Verses with the word prudent in the Old Testament (20 verses):
1 Samuel 16:18
Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD is with him.
A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covereth shame.
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.
The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
The mighty man, and the man of war, the judge, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient,
Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man:
Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.
Concerning Edom, thus saith the LORD of hosts; Is wisdom no more in Teman? is counsel perished from the prudent? is their wisdom vanished?
Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall therein.
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.