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Theasaurus: Discernment

57 Bible Verses about Discernment

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 2:7

Think about what I am saying. The Lord will help you to understand all these things.

1 Corinthians 1:19

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will reject."

Ezekiel 44:23

"They are to teach my people how to discern what is holy in contrast to what is common, showing them how to discern between what is unclean and clean.

Proverbs 2:3

if, indeed, you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding,

1 Corinthians 12:10

to another miraculous results; to another prophecy; to another the ability to distinguish between spirits; to another various kinds of languages; and to another the interpretation of languages.

1 Kings 3:9

So give your servant an understanding mind to govern your people, so I can discern between good and evil. Otherwise, how will I be able to govern this great people of yours?"

Proverbs 10:13

Wisdom characterizes the speech of the discerning, but the rod is for the backs of those lacking discernment.

Luke 12:56

You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky, yet you don't know how to interpret the present time?"

Deuteronomy 1:13

Choose for yourselves wise and discerning men, known to your tribes, and appoint them as your leaders.

Malachi 3:18

When you return, you will see the difference between the righteous and the wicked, and between the one who serves God and the one who does not."

1 Kings 4:29

God gave Solomon wisdom and great discernment. His insights were as numerous as sand on the seashore.

Proverbs 3:21

My son, do not let wisdom leave your sight. Carefully observe sound judgment and discernment,

Proverbs 17:10

A rebuke is more effective with a man of understanding than a hundred lashes to a fool.

Proverbs 1:2

These proverbs are for gaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight;

Proverbs 10:23

Just as the fool considers wickedness his joy, so is wisdom to the discerning man.

Proverbs 8:9

Everything I say is sensible to someone who understands, and correct to those who have acquired knowledge.

1 Corinthians 11:29

because whoever eats and drinks without recognizing the body, eats and drinks judgment on himself.

Proverbs 16:21

The wise-hearted person is told to be discerning, and that pleasant speech promotes instruction.

Psalm 119:125

Since I am your servant, give me understanding, so I will know your decrees.

Proverbs 2:9

Then you will understand what is right, just, and upright every good path.

Proverbs 17:24

A person with understanding has wisdom as his objective, but a fool looks only to earthly goals.

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things. Whoever is discerning, let him know them. For the ways of the LORD are right: the righteous follow his example, but the rebellious stumble in them.

Job 12:20

He keeps reliable advisors from speaking, and removes discernment from elders.

Proverbs 18:15

The mind of a discerning person gains knowledge, while the ears of wise people seek out knowledge.

Deuteronomy 4:6

Observe them carefully, because this will show your wisdom and discernment in the eyes of people who'll listen to all these decrees. Then they'll say: "Surely this great nation is a wise and discerning people.'

Proverbs 20:5

The intentions of a person's heart are deep waters, but a discerning person reveals them.

Isaiah 29:14

Therefore, watch out! "As for me, I will once again do amazing things with this people, wonder upon wonder. The wisdom of their wise men will perish, and the insights of their discerning men will stay hidden."

Psalm 119:100

I have more common sense than the elders, for I observe your precepts.

Isaiah 44:18

They don't realize; they don't understand, because their eyes are plastered over so they cannot see, and their minds, too, so they cannot understand.

From Thematic Bible


Discernment » Satanic

Luke 4:41

Even demons came out of many people, screaming, "You are the Son of God!" But Jesus rebuked them and ordered them not to speak, because they knew he was the Messiah.

Mark 1:34

He healed many who were sick with various diseases and drove out many demons. However, he wouldn't allow the demons to speak because they knew who he was.

Mark 5:7

screaming in a loud voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg you in the name of God never to torment me!"

Satanic » Discernment

Luke 4:41

Even demons came out of many people, screaming, "You are the Son of God!" But Jesus rebuked them and ordered them not to speak, because they knew he was the Messiah.

Mark 1:34

He healed many who were sick with various diseases and drove out many demons. However, he wouldn't allow the demons to speak because they knew who he was.

Mark 5:7

screaming in a loud voice, "What do you want with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg you in the name of God never to torment me!"

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

1 Kings 3:9

So give your servant an understanding mind to govern your people, so I can discern between good and evil. Otherwise, how will I be able to govern this great people of yours?"

Isaiah 11:3

His delight will be in the fear of the LORD. He won't judge by what his eyes see, nor decide disputes by what his ears hear,

Isaiah 7:15

He'll eat cheese and honey, when he knows enough to reject what's wrong and choose what's right.

Topics on Discernment

Asking For Discernment

19;119;66

Teach me both knowledge and appropriate discretion, because I believe in your commands.

Discernment Of Governors

1;41;39

Since God has revealed all of this to you," Pharaoh told Joseph, "there is no one so wise and discerning as you.

Discernment of Jesus

43;2;25

and didn't need anyone to tell him what people were like, because he himself knew what was in every person.

Discernment, Nature Of

20;15;21

Stupidity is the delight of the senseless, but an understanding man walks uprightly.

Discernment, Source Of

27;2;21

It is God who alters the times and seasons, and he removes kings and promotes kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.

Evil Spirits Discernment

41;1;23-24

All of a sudden, there was a man in their synagogue who had an unclean spirit! He screamed,

Lack Of Discernment

5;1;39

Your little ones whom you said would be taken captive and your children who do not yet know right from wrong will enter the land. I will give it to them and they themselves will possess it.

Spiritual Discernment

12;4;9

So she had a talk with her husband. "Look here! I've learned that this is a holy and godly man who comes by here on a regular basis.

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