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Theasaurus: Thoughts

56 Bible Verses about Thoughts

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Psalm 139:18

If I could count them, they would be more in number than the sand. When I awoke, [could I count to the end] I would still be with You.

Psalm 40:5

Many, O Lord my God, are the wonderful works which You have done, and Your thoughts toward us; no one can compare with You! If I should declare and speak of them, they are too many to be numbered.

Psalm 139:2

You know my downsitting and my uprising; You understand my thought afar off.

Psalm 139:17

How precious and weighty also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!

Philippians 4:8

For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely and lovable, whatever is kind and winsome and gracious, if there is any virtue and excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think on and weigh and take account of these things [fix your minds on them].

1 Corinthians 2:11

For what person perceives (knows and understands) what passes through a man's thoughts except the man's own spirit within him? Just so no one discerns (comes to know and comprehend) the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

Hebrews 4:12

For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power [making it active, operative, energizing, and effective]; it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and [the immortal] spirit, and of joints and marrow [of the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Curse not the king, no, not even in your thoughts, and curse not the rich in your bedchamber, for a bird of the air will carry the voice, and a winged creature will tell the matter.

Romans 11:34

For who has known the mind of the Lord and who has understood His thoughts, or who has [ever] been His counselor?

2 Corinthians 10:5

[Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),

Psalm 139:4

For there is not a word in my tongue [still unuttered], but, behold, O Lord, You know it altogether.

Psalm 55:2

Attend to me and answer me; I am restless and distraught in my complaint and must moan

Ezekiel 38:10

Thus says the Lord God: At the same time thoughts shall come into your mind, and you will devise an evil plan.

Job 21:27

Behold, I know your thoughts and plans and the devices with which you would wrong me.

Psalm 50:21

These things you have done and I kept silent; you thought I was once entirely like you. But [now] I will reprove you and put [the charge] in order before your eyes.

Psalm 146:4

When his breath leaves him, he returns to his earth; in that very day his [previous] thoughts, plans, and purposes perish.

Hebrews 3:1

So then, brethren, consecrated and set apart for God, who share in the heavenly calling, [thoughtfully and attentively] consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest Whom we confessed [as ours when we embraced the Christian faith].

Luke 24:38

And He said to them, Why are you disturbed and troubled, and why do such doubts and questionings arise in your hearts?

Isaiah 14:24

The Lord of hosts has sworn, saying, Surely, as I have thought and planned, so shall it come to pass, and as I have purposed, so shall it stand -- "

Proverbs 15:26

The thoughts of the wicked are shamefully vile and exceedingly offensive to the Lord, but the words of the pure are pleasing words to Him.

Psalm 77:5

I consider the days of old, the years of bygone times [of prosperity].

1 Corinthians 2:16

For who has known or understood the mind (the counsels and purposes) of the Lord so as to guide and instruct Him and give Him knowledge? But we have the mind of Christ (the Messiah) and do hold the thoughts (feelings and purposes) of His heart.

From Thematic Bible


Evil » Confess Christ » Thoughts

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved! How long shall your iniquitous and grossly offensive thoughts lodge within you?

Proverbs 24:9

The plans of the foolish and the thought of foolishness are sin, and the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware lest there be a base thought in your [minds and] hearts, and you say, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and your eye be evil against your poor brother and you give him nothing, and he cry to the Lord against you, and it be sin in you.

Psalm 64:6

They think out acts of injustice and say, We have accomplished a well-devised thing! For the inward thought of each one [is unsearchable] and his heart is deep.

Judgment » Shall be of all » Thoughts

Thoughts » Evil

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved! How long shall your iniquitous and grossly offensive thoughts lodge within you?

Proverbs 24:9

The plans of the foolish and the thought of foolishness are sin, and the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware lest there be a base thought in your [minds and] hearts, and you say, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and your eye be evil against your poor brother and you give him nothing, and he cry to the Lord against you, and it be sin in you.

Psalm 64:6

They think out acts of injustice and say, We have accomplished a well-devised thing! For the inward thought of each one [is unsearchable] and his heart is deep.

Thoughts » Wise » Wise

Philippians 4:8

For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely and lovable, whatever is kind and winsome and gracious, if there is any virtue and excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think on and weigh and take account of these things [fix your minds on them].

Psalm 48:9

We have thought of Your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of Your temple.

Psalm 119:59

I considered my ways; I turned my feet to [obey] Your testimonies.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts and purposes of the [consistently] righteous are honest and reliable, but the counsels and designs of the wicked are treacherous.

More verses: Romans 12:3

Thoughts » God's

Psalm 40:17

[As for me] I am poor and needy, yet the Lord takes thought and plans for me. You are my Help and my Deliverer. O my God, do not tarry!

Psalm 40:5

Many, O Lord my God, are the wonderful works which You have done, and Your thoughts toward us; no one can compare with You! If I should declare and speak of them, they are too many to be numbered.

Psalm 139:17

How precious and weighty also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!

Wise » Choice, examples of » Thoughts

Philippians 4:8

For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely and lovable, whatever is kind and winsome and gracious, if there is any virtue and excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think on and weigh and take account of these things [fix your minds on them].

Psalm 48:9

We have thought of Your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of Your temple.

Psalm 119:59

I considered my ways; I turned my feet to [obey] Your testimonies.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts and purposes of the [consistently] righteous are honest and reliable, but the counsels and designs of the wicked are treacherous.

More verses: Romans 12:3

Topics on Thoughts

Bad Thoughts

50;4;8

For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely and lovable, whatever is kind and winsome and gracious, if there is any virtue and excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think on and weigh and take account of these things [fix your minds on them].

Controlling Your Thoughts

20;4;23

Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flow the springs of life.

God's Thoughts

23;55;8

For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, says the Lord.

Man's Thoughts

19;94;11

The Lord knows the thoughts of man, that they are vain (empty and futile -- "only a breath).

Suicidal Thoughts

44;16;27-28

When the jailer, startled out of his sleep, saw that the prison doors were open, he drew his sword and was on the point of killing himself, because he supposed that the prisoners had escaped.

Thoughts Of The Righteous

20;12;5

The thoughts and purposes of the [consistently] righteous are honest and reliable, but the counsels and designs of the wicked are treacherous.

Thoughts Of The Wicked

20;15;26

The thoughts of the wicked are shamefully vile and exceedingly offensive to the Lord, but the words of the pure are pleasing words to Him.