JOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.
Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts: so shall I talk of thy wondrous works.
Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.
TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.
Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,
And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.
And when the chief priests and Pharisees had heard his parables, they perceived that he spake of them.
Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuff for removing, and remove by day in their sight; and thou shalt remove from thy place to another place in their sight: it may be they will consider, though they be a rebellious house.
And it came to pass, when I, even I Daniel, had seen the vision, and sought for the meaning, then, behold, there stood before me as the appearance of a man.
Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words.
And I heard a man's voice between the banks of Ulai, which called, and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.
But as it is written, To whom he was not spoken of, they shall see: and they that have not heard shall understand.
Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth:
That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;