New Living Translation
For the LORD grants wisdom! From his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
King James Bible
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah giveth wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
World English Bible
For Yahweh gives wisdom. Out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
For Jehovah giveth wisdom, From His mouth knowledge and understanding.
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Text: First Corinthians 13. 1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 3 And if I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profiteth me nothing. 4 Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
The Knowledge of God
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God and his Righteousness," &C.
If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking.
1 Kings 3:12
I will give you what you asked for! I will give you a wise and understanding heart such as no one else has had or ever will have!
So my God gave me the idea to call together all the nobles and leaders of the city, along with the ordinary citizens, for registration. I had found the genealogical record of those who had first returned to Judah. This is what was written there:
Listen to his instructions, and store them in your heart.
But there is a spirit within people, the breath of the Almighty within them, that makes them intelligent.
But you desire honesty from the womb, teaching me wisdom even there.
God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy to those who please him. But if a sinner becomes wealthy, God takes the wealth away and gives it to those who please him. This, too, is meaningless--like chasing the wind.
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