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30 Bible Verses about Knowledge

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1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this your so great a people?

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks knowledge: but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

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

Matthew 12:25

And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:

Luke 11:17

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

Proverbs 15:11

Sheol and destruction are before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?

Jeremiah 20:12

But, O LORD of hosts, who tests the righteous, and sees the mind and the heart, let me see your vengeance on them: for unto you have I opened my cause.

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

Matthew 12:25

And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:

Luke 11:17

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

Proverbs 15:11

Sheol and destruction are before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?

Jeremiah 20:12

But, O LORD of hosts, who tests the righteous, and sees the mind and the heart, let me see your vengeance on them: for unto you have I opened my cause.

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

Isaiah 50:7

For the Lord GOD 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

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.

Proverbs 15:7

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

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

Daniel 1:4

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.

Proverbs 15:7

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

Knowledge » Divine Knowledge » General reference to

1 John 3:20

For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Psalm 139:2

You know my downsitting and my uprising, you understand my thought afar off.

Knowledge » God's » General reference to

1 John 3:20

For if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Psalm 139:2

You know my downsitting and my uprising, you understand 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: for your eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give everyone according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:

Psalm 119:168

I have kept your precepts and your testimonies: for all my ways are before you.

Psalm 139:3

You search out my path and my lying down, and are 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: for your eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give everyone according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:

Psalm 119:168

I have kept your precepts and your testimonies: for all my ways are before you.

Psalm 139:3

You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.

Knowledge » What israel shall know

Ezekiel 28:24-26

And there shall be no more a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor any grieving thorn of all that are round about them, that despised them; and they shall know that I am the Lord GOD. Thus says the Lord GOD; When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the people among whom they are scattered, and shall be sanctified in them in the sight of the nations, then shall they dwell in their land that I have given to my servant Jacob. And they shall dwell safely in it, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, they shall dwell with confidence, when I have executed judgments upon all those that despise them round about them; and they shall know that I am the LORD their God.

Isaiah 49:22-26

Thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, I will lift up my hand to the Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people: and they shall bring your sons in their arms, and your daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders. And kings shall be your nursing fathers, and their queens your nursing mothers: they shall bow down to you with their face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of your feet; and you shall know that I am the LORD: for they shall not be ashamed that wait for me. Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? read more.
But thus says the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contends with you, and I will save your children. And I will feed them that oppress you with their own flesh; and they shall be drunk with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am your Savior and your Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.

Ezekiel 34:27-31

And the trees of the field shall yield their fruit, and the earth shall yield its increase, and they shall be safe in their land, and shall know that I am the LORD, when I have broken the bands of their yoke, and delivered them out of the hand of those who enslaved them. And they shall no more be a prey to the nations, neither shall the beasts of the land devour them; but they shall dwell safely, and none shall make them afraid. And I will raise up for them a garden of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger in the land, neither bear the shame of the nations any more. read more.
Thus shall they know that I the LORD their God am with them, and that they, even the house of Israel, are my people, says the Lord GOD. And you my flock, the flock of my pasture, are men, and I am your God, says the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 36:8-11

But you, O mountains of Israel, you shall shoot forth your branches, and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are soon to come. For, behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and you shall be tilled and sown: And I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the wastes shall be built: read more.
And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and bring fruit: and I will settle you according to your former times, and will do better unto you than at your beginnings: and you shall know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 37:11-14

Then 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 on our part. Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel. And you shall know that I am the LORD, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves, read more.
And shall put my spirit in you, and you shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall you know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, says the LORD.

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 from there; and though they are hidden 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 from there; and though they are hidden 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 your way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end.

Revelation 5:3

And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the scroll, neither to look thereon.

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 you cry after knowledge, and lift up your voice for understanding; If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures; Then shall you understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither turn away from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks knowledge: but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

More verses: Proverbs 23:23

Knowledge » Danger of » Pursuit of

Proverbs 2:3-5

Yea, if you cry after knowledge, and lift up your voice for understanding; If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures; Then shall you understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither turn away from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks knowledge: but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

More verses: Proverbs 23:23

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Responsibility according to

Luke 12:48

But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

Mark 6:11

And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when you depart from there, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment, than for that city.

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken unto them, they would not have sin: but now they have no cover for their sin.

Matthew 11:22

But I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the day of judgment, 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 the LORD, when I stretch forth my hand upon Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them.

Psalm 98:2

The LORD has made known his salvation: his righteousness has he openly showed in the sight of the nations.

Ezekiel 36:22-24

Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord GOD; I do this not for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for my holy name's sake, which you have profaned among the nations, where you went. And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the nations, which you have profaned in the midst of them; and the nations shall know that I am the LORD, says the Lord GOD, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes. For I will take you from among the nations, and gather you out of all 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 securely in the coastlands: and they shall know that I am the LORD. So will I make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not let them pollute my holy name any more: and the nations shall know that I am the LORD, the Holy One in Israel. Behold, it is come, and it is done, says the Lord GOD; this is the day of which I have spoken.

Colossians 1:26-27

Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; 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: yea, the time comes, that whosoever kills you will think that he does God service. And these things will they do unto you, 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 be dark in his tent, and his lamp shall be put out with him. The steps of his strength shall be shortened, and his own counsel shall cast him down. read more.
For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walks upon a snare. The trap shall take him by the heel, and a snare shall lay hold of him. The noose is laid for him on the ground, and a trap for him in the way. Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet. His strength shall be hunger-bitten, and destruction shall be ready at his side. It shall devour patches of his skin: even the firstborn of death shall devour his strength. His confidence shall be rooted out of his tent, and it shall bring him to the king of terrors. They shall dwell in his tent, who are none of his: brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation. His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch be cut off. His memory shall perish from the earth, and he shall have no name in the street. He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world. He shall neither have son nor nephew among his people, nor any remaining in his dwellings. They that come after him shall be astounded at his day, as they that went before were frightened. Surely such are the dwellings of the wicked, and this is the place of him that knows not God.

Jeremiah 10:24-25

O LORD, correct me, but with justice; not in your anger, lest you bring me to nothing. Pour out your fury upon the nations that know you not, and upon the families that call not on your name: for they have eaten up Jacob, and devoured him, and consumed him, and have made his habitation desolate.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-9

And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;

Knowledge » What the disciples know

Matthew 13:10-11

And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why do you speak unto them in parables? He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

Mark 4:10-11

And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable. And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are outside, all these things are done in parables:

Luke 8:9-10

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

John 13:5-9

After that he poured water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded. Then came he to Simon Peter: and Peter said unto him, Lord, do you wash my feet? Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do you know not now; but you shall know hereafter. read more.
Peter said unto him, You shall never wash my feet. Jesus answered him, If I wash you not, you have no part with me. Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head.

Ephesians 3:1-6

For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, If you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me toward you: How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote before in few words, read more.
By which, when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Knowledge » What the nations shall know

Psalm 9:20

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

Isaiah 49:26

And I will feed them that oppress you with their own flesh; and they shall be drunk with their own blood, as with sweet wine: and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am your Savior and your Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.

1 Kings 8:60

That all the people of the earth may know that the LORD is God, and that there is none else.

Ezekiel 38:23

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

Romans 16:25-26

Now to him who is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began, But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:

Knowledge » God the father and jesus Christ knowing each other

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hid these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in your sight. All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knows the Son, but the Father; neither knows any man the Father, except the Son, and he to whomever the Son will reveal him.

John 7:28-29

Then cried Jesus in the temple as he taught, saying, You both know me, and you know where I am from: and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom you know not. But I know him: for I am from him, and he has sent me.

John 8:53-58

Are you greater than our father Abraham, who is dead? and the prophets are dead: whom make you yourself? Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honors me; of whom you say, that he is your God: Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying. read more.
Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad. Then said the Jews unto him, You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham? Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

John 10:14-15

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

Knowledge » Who knows the lord

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hid these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in your sight. All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knows the Son, but the Father; neither knows any man the Father, except the Son, and he to whomever the Son will reveal him.

John 10:14-16

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

1 John 2:1-3

My little children, these things write I unto you, that you sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. And by this 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

Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.

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

John 8:55

Yet you have not known him; but I know him: and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like unto you: but I know him, and keep his saying.

Knowledge » Who has no knowledge

Isaiah 45:20

Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, you that are escaped from the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.

1 Timothy 6:3-5

If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting over questions and disputes of words, out of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil suspicions, Perverse wranglings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw yourself.

Isaiah 44:9-19

They that make a graven image are all of them nothing; and their precious things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed. Who fashions a god, or molds a graven image, that is profitable for nothing? Behold, all his fellows shall be put to shame: and the workmen, they are mere men: let them all be gathered together, let them stand up; yet they shall fear, and they shall be put to shame together. read more.
The blacksmith with the tongs works in the coals, and fashions it with hammers, and works it with the strength of his arms: yea, he is hungry, and his strength fails: he drinks no water, and is faint. The carpenter stretches out his rule; he marks it out with a line; he fashions it with planes, and he marks it out with the compass, and makes it after the figure of a man, according to the beauty of a man; that it may remain in the house. He hews himself down cedars, and takes the cypress and the oak, which he secures for himself among the trees of the forest: he plants a pine, and the rain does nourish it. Then shall it be for a man to burn: for he will take of it, and warm himself; yea, he kindles it, and bakes bread; yea, he makes a god, and worships it; he makes it a graven image, and falls down to it. He burns part of it in the fire; with part of it he eats flesh; he roasts a roast, and is satisfied: yea, he warms himself, and says, Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire: And the rest of it he makes into a god, even his graven image: he falls down unto it, and worships it, and prays unto it, and says, Deliver me; for you are my god. They have not known nor understood: for he has shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand. And none considers in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon its coals; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the rest of it an abomination? shall I fall down to a block of wood?

2 Timothy 3:1-7

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, truce breakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, read more.
Traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away. For of this sort are they who creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with various lusts, Ever 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

And if any man thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know.

Isaiah 44:25

That frustrates the omens of the liars, and makes diviners mad; that turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;

Knowledge » Knowledge, experimental » General references to

Ecclesiastes 1:16

I communed with my own heart, saying, Lo, I have come to greatness, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.

Knowledge » Danger of » Vanity of human

1 Corinthians 8:2

And if any man thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know.

Isaiah 44:25

That frustrates the omens of the liars, and makes diviners mad; that turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;

Knowledge » Desire for

1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this your so great a people?

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks knowledge: but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

Knowledge » Whose knowledge the lord makes foolish

Isaiah 29:13-14

Therefore the Lord said, Since this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honor me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men: 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.

Isaiah 44:24-25

Thus says the LORD, your redeemer, and he that formed you from the womb, I am the LORD that makes all things; that stretches forth the heavens alone; that spreads abroad the earth by myself; That frustrates the omens of the liars, and makes diviners mad; that turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;

1 Corinthians 1:20

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?

Knowledge » Who God gives knowledge to

Ecclesiastes 2:24-26

There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labor. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God. For who can eat, or who else can have enjoyment, more than I? For God gives to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he gives the work of gathering and heaping up, only that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and grasping of the wind.

Daniel 2:20-21

Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God forever and ever: for wisdom and might are his: And he changes the times and the seasons: he removes kings, and sets up kings: he gives wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

Daniel 1:8-17

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's food, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself. Now God had brought Daniel into favor and kindness with the prince of the eunuchs. And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king, who has appointed your food and your drink: for why should he see your faces worse looking than the young men who are of your age? then shall you make me endanger my head to the king. read more.
Then said Daniel to Melzar, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, Test your servants, I beseech you, ten days; and let them give us vegetables to eat, and water to drink. Then let our countenances be looked upon before you, and the countenance of the young men that eat of the portion of the king's food: and as you see fit, deal with your servants. So he consented to them in this matter, and tested them ten days. And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared better and fatter in flesh than all the young men who did eat the portion of the king's food. Thus Melzar took away the portion of their food, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them vegetables. 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.

Knowledge » Those that know the lord

1 John 4:6

We are of God: he that knows God hears us; he that is not of God hears not us. By this we know the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

Psalm 91:9-14

Because you have made the LORD, who is my refuge, even the most High, your habitation; There shall no evil befall you, neither shall any plague come near your dwelling. For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways. read more.
They shall bear you up in their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone. You shall tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the serpent shall you trample under feet. Because he has set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he has known my name.

1 John 2:13-14

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

Knowledge » Those that have knowledge

2 Peter 1:1-11

Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power has given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who has called us to glory and virtue: read more.
By which are given unto us exceedingly great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge self control; and to self control patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness love. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacks these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and has forgotten that he was purged from his old sins. Therefore rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you shall never fall: For so an entrance shall be provided unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Proverbs 28:2

For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge its state shall be prolonged.

Knowledge » Withheld from man withheld » Called learning

Acts 22:3

I am verily a man who is a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as you all are this day.

Daniel 1:17

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.

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

Acts 22:3

I am verily a man who is a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law of the fathers, and was zealous toward God, as you all are this day.

Daniel 1:17

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.

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 glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, says the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin 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, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power has given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who has called us to glory and virtue: read more.
By which are given unto us exceedingly great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge self control; and to self control patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness love. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Knowledge » The reward for lacking knowledge

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore my people have gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.

Hosea 4:1-6

Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land: Because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land. By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break all restraint, and bloodshed touches bloodshed. Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwells in it shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fish of the sea also shall be taken away. read more.
Yet let no man strive, nor reprove another: for your people are as they that strive with the priest. Therefore shall you fall in the day, and the prophet also shall fall with you in the night, and I will destroy your mother. My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your 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 shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.

Knowledge » Who seeks knowledge

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks knowledge: but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

Knowledge » Who gets knowledge

Proverbs 21:11

When the scoffer is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Knowledge » Hearing knowledge

Proverbs 22:17

Bow down your ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply your heart unto my knowledge.

Proverbs 23:12

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

Knowledge » If you know jesus Christ

John 8:17-19

It is also written in your law, that the testimony of two men is true. I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me bears witness of me. Then said they unto him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You neither know me, nor my Father: if you had known me, you should have known my Father also.

John 14:6-7

Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes unto the Father, but by me. If you had known me, you would have known my Father also: and from henceforth you 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

Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies. And if any man thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know.

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

Ecclesiastes 12:12

And further, my son, be admonished by these: 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 further, my son, be admonished by these: 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

Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that 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

Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that 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

Lie not one to another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his deeds; And have put on the new man, that is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

Knowledge » Who does not know God

1 John 3:1-6

Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called the children of God: therefore the world knows us not, because it knew him not. Beloved, now are we the children of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. And every man that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure. read more.
Whosoever commits sin transgresses also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law. And you know that he was manifested to take away our sins; and in him is no sin. Whosoever abides in him sins not: whosoever sins has not seen him, neither known him.

Knowledge » The reward for hating knowledge

Proverbs 1:20-32

Wisdom cries aloud outside; she raises her voice in the open square: She cries in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she utters her words, saying, How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge? read more.
Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; But you have ignored all my counsel, and would have none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes; When your terror comes as desolation, and your destruction comes as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish comes upon you. Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD: They would have none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof. Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices. For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.

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

Genesis 3:22-23

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever: Therefore the LORD God 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 the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever: Therefore the LORD God 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 are the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O LORD, in the light of your countenance. In your name shall they rejoice all the day: and in your righteousness shall they be exalted.

Knowledge » Of good and evil

Genesis 2:9

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

Genesis 3:22

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever:

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

Romans 1:28-31

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper; Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, read more.
Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

Knowledge » Who shall find the knowledge of God

Proverbs 2:1-5

My son, if you will receive my words, and lay up my commandments with you; So that you incline your ear unto wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; Yea, if you cry after knowledge, and lift up your voice for understanding; read more.
If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures; Then shall you understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.

Knowledge » Who will understand knowledge

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scoffer, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

Knowledge » Those that find knowledge

Proverbs 8:1-9

Does not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? She stands in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. She cries at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the entrance at the doors. read more.
Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man. O you simple, understand wisdom: and, you fools, be of an understanding heart. Hear; for I will speak of excellent things; and from the opening of my lips shall come right things. For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips. All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing crooked or perverse in them. They are all plain to him that understands, and right to them that find knowledge.

Knowledge » What preserves knowledge

Proverbs 22:12

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthrows the words of the transgressor.

Knowledge » Who deals with knowledge

Proverbs 13:16

Every prudent man deals with knowledge: but a fool lays open his folly.

Knowledge » Who knows all things

1 John 2:20-21

But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and you know all things. I have not written unto you because you know not the truth, but because you 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

For God does know that in the day you eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and you shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

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

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

Genesis 3:5-6

For God does know that in the day you eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and you shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

Knowledge » Those that lack knowledge

2 Peter 1:1-9

Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power has given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who has called us to glory and virtue: read more.
By which are given unto us exceedingly great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge self control; and to self control patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness love. For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But he that lacks these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and has forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

Knowledge » Who uses knowledge aright

Knowledge » Who knowledge is easy to

Knowledge » Who disperses knowledge

Proverbs 15:7

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

Knowledge » The lack of knowledge

Knowledge » Who hates knowledge

Knowledge » Who loves knowledge

Knowledge » What knowledge is

Isaiah 33:5-6

The LORD is exalted; for he dwells on high: he has filled Zion with justice and righteousness. And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of your times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD is his treasure.

Knowledge » Men of knowledge

Knowledge » Is power

Proverbs 3:20

By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.

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

John 7:16-17

Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

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

John 8:31-32

Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed; And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make 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 unto him, Are you a Teacher of Israel, and know not these things? Verily, verily, I say unto you, We speak what we do know, and testify what we have seen; and you receive not our witness.

Knowledge » Who shall know of jesus Christ’s doctrine

John 7:16-18

Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself. He that speaks of himself seeks his own glory: but he that seeks his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is 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 is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. read more.
For now we see in a mirror dimly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am 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 the LORD:

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

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us press on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto 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 and said, Whether he be a sinner or not, I know not: one thing I know, that, though I was blind, now I see.

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

Mark 5:19

But Jesus permitted him not, but said unto him, Go home to your friends, and tell them what great things the Lord has done for you, and has had compassion on you.

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, lawyers! for you have taken away the key of knowledge: you entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in you hindered.

Knowledge » The priest's lips should keep

Malachi 2:7

For the priest's lips should preserve knowledge, and they should seek the law from his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

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 salvation unto 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: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Knowledge » Rejected

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Reproof » Leads to » Knowledge

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scoffer, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

Spiritual » Knowledge » A cause for exultation

Jeremiah 9:24

But let him that glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says the LORD.

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, says the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Obedience, the condition of receiving

John 7:16-17

Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me. If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Liberates the soul from all error

John 8:31-32

Then said Jesus to those Jews who believed on him, If you continue in my word, then are you my disciples indeed; And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Obtained by acquaintanceship with God

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us press on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Spiritual » Knowledge » Leads to eternal life

the things that are Transient » Power » Knowledge

Topics on Knowledge

Acquiring Knowledge

20;1;5

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

Benefits Of Knowledge

20;24;5

A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increases strength.

Christ's Knowledge Of Believers

43;10;14

I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine.

Christ's Knowledge Of The Father

40;11;27

All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knows the Son, but the Father; neither knows any man the Father, except the Son, and he to whomever the Son will reveal him.

Christ's Knowledge Of The Scriptures

42;24;27

And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.

Drawbacks To Knowledge

46;8;1

Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

Experimental Knowledge

18;12;12

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

Fulness Of Knowledge

51;2;2-3

That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;

God's Knowledge Of People

18;34;21

For his eyes are upon the ways of man, and he sees all his steps.

Intellectual Knowledge

20;1;4

To give prudence to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.

Knowledge Of Good And Evil

1;3;22

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever:

Knowledge, Of God

45;1;20

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and deity; so that they are without excuse:

Knowledge, Of Jesus Christ

43;14;6-10

Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes unto the Father, but by me.

Knowledge, Of Sin

1;3;1-13

Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, has God said, you shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

Millennial Kingdom, Earth Filled With Knowledge Of God

35;2;14

For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.

People With General Knowledge

18;13;1

Lo, my eye has seen all this, my ear has heard and understood it.

People With Knowledge

1;3;22

And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil: and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever:

Self Knowledge

11;8;38

Whatsoever prayer and supplication be made by any man, or by all your people Israel, who shall know every man the affliction of his own heart, and spread forth his hands toward this house:

Sure Knowledge

1;15;8

And he said, Lord GOD, how shall I know that I shall inherit it?

The Vanity Of Human Knowledge

23;44;25

That frustrates the omens of the liars, and makes diviners mad; that turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish;

Valuing Knowledge

20;18;15

The heart of the prudent gets knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Withheld Knowledge

20;27;1

Boast not yourself of tomorrow; for you know not what a day may bring forth.

Zeal, Without Knowledge

48;1;13

For you have heard of my manner of life in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it: