Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, [that is] cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD [is] with him.
A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent [man] covereth shame.
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Every prudent [man] dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open [his] folly.
The wisdom of the prudent [is] to understand his way: but the folly of fools [is] deceit.
The simple believeth every word: but the prudent [man] looketh well to his going.
The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
House and riches [are] the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife [is] from the LORD.
A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.
A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil, [and] hideth himself; [but] the simple pass on, [and] are punished.
The mighty man, and the man of war, the judge, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient,
Woe unto [them that are] wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done [it], and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant [man]:
Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, [even] a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise [men] shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent [men] shall be hid.
Concerning Edom, thus saith the LORD of hosts; [Is] wisdom no more in Teman? is counsel perished from the prudent? is their wisdom vanished?
Who [is] wise, and he shall understand these [things]? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD [are] right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it [is] an evil time.
At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.
In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.
Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.
For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.