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Theasaurus: Discretion

7 Bible Verses about Discretion

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 41:33

Now therefore let Pharaoh seek out a man discreet and wise, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Titus 2:5

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Proverbs 25:17

Withdraw your foot from your neighbor's house; lest he be weary of you, and so hate you.

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Discretion » General references to

Genesis 41:39

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Since God has showed you all this, there is none so discreet and wise as you are:

Proverbs 5:2

That you may preserve discretion, and that your lips may keep knowledge.

Mark 12:34

And when Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said unto him, You are not far from the kingdom of God. And no man after that dared ask him any question.

Discretion » Leads to tactfulness

Judges 8:2

And he said unto them, What have I done now in comparison to you? Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer?

2 Samuel 2:5

And David sent messengers unto the men of Jabesh-gilead, and said unto them, Blessed be you of the LORD, that you have shown this kindness unto your lord, even unto Saul, and have buried him.

Acts 23:6

But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.