52 occurrences in 14 translations

'Sense' in the Bible

To get the sense of wise sayings and secrets, and of the words of the wise and their dark sayings.

Truly, if you are crying out for good sense, and your request is for knowledge;

And you shall find favor and good sense in the eyes of God and humankind.

My son, keep good sense, and do not let wise purpose go from your eyes.

Learn to be shrewd, you who are inexperienced; develop common sense, you who are foolish.

"Whoever is inexperienced, enter here!" To the one who lacks sense, she says,

The foolish woman is full of noise; she has no sense at all.

"Whoever is inexperienced, enter here!" To the one who lacks sense, she says,

Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of the one who lacks sense.

It is sport to the foolish man to do evil, but the man of good sense takes delight in wisdom.

For his mouth of good sense, a man will be recommended, but he who is of perverse {mind} will be despised.

Good sense wins favor, but the way of the treacherous never changes.

The simple man has faith in every word, but the man of good sense gives thought to his footsteps.

He who is quickly angry will do what is foolish, but the man of good sense will have quiet.

Foolish behaviour is the heritage of the simple, but men of good sense are crowned with knowledge.

He who is slow to be angry has great good sense; but he whose spirit is over-quick gives support to what is foolish.

The heart of the man of good sense goes in search of knowledge, but foolish things are the food of the unwise.

Foolishness brings joy to one without sense, but a man with understanding walks a straight path.

Anyone who ignores instruction despises himself, but whoever listens to correction acquires good sense.

The wise-hearted will be named men of good sense: and by pleasing words learning is increased.

A word of protest goes deeper into one who has sense than a hundred blows into a foolish man.

To what purpose is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no sense?

Wisdom is before the face of him who has sense; but the eyes of the foolish are on the ends of the earth.

Even the foolish man, when he keeps quiet, is taken to be wise: when his lips are shut he is credited with good sense.

He who keeps himself separate for his private purpose goes against all good sense.

A foolish man has no pleasure in good sense, but only to let what is in his heart come to light.

The heart of the man of good sense gets knowledge; the ear of the wise is searching for knowledge.

The one who acquires good sense loves himself; one who safeguards understanding finds success.

When blows overtake the man of pride, the simple will get sense; say sharp words to the wise, and knowledge will be made clear to him.

The purpose in the heart of a man is like deep water, but a man of good sense will get it out.

When the scoffer is punished, the fool gets a lesson in being wise; but men of [godly] Wisdom and good sense learn by being instructed.

Get for yourself that which is true, and do not let it go for money; get wisdom and teaching and good sense.

I went by the field of a slacker and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense.

The sluggard is wiser in his own estimation than seven people who respond with good sense.

The prince who has no sense is a cruel ruler; but he who has no desire to get profit for himself will have long life.

A servant will not be trained by words; for though the sense of the words is clear to him, he will not give attention.

A servant when he becomes a king; a man without sense when his wealth is increased;

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