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Psalms 119:130

The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

Psalms 119:144

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

Psalms 119:169

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

Psalms 147:5

Great [is] our Lord, and of great power: his understanding [is] infinite.

Proverbs 1:2

To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;

Proverbs 1:5

A wise [man] will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

Proverbs 2:2

So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, [and] apply thine heart to understanding;

Proverbs 2:3

Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, [and] liftest up thy voice for understanding;

Proverbs 2:6

For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 2:11

Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:

Proverbs 3:4

So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.

Proverbs 3:5

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

Proverbs 3:13

Happy [is] the man [that] findeth wisdom, and the man [that] getteth understanding.

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.

Proverbs 4:1

Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.

Proverbs 4:5

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget [it] not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 4:7

Wisdom [is] the principal thing; [therefore] get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Proverbs 5:1

My son, attend unto my wisdom, [and] bow thine ear to my understanding:

Proverbs 6:32

[But] whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he [that] doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

Proverbs 7:4

Say unto wisdom, Thou [art] my sister; and call understanding [thy] kinswoman:

Proverbs 7:7

And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

Proverbs 8:1

Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice?

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

Proverbs 8:14

Counsel [is] mine, and sound wisdom: I [am] understanding; I have strength.

Proverbs 9:4

Whoso [is] simple, let him turn in hither: [as for] him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the LORD [is] the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy [is] understanding.

Proverbs 9:16

Whoso [is] simple, let him turn in hither: and [as for] him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

Proverbs 10:13

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.

Proverbs 10:23

[It is] as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

Proverbs 11:12

He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain [persons is] void of understanding.

Proverbs 13:15

Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors [is] hard.

Proverbs 14:29

[He that is] slow to wrath [is] of great understanding: but [he that is] hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 14:33

Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but [that which is] in the midst of fools is made known.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

Proverbs 15:21

Folly [is] joy to [him that is] destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

Proverbs 15:32

He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better [is it] to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

Proverbs 16:22

Understanding [is] a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools [is] folly.

Proverbs 17:18

A man void of understanding striketh hands, [and] becometh surety in the presence of his friend.

Proverbs 17:24

Wisdom [is] before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool [are] in the ends of the earth.

Proverbs 17:27

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: [and] a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

Proverbs 17:28

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: [and] he that shutteth his lips [is esteemed] a man of understanding.

Proverbs 18:2

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.

Proverbs 19:8

He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, [and] he will understand knowledge.

Proverbs 20:5

Counsel in the heart of man [is like] deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.

Proverbs 21:16

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

Proverbs 21:30

[There is] no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Proverbs 23:23

Buy the truth, and sell [it] not; [also] wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Proverbs 24:3

Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:

Proverbs 24:30

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

Proverbs 28:2

For the transgression of a land many [are] the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding [and] knowledge the state [thereof] shall be prolonged.

Proverbs 28:11

The rich man [is] wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

Proverbs 28:16

The prince that wanteth understanding [is] also a great oppressor: [but] he that hateth covetousness shall prolong [his] days.

Proverbs 30:2

Surely I [am] more brutish than [any] man, and have not the understanding of a man.

Ecclesiastes 9:11

I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race [is] not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.

Isaiah 11:2

And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

Isaiah 11:3

And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:

Isaiah 27:11

When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, [and] set them on fire: for it [is] a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will show them no favour.

Isaiah 29:14

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.

Isaiah 29:16

Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He made me not? or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, He had no understanding?

Isaiah 29:24

They also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine.

Isaiah 40:14

With whom took he counsel, and [who] instructed him, and taught him in the path of judgment, and taught him knowledge, and showed to him the way of understanding?

Isaiah 40:28

Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, [that] the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? [there is] no searching of his understanding.

Isaiah 44:19

And none considereth in his heart, neither [is there] knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten [it]: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree?

Jeremiah 3:15

And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people [is] foolish, they have not known me; they [are] sottish children, and they have none understanding: they [are] wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not:

Jeremiah 51:15

He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding.

Ezekiel 28:4

With thy wisdom and with thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures:

Daniel 1:4

Children in whom [was] no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as [had] ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.

Daniel 1:17

As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Daniel 1:20

And in all matters of wisdom [and] understanding, that the king inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians [and] astrologers that [were] in all his realm.

Daniel 2:21

And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

Daniel 4:34

And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion [is] an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom [is] from generation to generation:

Daniel 5:11

There is a man in thy kingdom, in whom [is] the spirit of the holy gods; and in the days of thy father light and understanding and wisdom, like the wisdom of the gods, was found in him; whom the king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king, [I say], thy father, made master of the magicians, astrologers, Chaldeans, [and] soothsayers;

Daniel 5:12

Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and showing of hard sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar: now let Daniel be called, and he will show the interpretation.

Daniel 5:14

I have even heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods [is] in thee, and [that] light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.

Daniel 8:23

And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.

Daniel 9:22

And he informed [me], and talked with me, and said, O Daniel, I am now come forth to give thee skill and understanding.

Daniel 10:1

In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing [was] true, but the time appointed [was] long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision.

Daniel 11:35

And [some] of them of understanding shall fall, to try them, and to purge, and to make [them] white, [even] to the time of the end: because [it is] yet for a time appointed.

Hosea 13:2

And now they sin more and more, and have made them molten images of their silver, [and] idols according to their own understanding, all of it the work of the craftsmen: they say of them, Let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves.

Obadiah 1:7

All the men of thy confederacy have brought thee [even] to the border: the men that were at peace with thee have deceived thee, [and] prevailed against thee; [they that eat] thy bread have laid a wound under thee: [there is] none understanding in him.

Obadiah 1:8

Shall I not in that day, saith the LORD, even destroy the wise [men] out of Edom, and understanding out of the mount of Esau?

Matthew 15:16

And Jesus said, Are ye also yet without understanding?

Mark 7:18

And he saith unto them, Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that whatsoever thing from without entereth into the man, [it] cannot defile him;

Mark 12:33

And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love [his] neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.

Luke 1:3

It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus,

Luke 2:47

And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.

Luke 24:45

Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,

Romans 1:31

Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

Corinthians-1 1:19

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

Corinthians-1 14:14

For if I pray in an [unknown] tongue, my spirit prayeth, but my understanding is unfruitful.