?YodYour hands made me and formed me;
give me understanding
so that I can learn Your commands.
I am Your servant; give me understanding
so that I may know Your decrees.
Open my eyes so that I may contemplate
wonderful things from Your instruction.
Help me understand
the meaning of Your precepts
so that I can meditate on Your wonders.
Help me understand Your instruction,
and I will obey it
and follow it with all my heart.
?TavLet my cry reach You, Lord;
give me understanding according to Your word.
Then He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.
Then all the people began to eat and drink, send portions, and have a great celebration, because they had understood the words that were explained to them.
When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard His parables, they knew He was speaking about them.
“Son of man, get your bags ready for exile and go into exile in their sight during the day. You will go into exile from your place to another place while they watch; perhaps they will understand, though they are a rebellious house.
While I, Daniel, was watching the vision and trying to understand it, there stood before me someone who appeared to be a man.
“Don’t be afraid, Daniel,” he said to me, “for from the first day that you purposed to understand and to humble yourself before your God, your prayers were heard. I have come because of your prayers.
I heard a human voice calling from the middle of the Ulai: “Gabriel, explain the vision to this man.”
but, as it is written:Those who were not told about Him will see,
and those who have not heard will understand.
that has come to you. It is bearing fruit and growing all over the world, just as it has among you since the day you heard it and recognized God’s grace in the truth.
I want their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding and have the knowledge of God’s mystery—Christ.