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Theasaurus: Discretion

7 Bible Verses about Discretion

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 41:33

"Now therefore let Pharaoh look for a discreet and wise man, and set him over the land of Egypt.

Titus 2:5

to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.

Isaiah 28:26

For his God instructs him in right judgment, and teaches him.

Psalm 112:5

It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He will maintain his cause in judgment.

Proverbs 25:17

Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor's house, lest he be weary of you, and hate you.

From Thematic Bible


Discretion » General references to

Isaiah 28:26

For his God instructs him in right judgment, and teaches him.

Genesis 41:39

Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Because God has shown you all of this, there is none so discreet and wise as you.

Proverbs 5:2

that you may maintain discretion, that your lips may preserve knowledge.

Mark 12:34

When Jesus saw that he answered wisely, he said to him, "You are not far from the Kingdom of God." No one dared ask him any question after that.

Discretion » Leads to tactfulness

Judges 8:2

He said to them, "What have I now done in comparison with you? Isn't the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer?

2 Samuel 2:5

David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh Gilead, and said to them, "Blessed are you by the LORD, that you have shown this kindness to your lord, even to Saul, and have buried him.

Acts 23:6

But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he shouted in the council, "Men and brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. Concerning the hope and resurrection of the dead I am being judged."

2 Corinthians 6:3

We give no occasion of stumbling in anything, that our service may not be blamed,