11 Bible Verses about Human Intellect
Most Relevant Verses
When the Lord saw that man’s wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every scheme his mind thought of was nothing but evil all the time,
So give Your servant an obedient heart to judge Your people and to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?” Now it pleased the Lord that Solomon had requested this. So God said to him, “Because you have requested this and did not ask for long life or riches for yourself, or the death of your enemies, but you asked discernment for yourself to understand justice,read more.
I will therefore do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and understanding heart, so that there has never been anyone like you before and never will be again.
A tranquil heart is life to the body,
but jealousy is rottenness to the bones. The one who oppresses the poor person insults his Maker,
but one who is kind to the needy honors Him. The wicked one is thrown down by his own sin,
but the righteous one has a refuge in his death.read more.
Wisdom resides in the heart of the discerning;
she is known even among fools.
The reflections of the heart belong to man,
but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All a man’s ways seem right to him,
but the Lord evaluates the motives. Commit your activities to the Lord,
and your plans will be achieved.read more.
The Lord has prepared everything for His purpose—
even the wicked for the day of disaster. Everyone with a proud heart is detestable to the Lord;
be assured, he will not go unpunished. Wickedness is atoned for by loyalty and faithfulness,
and one turns from evil by the fear of the Lord. When a man’s ways please the Lord,
He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him. Better a little with righteousness
than great income with injustice. A man’s heart plans his way,
but the Lord determines his steps.
Many plans are in a man’s heart,
but the Lord’s decree will prevail.