Shrewd
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Astute; sharp; wily; cunning; as, a shrewd politician.

2. (a.) Inclining to shrew; disposing to curse or scold; hence, vicious; malicious; evil; wicked; mischievous; vexatious; rough; unfair; shrewish.

3. (superl.) Able or clever in practical affairs; sharp in business; astute; sharp-witted; sagacious; keen; as, a shrewd observer; a shrewd design; a shrewd reply.

Greek
5429. phronimos -- practically wise, sensible
... This always roots to our ("inner outlook") which our definition of being
"shrewd," ie reflects personal -set (sight). See 5426 (). ...
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5428. phronesis -- understanding, practical wisdom
... Lord because God's inworkings of faith ("divine ," 4102 ), ie Christ-enlightened
perspective which has the sight to make intelligent (shrewd) life-applications ...
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3835. panourgos -- ready to do anything, crafty, skillful
... crafty. From pas and ergon; all-working, ie Adroit (shrewd) -- crafty. see GREEK
pas. see GREEK ergon. (panourgos) -- 1 Occurrence. 3834, 3835. ...
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2686. katasophizomai -- to deal craftily with
... Word Origin from kata and sophizo Definition to deal craftily with NASB Word
Usage took shrewd advantage (1). be crafty against, circumvent. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6191. arom -- to be shrewd or crafty
... 6190, 6191. arom. 6192 . to be shrewd or crafty. Transliteration: arom Phonetic
Spelling: (aw-ram') Short Definition: shrewd. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6175. arum -- crafty, shrewd, sensible
... 6174, 6175. arum. 6176 . crafty, shrewd, sensible. Transliteration: arum
Phonetic Spelling: (aw-room') Short Definition: man. Word ...
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3047. Yada -- "the shrewd one," a man of Judah
... 3046, 3047. Yada. 3048 . "the shrewd one," a man of Judah. Transliteration:
Yada Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-daw') Short Definition: Jada. ...
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2450. chakam -- wise
... Word Origin from chakam Definition wise NASB Word Usage expert (1), men who are
skillful (1), sage (1), shrewd (2), skilled (2), skilled men (3), skilled men ...
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Library

Introduction
... Here no doubt he developed that shrewd insight into human character to which his
books bear witness; and here gained his experience of those "false mystics ...
/.../john/the adornment of the spritual marriage/introduction.htm

The Pursuit
... But the landlord was shrewd, and though the whole matter was beyond him, he fancied
somehow that these eager folk were no great friends of the boy who had ...
/.../greater things the story of saint stanislaus kostka /chapter ii the pursuit.htm

How Joseph, the Youngest of Jacob's Sons, was Envied by his ...
... such virtuous sons, for they were deficient in nothing, but were of great souls,
both for laboring with their hands and enduring of toil; and shrewd also in ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 2 how joseph the.htm

A Man Expects to Reap the Same Kind as He Sows.
... Wherever you find a sharp, shrewd man, you will always find that he draws just such
men around him, and that he who cheats will himself be cheated. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/moody/sowing and reaping/chapter iv a man expects.htm

Godly Fear and Its Goodly Consequence
... all their children which consisted of the Proverbs of Solomon, and that it was the
means of making the Scotch, as a generation, more canny, shrewd, and wiser ...
/.../spurgeon/sermons on proverbs/godly fear and its goodly.htm

In the Creation of the World, and all Things in It, the True God ...
... sooner? Answer to it. Shrewd saying of an old man. 2. For the same reason,
the world was created, not in an instant, but in six days. ...
/.../calvin/the institutes of the christian religion/chapter 14 in the creation.htm

Chapter xli
... unusual clearness. 33-36. And now let Pharaoh pick a man who is shrewd
and wise and set him over the land of Egypt. Let Pharaoh ...
//christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xli.htm

Death in Life
... yet you will find that when he gets on that one point, he is not master of himself;
for his flesh is master of him: he may be a strong-minded, shrewd man upon ...
/.../kingsley/sermons for the times/sermon xvii death in life.htm

Commentaries of Origen. Introduction.
... Many of his comments the reader will find to be very just and shrewd; but
the tenets of his school led him into many extravagances. ...
/.../the passion of the scillitan martyrs/commentaries of origen introduction.htm

Life a Tale
... Religion, too, he says, is well enough; it does for the weak and the ignorant; though
shrewd men, like our skeptic know that it is all a sham, and, of course ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chapin/the crown of thorns/life a tale.htm

Thesaurus
Shrewd (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Astute; sharp; wily; cunning; as, a shrewd
politician. 2. (a.) Inclining to shrew; disposing to ...
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Astute (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Critically discerning; shrewd; sagacious; subtle;
crafty. ... With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd. (See NAS). ...
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Intelligence (45 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 4:10 We, for Christ's sake, are labeled as "foolish"; you, as Christians,
are men of shrewd intelligence. We are mere weaklings: you are strong. ...
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Crooked (31 Occurrences)
... (YLT). 2 Samuel 22:27 With the pure you will show yourself pure. With the crooked
you will show yourself shrewd. ... With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd. ...
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Acute (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Having shrewd discernment; perceiving or using minute distinctions; penetrating;
clever; shrewd; -- opposed to dull or stupid; as, an acute observer ...
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Sagacious (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Showing keen mental discernment; shrewd;
skilled in following a trail. 2. (a.) Hence, of quick ...
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Outcasts (13 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 4:10 We, for Christ's sake, are labeled as "foolish"; you, as Christians,
are men of shrewd intelligence. We are mere weaklings: you are strong. ...
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Jehonadab (2 Occurrences)
... He was friendly with Amnon his cousin, and is said to be "a very shrewd (the Revised
Version (British and American) "subtle") man." He planned to get Tamar to ...
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Labeled (1 Occurrence)
... Labeled (1 Occurrence). 1 Corinthians 4:10 We, for Christ's sake, are labeled as
"foolish"; you, as Christians, are men of shrewd intelligence. ...
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Weaklings (1 Occurrence)
... Weaklings (1 Occurrence). 1 Corinthians 4:10 We, for Christ's sake, are labeled
as "foolish"; you, as Christians, are men of shrewd intelligence. ...
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Concordance
Shrewd (14 Occurrences)

Matthew 10:16
"Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
(See NAS NIV)

Luke 16:8
"And the master praised the dishonest steward for his shrewdness; for, in relation to their own contemporaries, the men of this age are shrewder than the sons of Light.
(Root in WEY NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 7:19
The same took advantage of our race, and mistreated our fathers, and forced them to throw out their babies, so that they wouldn't stay alive.
(See NAS)

1 Corinthians 4:10
We, for Christ's sake, are labeled as "foolish"; you, as Christians, are men of shrewd intelligence. We are mere weaklings: you are strong. You are in high repute: we are outcasts.
(WEY)

Revelation 13:18
Here is scope for ingenuity. Let people of shrewd intelligence calculate the number of the Wild Beast; for it indicates a certain man, and his number is 666.
(WEY)

2 Samuel 13:3
And Amnon had a friend whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother; and Jonadab was a very shrewd man.
(DBY NAS NIV)

2 Samuel 22:27
With the pure you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.
(WEB NIV)

1 Chronicles 26:14
The lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a wise counselor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.
(See RSV)

Job 5:12
He frustrates the devices of the crafty, So that their hands can't perform their enterprise.
(See NAS)

Psalms 18:26
With the pure, you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.
(WEB NIV)

Psalms 83:3
They conspire with cunning against your people. They plot against your cherished ones.
(See NAS)

Proverbs 19:25
When blows overtake the man of pride, the simple will get sense; say sharp words to the wise, and knowledge will be made clear to him.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 5:21
Cursed are those who seem wise to themselves, and who take pride in their knowledge!
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 4:22
For my people are foolish, they have no knowledge of me; they are evil-minded children, without sense, all of them: they are wise in evil-doing, but have no knowledge of doing good.
(See NAS)

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