85 Bible Verses about Thought
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For not My thoughts are your thoughts, Nor your ways My ways, -- an affirmation of Jehovah, For high have the heavens been above the earth, So high have been My ways above your ways, And My thoughts above your thoughts.
How great have been Thy works, O Jehovah, Very deep have been Thy thoughts.
And to me how precious have been Thy thoughts, O God, how great hath been their sum! I recount them! than the sand they are more, I have waked, and I am still with Thee.
but to us did God reveal them through His Spirit, for the Spirit all things doth search, even the depths of God, for who of men hath known the things of the man, except the spirit of the man that is in him? so also the things of God no one hath known, except the Spirit of God.
'And thou, Solomon, my son, know the God of thy father, and serve Him with a perfect heart, and with a willing mind, for all hearts is Jehovah seeking, and every imagination of the thoughts He is understanding; if thou dost seek Him, He is found of thee, and if thou dost forsake Him, He casteth thee off for ever.
And Jehovah seeth that abundant is the wickedness of man in the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil all the day;
He knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
To the Overseer. -- A Psalm by David. Jehovah, Thou hast searched me, and knowest. Thou -- Thou hast known my sitting down, And my rising up, Thou hast attended to my thoughts from afar. My path and my couch Thou hast fanned, And with all my ways hast been acquainted.read more.
For there is not a word in my tongue, Lo, O Jehovah, Thou hast known it all!
And Jesus, having known their thoughts, said, 'Why think ye evil in your hearts?
And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said to them, 'Every kingdom having been divided against itself is desolated, and no city or house having been divided against itself, doth stand,
And he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, 'Every kingdom having been divided against itself is desolated; and house against house doth fall;
and Jesus having seen the reasoning of their heart, having taken hold of a child, set him beside himself,
for the reckoning of God is living, and working, and sharp above every two-edged sword, and piercing unto the dividing asunder both of soul and spirit, of joints also and marrow, and a discerner of thoughts and intents of the heart;
O the happiness of that one, who Hath not walked in the counsel of the wicked. And in the way of sinners hath not stood, And in the seat of scorners hath not sat; But -- in the law of Jehovah is his delight, And in His law he doth meditate by day and by night:
and these words which I am commanding thee to-day have been on thine heart, and thou hast repeated them to thy sons, and spoken of them in thy sitting in thine house, and in thy walking in the way, and in thy lying down, and in thy rising up,
'And ye have placed these my words on your heart, and on your soul, and have bound them for a sign on your hand, and they have been for frontlets between your eyes;
the book of this law doth not depart out of thy mouth, and thou hast meditated in it by day and by night, so that thou dost observe to do according to all that is written in it, for then thou dost cause thy way to prosper, and then thou dost act wisely.
In Thy precepts I meditate, And I behold attentively Thy paths.
And I have meditated on all Thy working, And I talk concerning Thy doings.
only, fear ye Jehovah, and ye have served Him in truth with all your heart, for see that which He hath made great with you;
Our fathers in Egypt, Have not considered wisely Thy wonders, They have not remembered The abundance of Thy kind acts, And provoke by the sea, at the sea of Suph.
Who is wise, and observeth these? They understand the kind acts of Jehovah!
The way of Thy precepts cause me to understand, And I meditate in Thy wonders.
I have remembered days of old, I have meditated on all Thine acts, On the work of Thy hand I muse.
Generation to generation praiseth Thy works, And Thy mighty acts they declare. The honour -- the glory of Thy majesty, And the matters of Thy wonders I declare.
Come, I pray you, and we reason, saith Jehovah, If your sins are as scarlet, as snow they shall be white, If they are red as crimson, as wool they shall be!
See that no one shall be carrying you away as spoil through the philosophy and vain deceit, according to the deliverance of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not according to Christ,
Therefore, lo, I am adding to do wonderfully with this people, A wonder, and a marvel, And perished hath the wisdom of its wise ones, And the understanding of its intelligent ones hideth itself.'
where is the wise? where the scribe? where a disputer of this age? did not God make foolish the wisdom of this world?
And wisdom we speak among the perfect, and wisdom not of this age, nor of the rulers of this age -- of those becoming useless,
for the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, for it hath been written, 'Who is taking the wise in their craftiness;' and again, 'The Lord doth know the reasonings of the wise, that they are vain.'
reasonings bringing down, and every high thing lifted up against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of the Christ,
Who is wise and intelligent among you? let him shew out of the good behaviour his works in meekness of wisdom, and if bitter zeal ye have, and rivalry in your heart, glory not, nor lie against the truth; this wisdom is not descending from above, but earthly, physical, demon-like,
each not to your own look ye, but each also to the things of others.
And widow, and fatherless, Sojourner, and poor, ye do not oppress, And the calamity of one another ye do not devise in your heart.
'Who, then, of these three, seemeth to thee to have become neighbour of him who fell among the robbers?' and he said, 'He who did the kindness with him,' then Jesus said to him, 'Be going on, and thou be doing in like manner.'
to the necessities of the saints communicating; the hospitality pursuing.
and whether one member doth suffer, suffer with it do all the members, or one member is glorified, rejoice with it do all the members;
if, then, I do not know the power of the voice, I shall be to him who is speaking a foreigner, and he who is speaking, is to me a foreigner; so also ye, since ye are earnestly desirous of spiritual gifts, for the building up of the assembly seek that ye may abound;
honour widows who are really widows;
and whoever may have the goods of the world, and may view his brother having need, and may shut up his bowels from him -- how doth the love of God remain in him?
nothing in rivalry or vain-glory, but in humility of mind one another counting more excellent than yourselves --
and our seemly things have no need; but God did temper the body together, to the lacking part having given more abundant honour, that there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same anxiety for one another,
What then is it, brethren? whenever ye may come together, each of you hath a psalm, hath a teaching, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation? let all things be for building up; if an unknown tongue any one do speak, by two, or at the most, by three, and in turn, and let one interpret; and if there may be no interpreter, let him be silent in an assembly, and to himself let him speak, and to God.read more.
And prophets -- let two or three speak, and let the others discern, and if to another sitting anything may be revealed, let the first be silent; for ye are able, one by one, all to prophesy, that all may learn, and all may be exhorted, and the spiritual gift of prophets to prophets are subject, for God is not a God of tumult, but of peace, as in all the assemblies of the saints.
and may we consider one another to provoke to love and to good works,
Brethren, if a man also may be overtaken in any trespass, ye who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of meekness, considering thyself -- lest thou also may be tempted;
And Peter said unto him, 'Thy silver with thee -- may it be to destruction! because the gift of God thou didst think to possess through money; thou hast neither part nor lot in this thing, for thy heart is not right before God;
because, having known God they did not glorify Him as God, nor gave thanks, but were made vain in their reasonings, and their unintelligent heart was darkened,
This, then, I say, and I testify in the Lord; ye are no more to walk, as also the other nations walk, in the vanity of their mind, being darkened in the understanding, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart, who, having ceased to feel, themselves did give up to the lasciviousness, for the working of all uncleanness in greediness;
For I say, through the grace that was given to me, to every one who is among you, not to think above what it behoveth to think; but to think so as to think wisely, as to each God did deal a measure of faith,
for see your calling, brethren, that not many are wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble;
Let no one deceive himself; if any one doth seem to be wise among you in this age -- let him become a fool, that he may become wise,
so that he who is thinking to stand -- let him observe, lest he fall.
Brethren, become not children in the understanding, but in the evil be ye babes, and in the understanding become ye perfect;
for I reckon that I have been nothing behind the very chiefest apostles, and even if unlearned in word -- yet not in knowledge, but in every thing we were made manifest in all things to you.
for if any one doth think himself to be something -- being nothing -- himself he doth deceive;
because every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, with thanksgiving being received,
For we do not make bold to rank or to compare ourselves with certain of those commending themselves, but they, among themselves measuring themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are not wise,
Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise;
for out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, whoredoms, thefts, false witnessings, evil speakings:
who do shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also witnessing with them, and between one another the thoughts accusing or else defending,
When I was a babe, as a babe I was speaking, as a babe I was thinking, as a babe I was reasoning, and when I have become a man, I have made useless the things of the babe;
The things in presence do ye see? if any one hath trusted in himself to be Christ's, this let him reckon again from himself, that according as he is Christ's, so also we are Christ's;
among whom also we all did walk once in the desires of our flesh, doing the wishes of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath -- as also the others,
brethren, I do not reckon myself to have laid hold; and one thing -- the things behind indeed forgetting, and to the things before stretching forth --
And you -- once being alienated, and enemies in the mind, in the evil works, yet now did he reconcile,
But what things were to me gains, these I have counted, because of the Christ, loss; yes, indeed, and I count all things to be loss, because of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, because of whom of the all things I suffered loss, and do count them to be refuse, that Christ I may gain, and be found in him, not having my righteousness, which is of law, but that which is through faith of Christ -- the righteousness that is of God by the faith,
therefore ye may not be anxious, saying, What may we eat? or, What may we drink? or, What may we put round? for all these do the nations seek for, for your heavenly Father doth know that ye have need of all these; but seek ye first the reign of God and His righteousness, and all these shall be added to you.read more.
Be not therefore anxious for the morrow, for the morrow shall be anxious for its own things; sufficient for the day is the evil of it.
Wherefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope perfectly upon the grace that is being brought to you in the revelation of Jesus Christ, as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance,
Take heed to thee lest there be a word in thy heart -- worthless, saying, Near is the seventh year, the year of release; and thine eye is evil against thy needy brother, and thou dost not give to him, and he hath called concerning thee unto Jehovah, and it hath been in thee sin;
The path of life -- lest thou ponder, Moved have her paths -- thou knowest not.
The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way, And the folly of fools is deceit.
Forsake doth the wicked his way, And the man of iniquity his thoughts, And he returneth to Jehovah, and He pitieth him, And unto our God for He multiplieth to pardon.
And now, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, Set your heart to your ways.
'Or what king going on to engage with another king in war, doth not, having sat down, first consult if he be able with ten thousand to meet him who with twenty thousand is coming against him?
and said unto them, 'Men, Israelites, take heed to yourselves about these men, what ye are about to do,
Topics on Thought
Absence Of ThoughtLeviticus 5:4
Or when a person sweareth, speaking wrongfully with the lips to do evil, or to do good, even anything which man speaketh wrongfully with an oath, and it hath been hid from him; -- when he hath known then he hath been guilty of one of these;
Bad ThoughtsPhilippians 4:8
As to the rest, brethren, as many things as are true, as many as are grave, as many as are righteous, as many as are pure, as many as are lovely, as many as are of good report, if any worthiness, and if any praise, these things think upon;
Controlling Your ThoughtsProverbs 4:23
Above every charge keep thy heart, For out of it are the outgoings of life.
God's ThoughtsIsaiah 55:8
For not My thoughts are your thoughts, Nor your ways My ways, -- an affirmation of Jehovah,
Man's ThoughtsPsalm 94:11
He knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
Suicidal ThoughtsActs 16:27-28
and the jailor having come out of sleep, and having seen the doors of the prison open, having drawn a sword, was about to kill himself, supposing the prisoners to be fled,
I recount them! than the sand they are more, I have waked, and I am still with Thee.
Thoughts Of The RighteousProverbs 12:5
The thoughts of the righteous are justice, The counsels of the wicked -- deceit.
Thoughts Of The WickedProverbs 15:26
An abomination to Jehovah are thoughts of wickedness, And pure are sayings of pleasantness.
- Christ Knowing About People
- God, All knowing
- Helping Others In Need
- Helping Those In Need
- Meditation On God's Work
- Poverty, Attitudes Towards
- Reasoned Argument
- Self Respect
- Thinking Aright