'Discern' in the Bible
And he did not discern him, because his hands were hairy, as his brother Esau's hands; and he blessed him.
With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, he shall not live. Before our brethren discern what is thine with me, and take it to thee. But Jacob did not know that Rachel had stolen them.
and they sent the vest of many colours and had it carried to their father, and said, This have we found: discern now whether it is thy son's vest or not.
And thy bondmaid said, Let the word of my lord the king now be comfortable; for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad; and Jehovah thy God will be with thee.
I am this day eighty years old: can I discern between good and bad? can thy servant taste what I eat and what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? and why should thy servant be yet a burden to my lord the king?
Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?
And the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people; for the people shouted with a great shout, and the noise was heard afar off.
It stood still; I could not discern the appearance thereof: a form was before mine eyes; I heard a slight murmur and a voice:
Is there wrong in my tongue? cannot my taste discern mischievous things?
Hearken unto this, Job; stand still and discern the wondrous works of God.
to know wisdom and instruction; to discern the words of understanding;
The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way; but the folly of the foolish is deceit.
and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them:
And they shall teach my people the difference between holy and profane, and cause them to discern between unclean and clean.
and I, should not I have pity on Nineveh, the great city, wherein are more than a hundred and twenty thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much cattle?
And ye shall return and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.
and in the morning, A storm to-day, for the sky is red and lowering; ye know how to discern the face of the sky, but ye cannot the signs of the times.
Hypocrites, ye know how to judge of the appearance of the earth and of the heaven; how is it then that ye do not discern this time?