'Understand' in the Bible
Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
And God said to him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life, neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself discernment to understand judgment;
And the prophet drew near to the king of Israel, and said to him, Go, strengthen thyself, and understand, and see what thou shalt do; for at the return of the year the king of Syria will come up against thee.
And Eliakim the son of Hilkijah, and Shebnah and Joah said to Rab-shakeh, Speak, we pray thee, to thy servants in Syriac, for we understand it, and talk not with us in the Jewish language in the ears of the people that are on the wall.
And he read in it before the open place that was before the water-gate from the morning until midday, in presence of the men and the women, and those that could understand. And the ears of all the people were attentive to the book of the law.
And Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law; and the people stood in their place.
And they read in the law of God distinctly out of the book, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.
Teach me, and I will hold my tongue; and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.
I would know the words he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.
Lo, these are the borders of his ways; but what a whisper of a word do we hear of him! And the thunder of his power, who can understand?
It is not the great that are wise; neither do the aged understand judgment.
But can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the crashing of his pavilion?
Who is he that obscureth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered what I did not understand; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
Jehovah looked down from the heavens upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
God looked down from the heavens upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
They know not, neither do they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are moved.
A brutish man knoweth not, neither doth a fool understand it.
Understand, ye brutish among the people; and ye fools, when will ye be wise?
Whoso is wise, let him observe these things, and let them understand the loving-kindnesses of Jehovah.
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts, and I will meditate upon thy wondrous works.
I understand more than the aged, because I have observed thy precepts.
to understand a proverb and an allegory, the words of the wise and their enigmas.
then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and find the knowledge of God.
Then shalt thou understand righteousness and judgment and equity: every good path.
O ye simple, understand prudence; and ye foolish, understand sense.
Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge.
The steps of a man are from Jehovah; and how can a man understand his own way?
Evil men understand not judgment; but they that seek Jehovah understand everything.
And he said, Go; and thou shalt say unto this people, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive.
Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and healed.
Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the report? Them that are weaned from the milk, withdrawn from the breasts?
As it passeth through it shall take you; for morning by morning shall it pass through, by day and by night; and it shall be terror only to understand the report.
and the heart of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.
And Eliakim and Shebna and Joah said to Rab-shakeh, Speak, we pray thee, to thy servants in Syriac, for we understand it; and speak not to us in the Jewish language in the ears of the people that are upon the wall.
that they may see, and know, and consider, and understand together, that the hand of Jehovah hath done this, and the Holy One of Israel hath created it.
Ye are my witnesses, saith Jehovah, and my servant whom I have chosen; that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am HE: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.
They have no knowledge, and understand not; for he hath plastered their eyes, that they may not see; and their hearts, that they may not understand.
Who is a wise man, that he may understand this? and he to whom the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken, that he may declare it? Why is the land perished, burnt up like a wilderness, so that none passeth through?
The anger of Jehovah shall not return, until he have executed, and until he have performed the purposes of his heart: at the end of the days ye shall understand it clearly.
not to many peoples of strange language and of difficult speech, whose words thou canst not understand: had I sent thee to them, would they not hearken unto thee?
And I heard a man's voice between the banks of the Ulai; and he called and said, Gabriel, make this man to understand the vision.
And he came near where I stood; and when he came, I was afraid, and fell on my face; and he said unto me, Understand, son of man; for the vision is for the time of the end.
As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come upon us; yet we besought not Jehovah our God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy truth.
Know therefore and understand: From the going forth of the word to restore and to build Jerusalem unto Messiah, the Prince, are seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks. The street and the moat shall be built again, even in troublous times.
And he said unto me, O Daniel, man greatly beloved, understand the words which I speak unto thee, and stand upright; for unto thee am I now sent. And as he spoke this word unto me, I stood trembling.
And he said unto me, Fear not, Daniel; for from the first day that thou didst set thy heart to understand, and to humble thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come because of thy words.
And I am come to make thee understand what shall befall thy people at the end of the days: for the vision is yet for many days.
Many shall be purified, and be made white, and be refined; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.
I will not punish your daughters when they play the harlot, nor your daughters-in-law for their committing adultery; for they themselves go aside with harlots, and they sacrifice with prostitutes: and the people that doth not understand shall come to ruin.
Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? intelligent, and he shall know them? For the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the transgressors shall fall therein.
But they know not the thoughts of Jehovah, neither understand they his counsel; for he hath gathered them together as the sheaves into the threshing-floor.
For this cause I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear nor understand;
and in them is filled up the prophecy of Esaias, which says, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and beholding ye shall behold and not see;
for the heart of this people has grown fat, and they have heard heavily with their ears, and they have closed their eyes as asleep, lest they should see with the eyes, and hear with the ears, and understand with the heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
From every one who hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the wicked one comes and catches away what was sown in his heart: this is he that is sown by the wayside.
And having called to him the crowd, he said to them, Hear and understand:
Do ye not yet understand nor remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many hand-baskets ye took up?
How do ye not understand that it was not concerning bread I said to you, Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees?
When therefore ye shall see the abomination of desolation, which is spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in what is a holy place, (he that reads let him understand,)
that beholding they may behold and not see, and hearing they may hear and not understand, lest it may be, they should be converted and they should be forgiven.
And having called again the crowd, he said to them, Hear me, all of you, and understand:
And Jesus knowing it, says to them, Why reason ye because ye have no bread? Do ye not yet perceive nor understand? Have ye your heart yet hardened?
And he said to them, How do ye not yet understand?
But he denied, saying, I know not nor understand what thou sayest. And he went out into the vestibule; and a cock crew.
And he said, To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, in order that seeing they may not see, and hearing they may not understand.
Then he opened their understanding to understand the scriptures,
He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they may not see with their eyes, and understand with their heart and be converted, and I should heal them.
For he thought that his brethren would understand that God by his hand was giving them deliverance. But they understood not.
saying, Go to this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear and not understand, and seeing ye shall see and not perceive.
For the heart of this people has become fat, and they hear heavily with their ears, and they have closed their eyes; lest they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.
but according as it is written, To whom there was nothing told concerning him, they shall see; and they that have not heard shall understand.
by which, in reading it, ye can understand my intelligence in the mystery of the Christ,)
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