'Understand' in the Bible
And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes, and a tree of covetousness to understand, she took of its fruit and ate and gave also unto her husband with her; and he ate.
Now, let us go down and there confound their language that they may not understand one another's speech.
Understand, therefore, this day that the LORD thy God is he who passes before thee; as a consuming fire he shall destroy them and humble them before thee, and thou shalt drive them out and destroy them quickly, as the LORD has said unto thee.
Understand, therefore, that the LORD thy God does not give thee this good land to inherit because of thy righteousness, for thou art a stiffnecked people.
The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from afar, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand,
Thou shalt keep, therefore, the words of this covenant and do them that ye may understand all that ye do.
O that they were wise, if they were prudent, they would understand their latter end!
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night that thou may keep and do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way to prosper, and then thou shalt understand everything.
But the lad did not understand anything; only Jonathan and David understood the matter.
Then the king of Israel called all the elders of the land and said, Understand, I pray you, and see how this man seeks only evil, for he sent unto me for my wives and for my children and for my silver and for my gold, and I denied him not.
Then said Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna and Joah unto Rabshakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy slaves in the Syrian language, for we understand it, and do not talk with us in the Jews' language in the ears of the people that are on the wall.
All this, said David, the LORD made me understand in writing by his hand upon me, even all the works of this pattern.
And he read in the book before the plaza that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.
And Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, Levites, caused the people to be silent that they might understand the law; and the people were in their place.
And on the next day the princes of the families of all the people, the priests, and the Levites were gathered together unto Ezra, the scribe, to understand the words of the law.
who does great things that no one can understand, and marvels that have no explanation;
Teach me, and I will be silent; and cause me to understand in what I have erred.
Behold, he shall pass before me, and I shall not see him; and he shall pass on, and I shall not understand him.
I will say unto God, Do not condemn me; cause me to understand why thou dost contend with me.
For he knows the vain men; and he sees the iniquity; will he not then understand it?
What dost thou know that we do not? What dost thou understand, which is not in us?
How long will it be ere ye make an end of words? Understand, and afterwards we will speak.
I would know the words which he would answer me and understand what he would say unto me.
Behold, these are parts of his ways; but how little a portion have we heard of him? For the thunder of his power, who shall understand?
Great men are not always wise; neither do the aged understand judgment.
Shall you understand the spreadings of the clouds or the noise of his tent?
If thou shalt take it in its borders, and if thou should understand the paths to its house?
Who is he that hides counsel without knowledge? Therefore, I have denounced that which I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.
Understand now therefore, O ye kings: receive chastening, ye judges of the earth.
The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men to see if there were any that did understand and seek God.
Who can understand his errors? cleanse thou me from secret faults.
Man that is in honour that does not understand is like the beasts that are cut off.
God looked down from heaven upon the sons of Adam to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God.
And all men shall fear and shall declare the work of God, for they shall understand his doing.
I shall meditate that I might understand this; it is very hard for me to see.
When I come into the sanctuary of God, then I shall understand their end.
But I was ignorant and did not understand; I was as a beast before thee.
This he ordained in Joseph for a testimony, when he went out through the land of Egypt where I heard a language that I did not understand.
They do not know, neither do they understand; they walk in darkness; they move all the foundations of the earth.
A carnal man does not know, neither does a fool understand this:
Understand, ye carnal ones among the people, and, ye fools, when will ye be wise?
When thou shalt come unto me, I will walk in the way of perfection and understand. I will walk in the midst of my house in the perfection of my heart.
Our fathers did not understand thy wonders in Egypt; they did not remember the multitude of thy mercies but rebelled by the sea, even at the Red sea.
Who is wise and will observe these things and shall understand the mercies of the LORD?
Make me to understand the way of thy precepts; so I shall meditate of thy wondrous works.
I understand more than the elders because I keep thy precepts.
Thou knowest my sitting down and my rising up, thou dost understand my thoughts from afar.
Thy knowledge is wonderful beyond my ability to comprehend; it is high, I cannot understand it.
to know wisdom and chastening; to understand prudent words;
To understand a parable and the interpretation; the words of the wise and their enigmas.
then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.
Then shalt thou understand righteousness and judgment and equity, yea, every good path.
O ye simple, understand prudence; and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.
The wisdom of the sane is to understand his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
Of what good is the price to buy wisdom in the hand of the fool, seeing he has no heart to understand?
Smite a scorner, and the simple will become prudent, and reproving one that has understanding, he will understand knowledge.
Man's steps are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?
if thou should say, Behold, we knew it not; shall not he that weighs the hearts understand it? and he that keeps thy soul, does he not know it? and shall he not render to every man according to his works?
Evil men do not understand judgment, but those that seek the LORD understand all things.
The righteous considers the cause of the poor, but the wicked does not understand wisdom.
And I have seen regarding all the works of God that man cannot attain to understand the work that is being done under the sun, because though a man labours to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; even though the wise man says that he knows it, yet he shall not be able to attain it.
Then he said, Go and tell this people, Hear indeed, but do not understand; and see indeed, but do not perceive.
Make the heart of this people fat and make their ears heavy and blind their eyes that they not see with their eyes, nor hear with their ears, nor understand with their heart, nor convert and there be healing for him.
Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? Those that are weaned from the milk and drawn from the breasts.
From the time that it goes forth, it shall take you: for it shall come suddenly, by day and by night: and it shall be that the terror only causes one to understand the report.
Surely your subversion shall be as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He did not make me? or shall the vessel say of him that made it, He did not understand?
The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.
Thou shalt not see that fierce people, a people of a darker speech than thou can perceive; of a stammering tongue, that thou can not understand.
Then said Eliakim and Shebna and Joah unto Rabshakeh, Speak, I pray thee, unto thy slaves in the Syrian language, for we understand it, and do not speak to us in the Jewish language, in the ears of the people that are on the wall.
That they may see and know and take warning and understand together that the hand of the LORD does this, and the Holy One of Israel has created it.
Let them bring forth and declare unto us what shall happen; tell us what has happened from the beginning, and we shall consider it in our hearts; and we shall know what his end shall be, and cause us to understand that which is to come.
Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my slave 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.
Those that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and that which is most precious to them is useful for nothing; and they are their own witnesses that they do not see, nor understand; therefore, they shall be ashamed.
They did not know nor understand; for he has anointed their eyes that they not see and their hearts that they not understand.
But he shall sprinkle many Gentiles; the kings shall shut their mouths over him: for that which had not been told them they shall see; and that which they had not heard they shall understand.
And these anxious dogs are insatiable, and even the shepherds did not know enough to understand: they all look to their own ways, each one for his gain, from his quarter.
For I understand their works and their thoughts. The time shall come to gather all the Gentiles and tongues; and they shall come and see my glory.
Behold, I will bring a nation upon you from afar, O house of Israel, saith the LORD; it is a mighty nation, it is an ancient nation, a nation whose language thou dost not know, neither dost thou understand what they say.
Who is the wise man that may understand this? and who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD has spoken that he may declare for what cause the land perishes and is burned up like a wilderness that no one passes through?
For the pastors are become carnal and have not sought the LORD; therefore they did not understand, and all their flocks scattered.
But I was like a ram or an ox that is brought to the slaughter; for I did not understand that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living that his name may no longer be remembered.
The anger of the LORD shall not return until he has executed and until he has performed the thoughts of his heart: in the last of the days ye shall understand it with understanding.
The fierce anger of the LORD shall not return until he has done it and until he has performed the intents of his heart; in the end of the days ye shall understand this.
not to many peoples of profound speech nor of hard language, whose words thou can not understand. Surely, had I sent thee to them, they would have hearkened unto thee.
Thou son of man, show this house to the house of Israel that they may be ashamed of their iniquities; and let them understand the pattern.
The king answered and said to Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, Art thou able to make me understand the dream which I have seen and its interpretation?
And unto me this mystery has been revealed, not for any wisdom that is in me more than in all those living but that I notify the interpretation to the king and that thou might understand the thoughts of thy heart.
that they shall drive thee from among men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they shall feed thee with grass of the field as the oxen, and with the dew of heaven shalt thou be bathed, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou shalt understand that the most High takes rule over the kingdom of men and that he shall give it to whoever he will.
And whereas they commanded to leave the stump of the tree roots in the earth; thy kingdom shall remain sure unto thee, that thou shalt understand that the rule is in the heavens.
And it came to pass, as I, Daniel, was considering the vision and seeking to understand it, behold, there stood before me the likeness of a man.
So he came near where I stood, and with his coming, I was afraid and fell upon my face; and he said unto me, Understand, O son of man: for at the time appointed by God the vision shall be fulfilled.
And I Daniel was broken and was sick certain days; and after I rose up, I did the king's business; but I was astonished at the vision, and there was no one who could understand it.
As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come upon us, and we never sought the face of the LORD our God, that we might be converted from our iniquities, and understand thy truth.
And he caused me to understand and spoke with me and said, O Daniel, I am now come forth to cause thee to understand the interpretation.
At the beginning of thy supplications, the word went forth, and I have come to teach it unto thee; for thou art a man greatly beloved: therefore understand the word, and understand the vision.
Know therefore and understand that from the going forth of the word to cause the people to return and to build Jerusalem unto the Anointed Prince, there shall be seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks, while the street shall be built again and the wall, even in troublous times.
And he said unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst give thy heart to understand and to afflict thy soul before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come because of thy words.
And those that understand shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and those that teach righteousness to the multitude as the stars in perpetual eternity.
And I heard, but I did not understand; then I said, O my Lord, what is the fulfillment of these things?
Many shall be purified and made white and purged, but the wicked shall get worse; and none of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand.
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