27 Cause me to understand the way of your precepts,
    that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.(A)

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י Yodh

73 Your hands made me(A) and formed me;
    give me understanding to learn your commands.

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144 Your statutes are always righteous;
    give me understanding(A) that I may live.

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ת Taw

169 May my cry come(A) before you, Lord;
    give me understanding(B) according to your word.(C)

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But it is the spirit[a](A) in a person,
    the breath of the Almighty,(B) that gives them understanding.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 32:8 Or Spirit; also in verse 18
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For the Lord gives wisdom;(A)
    from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.(B)

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21 He changes times and seasons;(A)
    he deposes(B) kings and raises up others.(C)
He gives wisdom(D) to the wise
    and knowledge to the discerning.(E)

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If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God,(A) who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.(B)

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