'Prudent' in the Bible
The vexation of the fool is presently known; but a prudent man covereth shame.
A prudent man concealeth knowledge; but the heart of the foolish proclaimeth folly.
Every prudent man acteth with knowledge; but the foolish layeth open his folly.
The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way; but the folly of the foolish is deceit.
The simple believeth every word; but the prudent man heedeth his going.
The simple inherit folly; but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
A fool despiseth his father's instruction; but he that regardeth reproof becometh prudent.
House and wealth are an inheritance from fathers; but a prudent wife is from Jehovah.
A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; the simple pass on, and are punished.
Concerning Edom. Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Is there no more wisdom in Teman? is counsel perished from the prudent? is their wisdom spent?
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in this time; for it is an evil time.
Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;
Behold, I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves; be therefore prudent as the serpents, and guileless as the doves.
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.
Who then is the faithful and prudent bondman whom his lord has set over his household, to give them food in season?
And five of them were prudent and five foolish.
but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their torches.
And the foolish said to the prudent, Give us of your oil, for our torches are going out.
But the prudent answered saying, We cannot, lest it might not suffice for us and for you. Go rather to those that sell, and buy for yourselves.
In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and prudent steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give the measure of corn in season?
And the lord praised the unrighteous steward because he had done prudently. For the sons of this world are, for their own generation, more prudent than the sons of light.
We are fools for Christ's sake, but ye prudent in Christ: we weak, but ye strong: ye glorious, but we in dishonour.
- Prudent (48 instances)