156 occurrences

'Understanding' in the Bible

And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship;

Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded.

Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail: and she was a woman 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 therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a 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 judgment;

Behold, I have done according to thy words: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was 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 a widow's son 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 cunning to work all works in brass. And he came to king Solomon, and wrought all his work.

And of the children of Issachar, which were 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 the LORD give thee wisdom and understanding, and give thee charge concerning Israel, that thou mayest keep the law of the LORD thy God.

Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that might build an house for the LORD, and an house for his kingdom.

And now I have sent a cunning man, endued with understanding, of Huram my father's,

And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.

Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding.

And by the good hand of our God upon us they brought us a man of understanding, of the sons of Mahli, the son of Levi, the son of Israel; and Sherebiah, with his sons and his brethren, eighteen;

And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of 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 Nethinims, and all they that had separated themselves from the people of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, every one having knowledge, and having understanding;

But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yea, who knoweth not such things as these?

He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.

For thou hast hid their heart from understanding: therefore shalt thou not exalt them.

I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.

He divideth the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through the proud.

But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?

Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of 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.

Let men of understanding tell me, and let a wise man hearken unto me.

Who hath put wisdom in the inward parts? or who hath given understanding to the heart?

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 mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee.

My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

JOD. 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.

The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.

TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.

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;

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:

And 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

G50
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