Verses with the word understanding in the Apocrypha (86 verses):
1 Esdras 1:33
These things are written in the book of the stories of the kings of Judah, and every one of the acts that Josias did, and his glory, and his understanding in the law of the Lord, and the things that he had done before, and the things now recited, are reported in the book of the kings of Israel and Judea.
2 Esdras 4:22
Then answered I and said, I beseech thee, O Lord, let me have understanding:
2 Esdras 5:9
And salt waters shall be found in the sweet, and all friends shall destroy one another; then shall wit hide itself, and understanding withdraw itself into his secret chamber,
2 Esdras 5:22
And my soul recovered the spirit of understanding, and I began to talk with the most High again,
2 Esdras 7:19
And he said unto me. There is no judge above God, and none that hath understanding above the Highest.
2 Esdras 8:4
So answered I and said, Swallow then down, O my soul, understanding, and devour wisdom.
2 Esdras 8:6
O Lord, if thou suffer not thy servant, that we may pray before thee, and thou give us seed unto our heart, and culture to our understanding, that there may come fruit of it; how shall each man live that is corrupt, who beareth the place of a man?
2 Esdras 8:25
For while I live I will speak, and so long as I have understanding I will answer.
2 Esdras 10:30
And, lo, I lay as one that had been dead, and mine understanding was taken from me: and he took me by the right hand, and comforted me, and set me upon my feet, and said unto me,
2 Esdras 10:31
What aileth thee? and why art thou so disquieted? and why is thine understanding troubled, and the thoughts of thine heart?
2 Esdras 13:16
For as I conceive in mine understanding, woe unto them that shall be left in those days and much more woe unto them that are not left behind!
2 Esdras 13:55
Thy life hast thou ordered in wisdom, and hast called understanding thy mother.
2 Esdras 14:25
And come hither, and I shall light a candle of understanding in thine heart, which shall not be put out, till the things be performed which thou shalt begin to write.
2 Esdras 14:34
Therefore if so be that ye will subdue your own understanding, and reform your hearts, ye shall be kept alive and after death ye shall obtain mercy.
2 Esdras 14:40
And I took it, and drank: and when I had drunk of it, my heart uttered understanding, and wisdom grew in my breast, for my spirit strengthened my memory:
2 Esdras 14:42
The Highest gave understanding unto the five men, and they wrote the wonderful visions of the night that were told, which they knew not: and they sat forty days, and they wrote in the day, and at night they ate bread.
2 Esdras 14:47
For in them is the spring of understanding, the fountain of wisdom, and the stream of knowledge.
2 Esdras 16:61
He made man, and put his heart in the midst of the body, and gave him breath, life, and understanding.
And when one of the Ninevites went and complained of me to the king, that I buried them, and hid myself; understanding that I was sought for to be put to death, I withdrew myself for fear.
For this is not the first day wherein thy wisdom is manifested; but from the beginning of thy days all the people have known thy understanding, because the disposition of thine heart is good.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:5
For the holy spirit of discipline will flee deceit, and remove from thoughts that are without understanding, and will not abide when unrighteousness cometh in.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:11
Yea speedily was he taken away, lest that wickedness should alter his understanding, or deceit beguile his soul.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:7
Wherefore I prayed, and understanding was given me: I called upon God, and the spirit of wisdom came to me.
Wisdom of Solomon 7:22
For wisdom, which is the worker of all things, taught me: for in her is an understanding spirit holy, one only, manifold, subtil, lively, clear, undefiled, plain, not subject to hurt, loving the thing that is good quick, which cannot be letted, ready to do good,
Wisdom of Solomon 7:23
Kind to man, steadfast, sure, free from care, having all power, overseeing all things, and going through all understanding, pure, and most subtil, spirits.
Wisdom of Solomon 9:5
For I thy servant and son of thine handmaid am a feeble person, and of a short time, and too young for the understanding of judgment and laws.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:24
For they went astray very far in the ways of error, and held them for gods, which even among the beasts of their enemies were despised, being deceived, as children of no understanding.
Wisdom of Solomon 13:13
And taking the very refuse among those which served to no use, being a crooked piece of wood, and full of knots, hath carved it diligently, when he had nothing else to do, and formed it by the skill of his understanding, and fashioned it to the image of a man;
Wisdom hath been created before all things, and the understanding of prudence from everlasting.
Wisdom raineth down skill and knowledge of understanding standing, and exalteth them to honour that hold her fast.
And if his understanding fail, have patience with him; and despise him not when thou art in thy full strength.
Be stedfast in thy understanding; and let thy word be the same.
If thou hast understanding, answer thy neighbour; if not, lay thy hand upon thy mouth.
She is very unpleasant to the unlearned: he that is without understanding will not remain with her.
If thou love to hear, thou shalt receive understanding: and if thou bow thine ear, thou shalt be wise,
Be willing to hear every godly discourse; and let not the parables of understanding escape thee.
And if thou seest a man of understanding, get thee betimes unto him, and let thy foot wear the steps of his door.
Marry thy daughter, and so shalt thou have performed a weighty matter: but give her to a man of understanding.
Miss not the discourse of the elders: for they also learned of their fathers, and of them thou shalt learn understanding, and to give answer as need requireth.
It is not meet to despise the poor man that hath understanding; neither is it convenient to magnify a sinful man.
Wisdom, knowledge, and understanding of the law, are of the Lord: love, and the way of good works, are from him.
Blessed is the man that doth meditate good things in wisdom, and that reasoneth of holy things by his understanding.
He that considereth her ways in his heart shall also have understanding in her secrets.
With the bread of understanding shall she feed him, and give him the water of wisdom to drink.
For by one that hath understanding shall the city be replenished: but the kindred of the wicked shall speedily become desolate.
He that wanteth understanding will think upon vain things: and a foolish man erring imagineth follies.
They received the use of the five operations of the Lord, and in the sixth place he imparted them understanding, and in the seventh speech, an interpreter of the cogitations thereof.]
Withal he filled them with the knowledge of understanding, and shewed them good and evil.
He gave them to glory in his marvellous acts for ever, that they might declare his works with understanding.
Every man of understanding knoweth wisdom, and will give praise unto him that found her.
They that were of understanding in sayings became also wise themselves, and poured forth exquisite parables.
Wine and women will make men of understanding to fall away: and he that cleaveth to harlots will become impudent.
He that hath small understanding, and feareth God, is better than one that hath much wisdom, and transgresseth the law of the most High.
A man may be known by his look, and one that hath understanding by his countenance, when thou meetest him.
A wise man shall promote himself to honour with his words: and he that hath understanding will please great men.
An eloquent man is known far and near; but a man of understanding knoweth when he slippeth.
He that keepeth the law of the Lord getteth the understanding thereof: and the perfection of the fear of the Lord is wisdom.
If a skilful man hear a wise word, he will commend it, and add unto it: but as soon as one of no understanding heareth it, it displeaseth him, and he casteth it behind his back.
The lips of talkers will be telling such things as pertain not unto them: but the words of such as have understanding are weighed in the balance.
Weep for the dead, for he hath lost the light: and weep for the fool, for he wanteth understanding: make little weeping for the dead, for he is at rest: but the life of the fool is worse than death.
Talk not much with a fool, and go not to him that hath no understanding: beware of him, lest thou have trouble, and thou shalt never be defiled with his fooleries: depart from him, and thou shalt find rest, and never be disquieted with madness.
Sand, and salt, and a mass of iron, is easier to bear, than a man without understanding.
A heart settled upon a thought of understanding is as a fair plaistering on the wall of a gallery.
He maketh the understanding to abound like Euphrates, and as Jordan in the time of the harvest.
O how comely is the wisdom of old men, and understanding and counsel to men of honour.
Well is him that dwelleth with a wife of understanding, and that hath not slipped with his tongue, and that hath not served a man more unworthy than himself:
There be two things that grieve my heart; and the third maketh me angry: a man of war that suffereth poverty; and men of understanding that are not set by; and one that returneth from righteousness to sin; the Lord prepareth such an one for the sword.
If thou be among the indiscreet, observe the time; but be continually among men of understanding.
These things are grievous to a man of understanding; the upbraiding of houseroom, and reproaching of the lender.
A man of understanding trusteth in the law; and the law is faithful unto him, as an oracle.
The hopes of a man void of understanding are vain and false: and dreams lift up fools.
As the palate tasteth divers kinds of venison: so doth an heart of understanding false speeches.
Another is wise to himself; and the fruits of understanding are commendable in his mouth.
A wise man instructeth his people; and the fruits of his understanding fail not.
When the great Lord will, he shall be filled with the spirit of understanding: he shall pour out wise sentences, and give thanks unto the Lord in his prayer.
Many shall commend his understanding; and so long as the world endureth, it shall not be blotted out; his memorial shall not depart away, and his name shall live from generation to generation.
Such as did bear rule in their kingdoms, men renowned for their power, giving counsel by their understanding, and declaring prophecies:
How wise wast thou in thy youth and, as a flood, filled with understanding!
Thus rested Solomon with his fathers, and of his seed he left behind him Roboam, even the foolishness of the people, and one that had no understanding, who turned away the people through his counsel. There was also Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who caused Israel to sin, and shewed Ephraim the way of sin:
Jesus the son of Sirach of Jerusalem hath written in this book the instruction of understanding and knowledge, who out of his heart poured forth wisdom.
Learn where is wisdom, where is strength, where is understanding; that thou mayest know also where is length of days, and life, where is the light of the eyes, and peace.
The Agarenes that seek wisdom upon earth, the merchants of Meran and of Theman, the authors of fables, and searchers out of understanding; none of these have known the way of wisdom, or remember her paths.
But he that knoweth all things knoweth her, and hath found her out with his understanding: he that prepared the earth for evermore hath filled it with fourfooted beasts:
2 Maccabees 4:21
Now when Apollonius the son of Menestheus was sent into Egypt for the coronation of king Ptolemeus Philometor, Antiochus, understanding him not to be well affected to his affairs, provided for his own safety: whereupon he came to Joppa, and from thence to Jerusalem:
2 Maccabees 9:27
For I am persuaded that he understanding my mind will favourably and graciously yield to your desires.
2 Maccabees 11:13
Who, as he was a man of understanding, casting with himself what loss he had had, and considering that the Hebrews could not be overcome, because the Almighty God helped them, he sent unto them,