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30 Bible Verses about Knowledge

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1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of an intelligent man seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.

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Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » The secrets of the heart read by Christ

Matthew 12:25

But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not subsist.

Luke 11:17

But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation: and a house set against a house falls;

Proverbs 15:11

Sheol and destruction are before Jehovah; how much more then the hearts of the children of men!

Jeremiah 20:12

And thou, Jehovah of hosts, who triest the righteous, who seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

Knowledge » God's » The secrets of the heart read by Christ

Matthew 12:25

But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not subsist.

Luke 11:17

But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation: and a house set against a house falls;

Proverbs 15:11

Sheol and destruction are before Jehovah; how much more then the hearts of the children of men!

Jeremiah 20:12

And thou, Jehovah of hosts, who triest the righteous, who seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Seven great verities that may be known by the believer

Isaiah 50:7

But the Lord Jehovah will help me: therefore shall I not be confounded; therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.

Knowledge » God's knowledge of the saints » Intellectual

Daniel 1:4

youths in whom was no blemish, and of goodly countenance, and skilful in all wisdom, and acquainted with 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.

Proverbs 14:6

A scorner seeketh wisdom, and there is none for him; but knowledge is easy unto the intelligent.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, but not so the heart of the foolish.

Knowledge » Knowledge of God is infinite » General references to intellectual

Daniel 1:4

youths in whom was no blemish, and of goodly countenance, and skilful in all wisdom, and acquainted with 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.

Proverbs 14:6

A scorner seeketh wisdom, and there is none for him; but knowledge is easy unto the intelligent.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, but not so the heart of the foolish.

Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » General reference to

1 John 3:20

that if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

Psalm 139:2

Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off;

Knowledge » God's » General reference to

1 John 3:20

that if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

Psalm 139:2

Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off;

Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » All the ways of men are known to God

Jeremiah 32:19

great in counsel and mighty in work, whose eyes are open upon all the ways of the children of men, to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:

Psalm 119:168

I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies; for all my ways are before thee.

Psalm 139:3

Thou searchest out my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways;

Knowledge » God's » All the ways of men are known to God

Jeremiah 32:19

great in counsel and mighty in work, whose eyes are open upon all the ways of the children of men, to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:

Psalm 119:168

I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies; for all my ways are before thee.

Psalm 139:3

Thou searchest out my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways;

Knowledge » What israel shall know

Ezekiel 28:24-26

And there shall be no more a wounding sting for the house of Israel, nor any grieving thorn, among all that were round about them, that despised them: and they shall know that I am the Lord Jehovah. Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the peoples among whom they are scattered, and shall be hallowed in them in the sight of the nations, then shall they dwell in their land which I have given to my servant Jacob. They shall dwell in it in safety, and shall build houses and plant vineyards; and they shall dwell in safety, when I have executed judgments upon all those that despised them round about them: and they shall know that I am Jehovah their God.

Isaiah 49:22-26

Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will lift up my hand to the nations, and set up my banner to the peoples; and they shall bring thy sons in their bosom, and thy daughters shall be carried upon the shoulder. And kings shall be thy nursing-fathers, and their princesses thy nursing-mothers: they shall bow down to thee with the face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet. And thou shalt know that I am Jehovah; for they shall not be ashamed who wait on me. Shall the prey be taken from the mighty? and shall he that is rightfully captive be delivered? read more.
For thus saith Jehovah: Even the captive of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; and I will strive with him that striveth with thee, and I will save thy children. And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with new wine. And all flesh shall know that I, Jehovah, am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Ezekiel 34:27-31

And the tree of the field shall yield its fruit, and the earth shall yield its increase; and they shall be in safety in their land, and shall know that I am Jehovah, when I have broken the bands of their yoke and delivered them out of the hand of those that kept them in servitude. And they shall no more be a prey to the nations, neither shall the beast of the earth devour them; but they shall dwell in safety, and none shall make them afraid. And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger in the land, neither bear the ignominy of the nations any more. read more.
And they shall know that I Jehovah their God am with them, and that they, the house of Israel, are my people, saith the Lord Jehovah. And ye, my flock, the flock of my pasture, are men: I am your God, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Ezekiel 36:8-11

And ye mountains of Israel shall shoot forth your branches, and yield your fruit to my people Israel: for they are at hand to come. For behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and sown. And I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, the whole of it; and the cities shall be inhabited, and the waste places shall be builded. read more.
And I will multiply upon you man and beast, and they shall increase and bring forth fruit; and I will cause you to be inhabited as in your former times, yea, I will make it better than at your beginnings: and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.

Ezekiel 37:11-14

And he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off! Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, O my people, and bring you into the land of Israel. And ye shall know that I am Jehovah, when I have opened your graves, and have caused you to come up out of your graves, O my people. read more.
And I will put my Spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I will place you in your own land: and ye shall know that I Jehovah have spoken, and have done it, saith Jehovah.

Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » Men's hearts searched by jehovah

Amos 9:3

and though they hide themselves on the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, there will I command the serpent, and it shall bite them;

Knowledge » God's » Men's hearts searched by jehovah

Amos 9:3

and though they hide themselves on the top of Carmel, I will search and take them out thence; and though they be hid from my sight in the bottom of the sea, there will I command the serpent, and it shall bite them;

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Secret things belong to God

Daniel 12:9

And he said, Go thy way, Daniel; for these words are closed and sealed till the time of the end.

Revelation 5:3

And no one was able in the heaven, or upon the earth, or underneath the earth, to open the book, or to regard it.

More verses: Revelation 10:4

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » The pursuit of encouraged

Proverbs 2:3-5

yea, if thou criest after discernment and liftest up thy voice to understanding; if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hidden treasures: then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get intelligence: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of an intelligent man seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.

More verses: Proverbs 23:23

Knowledge » Danger of » Pursuit of

Proverbs 2:3-5

yea, if thou criest after discernment and liftest up thy voice to understanding; if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hidden treasures: then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get intelligence: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of an intelligent man seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.

More verses: Proverbs 23:23

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Responsibility according to

Luke 12:48

but he who knew it not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few. And to every one to whom much has been given, much shall be required from him; and to whom men have committed much, they will ask from him the more.

Mark 6:11

And whatsoever place shall not receive you nor hear you, departing thence, shake off the dust which is under your feet for a testimony to them.

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.

Matthew 11:22

But I say to you, that it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in judgment-day than for you.

More verses: John 9:41 Romans 2:12

Knowledge » What the gentiles/heathen shall know

Exodus 7:5

And the Egyptians shall know that I am Jehovah, when I stretch forth my hand on Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them.

Psalm 98:2

Jehovah hath made known his salvation: his righteousness hath he openly shewed in the sight of the nations.

Ezekiel 36:22-24

Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I do not this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for my holy name, which ye have profaned among the nations whither ye went. And I will hallow my great name, which was profaned among the nations, which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the nations shall know that I am Jehovah, saith the Lord Jehovah, when I shall be hallowed in you before their eyes. And I will take you from among the nations, and gather you out of all the countries, and will bring you into your own land.

Ezekiel 39:6-8

And I will send a fire on Magog, and among them that dwell at ease in the isles: and they shall know that I am Jehovah. And my holy name will I make known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not suffer my holy name to be profaned any more: and the nations shall know that I am Jehovah, the Holy One in Israel. Behold, it cometh, and shall be done, saith the Lord Jehovah. This is the day whereof I have spoken.

Colossians 1:26-27

the mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations, but has now been made manifest to his saints; to whom God would make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the nations, which is Christ in you the hope of glory:

Knowledge » Those that do not know the lord

John 16:2-3

They shall put you out of the synagogues; but the hour is coming that every one who kills you will think to render service to God; and these things they will do because they have not known the Father nor me.

Job 18:5-21

Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the flame of his fire shall not shine. The light shall become dark in his tent, and his lamp over him shall be put out. The steps of his strength shall be straitened, and his own counsel shall cast him down. read more.
For he is sent into the net by his own feet, and he walketh on the meshes; The gin taketh him by the heel, the snare layeth hold on him; A cord is hidden for him in the ground, and his trap in the way. Terrors make him afraid on every side, and chase him at his footsteps. His strength is hunger-bitten, and calamity is ready at his side. The firstborn of death devoureth the members of his body; it will devour his members. His confidence shall be rooted out of his tent, and it shall lead him away to the king of terrors: They who are none of his shall dwell in his tent; brimstone shall be showered upon his habitation: His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off; His remembrance shall perish from the earth, and he shall have no name on the pasture-grounds. He is driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world. He hath neither son nor grandson among his people, nor any remaining in the places of his sojourn. They that come after shall be astonished at his day, as they that went before them were affrighted. Surely, such are the dwellings of the unrighteous man, and such the place of him that knoweth not God.

Jeremiah 10:24-25

Jehovah, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing. Pour out thy fury upon the nations that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name; for they have eaten up Jacob, yea, they have eaten him up and consumed him, and have laid waste his dwelling-place.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-9

and to you that are troubled repose with us, at the revelation of the Lord Jesus from heaven, with the angels of his power, in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who know not God, and those who do not obey the glad tidings of our Lord Jesus Christ; who shall pay the penalty of everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his might,

Knowledge » What the disciples know

Matthew 13:10-11

And the disciples came up and said to him, Why speakest thou to them in parables? And he answering said to them, Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to them it is not given;

Mark 4:10-11

And when he was alone, those about him with the twelve asked him as to the parables. And he said to them, To you is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but to them who are without, all things are done in parables,

Luke 8:9-10

And his disciples asked him saying, What may this parable be? And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.

John 13:5-9

then he pours water into the washhand basin, and began to wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe them with the linen towel with which he was girded. He comes therefore to Simon Peter; and he says to him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet? Jesus answered and said to him, What I do thou dost not know now, but thou shalt know hereafter. read more.
Peter says to him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered him, Unless I wash thee, thou hast not part with me. Simon Peter says to him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head.

Ephesians 3:1-6

For this reason I Paul, prisoner of the Christ Jesus for you nations, (if indeed ye have heard of the administration of the grace of God which has been given to me towards you, that by revelation the mystery has been made known to me, (according as I have written before briefly, read more.
by which, in reading it, ye can understand my intelligence in the mystery of the Christ,) which in other generations has not been made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the power of the Spirit, that they who are of the nations should be joint heirs, and a joint body, and joint partakers of his promise in Christ Jesus by the glad tidings;

Knowledge » What the nations shall know

Psalm 9:20

Put them in fear, Jehovah: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah.

Isaiah 49:26

And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with new wine. And all flesh shall know that I, Jehovah, am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

1 Kings 8:60

that all peoples of the earth may know that Jehovah is God, that there is none else;

Ezekiel 38:23

And I will magnify myself, and sanctify myself, and I will be known in the eyes of many nations, and they shall know that I am Jehovah.

Romans 16:25-26

Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my glad tidings and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, as to which silence has been kept in the times of the ages, but which has now been made manifest, and by prophetic scriptures, according to commandment of the eternal God, made known for obedience of faith to all the nations --

Knowledge » God the father and jesus Christ knowing each other

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes. Yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight. All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son but the Father, nor does any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son may be pleased to reveal him.

Luke 10:22

All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is but the Father, and who the Father is but the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son is pleased to reveal him.

John 7:28-29

Jesus therefore cried out in the temple, teaching and saying, Ye both know me and ye know whence I am; and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom ye do not know. I know him, because I am from him, and he has sent me.

John 8:53-58

Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who has died? and the prophets have died: whom makest thou thyself? Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing: it is my Father who glorifies me, of whom ye say, He is our God. And ye know him not; but I know him; and if I said, I know him not, I should be like you, a liar. But I know him, and I keep his word. read more.
Your father Abraham exulted in that he should see my day, and he saw and rejoiced. The Jews therefore said to him, Thou hast not yet fifty years, and hast thou seen Abraham? Jesus said to them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

John 10:14-15

I am the good shepherd; and I know those that are mine, and am known of those that are mine, as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep.

More verses: John 17:1-25

Knowledge » Who the lord knows

John 10:14-16

I am the good shepherd; and I know those that are mine, and am known of those that are mine, as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. And I have other sheep which are not of this fold: those also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one flock, one shepherd.

Knowledge » Who knows the lord

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes. Yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight. All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son but the Father, nor does any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son may be pleased to reveal him.

Luke 10:22

All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is but the Father, and who the Father is but the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son is pleased to reveal him.

John 10:14-16

I am the good shepherd; and I know those that are mine, and am known of those that are mine, as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. And I have other sheep which are not of this fold: those also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one flock, one shepherd.

1 John 2:1-3

My children, these things I write to you in order that ye may not sin; and if any one sin, we have a patron with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and he is the propitiation for our sins; but not for ours alone, but also for the whole world. And hereby we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Christ's knowledge of the father

John 8:55

And ye know him not; but I know him; and if I said, I know him not, I should be like you, a liar. But I know him, and I keep his word.

Knowledge » Withheld from man » Christ's knowledge of the father

John 8:55

And ye know him not; but I know him; and if I said, I know him not, I should be like you, a liar. But I know him, and I keep his word.

Knowledge » Who has no knowledge

Isaiah 45:20

Gather yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations. They have no knowledge that carry the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.

1 Timothy 6:3-5

If any one teach differently, and do not accede to sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the teaching which is according to piety, he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, out of which arise envy, strife, injurious words, evil suspicions, constant quarrellings of men corrupted in mind and destitute of the truth, holding gain to be the end of piety.

Isaiah 44:9-19

They that form a graven image are all of them vanity, and their delectable things are of no profit; and they are their own witnesses: they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed. Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing? Behold, all his fellows shall be ashamed; and the workmen are but men. Let them all be gathered together, let them stand up: they shall fear, they shall be ashamed together. read more.
The iron-smith hath a chisel, and he worketh in the coals, and he fashioneth it with hammers, and worketh it with his strong arm; but he is hungry, and his strength faileth; he hath not drunk water, and he is faint. The worker in wood stretcheth out a line; he marketh it out with red chalk; he formeth it with sharp tools, and he marketh it out with the compass, and maketh it after the figure of a man, according to the beauty of man: that it may remain in the house. When he heweth him down cedars, he taketh also a holm-oak and a terebinth he chooseth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth a pine, and the rain maketh it grow. And it shall be for a man to burn, and he taketh thereof, and warmeth himself; he kindleth it also, and baketh bread; he maketh also a god, and worshippeth it; he maketh it a graven image, and falleth down thereto. He burneth part thereof in the fire; with part thereof he eateth flesh, he roasteth roast, and is satisfied; yea, he is warm, and saith, Aha, I am become warm, I have seen the fire. And with the remainder thereof he maketh a god, his graven image; he falleth down unto it, and worshippeth it, and prayeth unto it, and saith, Deliver me, for thou art my god. They have no knowledge, and understand not; for he hath plastered their eyes, that they may not see; and their hearts, that they may not understand. And none taketh it to heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire, and have also baked bread upon the coals thereof, I have roasted flesh, and eaten it, and with the rest thereof shall I make an abomination? shall I bow down to a block of wood?

2 Timothy 3:1-7

But this know, that in the last days difficult times shall be there; for men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, evil speakers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, profane, without natural affection, implacable, slanderers, of unsubdued passions, savage, having no love for what is good, read more.
traitors, headlong, of vain pretensions, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God; having a form of piety but denying the power of it: and from these turn away. For of these are they who are getting into houses, and leading captive silly women, laden with sins, led by various lusts, always learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Vanity of human

1 Corinthians 8:2

If any one think he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know it.

Isaiah 44:25

he that frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;

Knowledge » Knowledge, experimental » General references to

Ecclesiastes 1:16

I communed with mine own heart, saying, Lo, I have become great and have acquired wisdom more than all they that have been before me over Jerusalem; and my heart hath seen much of wisdom and knowledge.

Knowledge » Danger of » Vanity of human

1 Corinthians 8:2

If any one think he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know it.

Isaiah 44:25

he that frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;

Knowledge » Desire for

1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of an intelligent man getteth knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of an intelligent man seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.

Knowledge » Whose knowledge the lord makes foolish

Isaiah 29:13-14

And the Lord saith, Forasmuch as this people draw near with their mouth, and honour me with their lips, but their heart is removed far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught of men; therefore, behold, I will proceed to do marvellously with this people, to do marvellously, even with wonder, and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their intelligent ones shall be hid.

Isaiah 44:24-25

Thus saith Jehovah, thy Redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb: I am Jehovah, the maker of all things; who alone stretched out the heavens, who did spread forth the earth by myself; he that frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;

1 Corinthians 1:20

Where is the wise? where scribe? where disputer of this world? has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?

Knowledge » Who God gives knowledge to

Ecclesiastes 2:24-26

There is nothing good for man, but that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God. For who can eat, or who be eager, more than I? For he giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he giveth travail to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good in God's sight. This also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Daniel 2:20-21

Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for ever and ever; For wisdom and might are his. And it is he that changeth times and seasons; He deposeth kings, and setteth up kings; He giveth wisdom to the wise, And knowledge to them that know understanding.

Daniel 1:8-17

And Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not pollute himself with the king's delicate food, nor with the wine which he drank; and he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not have to pollute himself. And God granted Daniel favour and mercy before the prince of the eunuchs. And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king who hath appointed your food and your drink; for why should he see your faces worse liking than the youths who are of your age? and ye would endanger my head with the king. read more.
And Daniel said to the steward, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink; then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the youths that eat of the king's delicate food: and as thou shalt see, deal with thy servants. And he hearkened unto them in this matter, and proved them ten days. And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and were fatter in flesh than all the youths that ate of the king's delicate food. So the steward took away their delicate food, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them pulse. As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Knowledge » Those that know the lord

1 John 4:6

We are of God; he that knows God hears us; he who is not of God does not hear us. From this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

Psalm 91:9-14

Because thou hast made Jehovah, my refuge, the Most High, thy dwelling-place, There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy tent. For he shall give his angels charge concerning thee, to keep thee in all thy ways: read more.
They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone. Thou shalt tread upon the lion and the adder; the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under foot. Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

1 John 2:13-14

I write to you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children, because ye have known the Father. I have written to you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.

Knowledge » Those that have knowledge

2 Peter 1:1-11

Simon Peter, bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have received like precious faith with us through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. As his divine power has given to us all things which relate to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that has called us by glory and virtue, read more.
through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge, in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness, in godliness brotherly love, in brotherly love love: for these things existing and abounding in you make you to be neither idle nor unfruitful as regards the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ; for he with whom these things are not present is blind, short-sighted, and has forgotten the purging of his former sins. Wherefore the rather, brethren, use diligence to make your calling and election sure, for doing these things ye will never fall; for thus shall the entrance into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ be richly furnished unto you.

Proverbs 28:2

By the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof; but by a man of understanding and of knowledge, its stability is prolonged.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Called learning

Acts 22:3

I am a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, educated according to the exactness of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God, as ye are all this day;

Daniel 1:17

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Knowledge » Withheld from man » Learning, examples of men possessing

Acts 22:3

I am a Jew, born in Tarsus of Cilicia, but brought up in this city, at the feet of Gamaliel, educated according to the exactness of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God, as ye are all this day;

Daniel 1:17

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Reasons for withholding

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » A cause for exultation

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know Jehovah; for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith Jehovah: for I will pardon their iniquity, and their sin will I remember no more.

Knowledge » Who has knowledge

Proverbs 14:18

The simple inherit folly; but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

2 Peter 1:1-8

Simon Peter, bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have received like precious faith with us through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. As his divine power has given to us all things which relate to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that has called us by glory and virtue, read more.
through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge, in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness, in godliness brotherly love, in brotherly love love: for these things existing and abounding in you make you to be neither idle nor unfruitful as regards the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Knowledge » The reward for lacking knowledge

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore my people are led away captive from lack of knowledge, and their nobility die of famine, and their multitude are parched with thirst.

Hosea 4:1-6

Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land; for there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land. Swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out; and blood toucheth blood. For this shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowl of the heavens, yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away. read more.
Yet let no man strive, and let no man reprove; for thy people are as they that strive with the priest. And thou shalt stumble by day; and the prophet also shall stumble with thee by night: and I will destroy thy mother. My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Knowledge » Who conceals knowledge

Knowledge » What knowledge does

Proverbs 24:3-4

Through wisdom is a house built, and by understanding it is established; and by knowledge are the chambers filled with all precious and pleasant substance.

Knowledge » Who seeks knowledge

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of an intelligent man getteth knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of an intelligent man seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.

Knowledge » Who gets knowledge

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of an intelligent man getteth knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Knowledge » Hearing knowledge

Proverbs 22:17

Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thy heart unto my knowledge.

Proverbs 23:12

Apply thy heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.

Knowledge » If you know jesus Christ

John 8:17-19

And in your law too it is written that the testimony of two men is true: I am one who bear witness concerning myself, and the Father who has sent me bears witness concerning me. They said to him therefore, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye know neither me nor my Father. If ye had known me, ye would have known also my Father.

John 14:6-7

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father unless by me. If ye had known me, ye would have known also my Father, and henceforth ye know him and have seen him.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Earthly limitations fetter

Knowledge » If any man thinks that he knows anything

1 Corinthians 8:1-2

But concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up, but love edifies. If any one think he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know it.

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Pursuit of, exhausting

Ecclesiastes 12:12

And besides, my son, be warned by them: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Knowledge » Danger of » Pursuit of, exhausting

Ecclesiastes 12:12

And besides, my son, be warned by them: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Knowledge » What is the beginning of knowledge

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Adds to the burden of life

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Begets pride

1 Corinthians 8:1

But concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Fitted paul for a ministry of comfort

Knowledge » Danger of » Adds to the burden of life

Knowledge » Danger of » Begets pride

1 Corinthians 8:1

But concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

Knowledge » Those that increase knowledge

Knowledge » What is renewed in knowledge

Colossians 3:9-10

Do not lie to one another, having put off the old man with his deeds, and having put on the new, renewed into full knowledge according to the image of him that has created him;

Knowledge » Who does not know God

1 John 3:1-6

See what love the Father has given to us, that we should be called the children of God. For this reason the world knows us not, because it knew him not. Beloved, now are we children of God, and what we shall be has not yet been manifested; we know that if it is manifested we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. And every one that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure. read more.
Every one that practises sin practises also lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness. And ye know that he has been manifested that he might take away our sins; and in him sin is not. Whoever abides in him, does not sin: whoever sins, has not seen him or known him.

Knowledge » The reward for hating knowledge

Proverbs 1:20-32

Wisdom crieth without; she raiseth her voice in the broadways; she calleth in the chief place of concourse, in the entry of the gates; in the city she uttereth her words: How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge? read more.
Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour forth my spirit unto you, I will make known to you my words. Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded; and ye have rejected all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh in your calamity, I will mock when your fear cometh; when your fear cometh as sudden destruction, and your calamity cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come upon you: then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; they will seek me early, and shall not find me. Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah; they would none of my counsel, they despised all my reproof: therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their way, and be filled with their own devices. For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of the foolish shall cause them to perish.

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Tends to presumption

Genesis 3:22-23

And Jehovah Elohim said, Behold, Man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he stretch out his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever ...! Therefore Jehovah Elohim sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken.

Knowledge » Danger of » Tends to presumption

Genesis 3:22-23

And Jehovah Elohim said, Behold, Man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he stretch out his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever ...! Therefore Jehovah Elohim sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken.

Knowledge » Those that know the joyful sound

Psalm 89:15-16

Blessed is the people that know the shout of joy: they walk, O Jehovah, in the light of thy countenance. In thy name are they joyful all the day, and in thy righteousness are they exalted.

Knowledge » Of good and evil

Genesis 2:9

And out of the ground Jehovah Elohim made every tree grow that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of life, in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Genesis 3:22

And Jehovah Elohim said, Behold, Man is become as one of us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he stretch out his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live for ever ...!

Knowledge » Those that do not like to retain God in their knowledge

Romans 1:28-31

And according as they did not think good to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up to a reprobate mind to practise unseemly things; being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers, back-biters, hateful to God, insolent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, read more.
void of understanding, faithless, without natural affection, unmerciful;

Knowledge » Who shall find the knowledge of God

Proverbs 2:1-5

My son, if thou receivest my words, and layest up my commandments with thee, so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and thou apply thy heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after discernment and liftest up thy voice to understanding; read more.
if thou seekest her as silver and searchest for her as for hidden treasures: then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and find the knowledge of God.

Knowledge » Who will understand knowledge

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge.

Knowledge » Those that find knowledge

Proverbs 8:1-9

Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding give forth her voice? On the top of high places by the way, at the cross-paths she taketh her stand. Beside the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors, she crieth aloud. read more.
Unto you, men, I call, and my voice is to the sons of man: O ye simple, understand prudence; and ye foolish, understand sense. Hear, for I will speak excellent things, and the opening of my lips shall be right things. For my palate shall meditate truth, and wickedness is an abomination to my lips. All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing tortuous or perverse in them. They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.

Knowledge » What preserves knowledge

Proverbs 22:12

The eyes of Jehovah preserve knowledge; but he overthroweth the words of the unfaithful.

Knowledge » Who deals with knowledge

Proverbs 13:16

Every prudent man acteth with knowledge; but the foolish layeth open his folly.

Knowledge » Who knows all things

1 John 2:20-21

And ye have the unction from the holy one, and ye know all things. I have not written to you because ye do not know the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

Knowledge » The lips of knowledge

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a precious Jewel.

Knowledge » May become a hinderance instead of a help to men » Desire for, a source of temptation

Genesis 3:5-6

but God knows that in the day ye eat of it, your eyes will be opened, and ye will be as God, knowing good and evil. And the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a pleasure for the eyes, and the tree was to be desired to give intelligence; and she took of its fruit, and ate, and gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Gradual revelation, the divine plan

Ephesians 3:5

which in other generations has not been made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the power of the Spirit,

Knowledge » Danger of » Desire for, a source of temptation

Genesis 3:5-6

but God knows that in the day ye eat of it, your eyes will be opened, and ye will be as God, knowing good and evil. And the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a pleasure for the eyes, and the tree was to be desired to give intelligence; and she took of its fruit, and ate, and gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.

Knowledge » Those that lack knowledge

2 Peter 1:1-9

Simon Peter, bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have received like precious faith with us through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. As his divine power has given to us all things which relate to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that has called us by glory and virtue, read more.
through which he has given to us the greatest and precious promises, that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. But for this very reason also, using therewith all diligence, in your faith have also virtue, in virtue knowledge, in knowledge temperance, in temperance endurance, in endurance godliness, in godliness brotherly love, in brotherly love love: for these things existing and abounding in you make you to be neither idle nor unfruitful as regards the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ; for he with whom these things are not present is blind, short-sighted, and has forgotten the purging of his former sins.

Knowledge » Who uses knowledge aright

Knowledge » Who knowledge is easy to

Proverbs 14:6

A scorner seeketh wisdom, and there is none for him; but knowledge is easy unto the intelligent.

Knowledge » Who disperses knowledge

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, but not so the heart of the foolish.

Knowledge » The lack of knowledge

Knowledge » Who hates knowledge

Knowledge » Who loves knowledge

Knowledge » What knowledge is

Isaiah 33:5-6

Jehovah is exalted; for he dwelleth on high: he hath filled Zion with justice and righteousness; and he shall be the stability of thy times, the riches of salvation, wisdom and knowledge: the fear of Jehovah shall be your treasure.

Knowledge » Men of knowledge

Knowledge » Is power

Proverbs 3:20

By his knowledge the deeps were broken up, and the skies drop down the dew.

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Obedience, the condition of receiving

John 7:16-17

Jesus therefore answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but that of him that has sent me. If any one desire to practise his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is of God, or that I speak from myself.

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Liberates the soul from all error

John 8:31-32

Jesus therefore said to the Jews who believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye are truly my disciples; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Enabled the apostles to speak with authority

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Christ's message grounded in experience

John 3:10-11

Jesus answered and said to him, Thou art the teacher of Israel and knowest not these things! Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that which we know, and we bear witness of that which we have seen, and ye receive not our witness.

Knowledge » Who shall know of jesus Christ’s doctrine

John 7:16-18

Jesus therefore answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but that of him that has sent me. If any one desire to practise his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is of God, or that I speak from myself. He that speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but he that seeks the glory of him that has sent him, he is true, and unrighteousness is not in him.

Knowledge » God being a God of knowledge

Knowledge » Where knowledge comes from

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Fitted israel to sympathize with strangers

Knowledge » When knowledge shall be increased

Knowledge » Now we know in part

1 Corinthians 13:9-12

For we know in part, and we prophesy in part: but when that which is perfect has come, that which is in part shall be done away. When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I felt as a child, I reasoned as a child; when I became a man, I had done with what belonged to the child. read more.
For we see now through a dim window obscurely, but then face to face; now I know partially, but then I shall know according as I also have been known.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » To give opportunity for faith

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Human weakness necessitates

Knowledge » Fools hate

Proverbs 1:29

Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Obtained by acquaintanceship with God

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Leads to eternal life

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Qualified the blind man to testify

John 9:25

He answered therefore, If he is sinful I know not. One thing I know, that, being blind before, now I see.

Knowledge » Prepares men for the duties of life » Prepared the demoniac to witness

Mark 5:19

And he suffered him not, but says to him, Go to thine home to thine own people, and tell them how great things the Lord has done for thee, and has had mercy on thee.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Inability to apprehend truth

Knowledge » The earth shall be full of

Knowledge » Divine gift

Knowledge » Key of

Luke 11:52

Woe unto you, the doctors of the law, for ye have taken away the key of knowledge; yourselves have not entered in, and those who were entering in ye have hindered.

Knowledge » The priest's lips should keep

Knowledge » Of more value than gold

Proverbs 8:10

Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold:

Knowledge » Shall be increased

Knowledge » Is pleasant

Knowledge » Of salvation

Luke 1:77

to give knowledge of deliverance to his people by the remission of their sins

Knowledge » Of Christ

Knowledge » The fear (reverence) of the lord is the beginning of

Knowledge » Of God more than burnt offering

Knowledge » Those who reject are destroyed

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Knowledge » Rejected

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; for thou hast rejected knowledge, and I will reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me; seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Reproof » Leads to » Knowledge

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge.

Spiritual » Knowledge » A cause for exultation

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know Jehovah; for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith Jehovah: for I will pardon their iniquity, and their sin will I remember no more.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Obedience, the condition of receiving

John 7:16-17

Jesus therefore answered them and said, My doctrine is not mine, but that of him that has sent me. If any one desire to practise his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is of God, or that I speak from myself.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Liberates the soul from all error

John 8:31-32

Jesus therefore said to the Jews who believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye are truly my disciples; and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Obtained by acquaintanceship with God

Hosea 6:3

and we shall know, we shall follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is assured as the morning dawn; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain which watereth the earth.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Leads to eternal life

the things that are Transient » Power » Knowledge

Topics on Knowledge

Drawbacks To Knowledge

1 Corinthians 8:1

But concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

Fulness Of Knowledge

Colossians 2:2-3

to the end that their hearts may be encouraged, being united together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the full knowledge of the mystery of God;

Knowledge, Of Jesus Christ

John 14:6-10

Jesus says to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father unless by me.

Knowledge, Of Sin

Genesis 3:1-13

And the serpent was more crafty than any animal of the field which Jehovah Elohim had made. And it said to the woman, Is it even so, that God has said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

People With General Knowledge

Job 13:1

Lo, mine eye hath seen all this, mine ear hath heard and understood it.

Self Knowledge

1 Kings 8:38

what prayer, what supplication soever be made by any man, of all thy people Israel, when they shall know every man the plague of his own heart, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house;

The Vanity Of Human Knowledge

Isaiah 44:25

he that frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;

Zeal, Without Knowledge

Galatians 1:13

For ye have heard what was my conversation formerly in Judaism, that I excessively persecuted the assembly of God, and ravaged it;