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2 Timothy 2:7

be considering what things I say, for the Lord give to thee understanding in all things.

Job 33:23

If there is by him a messenger, An interpreter -- one of a thousand, To declare for man his uprightness:

Daniel 9:20-22

And while I am speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin, and the sin of my people Israel, and causing my supplication to fall before Jehovah my God, for the holy mount of my God, yea, while I am speaking in prayer, then that one Gabriel, whom I had seen in vision at the commencement, being caused to fly swiftly, is coming unto me at the time of the evening present. And he giveth understanding, and speaketh with me, and saith, 'O Daniel, now I have come forth to cause thee to consider understanding wisely;

Luke 24:45-47

Then opened he up their understanding to understand the Writings, and he said to them -- 'Thus it hath been written, and thus it was behoving the Christ to suffer, and to rise out of the dead the third day, and reformation and remission of sins to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem:

Matthew 16:12

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

1 Corinthians 2:9-13

but, according as it hath been written, 'What eye did not see, and ear did not hear, and upon the heart of man came not up, what God did prepare for those loving Him -- ' but to us did God reveal them through His Spirit, for the Spirit all things doth search, even the depths of God, for who of men hath known the things of the man, except the spirit of the man that is in him? so also the things of God no one hath known, except the Spirit of God.read more.
And we the spirit of the world did not receive, but the Spirit that is of God, that we may know the things conferred by God on us, which things also we speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Holy Spirit, with spiritual things spiritual things comparing,

Isaiah 64:4

Even from antiquity men have not heard, They have not given ear, Eye hath not seen a God save Thee, He doth work for those waiting for Him.

Ephesians 3:4-5

in regard to which ye are able, reading it, to understand my knowledge in the secret of the Christ, which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it was now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit --

Job 9:11

Lo, He goeth over by me, and I see not, And He passeth on, and I attend not to it.

1 Corinthians 1:20-21

where is the wise? where the scribe? where a disputer of this age? did not God make foolish the wisdom of this world? for, seeing in the wisdom of God the world through the wisdom knew not God, it did please God through the foolishness of the preaching to save those believing.

Colossians 2:2-3

that their hearts may be comforted, being united in love, and to all riches of the full assurance of the understanding, to the full knowledge of the secret of the God and Father, and of the Christ, in whom are all the treasures of the wisdom and the knowledge hid,

John 16:12-15

I have yet many things to say to you, but ye are not able to bear them now; and when He may come -- the Spirit of truth -- He will guide you to all the truth, for He will not speak from Himself, but as many things as He will hear He will speak, and the coming things He will tell you; He will glorify me, because of mine He will take, and will tell to you.read more.
'All things, as many as the Father hath, are mine; because of this I said, That of mine He will take, and will tell to you;

Ephesians 1:18-19

the eyes of your understanding being enlightened, for your knowing what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what the exceeding greatness of His power to us who are believing, according to the working of the power of His might,

Acts 10:34-35

And Peter having opened his mouth, said, 'Of a truth, I perceive that God is no respecter of persons, but in every nation he who is fearing Him, and is working righteousness, is acceptable to Him;

Ephesians 3:2-6

if, indeed, ye did hear of the dispensation of the grace of God that was given to me in regard to you, that by revelation He made known to me the secret, according as I wrote before in few words -- in regard to which ye are able, reading it, to understand my knowledge in the secret of the Christ,read more.
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it was now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit -- that the nations be fellow-heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of His promise in the Christ, through the good news,

Revelation 13:18

Here is the wisdom! He who is having the understanding, let him count the number of the beast, for the number of a man it is, and its number is six hundred and sixty six.

Genesis 45:4-8

And Joseph saith unto his brethren, 'Come nigh unto me, I pray you,' and they come nigh; and he saith, 'I am Joseph, your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt; and now, be not grieved, nor let it be displeasing in your eyes that ye sold me hither, for to preserve life hath God sent me before you. Because these two years the famine is in the heart of the land, and yet are five years, in which there is neither ploughing nor harvest;read more.
and God sendeth me before you, to place of you a remnant in the land, and to give life to you by a great escape; and now, ye -- ye have not sent me hither, but God, and He doth set me for a father to Pharaoh, and for lord to all his house, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

2 Samuel 5:12

and David knoweth that Jehovah hath established him for king over Israel, and that He hath lifted up his kingdom, because of His people Israel.

1 Chronicles 14:2

And David knoweth that Jehovah hath established him for king over Israel, because of the lifting up on high of his kingdom, for the sake of His people Israel.

Job 42:1-6

And Job answereth Jehovah and saith: -- Thou hast known that for all things Thou art able, And not withheld from Thee is any device: Who is this, hiding counsel without knowledge?' Therefore, I have declared, and understand not, Too wonderful for me, and I know not.read more.
Hear, I pray thee, and I -- I do speak, I ask thee, and cause thou me to know.' By the hearing of the ear I heard Thee, And now mine eye hath seen Thee. Therefore do I loathe it, And I have repented on dust and ashes.

Job 15:9

What hast thou known, and we know not? Understandest thou -- and it is not with us?

Job 26:3

What -- thou hast given counsel to the unwise, And wise plans in abundance made known.

Job 34:35

Job -- not with knowledge doth he speak, And his words are not with wisdom.

Philippians 1:9-11

and this I pray, that your love yet more and more may abound in full knowledge, and all judgment, for your proving the things that differ, that ye may be pure and offenceless -- to a day of Christ, being filled with the fruit of righteousness, that is through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Colossians 1:9-10

Because of this, we also, from the day in which we heard, do not cease praying for you, and asking that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, to your walking worthily of the Lord to all pleasing, in every good work being fruitful, and increasing to the knowledge of God,

Proverbs 5:1-4

My son! to my wisdom give attention, To mine understanding incline thine ear, To observe thoughtfulness, And knowledge do thy lips keep. For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And smoother than oil is her mouth,read more.
And her latter end is bitter as wormwood, Sharp as a sword with mouths.

2 Kings 4:8-9

And the day cometh that Elisha passeth over unto Shunem, and there is a great woman, and she layeth hold on him to eat bread, and it cometh to pass, at the time of his passing over, he turneth aside thither to eat bread, and she saith unto her husband, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that a holy man of God he is, passing over by us continually;

Nehemiah 6:1-2

And it cometh to pass, when it hath been heard by Sanballat, and Tobiah, and by Geshem the Arabian, and by the rest of our enemies, that I have builded the wall, and there hath not been left in it a breach, (also, till that time the doors I had not set up in the gates,) that Sanballat sendeth, also Geshem, unto me, saying, 'Come and we meet together in the villages, in the valley of Ono;' and they are thinking to do to me evil.

Matthew 9:3-4

And lo, certain of the scribes said within themselves, 'This one doth speak evil.' And Jesus, having known their thoughts, said, 'Why think ye evil in your hearts?

Mark 2:6-8

And there were certain of the scribes there sitting, and reasoning in their hearts, Why doth this one thus speak evil words? who is able to forgive sins except one -- God?' And immediately Jesus, having known in his spirit that they thus reason in themselves, said to them, 'Why these things reason ye in your hearts?

Luke 5:21-22

And the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, 'Who is this that doth speak evil words? who is able to forgive sins, except God only?' And Jesus having known their reasonings, answering, said unto them, 'What reason ye in your hearts?

Proverbs 2:3-5

For, if for intelligence thou callest, For understanding givest forth thy voice, If thou dost seek her as silver, And as hid treasures searchest for her, Then understandest thou fear of Jehovah, And knowledge of God thou findest.

Proverbs 3:21

My son! let them not turn from thine eyes, Keep thou wisdom and thoughtfulness,

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the intelligent getteth knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

1 Kings 3:9-12

and Thou hast given to Thy servant an understanding heart, to judge Thy people, to discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this Thy great people?' And the thing is good in the eyes of the Lord, that Solomon hath asked this thing, and God saith unto him, 'Because that thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thee many days, nor asked for thee riches, nor asked the life of thine enemies, and hast asked for thee discernment to understand judgment,read more.
lo, I have done according to thy words; lo, I have given to thee a heart, wise and understanding, that like thee there hath not been before thee, and after thee there doth not arise like thee;

2 Chronicles 1:10-12

now, wisdom and knowledge give to me, and I go out before this people, and I come in, for who doth judge this Thy great people?' And God saith to Solomon, 'Because that this hath been with thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, and honour, and the life of those hating thee, and also many days hast not asked, and dost ask for thyself wisdom and knowledge, so that thou dost judge My people over which I have caused thee to reign -- the wisdom and the knowledge is given to thee, and riches and wealth and honour I give to thee, that there hath not been so to the kings who are before thee, and after thee it is not so.'

Psalm 119:98-100

Than mine enemies Thy command maketh me wiser, For it is before me to the age. Above all my teachers I have acted wisely. For Thy testimonies are my meditation. Above elders I understand more, For Thy precepts I have kept.

Psalm 119:104

From Thy precepts I have understanding, Therefore I have hated every false path!

Daniel 9:2

in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, have understood by books the number of the years, (in that a word of Jehovah hath been unto Jeremiah the prophet,) concerning the fulfilling of the wastes of Jerusalem -- seventy years;

1 Kings 4:29-34

And God giveth wisdom to Solomon, and understanding, very much, and breadth of heart, as the sand that is on the edge of the sea; and the wisdom of Solomon is greater than the wisdom of any of the sons of the east, and than all the wisdom of Egypt; and he is wiser than all men, than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Chalcol, and Darda, sons of Mahol, and his name is in all the nations round about.read more.
And he speaketh three thousand similes, and his songs are five, and the chief one; and he speaketh concerning the trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon, even unto the hyssop that is coming out in the wall, and he speaketh concerning the cattle, and concerning the fowl, and concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fishes, and there come out of all the peoples to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth who have heard of his wisdom.

1 Chronicles 27:32

And Jonathan, uncle of David, is counsellor, a man of understanding, he is also a scribe; and Jehiel son of Hachmoni is with the sons of the king;

Daniel 5:11

there is a man in thy kingdom in whom is the spirit of the holy gods: and, in the days of thy father, light, and understanding, and wisdom -- as the wisdom of the gods -- was found in him; and king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, chief of the scribes, enchanters, Chaldeans, soothsayers, established him -- thy father, O king --

Matthew 16:9-11

do ye not yet understand, nor remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many hand-baskets ye took up? nor the seven loaves of the four thousand, and how many baskets ye took up? how do ye not understand that I did not speak to you of bread -- to take heed of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees?'

Mark 8:17-21

And Jesus having known, saith to them, 'Why do ye reason, because ye have no loaves? do ye not yet perceive, nor understand, yet have ye your heart hardened? Having eyes, do ye not see? and having ears, do ye not hear? and do ye not remember? When the five loaves I did brake to the five thousand, how many hand-baskets full of broken pieces took ye up?' they say to him, 'Twelve.'read more.
'And when the seven to the four thousand, how many hand-baskets full of broken pieces took ye up?' and they said, 'Seven.' And he said to them, 'How do ye not understand?'

Matthew 16:22

And having taken him aside, Peter began to rebuke him, saying, 'Be kind to thyself, sir; this shall not be to thee;'

Mark 8:32

and openly he was speaking the word. And Peter having taken him aside, began to rebuke him,

John 3:10

Jesus answered and said to him, 'Thou art the teacher of Israel -- and these things thou dost not know!

John 20:2

she runneth, therefore, and cometh unto Simon Peter, and unto the other disciple whom Jesus was loving, and saith to them, 'They took away the Lord out of the tomb, and we have not known where they laid him.'

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Insight » Lack of

Matthew 16:11

how do ye not understand that I did not speak to you of bread -- to take heed of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees?'

Matthew 16:22

And having taken him aside, Peter began to rebuke him, saying, 'Be kind to thyself, sir; this shall not be to thee;'

Luke 24:21

and we were hoping that he it is who is about to redeem Israel, and also with all these things, this third day is passing to-day, since these things happened.

John 3:4

Nicodemus saith unto him, 'How is a man able to be born, being old? is he able into the womb of his mother a second time to enter, and to be born?'

More verses: John 20:2 John 21:4

Insight » Spiritual discemment

1 Kings 3:9

and Thou hast given to Thy servant an understanding heart, to judge Thy people, to discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this Thy great people?'

Isaiah 11:3

To refresh him in the fear of Jehovah, And by the sight of his eyes he judgeth not, Nor by the hearing of his ears decideth.

Isaiah 7:15

Butter and honey he doth eat, When he knoweth to refuse evil, and to fix on good.

Insight » Examples of » The wise man

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise! -- his eyes are in his head, and the fool in darkness is walking, and I also knew that one event happeneth with them all;

Insight » Examples of » Nehemiah

Nehemiah 6:12

And I discern, and lo, God hath not sent him, for in the prophecy he hath spoken unto me both Tobiah and Sanballat hired him,

Insight » Examples of » David

2 Samuel 5:12

and David knoweth that Jehovah hath established him for king over Israel, and that He hath lifted up his kingdom, because of His people Israel.

Insight » Examples of » The shunammite woman

2 Kings 4:9

and she saith unto her husband, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that a holy man of God he is, passing over by us continually;

Insight » Examples of » Peter

Insight » Examples of » The samaritan woman

Insight » Examples of » Jesus

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Lack Of Insight

Job 34:35

Job -- not with knowledge doth he speak, And his words are not with wisdom.