'Understanding' in the Bible
and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,
And he hath filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship;
And Bezalel and Oholiab shall work, and every wise-hearted man, in whom Jehovah hath put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all the work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that Jehovah hath commanded.
Take you wise men, and understanding, and known, according to your tribes, and I will make them heads over you.
Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, that shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.
For they are a nation void of counsel, And there is no understanding in them.
Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail; and the woman was of good understanding, and of a beautiful countenance: but the man was churlish and evil in his doings; and he was of the house of Caleb.
Give thy servant therefore an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this thy great people?
And God said unto 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 understanding to discern justice;
behold, I have done according to thy word: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart; so that there hath been none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.
And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.
He was the son of a widow of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in brass; and he was filled with wisdom and understanding and skill, to work all works in brass. And he came to king Solomon, and wrought all his work.
And of the children of Issachar, men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do, the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brethren were at their commandment.
Only Jehovah give thee discretion and understanding, and give thee charge concerning Israel; that so thou mayest keep the law of Jehovah thy God.
Also Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counsellor, a man of understanding, and a scribe: and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king's sons:
Huram said moreover, Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with discretion and understanding, that should build a house for Jehovah, and a house for his kingdom.
And now I have sent a skilful man, endued with understanding, of Huram my father's,
And he set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the vision of God: and as long as he sought Jehovah, God made him to prosper.
And Hezekiah spake comfortably unto all the Levites that had good understanding in the service of Jehovah. So they did eat throughout the feast for the seven days, offering sacrifices of peace-offerings, and making confession to Jehovah, the God of their fathers.
And Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly, both men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.
And the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the porters, the singers, the Nethinim, and all they that had separated themselves from the peoples of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, every one that had knowledge, and understanding;
And that he would show thee the secrets of wisdom! For he is manifold in understanding. Know therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity deserveth.
But vain man is void of understanding, Yea, man is born as a wild ass's colt.
But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: Yea, who knoweth not such things as these?
With aged men is wisdom, And in length of days understanding.
With God is wisdom and might; He hath counsel and understanding.
He removeth the speech of the trusty, And taketh away the understanding of the elders.
He taketh away understanding from the chiefs of the people of the earth, And causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
For thou hast hid their heart from understanding: Therefore shalt thou not exalt them .
I have heard the reproof which putteth me to shame; And the spirit of my understanding answereth me.
He stirreth up the sea with his power, And by his understanding he smiteth through Rahab.
But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?
Whence then cometh wisdom? And where is the place of understanding?
And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.
But there is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.
Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: Far be it from God, that he should do wickedness, And from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
If now thou hast understanding, hear this: Hearken to the voice of my words.
Men of understanding will say unto me, Yea, every wise man that heareth me:
Behold, God is mighty, and despiseth not any: He is mighty in strength of understanding.
Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if thou hast understanding.
Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who hath given understanding to the mind?
Because God hath deprived her of wisdom, Neither hath he imparted to her understanding.
Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding; Whose trappings must be bit and bridle to hold them in, Else they will not come near unto thee.
For God is the King of all the earth: Sing ye praises with understanding.
My mouth shall speak wisdom; And the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all they that do his commandments : His praise endureth for ever.
Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; Yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.
YODH. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: Give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
I have more understanding than all my teachers; For thy testimonies are my meditation.
Through thy precepts I get understanding: Therefore I hate every false way.
I am thy servant; give me understanding, That I may know thy testimonies.
The opening of thy words giveth light; It giveth understanding unto the simple.
Thy testimonies are righteous for ever: Give me understanding, and I shall live.
TAV. Let my cry come near before thee, O Jehovah: Give me understanding according to thy word.
To him that by understanding made the heavens; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever:
Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite.
To know wisdom and instruction; To discern the words of understanding;
That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; And that the man of understanding may attain unto sound counsels:
So as to incline thine ear unto wisdom, And apply thy heart to understanding;
Yea, if thou cry after discernment, And lift up thy voice for understanding;
For Jehovah giveth wisdom; Out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding:
Discretion shall watch over thee; Understanding shall keep thee:
So shalt thou find favor and good understanding In the sight of God and man.
Trust in Jehovah with all thy heart, And lean not upon thine own understanding:
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, And the man that getteth understanding.
Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; By understanding he established the heavens.
Hear, my'sons, the instruction of a father, And attend to know understanding:
Get wisdom, get understanding; Forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth;
Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; Yea, with all thy getting get understanding.
My son, attend unto my wisdom; Incline thine ear to my understanding:
He that committeth adultery with a woman is void of understanding: He doeth it who would destroy his own soul.
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; And call understanding thy kinswoman:
And I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, A young man void of understanding,
Doth not wisdom cry, And understanding put forth her voice?
O ye simple, understand prudence; And, ye fools, be of an understanding heart.
Counsel is mine, and sound knowledge: I am understanding; I have might.
Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: As for him that is void of understanding, she saith to him,
Leave off, ye simple ones, and live; And walk in the way of understanding.
The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither; And as for him that is void of understanding, she saith to him,
In the lips of him that hath discernment wisdom is found; But a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.
The lips of the righteous feed many; But the foolish die for lack of understanding.
It is as sport to a fool to do wickedness; And'so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
He that despiseth his neighbor is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; But he that followeth after vain persons is void of understanding.
Good understanding giveth favor; But the way of the transgressor is hard.
A scoffer seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not; But knowledge is easy unto him that hath understanding.
He that is slow to anger is of great understanding; But he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding; But that which is in the inward part of fools is made known.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge; But the mouth of fools feedeth on folly.
Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding maketh straight his going.
He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul; But he that hearkeneth to reproof getteth understanding.
How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! Yea, to get understanding is rather to be chosen than silver.
Understanding is a well-spring of life unto him that hath it; But the correction of fools is their folly.
A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding Than a hundred stripes into 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 neighbor.
Wisdom is before the face of him that hath understanding; But the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
He that spareth his words hath knowledge; And he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
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