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Theasaurus: Discernment

57 Bible Verses about Discernment

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2 Timothy 2:7

Consider what I say; for the Lord shall give thee understanding in all things.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And the discernment of the discerning will I bring to nought.

Ezekiel 44:23

And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and the common, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.

Proverbs 2:3

Yea, if thou cry after discernment, And lift up thy voice for understanding;

1 Kings 3:9

Give thy servant therefore an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this thy great people?

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of him that hath discernment wisdom is found; But a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

Luke 12:56

Ye hypocrites, ye know how to interpret the face of the earth and the heaven; but how is it that ye know not how to interpret this time?

Deuteronomy 1:13

Take you wise men, and understanding, and known, according to your tribes, and I will make them heads over you.

Malachi 3:18

Then shall ye return and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.

1 Kings 3:11

And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life, neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern justice;

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.

Proverbs 3:21

My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; Keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Deuteronomy 32:28

For they are a nation void of counsel, And there is no understanding in them.

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke entereth deeper into one that hath understanding Than a hundred stripes into a fool.

Proverbs 1:2

To know wisdom and instruction; To discern the words of understanding;

Proverbs 10:23

It is as sport to a fool to do wickedness; And'so is wisdom to a man of understanding.

Proverbs 8:9

They are all plain to him that understandeth, And right to them that find knowledge.

1 Corinthians 11:29

For he that eateth and drinketh, eateth and drinketh judgment unto himself, if he discern not the body.

Proverbs 16:21

The wise in heart shall be called prudent; And the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

Psalm 119:125

I am thy servant; give me understanding, That I may know thy testimonies.

Proverbs 2:9

Then shalt thou understand righteousness and justice, And equity, yea , every good path.

Matthew 16:3

And in the morning, It will be foul weather to-day: for the heaven is red and lowering. Ye know how to discern the face of the heaven; but ye cannot discern the signs of the times.

Proverbs 17:24

Wisdom is before the face of him that hath understanding; But the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, that he may understand these things? prudent, that he may know them? for the ways of Jehovah are right, and the just shall walk in them; but transgressors shall fall therein.

Job 12:20

He removeth the speech of the trusty, And taketh away the understanding of the elders.

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; And the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Deuteronomy 4:6

Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, that shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

Proverbs 20:5

Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; But a man of understanding will draw it out.

Isaiah 29:14

therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this people, even a marvellous work and a wonder; and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.

Psalm 119:100

I understand more than the aged, Because I have kept thy precepts.

Isaiah 44:18

They know not, neither do they consider: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.

From Thematic Bible


Discernment » Satanic

Mark 1:24

saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus thou Nazarene? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God.

Luke 4:41

And demons also came out from many, crying out, and saying, Thou art the Son of God. And rebuking them, he suffered them not to speak, because they knew that he was the Christ.

Mark 1:34

And he healed many that were sick with divers diseases, and cast out many demons; and he suffered not the demons to speak, because they knew him.

Mark 5:7

and crying out with a loud voice, he saith, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the Most High God? I adjure thee by God, torment me not.

Satanic » Discernment

Mark 1:24

saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus thou Nazarene? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God.

Luke 4:41

And demons also came out from many, crying out, and saying, Thou art the Son of God. And rebuking them, he suffered them not to speak, because they knew that he was the Christ.

Mark 1:34

And he healed many that were sick with divers diseases, and cast out many demons; and he suffered not the demons to speak, because they knew him.

Mark 5:7

and crying out with a loud voice, he saith, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the Most High God? I adjure thee by God, torment me not.

Spiritual » Desire select readings, psalms 42; 84 » Discernment

1 Kings 3:9

Give thy servant therefore an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this thy great people?

Isaiah 11:3

And his delight shall be in the fear of Jehovah; and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither decide after the hearing of his ears;

Isaiah 7:15

Butter and honey shall he eat, when he knoweth to refuse the evil, and choose the good.

Topics on Discernment

Discernment Of Governors

Genesis 41:39

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath showed thee all of this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou:

Discernment of Jesus

John 2:25

and because he needed not that any one should bear witness concerning man; for he himself knew what was in man.

Discernment, Nature Of

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding maketh straight his going.

Evil Spirits Discernment

Mark 1:23-24

And straightway there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit; and he cried out,

Lack Of Discernment

Deuteronomy 1:39

Moreover your little ones, that ye said should be a prey, and your children, that this day have no knowledge of good or evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.

Spiritual Discernment

2 Kings 4:9

And she said unto her husband, Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of God, that passeth by us continually.