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61 Bible Verses about Insight

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2 Timothy 2:7

Understand what I say, that the Lord shall give thee understanding in all things.

Job 33:23

If there is a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to show unto man his uprightness;

Daniel 9:20-22

And whiles I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel and presenting my supplication before the LORD my God for the holy mountain of my God; I was even yet speaking in prayer, and that man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, flying swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening sacrifice. And he caused me to understand and spoke with me and said, O Daniel, I am now come forth to cause thee to understand the interpretation.

Luke 24:45-47

Then he opened their understanding that they might understand the scriptures and said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behooved the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day; and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Matthew 16:12

Then they understood that he bade them not to keep themselves from the leaven of bread, but from the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

1 Corinthians 2:9-13

But as it is written, That which eye has not seen nor ear heard neither has entered into the heart of man is that which God has prepared for those that love him. But God has revealed this unto us by his Spirit, for the Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. For who among men knows the things of man, except the spirit of man which is in him? Even so no one has known the things of God, but the Spirit of God.read more.
Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we might know the things that God has given us. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teaches, but with doctrine of the Holy Spirit, jointly fitting spiritual things by spiritual means.

Isaiah 64:4

Nor have men heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither has the eye seen a God beside thee, that thou might do it again for the one who waits in him.

Ephesians 3:4-5

by which, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of the Christ), which in other generations was not made known unto the sons of men as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit,

Job 9:11

Behold, he shall pass before me, and I shall not see him; and he shall pass on, and I shall not understand him.

1 Corinthians 1:20-21

Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the philosopher of this world? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? For in the wisdom of God, since the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save those that believe.

Colossians 2:2-3

that their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in charity and in all the riches of the fulfilled understanding to know the mystery of the God and Father and of the Christ; in whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

John 16:12-15

I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now. Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth, for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak, and he will cause you to know the things which are to come. He shall clarify me, for he shall take of that which is mine and shall cause you to know it.read more.
All that the Father has is mine; therefore I said that he shall take of that which is mine and shall cause you to know it.

Ephesians 1:18-19

illuminating the eyes of your understanding, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints and what is the exceeding greatness of his power in us who believe, by the operation of the power of his strength,

Acts 10:34-35

Then Peter opened his mouth and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons; but in every nation he that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him.

Ephesians 3:2-6

if ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which has been given to me in you, how that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery (as I wrote above in a few words, by which, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of the Christ),read more.
which in other generations was not made known unto the sons of men as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit, that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs and of the same body and partakers of his promise in the Christ by the gospel,

Revelation 13:18

Here is wisdom. Let him that has understanding count the number of the beast: for the number of man; and its number is six hundred sixty-six.

Genesis 45:4-8

Then Joseph said unto his brethren, Now come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt. Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves that ye sold me here, for God sent me before you for life. For these two years the famine has been in the land, and yet there are five years in which there shall neither be plowing nor harvest.read more.
And God sent me before you that you might remain in the earth and that you might be given life by great liberty. So now it was not you that sent me here, but God; and he has made me as a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his house and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.

2 Samuel 5:12

And David understood that the LORD had confirmed him as king over Israel and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.

1 Chronicles 14:2

And David, understanding that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel and had lifted up his kingdom above his people Israel,

Job 42:1-6

Then Job answered the LORD, and said, I know that thou canst do every thing and that there is no thought hidden from thee. Who is he that hides counsel without knowledge? Therefore, I have denounced that which I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.read more.
Hear, now, and I will speak; I will ask of thee, and thou shalt cause me to know. With my ears I had heard thee; but now my eyes see thee. Therefore, I abhor myself and repent in dust and ashes.

Job 15:9

What dost thou know that we do not? What dost thou understand, which is not in us?

Job 26:3

How hast thou counselled the one that has no wisdom? and how hast thou plentifully declared the thing as it is?

Job 34:35

Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without prudence.

Philippians 1:9-11

And this I pray that your charity may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all perception, that ye may approve the best, that ye may be sincere and without offense until the day of Christ, being filled with fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

Colossians 1:9-10

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, asking that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, that ye might walk worthy of the Lord, pleasing him in everything, being fruitful in every good work, and growing in the knowledge of God,

Proverbs 5:1-4

My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my intelligence; that thou may keep council and that thy lips may conserve knowledge. For the lips of the strange woman drop as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil,read more.
But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a twoedged sword.

2 Kings 4:8-9

And it also happened that one day Elisha passed through Shunem, where there was an important woman, and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was, that as often as he passed by, he turned in there to eat bread. And she said to her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God, who passes by us continually.

Nehemiah 6:1-2

Now it came to pass when Sanballat and Tobiah and Geshem, the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had built the wall and that there was no breach left in it (though at that time I had not set up the doors upon the gates), that Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they had thought to do me evil.

Matthew 9:3-4

And, behold, certain of the scribes said within themselves, This man blasphemes. And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Why think ye evil in your hearts?

Mark 2:6-8

But there were certain of the scribes sitting there and thinking in their hearts, Why does this fellow so blaspheme? Who can forgive sins but God only? And Jesus, knowing afterward in his spirit that they so reasoned within themselves, said unto them, Why think ye these things in your hearts?

Luke 5:21-22

And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, Who is this who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone? Then Jesus, knowing their thoughts and answering them said, What reason ye in your hearts?

Proverbs 2:3-5

yea, if thou criest for understanding and givest thy voice unto intelligence, if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hid treasures, then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 3:21

My son, do not let them depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion,

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

1 Kings 3:9-12

Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people? And the speech pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this thing. And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing and hast not asked for thyself long life neither hast asked riches for thyself nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself understanding to hear judgment,read more.
behold, I have done according to thy words: behold, I have given thee a wise and understanding heart so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.

2 Chronicles 1:10-12

Give me now wisdom and knowledge that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can judge this thy people, that is so great? And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth or glory, nor the life of thy enemies, neither yet hast asked long life, but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou may judge my people, over whom I have placed thee as king, wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will also give thee riches and wealth and glory such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall any after thee have the like.

Psalm 119:98-100

Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies, for they are eternal unto me. I have more understanding than all my teachers, for thy testimonies have been my meditation. I understand more than the elders because I keep thy precepts.

Psalm 119:104

Through thy precepts I have obtained understanding; therefore I have hated every false way.

Daniel 9:2

in the first year of his reign, I Daniel saw diligently in the books the number of the years, of which the LORD spoke unto Jeremiah the prophet, which would conclude the desolation of Jerusalem in seventy years.

Mark 12:24

Then Jesus, answering, said unto them, Do ye not therefore err because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

1 Kings 4:29-34

And God gave Solomon exceedingly great wisdom and intelligence and magnanimity of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore. And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the sons of the east and all the wisdom of the Egyptians. For he was wiser than all men, than Ethan, the Ezrahite, and Heman and Chalcol and Darda, the sons of Mahol; and he was named in all nations round about.read more.
And he spoke three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five. And he spoke of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springs out of the wall. He also spoke of animals and of fowl and of serpents and of fishes. And they came from all peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, who had heard of his wisdom.

1 Chronicles 27:32

And Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counsellor, a wise man, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni had charge of the king's sons.

Daniel 5:11

There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom lives the spirit of the holy God; and in the days of thy father light and intelligence and wisdom, like the knowledge of God, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar, thy father, made prince over all the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, and fortune-tellers; thus did thy father, the king,

Matthew 16:9-11

Do ye not yet understand, neither remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets ye took up? Neither the seven loaves of the four thousand, and how many baskets ye took up? How is it that ye do not understand that I did not speak to you concerning bread that ye should keep yourselves from the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?

Mark 8:17-21

And as Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why argue ye because ye have no bread? Do ye not consider nor understand? is your heart yet blind? Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do ye not remember? When I broke the five loaves among five thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took ye up? They said unto him, Twelve.read more.
And when the seven loaves among four thousand, how many baskets full of fragments took ye up? And they said, Seven. And he said unto them, How is it that ye do not yet understand?

Matthew 16:22

Then Peter, taking him aside, began to rebuke him, saying, Lord, be it far from thee; in no wise shall this happen unto thee.

Mark 8:32

And he spoke this word clearly. Then Peter took him and began to rebuke him.

John 3:10

Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a teacher of Israel and knowest not this?

John 20:2

Then she ran and came to Simon Peter and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and said unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid him.

From Thematic Bible


Insight » Lack of

Matthew 16:11

How is it that ye do not understand that I did not speak to you concerning bread that ye should keep yourselves from the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees?

Matthew 16:22

Then Peter, taking him aside, began to rebuke him, saying, Lord, be it far from thee; in no wise shall this happen unto thee.

Luke 24:21

But we were hoping that it was he who should redeem Israel, and beside all this, today is the third day since these things were done.

More verses: John 20:2 John 21:4

Insight » Spiritual discemment

1 Kings 3:9

Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?

Isaiah 11:3

and shall make him of quick olfaction in the fear of the LORD; and he shall not judge according to the sight of his eyes, neither reprove according to the hearing of his ears:

Isaiah 7:15

He shall eat butter and honey that he may know to refuse the evil and choose the good.

Insight » Examples of » The wise man

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise man has his eyes in his head, but the fool walks in darkness: And I myself also understood that one event happens to the one and to the other.

Insight » Examples of » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:12

And I perceived that God had not sent him, but that he pronounced this prophecy against me, for Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.

Insight » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 5:12

And David understood that the LORD had confirmed him as king over Israel and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.

Insight » Examples of » The shunammite woman

2 Kings 4:9

And she said to her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God, who passes by us continually.

Insight » Examples of » Peter

Insight » Examples of » The samaritan woman

Insight » Examples of » Jesus

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Lack Of Insight

18;34;35

Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without prudence.