'Understanding' in the Bible
I have filled him with the Spirit of God in wisdom, in understanding, in knowledge, and in all kinds of craftsmanship,
And He has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding and in knowledge and in all craftsmanship;
“Now Bezalel and Oholiab, and every skillful person in whom the Lord has put skill and understanding to know how to perform all the work in the construction of the sanctuary, shall perform in accordance with all that the Lord has commanded.”
So keep and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes and say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’
“For they are a nation lacking in counsel,And there is no understanding in them.
So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?”
He was a widow’s son from the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre, a worker in bronze; and he was filled with wisdom and understanding and skill for doing any work in bronze. So he came to King Solomon and performed all his work.
Only the Lord give you discretion and understanding, and give you charge over Israel, so that you may keep the law of the Lord your God.
Also Jonathan, David’s uncle, was a counselor, a man of understanding, and a scribe; and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni tutored the king’s sons.
Then Huram continued, “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, who has made heaven and earth, who has given King David a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, who will build a house for the Lord and a royal palace for himself.
“Now I am sending Huram-abi, a skilled man, endowed with understanding,
He continued to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding through the vision of God; and as long as he sought the Lord, God prospered him.
Then Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly of men, women and all who could listen with understanding, on the first day of the seventh month.
Now the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, the temple servants and all those who had separated themselves from the peoples of the lands to the law of God, their wives, their sons and their daughters, all those who had knowledge and understanding,
“Wisdom is with aged men,With long life is understanding.
“With Him are wisdom and might;To Him belong counsel and understanding.
“For You have kept their heart from understanding,Therefore You will not exalt them.
“How long will you hunt for words?Show understanding and then we can talk.
“I listened to the reproof which insults me,And the spirit of my understanding makes me answer.
“He quieted the sea with His power,And by His understanding He shattered Rahab.
“But where can wisdom be found?And where is the place of understanding?
“Where then does wisdom come from?And where is the place of understanding?
“And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom;And to depart from evil is understanding.’”
“But it is a spirit in man,And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.
“Therefore, listen to me, you men of understanding.Far be it from God to do wickedness,And from the Almighty to do wrong.
“But if you have understanding, hear this;Listen to the sound of my words.
“Behold, God is mighty but does not despise any;He is mighty in strength of understanding.
“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?Tell Me, if you have understanding,
“Who has put wisdom in the innermost beingOr given understanding to the mind?
Because God has made her forget wisdom,And has not given her a share of understanding.
“Is it by your understanding that the hawk soars,Stretching his wings toward the south?
Do not be as the horse or as the mule which have no understanding,Whose trappings include bit and bridle to hold them in check,Otherwise they will not come near to you.
My mouth will speak wisdom,And the meditation of my heart will be understanding.
Man in his pomp, yet without understanding,Is like the beasts that perish.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;A good understanding have all those who do His commandments;His praise endures forever.
Give me understanding, that I may observe Your lawAnd keep it with all my heart.
Yodh.Your hands made me and fashioned me;Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.
From Your precepts I get understanding;Therefore I hate every false way.
I am Your servant; give me understanding,That I may know Your testimonies.
The unfolding of Your words gives light;It gives understanding to the simple.
Your testimonies are righteous forever;Give me understanding that I may live.
Tav.Let my cry come before You, O Lord;Give me understanding according to Your word.
Great is our Lord and abundant in strength;His understanding is infinite.
To know wisdom and instruction,To discern the sayings of understanding,
A wise man will hear and increase in learning,And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
Make your ear attentive to wisdom,Incline your heart to understanding;
For if you cry for discernment,Lift your voice for understanding;
For the Lord gives wisdom;From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Discretion will guard you,Understanding will watch over you,
Trust in the Lord with all your heartAnd do not lean on your own understanding.
How blessed is the man who finds wisdomAnd the man who gains understanding.
The Lord by wisdom founded the earth,By understanding He established the heavens.
Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father,And give attention that you may gain understanding,
Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding!Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.
“The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom;And with all your acquiring, get understanding.
My son, give attention to my wisdom,Incline your ear to my understanding;
Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,”And call understanding your intimate friend;
Does not wisdom call,And understanding lift up her voice?
“Counsel is mine and sound wisdom;I am understanding, power is mine.
“Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!”To him who lacks understanding she says,
“Forsake your folly and live,And proceed in the way of understanding.”
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
“Whoever is naive, let him turn in here,”And to him who lacks understanding she says,
On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found,But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.
The lips of the righteous feed many,But fools die for lack of understanding.
Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool,And so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
He who despises his neighbor lacks sense,But a man of understanding keeps silent.
Good understanding produces favor,But the way of the treacherous is hard.
A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none,But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.
He who is slow to anger has great understanding,But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding,But in the hearts of fools it is made known.
Folly is joy to him who lacks sense,But a man of understanding walks straight.
He who neglects discipline despises himself,But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold!And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it,But the discipline of fools is folly.
A rebuke goes deeper into one who has understandingThan a hundred blows into a fool.
Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding,But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.
He who restrains his words has knowledge,And he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
A fool does not delight in understanding,But only in revealing his own mind.
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul;He who keeps understanding will find good.
Strike a scoffer and the naive may become shrewd,But reprove one who has understanding and he will gain knowledge.
A plan in the heart of a man is like deep water,But a man of understanding draws it out.
A man who wanders from the way of understandingWill rest in the assembly of the dead.
There is no wisdom and no understandingAnd no counsel against the Lord.
Buy truth, and do not sell it,Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.
By wisdom a house is built,And by understanding it is established;
By the transgression of a land many are its princes,But by a man of understanding and knowledge, so it endures.
The rich man is wise in his own eyes,But the poor who has understanding sees through him.
A leader who is a great oppressor lacks understanding,But he who hates unjust gain will prolong his days.
Surely I am more stupid than any man,And I do not have the understanding of a man.
For he has said,“By the power of my hand and by my wisdom I did this,For I have understanding;And I removed the boundaries of the peoplesAnd plundered their treasures,And like a mighty man I brought down their inhabitants,
The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him,The spirit of wisdom and understanding,The spirit of counsel and strength,The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord.
You turn things around!Shall the potter be considered as equal with the clay,That what is made would say to its maker, “He did not make me”;Or what is formed say to him who formed it, “He has no understanding”?
With whom did He consult and who gave Him understanding?And who taught Him in the path of justice and taught Him knowledgeAnd informed Him of the way of understanding?
Do you not know? Have you not heard?The Everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earthDoes not become weary or tired.His understanding is inscrutable.
No one recalls, nor is there knowledge or understanding to say, “I have burned half of it in the fire and also have baked bread over its coals. I roast meat and eat it. Then I make the rest of it into an abomination, I fall down before a block of wood!”
And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied.And they are shepherds who have no understanding;They have all turned to their own way,Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.
“Then I will give you shepherds after My own heart, who will feed you on knowledge and understanding.
“For My people are foolish,They know Me not;They are stupid childrenAnd have no understanding.They are shrewd to do evil,But to do good they do not know.”
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