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15 Bible Verses about God Giving Understanding

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 2:7

Think over these things I am saying [understand them and grasp their application], for the Lord will grant you full insight and understanding in everything.

Proverbs 28:5

Evil men do not understand justice, but they who crave and seek the Lord understand it fully.

Psalm 111:10

The reverent fear and worship of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom and skill [the preceding and the first essential, the prerequisite and the alphabet]; a good understanding, wisdom, and meaning have all those who do [the will of the Lord]. Their praise of Him endures forever.

Psalm 119:144

Your righteous testimonies are everlasting and Your decrees are binding to eternity; give me understanding and I shall live [give me discernment and comprehension and I shall not die].

Psalm 119:104

Through Your precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way.

Daniel 1:20

And in all matters of wisdom and understanding concerning which the king asked them, he found them ten times better than all the [learned] magicians and enchanters who were in his whole realm.

Daniel 5:11

There is a man in your kingdom in whom is the Spirit of the holy God [or gods], and in the days of your father light and understanding and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods were found in him; and King Nebuchadnezzar, your father -- "the king, I say, your father -- "appointed him master of the magicians, enchanters or soothsayers, Chaldeans, and astrologers,

Daniel 2:30

But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than anyone else living, but in order that the interpretation may be made known to the king and that you may know the thoughts of your heart and mind.

Daniel 9:22

He instructed me and made me understand; he talked with me and said, O Daniel, I am now come forth to give you skill and wisdom and understanding.

1 Corinthians 2:12

Now we have not received the spirit [that belongs to] the world, but the [Holy] Spirit Who is from God, [given to us] that we might realize and comprehend and appreciate the gifts [of divine favor and blessing so freely and lavishly] bestowed on us by God.

Psalm 119:99

I have better understanding and deeper insight than all my teachers, because Your testimonies are my meditation.

Psalm 119:100

I understand more than the aged, because I keep Your precepts [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].