Verses with the word knowledge in the Old Testament (118 verses):
And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.
And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,
And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship;
Or if his sin, wherein he hath sinned, come to his knowledge; he shall bring his offering, a kid of the goats, a male without blemish:
Or if his sin, which he hath sinned, come to his knowledge: then he shall bring his offering, a kid of the goats, a female without blemish, for his sin which he hath sinned.
Then it shall be, if ought be committed by ignorance without the knowledge of the congregation, that all the congregation shall offer one young bullock for a burnt offering, for a sweet savour unto the LORD, with his meat offering, and his drink offering, according to the manner, and one kid of the goats for a sin offering.
He hath said, which heard the words of God, and knew the knowledge of the most High, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:
Moreover your little ones, which ye said should be a prey, and your children, which in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.
Then she fell on her face, and bowed herself to the ground, and said unto him, Why have I found grace in thine eyes, that thou shouldest take knowledge of me, seeing I am a stranger?
And her mother in law said unto her, Where hast thou gleaned to day? and where wroughtest thou? blessed be he that did take knowledge of thee. And she shewed her mother in law with whom she had wrought, and said, The man's name with whom I wrought to day is Boaz.
1 Samuel 2:3
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
1 Samuel 23:23
See therefore, and take knowledge of all the lurking places where he hideth himself, and come ye again to me with the certainty, and I will go with you: and it shall come to pass, if he be in the land, that I will search him out throughout all the thousands of Judah.
1 Kings 9:27
And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon.
2 Chronicles 1:10
Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?
2 Chronicles 1:11
And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:
2 Chronicles 1:12
Wisdom and knowledge is granted unto thee; and I will give thee riches, and wealth, and honour, such as none of the kings have had that have been before thee, neither shall there any after thee have the like.
2 Chronicles 8:18
And Huram sent him by the hands of his servants ships, and servants that had knowledge of the sea; and they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and took thence four hundred and fifty talents of gold, and brought them to king Solomon.
2 Chronicles 30:22
And Hezekiah spake comfortably unto all the Levites that taught the good knowledge of the LORD: and they did eat throughout the feast seven days, offering peace offerings, and making confession to the LORD God of their fathers.
And the rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the porters, the singers, the Nethinims, and all they that had separated themselves from the people of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters, every one having knowledge, and having understanding;
Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?
Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.
Shall any teach God knowledge? seeing he judgeth those that are high.
My words shall be of the uprightness of my heart: and my lips shall utter knowledge clearly.
Hear my words, O ye wise men; and give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge.
Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom.
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.
I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe righteousness to my Maker.
For truly my words shall not be false: he that is perfect in knowledge is with thee.
But if they obey not, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.
Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?
Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?
Who is he that hideth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.
Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.
Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread: they have not called upon God.
And they say, How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High?
He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?
Teach me good judgment and knowledge: for I have believed thy commandments.
Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.
LORD, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him! or the son of man, that thou makest account of him!
To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:
Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;
Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.
When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;
By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.
They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.
Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.
Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish.
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.
A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth.
Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.
The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.
When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.
The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.
Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.
Have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge,
Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches.
A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.
For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.
I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.
I communed with mine own heart, saying, Lo, I am come to great estate, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.
For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
For there is a man whose labour is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.
For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.
For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.
Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge: and their honourable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.
For before the child shall have knowledge to cry, My father, and my mother, the riches of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria shall be taken away before the king of Assyria.
And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;
They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain: for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.
Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand doctrine? them that are weaned from the milk, and drawn from the breasts.
The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.
And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD is his treasure.
With whom took he counsel, and who instructed him, and taught him in the path of judgment, and taught him knowledge, and shewed to him the way of understanding?
And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree?
That frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;
Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.
For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee; and thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me.
He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours.
And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.
For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
And the LORD hath given me knowledge of it, and I know it: then thou shewedst me their doings.
Every man is brutish by his knowledge; every founder is confounded by the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them.
Children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans.
As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:
Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and shewing of hard sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar: now let Daniel be called, and he will shew the interpretation.
But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.
For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.