11 Bible Verses about Human Intellect
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The LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Give your servant therefore an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this your great people?" The speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing. God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life, neither have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice;read more.
behold, I have done according to your word. Behold, I have given you a wise and an understanding heart; so that there has been none like you before you, neither after you shall any arise like you.
The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones. He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for his Maker, but he who is kind to the needy honors him. The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.read more.
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weighs the motives. Commit your deeds to the LORD, and your plans shall succeed.read more.
The LORD has made everything for its own end?yes, even the wicked for the day of evil. Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: they shall certainly not be unpunished. By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of the LORD men depart from evil. When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him. Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues with injustice. A man's heart plans his course, but the LORD directs his steps.
There are many plans in a man's heart, but the LORD's counsel will prevail.