Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then thine handmaid said, The word of my lord the king shall now be comfortable: for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad: therefore the LORD thy God will be with thee.
As an angel
1 Samuel 29:9
And Achish answered and said to David, I know that thou art good in my sight as an angel of God; notwithstanding, the princes of the Philistines have said, He shall not go up with us to the battle.
As the fining pot tries the silver and the furnace the gold; so the man is tried by the mouth of whoever praises him.
The man that flatters his neighbour spreads a net for his feet.
1 Kings 3:9
Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?
If there is iniquity in my tongue or if my taste cannot discern the torments.
1 Corinthians 2:14
But the natural man does not perceive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him; neither can he understand them because they are spiritually discerned.