Bible verses about "understanding" | JuliaSmith

Proverbs 20:5

5 Deep waters are counsel in the heart of man; and a man of understanding will draw it out

Ecclesiastes 3:1-22

1 To all a season, and a time to every inclination under the heavens: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up the planting 3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build: 4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance: 5 A time to cast away stones, and a time to collect stones a time to embrace, and a time to be far from embracing: 6 A time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to watch, and a time to cast away 7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to be silent, and a time to speak: 8 A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace: 9 What the excellence of him working in what he labored? 10 I saw the labor which God gave to the sons of man to be humbled in it 11 He made everything beautiful in his time: also he gave hidden time in their heart, so that man shall not find the work which God did from the beginning and even to the end. 12 I knew that no good is in them, but to rejoice and to do good in his life. 13 And also every man shall eat and drink, and see the good in all his labor; it is the gift of God. 14 I knew that all which God will do it shall be forever: to it not to be added, and from it not to be taken away: and God doing they shall be afraid from his face. 15 What was, it is already; and what to be, was already; and God will seek him being driven away. 16 And yet I saw under the sun the place of judgment, there the unjust one; and the place of the just one, there the unjust one. 17 I said in my heart, The just one and the unjust one, God will judge: for a time for every inclination and for every work there. 18 I said in my heart concerning the speeches of the sons of man, for God to separate them, and for them to see that they are cattle to themselves. 19 For the event of the sons of man, and the event of the cattle, one event to them: as this, so dies this; and the breath of one to all; and the preeminence of man not above the cattle: for all is vanity. 20 All go to one place; all were from dust, and all turned back to dust. 21 Who shall know the spirit of the sons of man? it ascending to above, and the spirit of cattle, it going downwards to the earth. 22 And I saw that no good more than that man shall rejoice in his works; for this is his portion: for who shall bring him to look upon what shall be after him?

Matthew 6:33

33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his justice, and all these shall be added to you.

James 1:2-4

2 Deem all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials; 3 Knowing that the proof of your faith works patience. 4 And let patience have a perfect work, that ye be perfect and entire, being left behind in nothing.

Proverbs 3:5

5 Trust to Jehovah with all thy heart; and thou shalt not lean to thine understanding.

Proverbs 3:13-18

13 Happy the man finding wisdom; and the man shall bring forth understanding. 14 For good her gain above the gain of silver, and her increase above gold. 15 She is precious above red corals: and all thy delights shall not be equal with her. 16 Length of days in her right hand; in her left, riches and honor. 17 Her ways the ways of pleasantness, and all her beaten paths, peace. 18 She is a tree of life to all holding upon her: and happy he holding her fast

Proverbs 12:1-28

1 He loving instruction loved knowledge: and he hating reproof, is stupid. 2 The good shall obtain acceptance from Jehovah: and the man of mischief he will condemn. 3 A man shall not be prepared by injustice: and the root of the Just shall not be moved. 4 A woman of strength is a crown to her husband: and she causing shame, as rottenness in his bones. 5 The purposes of the just are judgment: the guidance of the unjust, deceit 6 The words of the unjust are the lying in wait of blood: and the mouth of the upright shall deliver them. 7 The unjust are overthrown, and they are not: and the house of the just shall stand. 8 According to the mouth of understanding a man shall be praised: and he being perverse of heart shall be for contempt 9 He is good being despised, and a servant to him above him, honoring himself, and wanting bread. 10 The just one shall know the soul of his cattle: and the compassion of the unjust are cruel. 11 He working his earth shall be filled with bread: and he pursuing vain things wanted heart. 12 The unjust one desired the net of the evil: and the root of the just will give. 13 In the transgression of the lips is the snare of evil: and the just one shall come forth out of straits. 14 From the fruit of the mouth a man shall be satisfied with good: and the reward of the hands of a man shall be good to him. 15 The way of the foolish is right in his eyes: and the wise one heard to counsel. 16 The foolish one in the day shall make known his anger: but the prudent one covered dishonor. 17 He breathing out faithfulness will announce justice: and a witness of falsehoods, deceit 18 There is he talking idly as the piercings of the sword: and the tongue of the wise is healing. 19 The lip of truth shall be prepared forever: and the tongue of falsehood while I shall wink. 20 Deceit in the heart of those devising evil: and joy to those counseling peace. 21 No iniquity shall approach to the just one: and the unjust were filled with evil. 22 Lips of falsehood an abomination of Jehovah: and they doing faithfulness his delight 23 A prudent man covered knowledge: and the heart of the foolish will meet folly. 24 The hand of the active shall give dominion: and of the slothful one shall be for tribute. 25 Fear in the heart of a man will bow it down: and a good word will gladden it 26 The just excelled above his neighbor: and the way of the unjust shall lead them astray. 27 The slothful one shall not ensnare his hunting: and the substance of the active man is precious. 28 In the way of justice is life; and the way of its beaten path not death.

Proverbs 4:7

7 Wisdom the beginning; obtain wisdom, and with all thine acquisition, obtain understanding.

Colossians 4:6

6 Your word always in grace, Seasoned with salt, to know how it is fitting for you to answer one another.

2 Timothy 3:1-17

1 And this know, that in the last days difficult times shall interpose. 2 For men shall be self-lovers, lovers of money, boastful, proud, slandering, disobedient to parents, unthankful, wicked, 3 Devoid of natural affection, not observing treaties, accusers, ungoverned, wild, not loving the good, 4 Traitors, rash, haughty, devoted to pleasure more than loving God; 5 Having a form of devotion, and having denied its power: and these renounce. 6 For of these are they going into houses, and taking captive little women heaped up with sins, led away with various eager desires, 7 Always learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. 8 And as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so also these have withstood the truth: men corrupted in mind, not tried concerning the faith. 9 But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest to all, as theirs also was. 10 And thou hast closely followed my doctrine, mode of life, purpose, faith, long suffering, love, patience, 11 Expulsions, sufferings, which were to me in Antioch, in Iconium, in Lystra; what expulsions I endured: and the Lord delivered me from all. 12 And all wishing to live devotedly in Christ Jesus shall be driven out. 13 And evil men and impostors shall proceed to worse, deceiving, and being deceived. 14 And remain thou in what things thou bast learned and hast been convinced of, knowing of whom thou hast learned; 15 And that from infancy thou hast known the holy letters, able to render thee wise to salvation by faith which in Christ Jesus. 16 All writing divinely inspired, and profitable for doctrine, for refutation, for correction, for instruction in justice: 17 That the man of God might be perfect, finished for every good work.

Proverbs 17:27

27 He withholding his words will shew knowledge: I man of understanding is a cool spirit

Proverbs 2:2-5

2 To attend to wisdom thou wilt incline thine ear, thy heart to understanding; 3 For if thou will call to understanding, wilt give thy voice to understanding 4 If thou wilt seek her as silver, and dig for her as hidden treasure; 5 Then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and thou shalt find the knowledge of God.

Psalms 119:130

130 The entrance of thy words will enlighten; causing the simple to understand.

Proverbs 14:29

29 The slow to anger of much understanding: and the short of spirit exalts folly.

Proverbs 18:2

2 The foolish one will not delight in understanding, but in, the disclosings of his heart

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