“Understanding” – Scriptures In The New and Old Testament

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(1 Corinthians 14:15 KJV) What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also: I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.


(1 Corinthians 14:19 KJV) Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.


(1 Corinthians 14:20 KJV) Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.


(Ephesians 1:18 KJV) The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,


(Ephesians 5:17 KJV) Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.


(Philippians 4:7 KJV) And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.


(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 2:2 KJV) That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;


(2 Timothy 2:7 KJV) Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things.


(1 John 5:20 KJV) And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.


(Revelation 13:18 KJV) Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

(Exodus 36:1 KJV) Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded.


(Deuteronomy 4:6 KJV) Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.


(1 Kings 3:9 KJV) Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people?


(1 Kings 3:11 KJV) And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment;


(1 Kings 3:12 KJV) Behold, I have done according to thy words: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.


(1 Kings 4:29 KJV) And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.


(Job 12:12 KJV) With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.


(Job 12:13 KJV) With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.


(Job 26:12 KJV) He divideth the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through the proud.


(Job 28:12 KJV) But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding?


(Job 28:20 KJV) Whence then cometh wisdom? and where is the place of understanding?


(Job 28:28 KJV) And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

(Psalms 47:7 KJV) For God is the King of all the earth: sing ye praises with understanding.


(Psalms 49:3 KJV) My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

(Psalms 111:10 KJV) The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.


(Psalms 119:104 KJV) Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.


(Psalms 119:125 KJV) I am thy servant; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.


(Psalms 119:130 KJV) The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.


(Psalms 119:144 KJV) The righteousness of thy testimonies is everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live.


(Psalms 119:169 KJV) TAU. Let my cry come near before thee, O LORD: give me understanding according to thy word.


(Psalms 147:5 KJV) Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.


(Proverbs 1:2 KJV) To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;


(Proverbs 1:5 KJV) A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:


(Proverbs 2:2 KJV) So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;


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


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


(Proverbs 2:11 KJV) Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:


(Proverbs 3:4 KJV) So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.


(Proverbs 3:5 KJV) Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.


(Proverbs 3:13 KJV) Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.


(Proverbs 3:19 KJV) The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.


(Proverbs 4:1 KJV) Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.


(Proverbs 4:5 KJV) Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.


(Proverbs 4:7 KJV) Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.


(Proverbs 5:1 KJV) My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:


(Proverbs 6:32 KJV) But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.


(Proverbs 7:4 KJV) Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:


(Proverbs 8:1 KJV) Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice?


(Proverbs 8:5 KJV) O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

(Proverbs 8:14 KJV) Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.


(Proverbs 9:6 KJV) Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

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


(Proverbs 10:13 KJV) 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 KJV) It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.


(Proverbs 11:12 KJV) He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace.


(Proverbs 12:11 KJV) He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.


(Proverbs 13:15 KJV) Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.


(Proverbs 14:29 KJV) He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.


(Proverbs 14:33 KJV) 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 KJV) The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.


(Proverbs 15:21 KJV) Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.


(Proverbs 15:32 KJV) He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.


(Proverbs 16:16 KJV) How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!


(Proverbs 16:22 KJV) Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.


(Proverbs 17:18 KJV) A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.


(Proverbs 17:24 KJV) Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.


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


(Proverbs 17:28 KJV) 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 KJV) A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.


(Proverbs 19:8 KJV) He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.


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


(Proverbs 20:5 KJV) Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.


(Proverbs 21:16 KJV) The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.


(Proverbs 21:30 KJV) There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.


(Proverbs 23:23 KJV) Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.


(Proverbs 24:3 KJV) Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:


(Proverbs 28:11 KJV) The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

(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 11:3 KJV) 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 29:24 KJV) They also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured shall learn doctrine.


(Isaiah 40:28 KJV) 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.


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


(Jeremiah 51:15 KJV) 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 KJV) With thy wisdom and with thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures:


(Daniel 1:4 KJV) 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 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 1:20 KJV) And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm.


(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:


(Daniel 4:34 KJV) 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 9:22 KJV) And he informed me, and talked with me, and said, O Daniel, I am now come forth to give thee skill and understanding.


(Matthew 15:16 KJV) And Jesus said, Are ye also yet without understanding?


(Mark 7:18 KJV) 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;


(Luke 1:3 KJV) 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 KJV) And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.


(Luke 24:45 KJV) Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,


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