'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 kinds of workmanship,
He has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, in knowledge, and in all kinds of workmanship;
"Bezalel and Oholiab shall work with every wise-hearted man, in whom Yahweh has put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all the work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that Yahweh has commanded."
Take wise men of understanding and well 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, who 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. 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 face: but the man was churlish and evil in his doings; and he was of the house of Caleb.
Give your servant therefore an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this your great people?"
God said to him, "Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life, neither have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice;
behold, I have done according to your word. Behold, I have given you a wise and an understanding heart; so that there has been none like you before you, neither after you shall any arise like you.
God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and very great understanding, even as the sand that is on the seashore.
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. He came to king Solomon, and performed all his work.
Of the children of Issachar, men who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do, the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brothers were at their commandment.
May Yahweh give you discretion and understanding, and put you in charge of Israel; that so you may keep the law of Yahweh your God.
Also Jonathan, David's uncle, was a counselor, a man of understanding, and a scribe: and Jehiel the son of Hachmoni was with the king's sons:
Huram continued, "Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, that should build a house for Yahweh, and a house for his kingdom.
Now I have sent a skillful man, endowed with understanding, of Huram my father's,
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 Yahweh, God made him to prosper.
Hezekiah spoke comfortably to all the Levites who had good understanding [in the service] of Yahweh. So they ate throughout the feast for the seven days, offering sacrifices of peace offerings, and making confession to Yahweh, the God of their fathers.
Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly, both men and women, and all who could hear with understanding, on the first day of the seventh month.
The rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the porters, the singers, the Nethinim, 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, everyone who had knowledge, and understanding --
But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Yes, who doesn't know such things as these?
With aged men is wisdom, in length of days understanding.
"With God is wisdom and might. He has counsel and understanding.
He removes the speech of those who are trusted, and takes away the understanding of the elders.
He takes away understanding from the chiefs of the people of the earth, and causes them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
For you have hidden their heart from understanding, Therefore you shall not exalt them.
I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame. The spirit of my understanding answers me.
He stirs up the sea with his power, and by his understanding he strikes through Rahab.
"But where shall wisdom be found? Where is the place of understanding?
Where then does wisdom come from? Where is the place of understanding?
To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"
But there 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, that he should do wickedness, from the Almighty, that he should commit iniquity.
"If now you have understanding, hear this. Listen to the voice of my words.
"Behold, God is mighty, and doesn't despise anyone. He is mighty in strength of understanding.
"Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding.
Who has put wisdom in the inward parts? Or who has given understanding to the mind?
because God has deprived her of wisdom, neither has he imparted to her understanding.
Don't be like the horse, or like the mule, which have no understanding, who are controlled by bit and bridle, or else they will not come near to you.
For God is the King of all the earth. Sing praises with understanding.
My mouth will speak words of wisdom. My heart shall utter understanding.
A man who has riches without understanding, is like the animals that perish. A Psalm by Asaph.
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
Give me understanding, and I will keep your law. Yes, I will obey it with my whole heart.
Your hands have made me and formed me. Give me understanding, that I may learn your commandments.
I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation.
Through your precepts, I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way. NUN
I am your servant. Give me understanding, that I may know your testimonies.
The entrance of your words gives light. It gives understanding to the simple.
Your testimonies are righteous forever. Give me understanding, that I may live. KUF
Let my cry come before you, Yahweh. Give me understanding according to your word.
To him who by understanding made the heavens; for his loving kindness endures forever:
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; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:
So as to turn your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding;
Yes, if you call out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding;
For Yahweh gives wisdom. Out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.
Discretion will watch over you. Understanding will keep you,
So you will find favor, and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Trust in Yahweh with all your heart, and don't lean on your own understanding.
Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.
By wisdom Yahweh founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens.
Listen, sons, to a father's instruction. Pay attention and know understanding;
Get wisdom. Get understanding. Don't forget, neither swerve from the words of my mouth.
Wisdom is supreme. Get wisdom. Yes, though it costs all your possessions, get understanding.
My son, pay attention to my wisdom. Turn your ear to my understanding:
He who commits adultery with a woman is void of understanding. He who does it destroys his own soul.
Tell wisdom, "You are my sister." Call understanding your relative,
I saw among the simple ones. I discerned among the youths a young man void of understanding,
Doesn't wisdom cry out? Doesn't understanding raise her voice?
You simple, understand prudence. You fools, be of an understanding heart.
Counsel and sound knowledge are mine. I have understanding and power.
"Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!" As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Leave your simple ways, and live. Walk in the way of understanding."
The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
"Whoever is simple, let him turn in here." as for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has discernment, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.
The lips of the righteous feed many, but the foolish die for lack of understanding.
One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding.
Good understanding wins favor; but the way of the unfaithful is hard.
He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a quick temper displays folly.
Wisdom rests in the heart of one who has understanding, and is even made known in the inward part of fools.
The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.
Folly is joy to one who is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding keeps his way straight.
He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who listens to reproof gets understanding.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, but the punishment of fools is their folly.
A rebuke enters deeper into one who has understanding than a hundred lashes into a fool.
Why is there money in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, since he has no understanding?
A man void of understanding strikes hands, and becomes collateral in the presence of his neighbor.
Wisdom is before the face of one who has understanding, but the eyes of a fool wander to the ends of the earth.
He who spares his words has knowledge. He who is even tempered is a man of understanding.
A fool has no delight in understanding, but only in revealing his own opinion.
He who gets wisdom loves his own soul. He who keeps understanding shall find good.
Flog a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; rebuke one who has understanding, and he will gain knowledge.
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