Ponder See also Prayer; Revelation To meditate and think deeply, often upon the scriptures or other things of God. When combined with prayer, pondering the things of God may bring revelation and understanding. Mary pondered these things in her heart, Luke 2:19. As I sat pondering in mine heart I was caught away, 1 Ne. 11:1. My heart pondereth the scriptures, 2 Ne. 4:15. Nephi went his way, pondering upon the things which the Lord had shown, Hel. 10:2–3. Go to your homes and ponder upon the things which I have said, 3 Ne. 17:3. Remember how merciful the Lord hath been, and ponder it in your hearts, Moro. 10:3. Ponder upon the things which you have received, D&C 30:3. While we meditated upon these things, the Lord touched the eyes of our understandings, D&C 76:19. I sat in my room pondering over the scriptures, D&C 138:1–11. I reflected on it again and again, JS—H 1:12.