Understanding in the Bible

Before we move on to the next step of the process. I think it is beneficial to read up on a few verses. Meditate on them and study them a bit closer.

“But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding?
Job 28:12 NKJV

Therefore be careful to observe them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes, and say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’
Deuteronomy 4:6 NKJV

Only may the Lord give you wisdom and understanding, and give you charge concerning Israel, that you may keep the law of the Lord your God.
I Chronicles 22:12 NKJV

Wisdom is with aged men, And with length of days, understanding. “With Him are wisdom and strength, He has counsel and understanding.
Job 12:12‭-‬13 NKJV

“How long till you put an end to words? Gain understanding, and afterward we will speak.
Job 18:2 NKJV

I have heard the rebuke that reproaches me, And the spirit of my understanding causes me to answer.
Job 20:3 NKJV

And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to depart from evil is understanding.’ ”
Job 28:28 NKJV

“Behold, God is mighty, but despises no one; He is mighty in strength of understanding.
Job 36:5 NKJV

Do not be like the horse or like the mule, Which have no understanding, Which must be harnessed with bit and bridle, Else they will not come near you.
Psalms 32:9 NKJV

Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous; And shout for joy, all you upright in heart!
Psalms 32:11 NKJV

For God is the King of all the earth; Sing praises with understanding.
Psalms 47:7 NKJV

I am Your servant; Give me understanding, That I may know Your testimonies.
Psalms 119:125 NKJV

The entrance of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.
Psalms 119:130 NKJV

And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to depart from evil is understanding.’ ”
Job 28:28 NKJV

Unique Advice For Today: Look towards God, Search for wisdom, search for knowledge, and in all you are gaining, gain understanding. Look in the Living Word of God, and search for answers. Seek knowledge and find it. Meditate on the word of God and the promises he made us. Understand

“Surely there is a mine for silver, And a place where gold is refined. Iron is taken from the earth, And copper is smelted from ore. Man puts an end to darkness, And searches every recess For ore in the darkness and the shadow of death. He breaks open a shaft away from people; In places forgotten by feet They hang far away from men; They swing to and fro. As for the earth, from it comes bread, But underneath it is turned up as by fire; Its stones are the source of sapphires, And it contains gold dust. That path no bird knows, Nor has the falcon’s eye seen it. The proud lions have not trodden it, Nor has the fierce lion passed over it. He puts his hand on the flint; He overturns the mountains at the roots. He cuts out channels in the rocks, And his eye sees every precious thing. He dams up the streams from trickling; What is hidden he brings forth to light. “But where can wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding? Man does not know its value, Nor is it found in the land of the living. The deep says, ‘It is not in me’; And the sea says, ‘It is not with me.’ It cannot be purchased for gold, Nor can silver be weighed for its price. It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, In precious onyx or sapphire. Neither gold nor crystal can equal it, Nor can it be exchanged for jewelry of fine gold. No mention shall be made of coral or quartz, For the price of wisdom is above rubies. The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it, Nor can it be valued in pure gold. “From where then does wisdom come? And where is the place of understanding? It is hidden from the eyes of all living, And concealed from the birds of the air. Destruction and Death say, ‘We have heard a report about it with our ears.’ God understands its way, And He knows its place. For He looks to the ends of the earth, And sees under the whole heavens, To establish a weight for the wind, And apportion the waters by measure. When He made a law for the rain, And a path for the thunderbolt, Then He saw wisdom and declared it; He prepared it, indeed, He searched it out. And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to depart from evil is understanding.’ ”
Job 28:1‭-‬28 NKJV

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