'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."
Transgression is at work where people talk too much, but anyone who holds his tongue is prudent.
Righteous lips know what is prudent, but the words of the wicked are perverse.
The anger of a fool becomes readily apparent, but the prudent person overlooks an insult.
A prudent man keeps what he knows to himself, but the hearts of fools shout forth their foolishness.
The wisdom of the prudent helps him know how to live, but a fool's stupidity deceives him.
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.
The prudent person sees trouble ahead and hides, but the naive continue on and suffer the consequences.
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.
therefore the prudent person remains silent at such a time, for the time is evil.
Search Results by Versions
Search Results by Book
- Prudent (58 instances)