Treasury of Scripture
And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them were two hundred; and all their brothers were at their commandment.
understanding of the times That is, as the following words indicate, intelligent men, who understood the signs of the times, well versed in political affairs, and knew what was proper to be done in all the exigencies of human life; and who now perceived that it was both the duty and political interest of Israel to advance David to the throne.
Genesis 49:14 Issachar is a strong donkey couching down between two burdens:
Esther 1:12 But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by his chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth...
Isaiah 22:12-14 And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth...
Isaiah 33:6 And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of your times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD is his treasure.
Micah 6:9 The LORD's voice cries to the city, and the man of wisdom shall see your name: hear you the rod, and who has appointed it.
Matthew 16:3 And in the morning, It will be foul weather to day: for the sky is red and lowering. O you hypocrites...
Luke 12:56,57 You hypocrites, you can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that you do not discern this time...
Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
Ephesians 5:17 Why be you not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
Proverbs 24:5 A wise man is strong; yes, a man of knowledge increases strength.
Ecclesiastes 7:19 Wisdom strengthens the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city.
Ecclesiastes 9:18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroys much good.
Strong's ConcordanceAnd of the children of Issachar, [which were men] that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do; the heads of them [were] two hundred; and all their brethren [were] at their commandment.
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1 Chronicles Chapter 12 Verse 32
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OT History: 1 Chronicles 12:32 Of the children of Issachar men who (1 Chron. 1Ch iCh i Ch 1 chr 1chr)