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The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endures forever.
Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good life his works with meekness of wisdom.
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But you, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
Search the scriptures; for in them you think you have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Which things have indeed a show of wisdom in self-imposed worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any value to the indulgence of the flesh.
Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.
But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.
Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.
For you see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ordinary men, they marveled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength: this is the first commandment.
Jesus said unto him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.
And he answering said, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.
What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.
And be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, says the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.
For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
Be anxious for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail: and she was a woman of good understanding, and of a beautiful countenance: but the man was surly and evil in his doings; and he was of the house of Caleb.
Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that might build a house for the LORD, and a house for his kingdom.
Young men in whom was no blemish, but handsome, and skilful in all wisdom, and gifted in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the language of the Chaldeans.
As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain magician, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:
Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that you did set your heart to understand, and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come because of your words.
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt.
See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:
And Moses said unto the children of Israel, See, the LORD has called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah;
And king Solomon sent and brought Hiram out of Tyre.
And now I have sent a skillful man, endued with understanding, Huramabi,
Then was Daniel brought in before the king. And the king spoke and said unto Daniel, Are you that Daniel, who is of the children of the captivity of Judah, whom the king my father brought out of Judah?
It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto you in order, most excellent Theophilus,