35 occurrences

'Prudent' in the Bible

O that they were wise, if they were prudent, they would understand their latter end!

Then one of the servants answered and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse of Bethlehem, that is cunning in playing and a mighty valiant man and a man of war and prudent in speech and handsome, and the LORD is with him.

In the lips of the prudent wisdom is found and is a rod unto the back of him that is void of understanding.

The simple believes every word, but the prudent man understands his steps.

The simple shall inherit folly, but the prudent shall be crowned with wisdom.

A prudent slave shall have rule over a son that causes shame and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.

Smite a scorner, and the simple will become prudent, and reproving one that has understanding, he will understand knowledge.

A prudent man foresees the evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and are hurt by it.

For he said, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have been prudent: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures, and I have cast down as valiant ones those who were seated:

Surely the princes of Zoan are fools; the counsel of the prudent counsellors of Pharaoh is become carnal; how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of the ancient kings?

Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvellous work among this people with a fearful miracle: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the prudence of their prudent men shall fade away.

Who is wise that he might understand this? and prudent that he might know this? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the rebellious shall fall therein.

Therefore, whosoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him unto a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

Who then is the faithful and prudent slave, whom his lord has made ruler over his household to give them food in due season?

And five of them were prudent, and five were foolish.

but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their lamps.

And the foolish said unto the prudent, Give us of your oil, for our lamps are going out.

But the prudent answered, saying, Lest there be not enough for us and you, but go ye rather to them that sell and buy for yourselves.

And the lord commended the unjust steward because he had done discreetly; for the sons of this age are in their generation more prudent than the sons of light.

who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man, who called for Barnabas and Saul and desired to hear the word of God.

Therefore I say through the grace given unto me, to all those that are among you not to obtain more knowledge than is prudent to know, but to obtain knowledge with temperance, each one according to the measure of faith that God has dealt.

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

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בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

ערוּם 
`aruwm 
Usage: 11

ערם 
`aram 
Usage: 5

קסם 
Qacam 
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שׂכל 
Sakal 
Usage: 63

συνετός 
sunetos 
Usage: 2