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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5853 experience, of life
5853 experience, of life

5853 experience, of life

Experience of life comes with increasing age and through observation, reflection and the application of lessons learned. Experience in a craft or profession comes through training and practice.

Experience associated with advancing years

Job 12:12 See also Job 32:6-7; 1Ki 12:6-7 pp 2Ch 10:6-7; Ps 37:25; Pr 4:1-4

Dissatisfaction with life’s experiences

Ecc 2:11 See also Ecc 3:11 People are made for eternity and cannot be fully satisfied with the things of this world; Ecc 1:13-17 application to study; Ecc 2:1-3 devotion to pleasure; Ecc 2:4-6 pursuit of great projects; Ecc 2:7-8 a life of materialism Ecc 2:24-26 Human experiences find fulfilment only in relation to God. See also Ecc 3:12-14; Ecc 12:13-14

Learning from life’s experiences

Pr 24:32 See also Job 4:8-9; Job 5:3; Ps 107:43

Sympathy resulting from personal experience Ex 23:9 See also Ex 22:21; Dt 15:12-15; 2Co 1:3-4; Heb 10:32-34

Growing through experiences Ro 5:3-4 See also Heb 5:8; Jas 1:2-4

Learning from everyday experiences Mt 24:32 pp Mk 13:28 See also Mt 16:2-3; Lk 12:54-55; Mt 6:28-31 pp Lk 12:27-29

Jesus Christ shared human experience

Heb 4:15 See also Heb 2:17-18; Php 2:8; Heb 2:9

Experience in a craft or profession

Skilled craftsmen 2Ch 2:7 See also 2Ch 2:13-14; 1Ki 7:13-14; Ex 36:1-2; 1Ch 22:15-16

Experienced soldiers 2Ch 17:12-13 See also 1Sa 17:33; 2Sa 17:8; 1Ch 12:33; SS 3:7-8

Other competent people 1Sa 12:2 Samuel’s experience in leadership; Est 1:13 Xerxes consults experts in law and justice; Mt 2:4 Herod consults teachers of the law; Ac 18:2-3 Paul and Aquila were experienced tent makers.

See also

2033Christ, humanity
4019life, believers’experience
5725old age
6233rejection, experience
8287joy, experience