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21 Bible Verses about Discernment, Nature Of

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Proverbs 15:21

Folly is a joy to him who lacks {sense}, and a person of understanding {will walk upright}.

Philippians 1:9-10

And this I pray: that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is superior, in order that you may be sincere and blameless in the day of Christ,

Hosea 14:9

Who [is] wise that he can understand these [things]? Who is discerning that he knows them? The ways of Yahweh [are] right, and [the] righteous walk in them; but transgressors stumble in them.

2 Samuel 14:17

Your servant also thought, 'May the word of my lord the king {bring rest}, for as an angel of God, so [is] my lord the king, {to sense what is good and what is bad}.' May Yahweh your God be with you."

Job 6:30

Is there injustice on my tongue? Or can my palate not discern calamity?

Isaiah 7:15

He shall eat curds and honey until he knows to reject the evil and to choose the good.

Leviticus 10:10

and to distinguish between the holy and the unholy, as well as between the unclean and the clean,

Isaiah 11:3

And his {breath} [is] in the fear of Yahweh. And he shall judge not by his eyesight, and he shall rebuke not by {what he hears with} his ears.

1 Chronicles 12:32

And from the men of Issachar: {men who were skilled in understanding the times} to know what Israel should do. Their chiefs [were] two hundred, and all their kinsmen [were] under their command.

Matthew 24:32-33

"Now learn the parable from the fig tree: Whenever its branch has already become tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer [is] near. So also you, when you see all these [things], know that he is near, at the door.

Esther 1:13

And the king said to the wise men, {the ones who know the times}--for it [was] the procedure of the king before all those who knew law and rights;

1 Kings 3:9

Give to your servant a listening heart to judge your people, to discern between good and bad, because who is able to judge this, your difficult people?"

Jeremiah 23:5

"Look, days [are] coming," {declares} Yahweh, "when I will raise up for David a righteous branch, and he will reign [as] king, and he will achieve success, and he will do justice and righteousness in the land.

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