See also Knowledge; Truth; Wisdom
To gain a knowledge of or to perceive the meaning of some truth, including its application to life.
Lean not unto thine own understanding, Prov. 3:5.
With all thy getting get understanding, Prov. 4:7.
Jesus spoke in parables and some did not understand, Matt. 13:12–17.
The Lord opened their understanding, Luke 24:45.
If ye cannot understand these words, it will be because ye ask not, 2 Ne. 32:4 (3 Ne. 17:3).
The records were preserved so that we might read and understand, Mosiah 1:2–5.
Because of their unbelief, they could not understand the word of God, Mosiah 26:3.
They were men of a sound understanding, Alma 17:2–3.
The word beginneth to enlighten my understanding, Alma 32:28.
Let us reason together that ye may understand, D&C 50:10–12, 19–23.
Parents must teach their children to understand, D&C 68:25.
The works and mysteries of God can only be understood by the Holy Spirit, D&C 76:114–116.
Satan seeks to turn men’s hearts from understanding, D&C 78:10.
The Light of Christ quickens our understandings, D&C 88:11.