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{1 Kings 3:9} Give 5414 z8804 therefore thy servant 5650 an understanding 8085 z8802 heart 3820 to judge 8199 z8800 x853 thy people, 5971 that I may discern 995 z8687 between x996 good 2896 and bad: 7451 for x3588 who x4310 is able 3201 z8799 to judge 8199 z8800 this x2088 thy so great 3515 x853 a people? 5971
Give therefore:
"Only the LORD give thee wisdom and understanding, and give thee charge concerning Israel, that thou mayest keep the law of the LORD thy God." {1Ch 22:12} + "And give unto Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all [these things], and to build the palace, [for] the which I have made provision." {1Ch 29:19} + "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?" {2Ch 1:10} + "Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with [my] whole heart." {Psa 119:34} + "JOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments." {Psa 119:73} + "The righteousness of thy testimonies [is] everlasting: give me understanding, and I shall live." {Psa 119:144} + "Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, [and] liftest up thy voice for understanding; ... Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; [yea], every good path." {Prv 2:3-9} + "Happy [is] the man [that] findeth wisdom, and the man [that] getteth understanding. ... She [is] a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy [is every one] that retaineth her." {Prv 3:13-18} + "How much better [is it] to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!" {Prv 16:16} + " If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." {Jms 1:5} + "But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, [and] easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy." {Jms 3:17}
understanding:
Heb. hearing, "The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them." {Prv 20:12}
to judge:
"And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: for they saw that the wisdom of God [was] in him, to do judgment." {1Kg 3:28} + "[[[A Psalm] for Solomon.]] Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king's son. ... He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment." {Psa 72:1-2} + "The wisdom of the prudent [is] to understand his way: but the folly of fools [is] deceit." {Prv 14:8} + "Wisdom [is] good with an inheritance: and [by it there is] profit to them that see the sun." {Ecc 7:11} + "Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty [men] which are in the city." {Ecc 7:19} + "Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. ... Wisdom [is] better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good." {Ecc 9:15-18} + "I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me." {Jhn 5:30}
discern:
"Then thine handmaid said, The word of my lord the king shall now be comfortable: for as an angel of God, so [is] my lord the king to discern good and bad: therefore the LORD thy God will be with thee." {2Sm 14:17} + "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; ... But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked." {Isa 11:2-4} + "But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know [them], because they are spiritually discerned. ... But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man." {1Co 2:14-15} + "Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord [is]." {Eph 5:17} + "That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;" {Php 1:10} *Gr: "But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, [even] those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil." {Hbr 5:14}
who is able:
"And Moses said unto God, Who [am] I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt? ... And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this [shall be] a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain." {Exd 3:11-12} + "And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I [am] not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I [am] slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. ... And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray thee, by the hand [of him whom] thou wilt send." {Exd 4:10-13} + "Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I [am] a child." {Jer 1:6} + "I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and [with] fire:" {Mtt 3:11} + "But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?" {Mtt 3:14} + "To the one [we are] the savour of death unto death; and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who [is] sufficient for these things?" {2Co 2:16} + "Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency [is] of God;" {2Co 3:5}

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