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‘Understanding’ in the Bible – All 114 Bible Verses / Bible Passages

Here you will find all Bible passages where / in which the word (or term) ‘Understanding’ occurs and how often this word occurs per biblical book. We searched the New and Old Testaments to really find all the verses and occurrences.

The term ‘Understanding’ comes from 114 times in the Bible. In the following you will find all relevant Bible passages divided according to the corresponding book. Here are the Bible verses about ‘Understanding’:

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Acts

who was with the governor Sergius Paulus, a man of understanding. He sent for Barnabas and Saul and asked to hear the word of God.
Acts 13:7

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Acts: 1

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Daniel

Young men without blemish, handsome in stature, gifted in all sciences, having understanding and understanding, fit to stand in the king’s palaces, and to be instructed in the writing and language of the Chaldeans.
Daniel 1:4

And God gave these four young men knowledge and understanding of every scripture and wisdom; but above all he made Daniel understand in all visions and dreams.
Daniel 1:17

He found them ten times better in all matters of wisdom and understanding about which he asked them than all the scribes and diviners that he had in all his kingdom.
Daniel 1:20

Immediately Daniel met Arioch, the chief of the king’s executioners, who had gone out to kill the wise men, with words of wisdom and understanding.
Daniel 2:14

He brings about other times and hours; he deposes kings and installs kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and understanding to the prudent.
Daniel 2:21

(H4-31) But after the lapse of time I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me. Then I praised the Most High, and praised and glorified him who lives forever, whose dominion is everlasting, and whose kingdom endures from generation to generation;
Daniel 3:98

There is a man in thy kingdom, having the spirit of the holy gods, in whom in the days of thy father light, understanding, and divine wisdom were found, so that thy father king Nebuchadnezzar made him chief of the scribes , soothsayers, Chaldeans and astrologers, (yes, your father, O king!)
Daniel 5:11

All because there was found in him an excellent spirit, understanding, and keenness for the interpretation of dreams, for the explanation of riddles, and for the untying of knots—that is, in Daniel, whom the king called Beltshazzar. So let Daniel be called; he will tell you the interpretation!
Daniel 5:12

I have heard from you that the Spirit of God is in you, and that enlightenment and understanding and exceeding wisdom are found in you.
Daniel 5:14

And he taught me and spoke to me, saying, Daniel, now I have gone out to enlighten your understanding.
Daniel 9:22

And those of understanding among the people will teach many; but they shall be subject to sword, fire, captivity, and plunder for a season.
Daniel 11:33

But you, Daniel, hide these words and seal up the book until the time of the end. Then many will study it and understanding will increase.
Daniel 12:4

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Daniel: 12

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Deuteronomy / 5. Mose

Bring forth from your tribes wise, understanding, and experienced men, and I will put them at your head.
Deuteronomy / 5. Mose 1:13

Keep them now and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding above all nations. When they hear all these commandments, they will say: How wise and understanding is this great people!
Deuteronomy / 5. Mose 4:6

And to this day the LORD has not given you an understanding heart, eyes that see, and ears that hear.
Deuteronomy / 5. Mose 28:69

For they are a people who have lost all counsel and have no understanding.
Deuteronomy / 5. Mose 32:28

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Deuteronomy / 5. Mose: 4

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Ephesians

whom he caused to overflow against us in all wisdom and understanding;
Ephesians 1:8

whose understanding is darkened, and alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their hearts;
Ephesians 4:18

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Ephesians: 2

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Exodus / 2. Mose

and filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, and understanding, and knowledge, and with every skill,
Exodus / 2. Mose 31:3

And the women whose hearts were inclined, and who were of understanding, spun goat’s hair.
Exodus / 2. Mose 35:26

And the Spirit of God filled him with wisdom, understanding, and skill for every work;
Exodus / 2. Mose 35:31

And Bezaleel and Oholiab worked, and all the men of wise heart, to whom the LORD had given wisdom and understanding, to know how to do every work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded.
Exodus / 2. Mose 36:1

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Exodus / 2. Mose: 4

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Ezekiel

By your wisdom and your understanding you have made riches, and have accumulated gold and silver in your treasury;
Ezekiel 28:4

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Ezekiel: 1

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Genesis / 1. Mose

And now Pharaoh look for a man of understanding and wisdom, and set him over the land of Egypt;
Genesis / 1. Mose 41:33

Pharaoh said to Joseph, After God has made known to you all these things, there is none so understanding and wise as you.
Genesis / 1. Mose 41:39

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Genesis / 1. Mose: 2

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Job

an idiot gains understanding, so that even a young wild donkey is reborn into a human being.
Job 11:12

I also have understanding like you and am no less than you, and who does not know this!
Job 12:3

Does wisdom dwell in the aged, and understanding in the aged?
Job 12:12

With Him is wisdom and strength, His is counsel and understanding.
Job 12:13

With him is power and understanding; is his who errs and who misleads.
Job 12:16

He robs the wise of speech, and deprives the old of their understanding.
Job 12:20

A rebuke to my shame I must hear; but my spirit urges me to answer for the sake of my understanding.
Job 20:3

With his strength he stirs up the sea, and with his understanding he smashes the monster.
Job 26:12

and said to man, Behold, the fear of the Lord is wisdom, and turning away from evil is understanding.
Job 28:28

Hear, ye wise, my words, and ye of understanding, pay heed to me.
Job 34:2

Therefore, men of understanding, hear me: Far be it from God to indulge in violence, and from the Almighty to do iniquity;
Job 34:10

Now if you have understanding, hear this and heed the voice of my words.
Job 34:16

Men of understanding will agree with me, and every wise man who hears me:
Job 34:34

Job speaks as one who does not know, and his words do not show understanding.
Job 34:35

who gave us more instruction than the beasts of the field and gave us more understanding than the birds of the air?
Job 35:11

For verily, my speeches are not lies, you are dealing with a person who has full understanding!
Job 36:4

Who put wisdom in the kidneys, or who put understanding in the heart?
Job 38:36

for God denied her wisdom and gave her no understanding.
Job 39:17

Is it your understanding that the hawk flies and spreads its wings to the south?
Job 39:26

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Job: 19

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in 1. Chronicle

May the LORD give you wisdom and understanding, and make you ruler over Israel, and grant you to keep the law of the LORD your God.
1. Chronicle 22:12

Jonathan, David’s uncle, was a counselor, a man of understanding, a scribe. And Jehiel the son of Hakmoni was with the king’s sons.
1. Chronicle 27:32

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book 1. Chronicle: 2

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in 1. Kings

you will give your servant an understanding heart, so that he can judge your people and discern what is good and what is bad. For who can judge this noble people of yours?
1. Kings 3:9

And God said to him, Because you ask these things, and do not ask for riches, nor do you ask for the lives of your enemies, but ask for understanding for the administration of justice,
1. Kings 3:11

behold, I have done according to your word. Behold, I have given you a heart which is wise and understanding, which was not like yours before you, nor will it be after you;
1. Kings 3:12

And God gave Solomon wisdom and great understanding and breadth of heart, like the sand that lies on the seashore.
1. Kings 5:9

he was the son of a widow of the tribe of Naphtali; his father was a man from Tire, a blacksmith. He was full of wisdom, understanding, and an artistic sense to carry out all kinds of work in ore. He came to King Solomon and did all the work for him.
1. Kings 7:14

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book 1. Kings: 5

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in 1. Corinthians

For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and I will discard the understanding of the understanding.”
1. Corinthians 1:19

For when I pray in tongues, my spirit prays, but my understanding is fruitless.
1. Corinthians 14:14

Brethren, do not become children of understanding, but children of wickedness, but become perfect of understanding.
1. Corinthians 14:20

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book 1. Corinthians: 3

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in 2. Chronicle

And having understanding, he distributed all his sons throughout all the provinces of Judah and Benjamin, in all the fortified cities. And he gave them plentiful sustenance and required many wives for them.
2. Chronicle 11:23

And Hezekiah encouraged all who had understanding in the knowledge of the LORD; and they ate that which was appointed for the festival seven days, and offered peace offerings, and confessed to the LORD God of their fathers.
2. Chronicle 30:22

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book 2. Chronicle: 2

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Jeremiah

I will give you shepherds after my own heart, and they shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.
Jeremiah 3:15

Surely my people are foolish; they don’t know me; they are foolish children and without understanding; They are wise to do evil, but they do not know how to do good.
Jeremiah 4:22

It is he who created the earth by his power, delimited the world by his wisdom, and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
Jeremiah 10:12

It is he who made the earth by his power, founded the world by his wisdom, and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
Jeremiah 51:15

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Jeremiah: 4

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Isaiah

And he said: Go and say to this people: Keep hearing and not understanding, keep looking and not recognizing.
Isaiah 6:9

on it shall rest the spirit of the Lord, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord.
Isaiah 11:2

behold, henceforth I also will treat this people strangely, yea, very strangely and strangely; the wisdom of their wise shall stray, and the understanding of their prudent shall not be found.
Isaiah 29:14

To whom did he consult, to give him understanding, to show him the way of righteousness, to teach him knowledge, and to show him the way of understanding?
Isaiah 40:14

There is none that take it to heart; there is neither insight nor understanding to think within oneself: I burned one part with fire and baked bread over its embers, roasted meat and ate it; and of the rest should I now make an abomination? Should I fall down before a block?
Isaiah 44:19

Assemble yourselves, come, come all together, you survivors among the Gentiles! They have no understanding who carry the wood of their idols and pray to a god who cannot help them.
Isaiah 45:20

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Isaiah: 6

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Colossians

Wherefore, from the day we heard it, we did not cease to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
Colossians 1:9

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Colossians: 1

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Marc

and to love him with all your heart, and with all your understanding, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, is more than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.
Marc 12:33

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Marc: 1

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Revelation

Here is the wisdom! Whoever has understanding should calculate the number of the beast, for it is a man’s number, and its number is 666.
Revelation 13:18

Here he who has understanding, who has wisdom! The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits,
Revelation 17:9

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Revelation: 2

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Philippians

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:7

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Philippians: 1

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Ecclesiastes

For the wealth that a man has acquired through wisdom, understanding, and skill, he must inherit to another who has not labored for it; that too is vanity and a great misfortune!
Ecclesiastes 2:21

In whatever way the fool may go, he is lacking in understanding everywhere, and he tells everyone that he is a fool.
Ecclesiastes 10:3

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Ecclesiastes: 2

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Psalms

Do not be like horses and mules, without understanding, which must be bridled and bridled, otherwise they will not come near you.
Psalms 32:9

(H49-21) Man in splendor but without understanding is like cattle that are killed!
Psalms 49:31

Be understanding, you foolish among the people, you fools, when will you become wise?
Psalms 94:8

Teach me right discernment and understanding; because I trust your commands.
Psalms 119:66

Your hands made and prepared me; give me understanding that I may learn your commands!
Psalms 119:73

I have become more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my thoughts.
Psalms 119:99

who created heaven with understanding; for his grace endures forever!
Psalms 136:5

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Psalms: 7

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Romans

But I see another law in my members, contrary to the law of my understanding, and captivating me in the law of sin that is in my members.
Romans 7:23

For I testify to them that they are zealous for God, but without understanding.
Romans 10:2

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Romans: 2

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Proverbs

when you pray for wisdom and plead for understanding,
Proverbs 2:3

For the LORD gives wisdom, and out of his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Proverbs 2:6

then prudence will protect you, understanding will protect you,
Proverbs 2:11

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and trust not in your own understanding;
Proverbs 3:5

Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding!
Proverbs 3:13

The Lord hath established the earth with wisdom, and established the heavens with understanding.
Proverbs 3:19

Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget the words of my mouth and do not deviate from them.
Proverbs 4:5

The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom, and for all your acquisition acquire understanding.
Proverbs 4:7

Become wise, ye simple; and ye fools, use understanding.
Proverbs 8:5

From me come counsel and skill; I am understanding, mine is the strength.
Proverbs 8:14

Leave folly that ye may live, and walk in the way of understanding.
Proverbs 9:6

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.
Proverbs 9:10

Good understanding earns favor; but the way of the hypocrites is difficult.
Proverbs 13:15

The long-suffering has great understanding, but the quick-tempered commits great follies.
Proverbs 14:29

Wisdom dwells in the heart of the understanding; it is also evident in the conscience of fools.
Proverbs 14:33

Folly is a delight to the foolish; but a man of understanding walks straight ahead.
Proverbs 15:21

He who escapes discipline despises his soul; but he who listens to correction acquires understanding.
Proverbs 15:32

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold, and to get understanding more desirable than silver!
Proverbs 16:16

He that is wise in heart is called understanding; and sweetness of the lips increases instruction.
Proverbs 16:21

Even a fool is considered wise when he is silent, understanding when he shuts his lips.
Proverbs 17:28

Whoever acquires understanding loves his soul; he who preserves reason finds good.
Proverbs 19:8

Homes and farms are inherited from fathers; but from the LORD comes a woman of understanding.
Proverbs 19:14

Deep water is the counsel of a man’s heart; but a man of understanding makes full use of it.
Proverbs 20:5

There is gold and many pearls; but a precious jewel are lips of understanding.
Proverbs 20:15

A man who strays from the path of understanding will rest in the gathering of shadows.
Proverbs 21:16

There is no wisdom, no understanding, no counsel against the LORD.
Proverbs 21:30

By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it will stand;
Proverbs 24:3

A wise man is strong, and a man of understanding strengthens his strength.
Proverbs 24:5

A lazy man is wiser than seven who answer with understanding.
Proverbs 26:16

He who keeps the law is a son of understanding; but he who associates with gluttons shames his father.
Proverbs 28:7

Scriptures related to Understanding in the biblical book Proverbs: 30

Bible passages with ‘Understanding’ in Titus

Likewise exhort the young men to be of understanding,
Titus 2:6

Number of the word / term ‘Understanding’ in Titus: 1

These Bible verses are from a 1951 translation of the Royalty Free Schlachter Translation.

Number of Bible verses found on the topic: 114

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