UnderstandingSee also Knowledge; Truth; WisdomTo gain a knowledge of or to perceive the meaning of some truth, including its application to life.Lean not unto thine own understanding, Prov. 3:5.With all thy getting get understanding, Prov. 4:7.Jesus spoke in parables and some did not understand, Matt. 13:12–17.The Lord opened their understanding, Luke 24:45.If ye cannot understand these words, it will be because ye ask not, 2 Ne. 32:4 (3 Ne. 17:3).The records were preserved so that we might read and understand, Mosiah 1:2–5.Because of their unbelief, they could not understand the word of God, Mosiah 26:3.They were men of a sound understanding, Alma 17:2–3.The word beginneth to enlighten my understanding, Alma 32:28.Let us reason together that ye may understand, D&C 50:10–12, 19–23.Parents must teach their children to understand, D&C 68:25.The works and mysteries of God can only be understood by the Holy Spirit, D&C 76:114–116.Satan seeks to turn men’s hearts from understanding, D&C 78:10.The Light of Christ quickens our understandings, D&C 88:11.