|Noah Webster's 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.
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)