Christians seek understanding of the Bible for the same reason an auto mechanic seeks to understand repair manuals. As we all know, things can wrong in this world, and the Bible not only diagnoses the problem but also points out the solution. Here are the best 18 Bible verses about understanding.
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Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart.
- Psalm 119:34
Whom did he consult, and who made him understand? Who taught him the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and showed him the way of understanding?
- Isaiah 40:14
Only, may the LORD grant you discretion and understanding, that when he gives you charge over Israel you may keep the law of the LORD your God.
- 1 Chronicles 22:12
Whoever gets sense loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding will discover good.
- Proverbs 19:8
“For my people are foolish; they know me not; they are stupid children; they have no understanding. They are ‘wise’—in doing evil! But how to do good they know not.”
- Jeremiah 4:22
And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.
- 1 John 5:20
And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one’s neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
- Mark 12:33
The purpose in a man’s heart is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out.
- Proverbs 20:5
For he says: “By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom, for I have understanding; I remove the boundaries of peoples, and plunder their treasures; like a bull I bring down those who sit on thrones.
- Isaiah 10:13
Keep them and do them, for that will be your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, who, when they hear all these statutes, will say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’
- Deuteronomy 4:6
In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.
- Luke 10:21
Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
- 1 Peter 3:7
For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;
- Proverbs 2:6
A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.
- Proverbs 18:2
And he said to man, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.’”
- Job 28:28
Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise any; he is mighty in strength of understanding.
- Job 36:5
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
- Proverbs 3:5
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
- Philippians 4:7
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