This is a subsidiary post of Vocabulary of Wisdom, Knowledge, Understanding.
It is also a subsidiary post of Guidance.

When God reveals knowledge, gives understanding, or bestows wisdom, He is granting insight.

In all your seeking, seek insight from the Lord.  And when you find it, treasure it.  Thank God for it.  Cling to it, live by it, and never let it go.

According to, there are 19 verses which have the word “insight” (16 in OT, half of them being in Daniel; and 3 in NT).

Mark 6:51, 52  –  “…for they had not gained any insight from the incident of the loaves, but their heart was hardened.”

Ephesians 1:7-12  –  “…In all wisdom and insight He made known to us the mystery of His will…”

Ephesians 3:4-7  –  “…when you read you can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ, which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit…”


1 Chronicles 26:14  –  “…a counselor with insight…”

2 Chronicles 30:22  –  “Then Hezekiah spoke encouragingly to all the Levites who showed good insight in the things of the LORD…”

Ezra 8:18  –  “According to the good hand of our God upon us they brought us a man of insight…”

Nehemiah 8:13  –  “…the Levites were gathered to Ezra the scribe that they might gain insight into the words of the law.”

Psalm 119:99  –  “I have more insight than all my teachers for Your testimonies are my meditation.”

Daniel 11:33  –  “Those who have insight among the people will give understanding to the many…”

Daniel 12:3  –  “Those who have insight will shine brightly…and those who lead the many to righteousness…”

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