the deputy
Acts 13:12
Then the proconsul, seeing what happened, believed and was astonished at the teaching about the Lord.
Acts 18:12
While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a united attack against Paul and brought him to the judge's bench.
Acts 19:38
So if Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a case against anyone, the courts are in session, and there are proconsuls. Let them bring charges against one another.
a prudent
Acts 17:11
The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
Acts 17:12
Consequently, many of them believed, including a number of the prominent Greek women as well as men.
Proverbs 14:8
The sensible man's wisdom is to consider his way, but the stupidity of fools deceives [them].
Proverbs 14:15
The inexperienced believe anything, but the sensible watch their steps.
Proverbs 14:18
The gullible inherit foolishness, but the sensible are crowned with knowledge.
Proverbs 18:15
The mind of the discerning acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks it.
Hosea 14:9
Let whoever is wise understand these things, and whoever is insightful recognize them. For the ways of the LORD are right, and the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them.
1 Thessalonians 5:21
but test all things. Hold on to what is good.