A man of understanding
A man of understanding sets skillful and godly Wisdom before his face,
but the eyes of a [self-confident] fool are on the ends of the earth.
The Lord by skillful and godly has founded the earth; by understanding He has established the heavens.
How much better it is to get skillful and godly than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
The words of a [discreet and wise] man’s mouth are like deep waters [plenteous and difficult to fathom], and the fountain of skillful and godly Wisdom is like a gushing stream [sparkling, fresh, pure, and life-giving].
No wisdom, no understanding, no counsel can avail against the Lord.
A [self-confident] fool has no delight in understanding but only in revealing his personal opinions and himself.
For skillful and godly shall enter into your heart, and knowledge shall be pleasant to you.
Whoever loves skillful and godly rejoices his father, but he who associates with harlots wastes his substance.
A good understanding comes only after a long war between two hearts. Good Morning.
That understanding which considers irreligion to be religion and religion to be irreligion, under the spell of illusion anddarkness, and strives always in the wrong direction, O Partha, is in the mode of ignorance. (18.32)