'Discretion' in the Bible
Now at your own discretion, O king, come down. Delivering him into the king's hand will be our responsibility."
and blessed is thy discretion, and blessed art thou in that thou hast restrained me this day from coming in with blood, and to restrain my hand to myself.
"Only may the LORD give you discretion and understanding as he places you in charge over Israel, so you can keep the Law of the LORD your God.
Hiram also wrote: "Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who made the heavens and the earth. He gave King David a wise son, who is acquainted with discretion and understanding, and who is building a temple to the LORD, as well as a royal palace for himself.
And according to the good hand of our God upon us they brought us a man of discretion, of the sons of Mahli, the son of Levi, the son of Israel; and Sherebiah, with his sons and his brethren, eighteen;
“He deprives the trusted ones of speechAnd takes away the discernment and discretion of the aged.
A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
Teach me both knowledge and appropriate discretion, because I believe in your commands.
To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:
To keep you from the immoral woman;From the seductress with her flattering words,
My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.
I, Wisdom, share a home with shrewdnessand have knowledge and discretion.
As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who answer with discretion.
For his God doth instruct him to discretion, and doth teach him.
He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.
Then Daniel responded with tact and discretion to Arioch, the commander of the king’s guard, who had gone out to execute the wise men of Babylon.
I will discipline them at My discretion;nations will be gathered against themto put them in bondagefor their two crimes.
Conduct yourself with wisdom in your interactions with outsiders (non-believers), make the most of each opportunity [treating it as something precious].
In like manner also that the women in decent deportment and dress adorn themselves with modesty and discretion, not with plaited hair and gold, or pearls, or costly clothing,
But she shall be preserved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and holiness with discretion.
For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of wise discretion.
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