72 occurrences in 13 translations

'Understanding' in the Bible

To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;

for understanding a proverb or a parable, the words of the wise, and their riddles.

So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;

Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;

[Discretion shall watch over you, understanding shall keep you] to deliver you from the alien woman, from the outsider with her flattering words,

So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.

The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:

Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice?

O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

The tongue of the just is as choice silver, but the understanding of the wicked is worth little.

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.

The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.

He who has understanding in the word shall find good, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.

The wise in heart are called prudent, understanding, and knowing, and winsome speech increases learning [in both speaker and listener].

A rebuke is more effective with a man of understanding than a hundred lashes to a fool.

Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, Seeing he hath no understanding?

A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.

Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise, And in giving understanding to the wise He receiveth knowledge.

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.

The wise man is strong; and the man of understanding is a mighty man of valour.

I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.

The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.

Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man.

Three things cause wonder for me; four are beyond my understanding:

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
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



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