What are Bible verses about understanding?

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Understanding

The following are some Bible verses about understanding:

“So that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding; yes, if you cry out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding, if you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures; then you will understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God” (Proverbs 2:2-5).

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths” (Proverbs 3:5-6).

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding” (Proverbs 4:7).

“Does not wisdom cry out, and understanding lift up her voice?” (Proverbs 8:1).

He who is slow to wrath has great understanding, but he who is impulsive exalts folly” (Proverbs 14:29).

“He who has knowledge spares his words, and a man of understanding is of a calm spirit” (Proverbs 17:27).

“A fool has no delight in understanding, but in expressing his own heart” (Proverbs 18:2). 

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

“And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to depart from evil is understanding'” (Job 28:28).

“The entrance of Your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple” (Psalm 119:130). 

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever” (Psalm 111:10).

“Give me understanding, and I shall keep Your law; indeed, I shall observe it with my whole heart” (Psalm 119:34).

“Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God” (1 Corinthians 2:12).

“having their understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart” (Ephesians 4:18).

“and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:7).

“Consider what I say, and [a]may the Lord give you understanding in all things” (2 Timothy 2:7).

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” (2 Timothy 3:16).

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothin” (James 1:2-4).

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