'Understanding' in the Bible
and I've filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, understanding, knowledge, and all kinds of craftsmanship
and he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, and with knowledge of all kinds of work,
Bezalel and Oholiab and all the skilled craftsmen to whom the LORD gave wisdom and understanding to know how to do all the work in constructing the sanctuary are to do everything that the LORD has commanded."
So give your servant an understanding mind to govern your people, so I can discern between good and evil. Otherwise, how will I be able to govern this great people of yours?"
The tribe of Issachar supplied 200 leaders, along with all of their relatives under their command. They kept up-to-date in their understanding of the times and knew what Israel should do.
"Only may the LORD give you discretion and understanding as he places you in charge over Israel, so you can keep the Law of the LORD your God.
David's uncle Jonathan was a counselor, since he was a man of understanding and a scribe, and Hachmoni's son Jehiel was an attendant to the king's sons.
Hiram also wrote: "Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who made the heavens and the earth. He gave King David a wise son, who is acquainted with discretion and understanding, and who is building a temple to the LORD, as well as a royal palace for himself.
The rest of the people, the priests, the descendants of Levi, the gatekeepers, the singers, the Temple Servants, and everyone who had separated themselves from the nations of the surrounding lands for the Law of God their wives, their sons, their daughters, and all who had knowledge and understanding
and disclose his wise secrets? After all, there's so much more to understanding. So be aware that God will exact from you less than your sin deserves."
An empty-headed person will gain understanding when a wild donkey is born a human being!"
Like you, I also have understanding. I'm not inferior to you; who doesn't know things like this?"
"Wisdom may be found in the company of the aged. Understanding comes with longevity.
With God is wisdom and strength; counsel and understanding belongs to him.
He withdraws understanding from national leaders of the world, causing them to wander through uncharted wilderness.
"From where, then, does wisdom originate? Where does understanding live?
He has commanded mankind: "To fear the Lord that is wisdom; to move away from evil that is understanding.'"
"Therefore you men of understanding, listen to me! Far be it for God to practice wickedness, or the Almighty to do what is wrong,
If you have understanding, listen to this! Pay attention to what I have to say:
"Men of understanding, speak to me! Are any of you men wise? Then listen to me!
"Who sets wisdom within you, or imbues your mind with understanding?
because God didn't grant her wisdom and never gave her understanding.
"Is it by your understanding that the hawk flies, spreading its wings toward the south?
Don't be like a horse or mule, without understanding. They are held in check by a bit and bridle in their mouths; otherwise they will not remain near you.
Everyone was gripped with fear and acknowledged God's deeds, understanding what he had done.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; sound understanding belongs to those who practice it. Praise of God endures forever.
Give me understanding and I will observe your instruction. I will keep it with all of my heart.
Your hands made and formed me; give me understanding, that I may learn your commands.
I obtain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every false way. Nun
Since I am your servant, give me understanding, so I will know your decrees.
The disclosure of your words illuminates, providing understanding to the simple.
Your righteous decrees are eternal; give me understanding, and I will live. Qof
May my cry arise before you, LORD; give me understanding according to your word.
Our Lord is great, and rich in power; his understanding has no limitation.
These proverbs are for gaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight;
Let the wise listen and increase their learning; let the person of understanding receive guidance
in understanding proverbs, clever sayings, words of the wise, and their riddles.
making your ear attentive to wisdom, and turning your heart to understanding
if, indeed, you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding,
For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Discretion will protect you; understanding will watch over you,
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not depend on your own understanding.
How joyful is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding,
By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, and by understanding he set the heavens in place.
Listen, children, to your father's instruction, and pay attention in order to gain understanding.
Get wisdom! Get understanding! Do not forget or turn aside from the words of my mouth!
Wisdom is of utmost importance, therefore get wisdom, and with all your effort work to acquire understanding.
Say to wisdom, "You're my sister!" and call understanding your close relative,
Isn't wisdom calling out; isn't understanding raising her voice?
Understand prudence, you naive people; and gain an understanding heart, you foolish ones.
Counsel belongs to me, along with sound judgment. I am understanding. Power belongs to me.
Leave your naive ways, and live. Walk in the path of understanding."
The fear of the LORD is where wisdom begins, and knowing holiness demonstrates understanding.
Good understanding produces grace, but the lifestyle of the treacherous never changes.
Being slow to get angry compares to great understanding as being quick-tempered compares to stupidity.
Stupidity is the delight of the senseless, but an understanding man walks uprightly.
Whoever ignores instruction hates himself, but anyone who heeds reproof gains understanding.
Anyone who has understanding is a fountain of life, but foolishness brings punishment to fools.
A rebuke is more effective with a man of understanding than a hundred lashes to a fool.
A person with understanding has wisdom as his objective, but a fool looks only to earthly goals.
Whoever controls what he says is knowledgeable; anyone who has a calm spirit is a man of understanding.
Whoever obtains wisdom loves himself, and whoever treasures understanding will prosper.
If you scourge a scoffer, the simple person may learn to be discreet; rebuke a discerning man and he will gain understanding.
Whoever wanders from the path of understanding will end up where the dead are gathered.
Purchase truth, but don't sell it; store up wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
By wisdom a house is built; it is made secure through understanding.
When a land transgresses, it gains a succession of leaders, but with an understanding and knowledgeable man, its stability endures.
A Commander-in-Chief who is a cruel oppressor lacks understanding, but whoever hates unjust gain will live longer.
Three things cause wonder for me; four are beyond my understanding:
Therefore my people go into exile because they lack understanding; my honored men go hungry, and the crowd is parched with thirst.
The Spirit of the LORD will rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and power, the Spirit of knowledge and fear of the LORD.
As often as it sweeps through, it will carry you away, for it will sweep by morning after morning in the day; but understanding this message will bring sheer terror at night,
Moreover, those who go astray in spirit will gain understanding, and those who complain will accept instruction.'"
Don't you know? Haven't you heard? The LORD is the eternal God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not grow tired or weary; and his understanding cannot be fathomed.
No one stops to think. No one has the knowledge or understanding to think yes to think! "Half of it I burned in the fire. I even baked bread on its coals, and I roasted meat and ate it. And am I about to make detestable things from what is left? Am I about to bow down to blocks of wood?"
Meanwhile, the dogs have a mighty appetite they can never get enough. And as for them, they are the shepherds who lack understanding; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his gain, each and every one.
"For my people are foolish, they don't know me. They're stupid children, they have no understanding. They're skilled at doing evil, but how to do good, they don't know."
The LORD is the one who made the world by his power, who established the earth by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
He made the earth by his power. He established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding he spread out the heavens.
Your wisdom and understanding brought you phenomenal wealth. You've brought gold and silver into your treasuries.
In every matter of wisdom or understanding that the king discussed with them, he found them ten times superior to all the astrologers and enchanters in his entire palace.
because he was found to have an extraordinary spirit, knowledge, and understanding, along with an ability to interpret dreams, explain riddles, and solve difficult problems. His name is Daniel, whom the king renamed Belteshazzar. Call for Daniel, and he will reveal the meaning of the writing."
"Daniel, I've now come to give you insight and understanding. Because you're highly regarded, the answer was issued when you began your prayer, and I've come to tell you. Pay attention to my message and you'll understand the vision.
Insightful people will impart understanding to many, though they'll fall by sword, by fire, by captivity, and as war booty for a while.
"In that day," declares the Lord, "will I not destroy the wise from Edom, and those with understanding from Esau's Mountain?
To love him with all your heart, with all your understanding, and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all the burnt offerings and sacrifices."
Brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, I urge all of you to be in agreement and not to have divisions among you, so that you may be perfectly united in your understanding and opinions.
By reading this, you will be able to grasp my understanding of the secret about the Messiah,
They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of their ignorance and hardness of heart.
For this reason, since the day we heard about this, we have not stopped praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the full knowledge of God's will with respect to all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
Because they are united in love, I pray that their hearts may be encouraged by all the riches that come from a complete understanding of the full knowledge of the Messiah, who is the mystery of God.
Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his noble conduct that his actions are done humbly and wisely.
In a similar way, you husbands must live with your wives in an understanding manner, as with a most delicate partner. Honor them as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing may interfere with your prayers.
We also know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true God. We are in union with the one who is true, his Son Jesus the Messiah, who is the true God and eternal life.
In this case wisdom is needed: Let the person who has understanding calculate the total of the beast, since it is a human multitude, and the sum of the multitude is 600, 60 and six.
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