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'Prudent' in the Bible

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

The simple believeth every word; but the prudent man heedeth his going.

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

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?

Whoever therefore hears these my words and does them, I will liken him to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

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.

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.

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