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Understanding

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;