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2 Timothy 2:7

Consider what I am saying, for the Lord will grant you understanding in all [these things].

Job 33:23

"If there is a messenger beside him, a mediator, one of a thousand, to declare to a human being his uprightness

Daniel 9:20-22

Now I [was] still speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my plea {before} Yahweh my God, on behalf {of the holy mountain of my God}. And I [was] still speaking in prayer, and the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision {previously}, {in my weariness touched me} at [the] time of [the] evening offering. And he instructed [me] and he spoke with me and he said, "Daniel I have now come out to teach you understanding.

Luke 24:45-47

Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures, and said to them, "Thus it is written [that] the Christ would suffer and would rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance and the forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Matthew 16:12

Then they understood that he did not say to beware of the leaven of bread, but of the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.

1 Corinthians 2:9-13

But just as it is written, "[Things] which eye has not seen and ear has not heard, and have not entered into the heart of man, all that God has prepared for those who love him." For to us God has revealed [them] through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches all [things], even the depths of God. For who among men knows the things of a man, except the spirit of the man that [is] in him? Thus also no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.read more.
Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who [is] from God, in order that we may know the things freely given to us by God, [things] which we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in [words] taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual [things] to spiritual [people].

Isaiah 64:4

And since ancient [times] they have not heard, have not listened, no eye has seen a God except you; he {acts} for the one who waits for him.

Ephesians 3:4-5

so that you may be able when you read to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ (which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit):

Job 9:11

"{If} he passes by me, {I would not see him}; and [if] he should move on, {I would not recognize him}.

1 Corinthians 1:20-21

Where [is] the wise person? Where [is] the scribe? Where [is] the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? For since, in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom did not know God, God was pleased through the foolishness of preaching to save those who believe.

Colossians 2:2-3

so that their hearts may be encouraged, united in love and into all the wealth of the full assurance of insight into the knowledge of the mystery of God, Christ, in whom all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden.

John 16:12-15

I still have many [things] to say to you, but you are not able to bear [them] now. But when he--the Spirit of truth--comes, he will guide you into all the truth. For he will not speak from himself, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will proclaim to you the things to come. He will glorify me, because he will take from what [is] mine and will proclaim [it] to you.read more.
Everything that the Father has is mine. For this [reason] I said that he takes from what [is] mine and will proclaim [it] to you.

Ephesians 1:18-19

(the eyes of your hearts having been enlightened), so that you may know what is the hope of his calling, what [are] the riches of the glory of his inheritance among the saints, and what [is] the surpassing greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty strength

Acts 10:34-35

So Peter opened [his] mouth [and] said, "In truth I understand that God is not one who shows partiality, but in every nation the one who fears him and who does what is right is acceptable to him.

Ephesians 3:2-6

--if indeed you have heard [about] the stewardship of God's grace given to me for you. According to revelation the mystery was made known to me, just as I wrote beforehand in brief, so that you may be able when you read to understand my insight into the mystery of Christread more.
(which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit): [that] the Gentiles are fellow heirs, and fellow members of the body, and fellow sharers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel,

Revelation 13:18

Here is wisdom: the one who has understanding, let him calculate the number of the beast, for it is man's number, and his number [is] six hundred sixty-six.

Genesis 45:4-8

So Joseph said to his brothers, "Come near to me, please." And they drew near. And he said, "I [am] Joseph, your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. So now, do not be distressed and do not be angry {with yourselves} that you sold me here, for God sent me as deliverance before you. For these two years the famine [has been] in the midst of the land, but [there will be] five more years where there is no plowing or harvest.read more.
And God sent me before you [all] to preserve for you a remnant in the land and to keep alive among you many survivors. So now, you yourselves did not send me here, but God put me here as father to Pharaoh and as master of all his household, and a ruler over all the land of Egypt.

2 Samuel 5:12

David realized that Yahweh had established him as king over Israel and that he had exalted his kingdom because of his people Israel.

1 Chronicles 14:2

And David knew that Yahweh had established him as king over Israel [and] that his kingdom was highly exalted for the sake of his people Israel.

Job 42:1-6

Then Job answered Yahweh and said, "I know that you can do all [things], and [any] scheme from you will not be thwarted. 'Who [is] this darkening counsel without knowledge?' Therefore I uttered, but I did not understand; {things too wonderful for me}, but I did not know.read more.
'Hear and I will speak; I will question you, then inform me.' By the ear's hearing I heard [of] you, but now my eye has seen you. Therefore I despise [myself] and repent in dust and ashes."

Job 15:9

What do you know that we do not know? [What] do you understand that [is] not clear to us?

Job 26:3

How you have advised {one who has no wisdom}! And [what] sound wisdom you have made known {in abundance}!

Job 34:35

'Job speaks without knowledge, and his words [are] without insight.

Philippians 1:9-11

And this I pray: that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is superior, in order that you may be sincere and blameless in the day of Christ, having been filled [with the] fruit of righteousness which [comes] through Jesus Christ to the glory and praise of God.

Colossians 1:9-10

Because of this also we, from the day we heard about [it], did not cease praying for you, and asking that you may be filled [with] the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual insight, so that you may live in a manner worthy of the Lord, {to please [him] in all respects}, bearing fruit in every good deed and increasing in the knowledge of God,

Proverbs 5:1-4

My child, be attentive to my wisdom, and to my understanding incline your ear; [in order] to keep prudence, and knowledge will guard your lips. For the lips of the strange woman will drip honey, and smoother than oil is her mouth.read more.
But her end is bitter as the wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.

2 Kings 4:8-9

It happened one day that Elisha passed through to Shunem where there [was] a wealthy woman, and she urged him to eat bread; so it happened each time he passed through, he would stop there to eat. She said to her husband, "Please now, I know that he [is] a holy man of God who is passing {our way} regularly;

Nehemiah 6:1-2

Now when it was reported to Sanballat, Tobiah, Geshem the Arab, and to the rest of our enemies that I had built the wall and that no gap was left in it--though up to that time I had not erected doors in the gates-- 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.

Matthew 9:3-4

And behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, "This man is blaspheming!" And knowing their thoughts, Jesus said, "Why do you think evil in your hearts?

Mark 2:6-8

Now some of the scribes were sitting there and reasoning in their hearts, "Why does this man speak like this? He is blaspheming! Who is able to forgive sins except God alone?" And immediately Jesus, perceiving in his spirit that they were reasoning like this within themselves, said to them, "Why are you considering these [things] in your hearts?

Luke 5:21-22

And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, "Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? Who is able to forgive sins except God alone?" But Jesus, perceiving their thoughts, answered [and] said to them, "Why are you reasoning in your hearts?

Proverbs 2:3-5

For if you cry out for understanding, [if] you lift your voice for insight, if you seek her like silver and search her out {like treasure}, then you will understand the fear of Yahweh, and the knowledge of God you will find.

Proverbs 3:21

My child, may they not escape from your {sight}; may you keep sound wisdom and prudence.

Proverbs 18:15

An intelligent {mind} will acquire knowledge, and the ear of the wise will seek knowledge.

1 Kings 3:9-12

Give to your servant a listening heart to judge your people, to discern between good and bad, because who is able to judge this, your difficult people?" The word was good in the eyes of [the] Lord that Solomon had asked this thing. And God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing and you did not ask for yourself {a long life} and you did not ask riches for yourself and you did not ask for the life of your enemies, but you have asked for yourself {the ability to make wise judgments};read more.
behold, I do hereby do according to your word. I hereby give you a wise and discerning heart; there was no one like you before you, nor afterwards will one like you arise.

2 Chronicles 1:10-12

Now, give to me wisdom and knowledge that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can judge this, your great people?" Then God said to Solomon, "Because this was with your heart and you did not ask for wealth, possessions, honor, and the lives of your enemies, and also did not ask for {long life}, but have asked for wisdom and knowledge that you might judge my people over whom I have made you king, wisdom and knowledge is given to you. And I will [also] give to you wealth, possessions, and honor, the like of which was not had by the kings who [were] before you, nor will there be the like after you."

Psalm 119:98-100

Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, because they [are] ever with me. I have more insight than all my teachers, for your testimonies [are] my meditation. I understand more than [the] elders, for I keep your precepts.

Psalm 119:104

From your precepts I get understanding, therefore I hate every false way.

Daniel 9:2

in [the] first year [of] his kingship I, Daniel, observed in the scrolls the number of the years that it was [that were] to be fulfilled [according to] [the] word of Yahweh to Jeremiah the prophet for the devastation of Jerusalem--seventy years.

1 Kings 4:29-34

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. The wisdom of Solomon was greater than the wisdom of all the people of [the] east and more than all the wisdom of Egypt. He was wiser than all the men: Ethan the Ezrahite; Heman, Calcol, and Darda the children of Mahol; and {he was very well known}.read more.
He spoke three thousand proverbs, and his songs were one thousand and five. He spoke concerning the trees, from the cedar which [is] in Lebanon up to the hyssop which grows on the wall; he also spoke concerning the animals, concerning the birds, concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fish. They came from all the nations to hear the wisdom of Solomon; from all the kings of the earth who had heard [of] his wisdom.

1 Chronicles 27:32

And Jehonathan the uncle of David [was] an adviser, a man of insight, and he was a scribe. And Jehiel the son of Hachmoni [was] with the sons of the king.

Daniel 5:11

There is a man in your kingdom {who has the spirit of the holy gods in him}. And in the days of your {predecessor}, enlightenment and insight and wisdom like the wisdom of the gods was found in him; and, O king, Nebuchadnezzar your {predecessor} appointed him [as] chief of the magicians, the conjurers, the {astrologers}, [and] the diviners. Your {predecessor} the king [did this]

Matthew 16:9-11

Do you not yet understand or do you not remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many baskets you took up? Or the seven loaves for the four thousand and how many baskets you took up? How do you not understand that I did not speak to you about bread? But beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"

Mark 8:17-21

And knowing [this], he said to them, "Why are you discussing that you have no bread? Do you not yet perceive or understand? Have your hearts been hardened? [Although you] have eyes, do you not see? And [although you] have ears, do you not hear? And do you not remember? When I broke the five loaves for the five thousand how many baskets full of broken pieces did you pick up?" They said to him, "Twelve."read more.
"When also [broke] the seven [loaves] for the four thousand, how many baskets full of broken pieces did you pick up?" And they said to him, "Seven." And he said to them, "Do you not yet understand?"

Matthew 16:22

And Peter took him aside [and] began to rebuke him, saying, {God forbid}, Lord! This will never happen to you!"

Mark 8:32

And he was speaking openly [about] the subject, and Peter took him aside [and] began to rebuke him.

John 3:10

Jesus answered and said to him, "Are you the teacher of Israel, and you do not understand these [things]?

John 20:2

So she ran and came to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved and said to them, "They have taken away the Lord from the tomb and we do not know where they have put him!"

From Thematic Bible


Insight » Lack of

Matthew 16:11

How do you not understand that I did not speak to you about bread? But beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"

Matthew 16:22

And Peter took him aside [and] began to rebuke him, saying, {God forbid}, Lord! This will never happen to you!"

Luke 24:21

But we were hoping that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. But in addition to all these [things], this [is] the third day {since} these [things] took place.

John 3:4

Nicodemus said to him, "How can a man be born [when he] is an old man? He is not able to enter into his mother's womb for the second time and be born, [can he]?"

More verses: John 20:2 John 21:4

Insight » Spiritual discemment

1 Kings 3:9

Give to your servant a listening heart to judge your people, to discern between good and bad, because who is able to judge this, your difficult people?"

Isaiah 11:3

And his {breath} [is] in the fear of Yahweh. And he shall judge not by his eyesight, and he shall rebuke not by {what he hears with} his ears.

Isaiah 7:15

He shall eat curds and honey until he knows to reject the evil and to choose the good.

Insight » Examples of » The wise man

Ecclesiastes 2:14

{The wise man can see where he is walking}, but the fool walks in darkness. Yet I also realized that both of them suffer the same fate.

Insight » Examples of » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:12

Then I look and realized God had not sent him; rather, he had spoken the prophecy against me [because] Tobiah and Sanballat had hired him.

Insight » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 5:12

David realized that Yahweh had established him as king over Israel and that he had exalted his kingdom because of his people Israel.

Insight » Examples of » The shunammite woman

2 Kings 4:9

She said to her husband, "Please now, I know that he [is] a holy man of God who is passing {our way} regularly;

Insight » Examples of » Peter

Insight » Examples of » The samaritan woman

Insight » Examples of » Jesus

Topics on Insight

Lack Of Insight

18;34;35

'Job speaks without knowledge, and his words [are] without insight.