A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.
The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple.
Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.
Making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding, if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God.
Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight.
The purpose in a man's heart is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out.
2 Timothy 2:7
Think over what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything.
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
And he said to man, "Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.”
1 Corinthians 2:12
Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God.
They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.
Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.
Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart.
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Does not wisdom call? Does not understanding raise her voice?
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