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Insight
Ignorance Removed by Insight • Profound • Sensitivity
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Insight
Insight[Heb haśkêl—‘prudence, sense’ (Job 34:35), bînâ < bîn—‘have discernment’ (cf. bên, “between”) (Prov. 1:2; 9:10, etc.), meḇînîm—‘they who give (or possess?) understanding’ (Ezr. 8:16); Gk. phrónēsis (Eph. 1:9), sýnesis (Eph. 3:4)]; AV UNDERSTANDING, PRUDENCE (Eph. 1:9), KNOWLEDGE
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Insight
INSIGHT.—In ordinary literary usage the word ‘insight’ is employed to signify the intellectual apprehension of the cause or processes to which an object or event owes its origin, as distinguished from the mere perception of the object or event itself. We get an insight into the working of a steam-engine,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
INSIGHT
INSIGHT [בִּינָהbinah, תְּבוּנָהtevunah; σύνεσις synesis, φρόνησις phronēsis]. To have insight is to be perceptive, to understand, to discern. Most instances of the word insight are found in the book of Proverbs where it is frequently paired with wisdom (e.g., Prov 4:5; 7:4). In fact, Proverbs opens