A Scriptural Study of the word “Knowledge” In the New and Old Testament

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Scriptures in the New and Old Testament

(2 Peter 1:3 KJV) According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of  him that hath called us to glory and virtue:


(2 Peter 1:3 AMP) For His divine power has bestowed upon us all things that [are requisite and suited] to life and godliness, through the [full, personal] knowledge of Him Who called us by and to His own glory and excellence (virtue).


(Habakkuk 2:14 KJV) For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.


(Ephesians 1:17 KJV) That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:


(2 Corinthians 4:6 KJV) For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.


(2 Peter 1:2 KJV) Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,


(2 Peter 3:18 KJV) But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.


A few scriptures on Knowledge in The New Testament

(Romans 11:33 KJV) O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!


(2 Corinthians 10:5 KJV) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;


(Ephesians 1:17 KJV) That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:


(Ephesians 3:19 KJV) And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.


(Ephesians 4:13 KJV) Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:


(Philippians 3:8 KJV) Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,


(Colossians 1:9 KJV) For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;


(Colossians 1:10 KJV) That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, andincreasing in the knowledge of God;


(Colossians 2:3 KJV) In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.


(Colossians 3:10 KJV) And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:


(1 Timothy 2:4 KJV) Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

(2 Peter 1:5 KJV) And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;


(2 Peter 1:8 KJV) For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.


(2 Peter 2:20 KJV) For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.


(2 Peter 3:18 KJV) But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.


Some of the Scriptures on Knowledge in the Old Testament

(1 Samuel 2:3 KJV) Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.


(2 Chronicles 1:10 KJV) Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?


(2 Chronicles 1:11 KJV) And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:

(2 Chronicles 1:12 KJV) Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.


(Psalms 19:2 KJV) Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.


(Psalms 119:66 KJV) Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.


(Proverbs 1:7 KJV) The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.


(Proverbs 1:22 KJV) How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?


(Proverbs 2:3 KJV) Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;


(Proverbs 2:5 KJV) Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.


(Proverbs 2:6 KJV) For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.


(Proverbs 2:10 KJV) When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;


(Proverbs 3:20 KJV) By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.


(Proverbs 5:2 KJV) That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.


(Proverbs 8:9 KJV) They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.


(Proverbs 8:10 KJV) Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.


(Proverbs 8:12 KJV) I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.


(Proverbs 9:10 KJV) The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.


(Proverbs 10:14 KJV) Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.


(Proverbs 11:9 KJV) An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.


(Proverbs 12:1 KJV) Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.


(Proverbs 12:23 KJV) A prudent man concealeth knowledge`: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.


(Proverbs 13:16 KJV) Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.


(Proverbs 14:6 KJV) A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.


(Proverbs 14:18 KJV) The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.


(Proverbs 15:2 KJV) The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.


(Proverbs 15:7 KJV) The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.


(Proverbs 15:14 KJV) The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.


(Proverbs 17:27 KJV) He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.


(Proverbs 18:15 KJV) The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.


(Proverbs 19:2 KJV) Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.


(Proverbs 19:25 KJV) Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.


(Proverbs 20:15 KJV) There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.


(Proverbs 21:11 KJV) When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.


(Proverbs 22:12 KJV) The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.


(Proverbs 22:17 KJV) Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.


(Proverbs 22:20 KJV) Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,


(Proverbs 23:12 KJV) Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.


(Proverbs 24:4 KJV) And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.


(Proverbs 24:5 KJV) A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.


(Proverbs 24:14 KJV) So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.


(Ecclesiastes 7:12 KJV) For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.


(Isaiah 11:2 KJV) 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 11:9 KJV) They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.


(Isaiah 28:9 KJV) Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts.


(Isaiah 33:6 KJV) And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD is his treasure.


(Isaiah 53:11 KJV) He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.


(Jeremiah 3:15 KJV) And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.


(Jeremiah 11:18 KJV) And the LORD hath given me knowledge of it, and I know it: then thou shewedst me their doings.


(Daniel 1:17 KJV) 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 2:21 KJV) 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:


(Hosea 4:6 KJV) My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.


(Habakkuk 2:14 KJV) For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.


(Malachi 2:7 KJV) For the priest’s lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.


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