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Theasaurus: Discernment

57 Bible Verses about Discernment

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 2:7

Think of what I say, for the Lord will give thee understanding in all things.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and set aside the understanding of the understanding ones.

Ezekiel 44:23

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

Proverbs 2:3

yea, if thou criest after discernment and liftest up thy voice to understanding;

1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of an intelligent man wisdom is found; but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

Luke 12:56

Hypocrites, ye know how to judge of the appearance of the earth and of the heaven; how is it then that ye do not discern this time?

Deuteronomy 1:13

Provide you wise and understanding and known men, according to your tribes, that I may make them your chiefs.

Malachi 3:18

And ye shall 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 to 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 discernment to understand judgment;

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon wisdom and very great understanding 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:

Proverbs 17:10

A reproof entereth more deeply into him 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 foolish man to do wickedness; but a man of understanding hath wisdom.

Proverbs 8:9

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

1 Corinthians 11:29

For the eater and drinker eats and drinks judgment to himself, not distinguishing the body.

Proverbs 16:21

The wise in heart is called intelligent, 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 judgment and equity: every good path.

Matthew 16:3

and in the morning, A storm to-day, for the sky is red and lowering; ye know how to discern the face of the sky, but ye cannot the signs of the times.

Proverbs 17:24

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

Hosea 14:9

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

Job 12:20

He depriveth of speech the trusty, and taketh away the judgment of the elders;

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of an intelligent man getteth knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.

Deuteronomy 4:6

And ye shall keep and do them; for that will be your wisdom and your understanding before the eyes of the peoples that shall hear all these statutes, and say, Verily this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

Proverbs 20:5

Counsel in the heart of man is deep water, and a man of understanding draweth it out.

Isaiah 29:14

therefore, behold, I will proceed to do marvellously with this people, to do marvellously, even with wonder, and the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their intelligent ones shall be hid.

Psalm 119:100

I understand more than the aged, because I have observed thy precepts.

Isaiah 44:18

They have no knowledge, and understand not; for he hath plastered their eyes, that they may not see; and their hearts, that they may not understand.

From Thematic Bible


Discernment » Satanic

Mark 1:24

saying, Eh! what have we to do with thee, Jesus, Nazarene? Art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the holy one of God.

Luke 4:41

and demons also went 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 him to be the Christ.

Mark 1:34

And he healed many suffering from various diseases; and he cast out many demons, and did not suffer the demons to speak because they knew him.

Mark 5:7

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

Satanic » Discernment

Mark 1:24

saying, Eh! what have we to do with thee, Jesus, Nazarene? Art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the holy one of God.

Luke 4:41

and demons also went 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 him to be the Christ.

Mark 1:34

And he healed many suffering from various diseases; and he cast out many demons, and did not suffer the demons to speak because they knew him.

Mark 5:7

and crying with a loud voice he says, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, 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 therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

Isaiah 11:3

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

Isaiah 7:15

Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and to choose the good.

Topics on Discernment

Asking For Discernment

19;119;66

Teach me good discernment and knowledge; for I have believed in thy commandments.

Discernment Of Governors

1;41;39

And Pharaoh said to Joseph, Since God has made all this known to thee, there is none so discreet and wise as thou.

Discernment of Jesus

43;2;25

and that he had not need that any should testify of man, for himself knew what was in man.

Discernment, Nature Of

20;15;21

Folly is joy to him that is void of sense; but a man of understanding regulateth his walk.

Discernment, Source Of

27;2;21

And it is he that changeth times and seasons; He deposeth kings, and setteth up kings; He giveth wisdom to the wise, And knowledge to them that know understanding.

Evil Spirits Discernment

41;1;23-24

And there was in their synagogue a man possessed by an unclean spirit, and he cried out

Lack Of Discernment

5;1;39

And your little ones, of whom ye said, They shall be a prey, and your children, who this day know neither good nor evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it.

Spiritual Discernment

12;4;9

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