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'Prudent' in the Bible

Naomi responded to her daughter-in-law Ruth, "It is prudent, my daughter, for you to go out with his women servants, so someone won't attack you in another field."

Righteous lips know what is prudent, but the words of the wicked are perverse.

An unthinking person believes everything, but the prudent one thinks before acting.

A prudent servant will rule in place of a disgraceful son and will share in the inheritance among brothers.

Even a fool is thought to be wise when he remains silent; he is thought to be prudent when he keeps his mouth shut.

Those who are prudent see danger and take refuge, but the naive continue on and suffer the consequences.

Look! I observed that it is good and prudent to eat, drink, and enjoy all that is good of a person's work that he does on earth during the limited days of his life, which God gives him, for this is his allotment.

To Edom: This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Is there no longer wisdom in Teman? Has counsel perished among the prudent? Is their wisdom gone?

They were to be young men without physical defect, handsome in appearance, skilled in all wisdom, quick to learn, prudent in how they used knowledge, and capable of serving in the king's palace. They were to learn the literature and language of the Chaldeans.

In view of the present crisis, I think it is prudent for a man to stay as he is.

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