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57 Bible Verses about Discernment

Most Relevant Verses

2 Timothy 2:7

Understand what I say, that 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 will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

Ezekiel 44:23

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

Proverbs 2:3

yea, if thou criest for understanding and givest thy voice unto intelligence,

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?

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of the prudent wisdom is found and is a rod unto the back of him that is void of understanding.

Luke 12:56

Ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern this time?

Deuteronomy 1:13

Give me from among you, of your tribes, wise and understanding and expert men, and I will make them the head over you.

Malachi 3:18

Therefore become ye converted, and ye shall make a difference between the just and the wicked, between him that serves God and him that did not serve him.

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 hear judgment,

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon exceedingly great wisdom and intelligence and magnanimity of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.

Proverbs 3:21

My son, do not let them depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion,

Deuteronomy 32:28

For they are a Gentile void of counsel, neither is there any intelligence in them.

Proverbs 17:10

Reproof is of more benefit to a wise man than a hundred stripes to a fool.

Proverbs 1:2

to know wisdom and chastening; to understand prudent words;

Proverbs 10:23

To make an abomination is as sport to the fool, but wisdom is recreation to the man of intelligence.

Proverbs 8:9

They are all plain to him that understands and right to those that have found wisdom.

1 Corinthians 11:29

For he that eats and drinks unworthily, eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.

Proverbs 16:21

The wise in heart is called a man of understanding; and the sweetness of the lips shall increase doctrine.

Psalm 119:125

I am thy slave; give me understanding, that I may know thy testimonies.

Proverbs 2:9

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

Matthew 16:3

And in the morning, It will be foul weather today, for the heaven has an aurora and is cloudy. O ye hypocrites, ye know how to make decisions based on the face of the heaven, and regarding the signs of the times are ye unable?

Proverbs 17:24

Wisdom appears upon the countenance of him that has understanding, but the eyes of a fool manifest his folly unto the ends of the earth.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise that he might understand this? and prudent that he might know this? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the rebellious shall fall therein.

Job 12:20

He impedes the lips of those that speak the truth and takes away the counsel of the aged.

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Deuteronomy 4:6

Keep them, therefore, and do them, for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, who 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 intelligence will draw it out.

Isaiah 29:14

Therefore, behold, I will again do a marvellous work among this people with a fearful miracle: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the prudence of their prudent men shall fade away.

Psalm 119:100

I understand more than the elders because I keep thy precepts.

Isaiah 44:18

They did not know nor understand; for he has anointed their eyes that they not see and their hearts that they not understand.

From Thematic Bible


Discernment » Satanic

Mark 1:24

saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? 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 of many, crying out and saying, Thou art the Christ, the Son of God. And he rebuking them suffered them not to speak, for they knew that he was the Christ.

Mark 1:34

And he healed many that were sick of diverse diseases and cast out many devils and suffered not the devils to speak because they knew him.

Mark 5:7

Crying out with a loud voice, he said, What hast thou with me, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not.

Satanic » Discernment

Mark 1:24

saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? 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 of many, crying out and saying, Thou art the Christ, the Son of God. And he rebuking them suffered them not to speak, for they knew that he was the Christ.

Mark 1:34

And he healed many that were sick of diverse diseases and cast out many devils and suffered not the devils to speak because they knew him.

Mark 5:7

Crying out with a loud voice, he said, What hast thou with me, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not.

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

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?

Isaiah 11:3

and shall make him of quick olfaction in the fear of the LORD; and he shall not judge according to the sight of his eyes, neither reprove according to the hearing of his ears:

Isaiah 7:15

He shall eat butter and honey that he may know 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 has showed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art.

Discernment, Nature Of

Proverbs 15:21

Folly is joy to him that is destitute of understanding, but the man who is intelligent walks uprightly.

Evil Spirits Discernment

Mark 1:23-24

And 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, whom ye said should be a prey and your children who in that day had no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in there, and unto them will I give it, and they shall inherit it.

Spiritual Discernment

2 Kings 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.