaddai that we should serve him, or what would we benefit when we plead with him?'

Psalm 53:4

Do not evildoers know, [they] who eat my people [as though] they were eating bread? They do not call on God.

Character » Of the wicked » Fraudulent

Character » Of the wicked » Froward

Isaiah 57:17

I was angry because of his sin of gain, and I struck him; I hid and I was angry, but he walked apostate, in the ways of his heart.

Proverbs 21:8

Crooked is the way of a man and a foreigner, but the pure [is] upright [in] his conduct.

Character » Of the wicked » Unjust

Isaiah 26:18

We became pregnant, we writhed; we gave birth [to] wind. We cannot bring about deliverance [on the] earth, and no inhabitants of [the] world are born.

Character » Of the wicked » Alienated from God

Character » Of the wicked » Evil doers

Micah 7:3

Their hands [are] upon evil, to do [it] well; the official and the judge ask for the bribe, and the great [man] utters the evil desire of his soul; and they weave [it] together.

Character » Of the wicked » Unclean

Character » Of saints » Obedient

Romans 16:19

For [the report of] your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, and I want you to be wise toward what [is] good, but innocent toward what [is] evil.

Character » Of saints » Liberal

Isaiah 32:8

But [the] nobleman plans noble things, and he stands upon noble things.

2 Corinthians 9:13

Through the proven character of this service [they will] glorify God because of the submission of your confession to the gospel of Christ and the generosity of [your] participation toward them and toward everyone,

Character » Of saints » New creatures

Character » Of the wicked » Blasphemous

Revelation 16:9

And people were burned up [by the] great heat, and they blasphemed the name of God who has the authority over these plagues, and they did not repent to give him glory.

Luke 22:65

And they were saying many other [things] against him, reviling [him].

Character » Of the wicked » Unprofitable

Romans 3:12

All have turned aside together; they have become worthless; [There] is no one who practices kindness; [there] is not even one.

Character » Of the wicked » Blinded

Character » Of the wicked » Corrupt

Character » Of the wicked » Fierce

Character » Of saints » Meek

Isaiah 29:19

And [the] meek {have joy after joy} in Yahweh, and [the] needy of [the] people shall rejoice in the holy one of Israel.

Character » Of saints » Fearing God

Malachi 3:16

Then those who revered Yahweh spoke {with one another}. And Yahweh listened attentively and heard, and a scroll of remembrance was written {before him} of those who revere Yahweh and ponder his name.

Character » Of saints » Righteous

Isaiah 60:21

And all your people [shall be] righteous; they shall take possession of [the] land forever, the shoot of his planting, the work of my hands, to show my glory.

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous in the sight of God, living blamelessly in all the commandments and regulations of the Lord.

Character » Of the wicked » Stiff-necked

Exodus 33:5

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Say to the {Israelites}, 'You [are] a stiff-necked people; [if] one moment I were to go up among you, I would destroy you. And now take down your ornaments from on you, and I will {decide} what I will do to you."

Character » Of the wicked » Mischievous

Micah 7:3

Their hands [are] upon evil, to do [it] well; the official and the judge ask for the bribe, and the great [man] utters the evil desire of his soul; and they weave [it] together.

Proverbs 24:8

He who plans to do evil for himself, they will call [him] "master of mischief."

Character » Of the wicked » Unthankful

Character » Of the wicked » Envious

Nehemiah 2:10

But when Sanballat the Horonite and the Ammonite servant Tobiah heard [this], {they were greatly displeased} that a person had come to seek the welfare of the {Israelites}.

Character » Of the wicked » Fearful

Character » Of the wicked » Delighting in the iniquity of others

Character » Of the wicked » Hostile to God

Character » Of the wicked » Persecuting

Psalm 69:26

because they persecute [those] whom you, yourself, have struck, and they tell of the pain of [those] you have wounded.

Psalm 109:16

because he did not remember to show loyal love, but he pursued anyone, poor or needy or brokenhearted, to slay [them].

Character » Of the wicked » Covetous

Character » Of saints » Steadfast

Character » Of saints » Merciful

Character » Of saints » Upright

1 Kings 3:6

Then Solomon said, "You have shown great loyal love with your servant David my father, as he walked before you in faithfulness and in righteousness and in uprightness of heart with you. You have shown for him this great loyal love, and you have given a son to him who is sitting on his throne as [it is] this day.

Psalm 15:2

He who walks blamelessly and does what is right. He who speaks honestly in his heart.

Character » Of saints » Loving

Character » Of saints » Humble

Character » Of the wicked » Foolish

Deuteronomy 32:6

[Like] this do you treat Yahweh, foolish and {unwise} people? [Has] he not, your father, created you? He made you, and he established you.

Character » Of the wicked » Ignorant of God

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Yahweh, children of Israel, for Yahweh has an indictment against the inhabitants of the land. There is no faithfulness or loyalty, there is no knowledge of God in the land.

Character » Of the wicked » Deceitful

Character » Of saints » Contrite

Character » Of saints » Pure in heart

Character » Of saints » Godly

Character » Good

Character » Of saints » Sincere

Character » Of the wicked » Rebellious

Isaiah 1:2

Hear, heavens, and listen, earth, for Yahweh has spoken: "I reared children and I brought [them] up, but they rebelled against me.

Isaiah 30:9

For it [is] a people of rebellion, deceitful children, children [who are] not willing to hear the instruction of Yahweh,

Character » Of the wicked » Boastful

Character » Of the wicked » Infidel

Character » Of saints » Devout

Acts 22:12

And a certain Ananias, a devout man according to the law, well spoken of by all the Jews who live [there],

Character » Of saints » Following Christ

John 10:4

Whenever he sends out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.

Character » Defamation of, punished

Deuteronomy 22:13-19

"If a man takes a woman and {he has sex with her}, but [he] then {dislikes her}, and {he accuses her falsely}, and {he defames her}, and he says 'This woman I took and I lay with her and {I discovered that she was not a virgin},' then [in defense] the father of the young woman shall take, along with her mother, and [together] they must bring out the [evidence of] the virginity of the young woman [to display it] to the elders of the city {at the city gate}. read more.
And [then] the father of the young woman shall say to the elders, 'I gave my daughter to this man as wife, but he [now] {dislikes} her, and now look {he has accused her falsely}, saying, "I did not find {your daughter a virgin}," but here [is] [evidence of] the virginity of my daughter'; and they shall spread the cloth [out] {before} the elders of the city. Then the elders of that city shall take the man, and they shall discipline him. Then they shall fine him hundred [shekels of] silver, and they shall give [them] to the father of the young woman, for {he defamed an Israelite young woman}, and {she shall become his wife}; he will not be allowed {to divorce her} all his days.

Character » Instances of instability » Solomon

1 Kings 11:4-8

It happened at the time of Solomon's old age that his wives guided his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully with Yahweh his God as the heart of David his father [had been]. Solomon went after Ashtoreth the god of [the] Sidonians and after Molech the abhorrence of the Ammonites. So Solomon did evil in the eyes of Yahweh and did not fully [follow] after Yahweh as David his father. read more.
At that time, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, on the mountain which {faces} Jerusalem and for Molech, the abomination of the {Ammonites}. Thus he did for all of his foreign wives, offering incense and sacrificing to their gods.

Character » Instances of firmness » Joseph in resisting potiphar's wife

Genesis 39:7-12

And it happened [that] after these things his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me." But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Look, my master {does not worry about} what [is] in the house, and everything he owns he has put in my hand. He has no greater [authority] in this house than me, and he has not withheld anything from me except you, since you [are] his wife. Now how could I do this great wickedness and sin against God?" read more.
And it happened [that] as she spoke to Joseph {day after day}, he did not heed her to lie beside her or to be with her. {But one particular day} he came into the house to do his work and none of the men of the house were there in the house, she seized him by his garment [and] said, "Lie with me!" And he left his garment in her hand and fled, and he went outside.

Character » Of saints » Attentive to Christ's voice

John 10:3-4

For this one the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. Whenever he sends out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.

Character » Instances of instability » Reuben

Genesis 49:3-4

Reuben, you [are] my firstborn, my strength, and the firstfruit of my vigor, excelling in rank and excelling in power. Unstable as water, you shall not excel [any longer], for you went up upon the bed of your father, then defiled [it]. You went up upon my couch!

Character » Instances of firmness » Pilate

John 19:22

Pilate replied, "What I have written, I have written."

Character » Of saints » Loathing themselves

Ezekiel 20:43

And you will remember there your ways, and all of your deeds {by which you were made unclean}, and you will feel a loathing {for yourself} for all of your evils that you have done.

Character » Of the wicked » Unruly

Character » Of the wicked » Rejoicing in the affliction of saints

Psalm 35:15

But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered together; smiters whom I did not know gathered against me. They tore and did not cease.

Character » Of the wicked » Glorying in their shame

Character » Of the wicked » Uncircumcised in heart

Jeremiah 9:26

Egypt, Judah, and Edom, and the {Ammonites}, and Moab, and all those who are trimmed to [the] side, those who live in the desert, for all the nations [are] uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel [are] uncircumcised of heart."

Character » Of the wicked » Forgetting God

Job 8:13

So [are] the paths of all who forget God; and [the] hope of [the] godless will perish,

Character » Of the wicked » Destructive

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they hasten to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts [are] thoughts of iniquity; devastation and destruction [are] in their highways.

Character » Of the wicked » UnGodly

Character » Of saints » Undefiled

Character » Of saints » Watchful

Luke 12:37

Blessed [are] those slaves whom the master will find on the alert [when he] returns! Truly I say to you that he will dress himself for service and have them recline at the table and will come by [and] serve them.

Character » Of saints » Prudent

Proverbs 16:21

The wise of heart is called perceptive, but he who is pleasant of lips will increase persuasiveness.

Character » Of saints » Blameless and harmless

Character » Of saints » Zealous of good works

Character » Of saints » Guileless

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said about him, "Look! {A true Israelite} in whom is no deceit!"

Character » Of saints » Faithful

Character » Of saints » Lowly

Character » Of the wicked » Lovers of pleasure, not of God

Character » Of the wicked » Stiff-hearted

Ezekiel 2:4

And the children [are] {impudent} and {stubborn}, [and so] I am sending you to them, and you must say to them, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh!'

Character » Of the wicked » Hard-hearted

Ezekiel 3:7

And the house of Israel, they are not willing to listen to you, for they [are] not willing to listen to me, for all of the house of Israel is hard of forehead, and they [are] hard of heart.

Character » Of the wicked » Incontinent

Character » Of the wicked » Abominable

Character » Of the wicked » Unmerciful

Character » Of the wicked » Loathsome

Character » Of the wicked » Untoward

Character » Of the wicked » Perverse

Deuteronomy 32:5

They [have] behaved corruptly toward him; [they are] not his children; [this is] their flaw, a generation crooked and perverse.

Character » Of the wicked » Impudent

Ezekiel 2:4

And the children [are] {impudent} and {stubborn}, [and so] I am sending you to them, and you must say to them, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh!'

Character » Of the wicked » Unholy

Character » Of the wicked » Heady and high-minded

Character » Of the wicked » Selfish

Character » Of the wicked » Unwise

Deuteronomy 32:6

[Like] this do you treat Yahweh, foolish and {unwise} people? [Has] he not, your father, created you? He made you, and he established you.

Character » Of saints » Led by the spirit

Character » Of saints » TRUE

2 Corinthians 6:8

through glory and dishonor, through slander and good repute, [regarded] as deceivers and [yet] truthful,

Character » Of saints » Bold

Character » Revealed in countenance

Isaiah 3:9

The look on their faces testifies against them and they declare their sin like Sodom; they do not hide [it]. Woe to their soul! For they have dealt out evil to themselves.

Character » Of saints » Hungering for righteousness

Character » Of saints » Poor in spirit

God, Holiness of » Exhibited in his » Character

Topics on Character

A Mans Character

20;27;19

As the waters [reflect] {face to face}, so the heart of a person [reflects] the person.

Aaron, Character

2;4;14

{And Yahweh was angry with} Moses and said, "[Is there] not Aaron your brother the Levite? I know that he certainly can speak, and also there he is coming out to meet you, and when he sees you, he will rejoice in his heart.

Character Assassination

20;26;24-25

On his lips, an enemy will pretend, but {inside} he will harbor deceit.

Character Of Saints

19;15;2

He who walks blamelessly and does what is right. He who speaks honestly in his heart.

Character Of Wicked

55;3;2-4

for people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Characters Of Old People

18;12;12

Wisdom [is] with [the] aged, and understanding [is in] length of days.

Christ, Character Of

22;5;16

{His mouth} [is] sweet, and he is altogether desirable. This [is] my beloved; this [is] my friend, {O young women of Jerusalem}.

David, Character Of

9;13;14

But now, your kingdom will not endure. Yahweh has sought for himself a man according to his [own] heart, and Yahweh has appointed him as leader over his people, because you have not kept what Yahweh commanded you."

Fruit Of Character

50;1;11

having been filled [with the] fruit of righteousness which [comes] through Jesus Christ to the glory and praise of God.

Jacob, Life And Character Of

1;25;25-26

And the first came out red, all {his body} [was] like a hairy coat, so they called his name Esau.

Knowing God's Character

11;8;43

you shall hear in heaven, the place of your dwelling, and act according to all that the foreigner calls to you, so that all the peoples of the earth may know your name, to fear you as your people Israel, and to know that your name has been invoked over this house that I have built.

Like People In Character

19;106;6

We have sinned [along] with our ancestors. We have committed iniquity; we have incurred guilt.

Respect, For God's Character

19;29;2

Ascribe to Yahweh the glory {due} his name. Worship Yahweh in holy array.

Satan, Character Of

18;1;6

And it happened {one day} {that} the sons of God came to present themselves before Yahweh, and Satan also came into their midst.

Sin, And God's Character

35;1;13

Your eyes [are] too pure to see evil, and you are not able to look at wrongdoing. Why do you look at the treacherous? [Why] are you silent when the wicked swallows up [someone] more righteous than him?

Solomon, Character Of

11;4;29

God gave wisdom to Solomon and very great discernment, as well as {breadth of understanding}, as the sand which is on the edge of the seashore.