120 occurrences

'Understand' in the Bible

"So you should understand that [it is] not because of your righteousness [that] Yahweh your God [is] giving you this good land to take possession of it, because {you are a stubborn people}.

Yahweh will raise [up] against you a nation from far [off], from the end of the earth, [attacking] as the eagle swoops [down], {a nation whose language you will not understand},

But Yahweh has not given to you a heart to understand, or eyes to see, or ears to hear, [even] {to this day}.

If only they were wise, they would understand this; they would discern {for themselves their end}.

So they read the book from the law of God, making it clear and giving the meaning so that they could understand the reading.

"The rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, the temple servants, and all who separated themselves from the peoples of the lands to [observe] the law of God--their wives, their sons, their daughters, and all who know and understand--

What do you know that we do not know? [What] do you understand that [is] not clear to us?

I want to know [the] words [with which] he would answer me, and I want to understand what he would say to me.

"Moreover, {can anyone understand} [the] spreading of clouds, [the] thundering of his dwelling place?

'Who [is] this darkening counsel without knowledge?' Therefore I uttered, but I did not understand; {things too wonderful for me}, but I did not know.

Humankind in [its] pomp, but does not understand, is like the beasts [that] perish.

And then all men will fear, and will declare the working of God, and will understand his doing.

When I thought about [how] to understand this, it [was] troubling in my eyes

I remember my song in the night. With my heart I meditate, and my spirit searches [to understand].

Our ancestors in Egypt did not understand your wonderful works. They did not remember your many acts of loyal love, and [so] they rebelled by [the] sea at {the Red Sea}.

Make me understand the way of your precepts, that I may meditate on your wonderful things.

You know my sitting down and my rising up. You understand my thought from afar.

[When] their judges are thrown down [the] sides of a cliff, then they will understand that my words were pleasant.

to understand a proverb and an expression, words of wisdom and their riddles.

Then you will understand righteousness and justice and uprightness--every good course--

Men of evil do not understand justice, but seekers of Yahweh understand completely.

By words, a servant is not disciplined, for he will understand, but there is no giving heed.

Three of these are [too] wonderful for me, and four, I do not understand them:

I applied my mind to know wisdom and to understand the business that is done on earth--how neither day nor night one's eyes see sleep.

And he said, "Go and say to this people, 'Keep on listening and do not comprehend! And keep on looking and do not understand!'

And [the] {minds} of [the] rash will understand {knowledge}, and [the] tongues of stammerers will hasten to speak clearly.

You will not see [the] insolent people, [the] people {whose language is too obscure to understand}, [whose] stammering of tongue {cannot be understood}.

And Eliakim, Shebna, and Joah said to Rabshakeh, "Please speak to your servants in Aramaic, for we can understand [it], and you must not speak to us in Judean in the {hearing} of the people who [are] on the wall."

so that they may see and know, and take to heart and understand together that the hand of Yahweh has done this, and the holy one of Israel has created it."

So he poured [the] wrath [of] his anger upon him and [the] strength of war. And it set him afire all around, but he did not understand; and it burned him, but he did not take [it] to heart.

"You [are] my witnesses," {declares} Yahweh, "and my servant whom I have chosen so that you may know and believe {in} me and understand that I [am] he. No god was formed before {me}, and none shall be after me.

They do not know, and they do not understand, for their eyes [are] besmeared {so that they cannot see}, their {minds} {so that they have no insight}.

Look, I [am] about to bring on you a nation from afar, house of Israel," {declares} Yahweh. "It [is] an enduring nation, it [is] {an ancient nation}. A nation whose language you do not know, and you cannot understand what they speak.

Who [is] the wise man that can understand this? And to whom has the mouth of Yahweh spoken, so that he may declare it? Why is the land destroyed? It is laid waste like the desert so that no one passes through."

{The burning anger of Yahweh} will not turn back until his doing, and until his accomplishing the plans of his {mind}. In the last of the days you will understand it.

For after my turning back I repented, and after coming to understand I struck [my] thigh. I was ashamed and also humiliated, because I bore the disgrace of my youth.'

Concerning Edom, thus says Yahweh of hosts: "Is there no longer wisdom in Teman? Has counsel become lost from [those who] understand? Is their wisdom rotting?

[and] not to many nations {of obscure speech} and {a difficult language} {whose words} you do not understand, [for] if I had sent you to them they would have listened to you.

youths who {have no physical defect}, and [who are] {handsome}, and [who are] prudent in all wisdom and {endowed with knowledge}, and [who] understand insight, and who [have] the {ability} in them to serve in the palace of the king. [And the king ordered him] to teach them the literature and the language of [the] Chaldeans.

And as for me, [it is] not because of wisdom that is in me more than {any other living person} [that] this mystery is revealed to me, but {in order that} the explanation may be made known to the king and you will {understand} the thoughts of your {mind}.

And I heard [the] voice of a human at [the] Ulai, and he called and said, "Gabriel, [make] this [man] understand the vision."

And he came beside {where I was standing}, and {when he came} I became terrified and I fell prostrate on my face. And he said to me, "Understand, son of man, that the vision [is] for [the] time of [the] end."

And I, Daniel, was overcome, and I became ill for [some] days, and I {performed} the business of the king, and I was dismayed over the vision and {I did not understand it}.

At the beginning of your pleas for mercy, a word went out, and [now] I have come to declare [it], for you [are] highly esteemed, and [so] consider the word and understand the vision.

And you must know and you must understand [that] from [the] time of the going out of [the] word to restore and build Jerusalem until [an] anointed [one]-- leader--[will be] {seven weeks and sixty-two weeks}; it will be restored and will be built [with] streets and moat, but {in a time of oppression}.

And he said to me, "You must not fear, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart to understand and to humble yourself {before} your God, your words were heard, and I [myself] have come because of your words.

Now I myself heard, but I [did] not understand, and I said, "My lord, what [will be the] outcome [of] these [things]?"

Many will be purified and will be cleansed and will be refined, but [the] wicked will act wickedly {and none of the wicked will understand}, but {those who have insight} will understand.

{I will not punish your daughters} when they play the whore, or your daughters-in-law when they commit adultery; because they go aside with whores, and they sacrifice with temple prostitutes, a people that does not understand comes to ruin.

Who [is] wise that he can understand these [things]? Who is discerning that he knows them? The ways of Yahweh [are] right, and [the] righteous walk in them; but transgressors stumble in them.

But they do not know the thoughts of Yahweh, and they do not understand his plan, that he has gathered them as sheaves to his threshing floor.

For this [reason] I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand,

and with reference to them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled that says, "{You will listen carefully} and will never understand, and {you will look closely} and will never perceive.

For the heart of this people has become dull, and with their ears they hear with difficulty, and they have shut their eyes, so that they would not see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them."

Do you not understand that everything that enters into the mouth goes into the stomach and is evacuated into the latrine?

Do you not yet understand or do you not remember the five loaves for the five thousand, and how many baskets you took up?

How do you not understand that I did not speak to you about bread? But beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees!"

But understand this: that if the master of the house had known what watch of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into.

so that '{they may look closely} and not perceive, and {they may listen carefully} and not understand, lest they turn and it be forgiven them.'"

And he said to them, "Do you not understand this parable? And how will you understand all the parables?

And summoning the crowd again, he said to them, "Listen to me, all [of you], and understand:

And he said to them, "So are you also without understanding? Do you not understand that everything [that is] outside that goes into a person [is] not able to defile him?

And knowing [this], he said to them, "Why are you discussing that you have no bread? Do you not yet perceive or understand? Have your hearts been hardened?

And he said to them, "Do you not yet understand?"

"But when you see the abomination of desolation standing where it should not be" (let the one who reads understand), "then those in Judea must flee to the mountains!

But he denied [it], saying, "I neither know nor understand what you mean!" And he went out into the gateway, and a rooster crowed.

And they did not understand the statement that he spoke to them.

But they did not understand this statement, and it was concealed from them so that they could not understand it. And they were afraid to ask him about this statement.

But understand this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief was coming, he would not have left his house to be broken into.

Jesus answered and said to him, "Are you the teacher of Israel, and you do not understand these [things]?

Jesus told them this parable, but they did not understand what it was that he was saying to them.

(His disciples did not understand these [things] at first, but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these [things] had been written about him and they did these [things] to him.)

"He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts, lest they see with [their] eyes and understand with [their] hearts and turn, and I heal them."

Jesus answered and said to him, "What I am doing you do not understand now, but you will understand after these [things]."

So when he had washed their feet and taken his outer clothing and reclined at table again, he said to them, "Do you understand what I have done for you?

So they kept on saying, "What is this that he is saying, 'A little [while]'? We do not understand what he is speaking about!"

Now they understand that all [the things] that you have given me are from you,

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בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

בּינה 
Biynah 
Usage: 38

טעם 
Ta`am 
Usage: 13

ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

מנדּע 
manda` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 11

שׂכל 
Sakal 
Usage: 63

שׂכל שׂכל 
Sekel 
Usage: 16

שׂכלתנוּ 
Sokl@thanuw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

תּובנה תּבוּנה תּבוּןo 
Tabuwn 
Usage: 42

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ἀγνοέω 
Agnoeo 
Usage: 22

ἀσύνετος 
Asunetos 
Usage: 3

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

γνωρίζω 
Gnorizo 
Usage: 21

διάνοια 
Dianoia 
Usage: 11

ἐπίσταμαι 
Epistamai 
Usage: 14

μανθάνω 
manthano 
Usage: 20

νοιέω 
Noeo 
Usage: 6

νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24

παρακολουθέω 
Parakoloutheo 
Usage: 3

πυνθάνομαι 
Punthanomai 
Usage: 11

σύνεσις 
sunesis 
Usage: 7

συνίημι 
suniemi 
Usage: 14

φρήν 
Phren 
Usage: 2