'Knew' in the Bible
The dove returned to him in the evening, but in its beak there was an olive leaf that it had plucked! So Noah knew that the flood waters had decreased on the land.
Then Jacob woke up during the night and told himself, "Surely, the LORD is in this place and I never knew it!"
But Onan knew that the offspring wouldn't be his own heir, so whenever he had sexual relations with his brother's wife, he would spill his semen on the ground to avoid fathering offspring for his brother.
So she took off her mourning apparel, covered herself with a shawl, and concealed her outward appearance. Then she went out and sat at the entrance of Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah, because she knew that even though Shelah had grown up, she wasn't being given to him as his wife.
As soon as Joseph saw his brothers, he knew who they were, but he remained disguised and asked them gruffly, "Where are you from?" "From the land of Canaan," they replied. "We're here to buy food."
The LORD will turn aside every disease from you. He won't inflict on you the terrible diseases you knew in Egypt, but will inflict them instead on all who hate you.
You have been rebelling against the LORD since the day I knew you.
No prophet ever rose again in Israel like Moses, whom the LORD knew with such great intimacy.
The angel of the LORD did not appear again to Manoah or to his wife, and then Manoah knew confidently that the visitor had been the angel of the LORD.
I've told him that I'm about to judge his family forever because of the iniquity that he knew about. His sons committed blasphemy and he did not rebuke them.
All Israel from Dan to Beer-sheba knew that Samuel was confirmed as the LORD's prophet.
"Nonsense!" Jonathan replied. "If I actually knew that my father intended evil against you, wouldn't I tell you about it?"
The king told the guards, who were standing beside him, "Turn and kill the priests of the LORD because they supported David, and because they knew he was fleeing, but didn't inform me." But the officials of the king did not want to lift their hands to attack the priests of the LORD.
David told Abiathar, "I knew on that day when Doeg the Edomite was there that he would certainly tell Saul! I'm responsible for the deaths of your father's whole family.
David knew that Saul was devising evil plans against him, and so he told Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod."
So David took the spear and the jug of water at Saul's head, and they left. No one saw, and no one knew, because no one was awake. They were all asleep, because a deep sleep from the LORD had fallen over them.
Saul told her, "What does he look like?" She said, "An old man is coming up, and he's wrapped in a robe." Saul knew that it was Samuel, and he bowed low to the ground and prostrated himself.
So I stood next to him and killed him, because I knew that he wouldn't live after he had fallen. I took the crown that had been on his head, along with the bracelet that had been on his arm, and I have brought them to your majesty."
So as Joab began to attack the city, he assigned Uriah to a place where he knew valiant men would be stationed.
Meanwhile, Zeruiah's son Joab knew that the king's attention was focused on Absalom,
Somebody went out into the fields to grab some herbs, found a wild vine, and gathered a lap full of wild gourds, which he came and sliced up into the stew pot, but nobody else knew.
The tribe of Issachar supplied 200 leaders, along with all of their relatives under their command. They kept up-to-date in their understanding of the times and knew what Israel should do.
You sent signs and wonders against Pharaoh, against all of his officials, and against all the people of his land, because you knew they acted arrogantly against your people. So you established your name with them, as it remains to this day.
If only I knew where to find him, I would visit him where he has taken his seat.
Then all his brothers and sisters and all those who knew him before arrived. They ate food with him in his house, mourned for him, and consoled him for all the trouble that the LORD had brought and placed on him. Some gave him gold bullion and some brought gold earrings.
False witnesses stepped forward and questioned me concerning things about which I knew nothing.
He has not dealt with any other nation like this; they never knew his decrees. Hallelujah!
"They struck me," you will say, "but I never felt it. They beat me, but I never knew it When will I wake up? I want another drink."
Before I knew it, I imagined myself among the chariots of my noble people.
Because I knew that you are obstinate, and because your neck is an iron sinew, and your forehead is bronze,
They are created now, and not long ago; you didn't hear them before today, so you cannot say, "Yes, I knew them.'
And neither had you heard, nor did you understand, nor did you open your ear long ago. Indeed, I knew that you would act very deceitfully, and they would call you a rebel from birth.
"I knew you before I formed you in the womb; I set you apart for me before you were born; I appointed you to be a prophet to the nations."
""This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "I'm about to bring a disaster on this place that will make the ears of all who hear about it tingle. For they have forsaken me and have treated this place as foreign. In it they have burned incense to other gods that neither they, their ancestors, nor the kings of Judah knew. They have also filled this place with the blood of innocent people.
"Then my cousin Hanamel came to me in the courtyard of the guard just as the LORD had said, and he told me, "Please buy my field in Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin because you have the right to possess it, and the right to redeem it belongs to you. Buy it for yourself.' So I knew that this was a message from the LORD.
Now on the day after Gedaliah was killed, when as yet no one knew about it,
Then all the men who knew that their wives were offering sacrifices to other gods and all the women who were standing by a large group, including all the people who were living in the land of Egypt in Pathros answered Jeremiah:
These were the living beings that I had seen under the God of Israel on the bank of the Chebar River. I knew that they were cherubim.
"But you, Belshazzar, his grandson, haven't humbled yourself, even though you knew all of this.
He'll glorify the god of fortresses, a god whom his ancestors never knew, honoring him with gold, silver, valuable jewels, and treasures.
Yet it was I who taught Ephraim to walk, supporting them by their arms, but they never knew that I was healing them.
So he prayed to the LORD, "LORD, isn't this what I said while I was still in my home country? That's why I fled previously to Tarshish, because I knew you're a compassionate God, slow to anger, overflowing with gracious love, and reluctant to send trouble.
Then I will tell them plainly, "I never knew you. Get away from me, you who practice evil!'"
He knew what they were thinking and told them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is destroyed, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand.
When the high priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they knew that he was talking about them.
"Then the one who had received one talent came forward and said, "Master, I knew that you were a hard man, harvesting where you haven't planted and gathering where you haven't scattered any seed.
"His master answered him, "You evil and lazy servant! So you knew that I harvested where I haven't planted and gathered where I haven't scattered any seed?
He did this because he knew that they had handed him over out of jealousy.
He healed many who were sick with various diseases and drove out many demons. However, he wouldn't allow the demons to speak because they knew who he was.
At once, Jesus knew in his spirit what they were saying to themselves. "Why are you arguing about such things among yourselves?" he asked them.
because Herod was afraid of John. He knew that John was a righteous and holy man, and so he protected him. Whenever he listened to John, he did much of what he said. In fact, he liked listening to him.
because he knew that the high priests had handed him over due to jealousy.
Even demons came out of many people, screaming, "You are the Son of God!" But Jesus rebuked them and ordered them not to speak, because they knew he was the Messiah.
Because Jesus knew that they were arguing, he asked them, "Why are you arguing about this among yourselves?
But Jesus knew what they were thinking. So he told the man with the paralyzed hand, "Get up, and stand in the middle of the synagogue." So he got up and stood there.
They laughed and laughed at him, because they knew she was dead.
Since he knew what they were thinking, he told them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is devastated, and a divided household collapses.
That servant who knew what his master wanted but didn't prepare himself or do what was wanted will receive a severe beating.
The king told him, "I will judge you by your own words, you evil servant! You knew, did you, that I was a hard man, and that I withdraw what I didn't deposit and harvest what I didn't plant?
Then their eyes were opened, and they knew who he was. And he vanished from them.
When the man in charge of the banquet tasted the water that had become wine (without knowing where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew), he called for the bridegroom
Jesus, however, did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people
and didn't need anyone to tell him what people were like, because he himself knew what was in every person.
Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who is saying to you, "Please give me a drink,' you would have been the one to ask him, and he would have given you living water."
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he asked him, "Do you want to get well?"
Jesus said this to test him, because he himself knew what he was going to do.
But there are some among you who don't believe..." - because Jesus knew from the beginning those who weren't believing, as well as the one who would betray him.
Now the high priests and the Pharisees had given orders that whoever knew where he was should tell them so that they could arrest him.
Because Jesus knew that the Father had given everything into his control, that he had come from God, and that he was returning to God,
For he knew who was going to betray him. That's why he said, "Not all of you are clean."
Now no one at the table knew why Jesus said this to him.
Jesus knew that they wanted to ask him a question, so he asked them, "Are you discussing among yourselves what I meant when I said, "In a little while you will no longer see me, then in a little while you will see me again'?
Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, because Jesus often met there with his disciples.
Then Jesus told them, "Come, have breakfast." Now none of the disciples dared to ask him, "Who are you?", because they knew it was the Lord.
Therefore, since he was a prophet and knew that God had promised him with an oath to put one of his descendants on his throne,
they knew that he was the man who used to sit and beg at the Beautiful Gate of the Temple, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.
Paul wanted this man to go with him, so he took him and had him circumcised because of the Jews who lived in that region, since everyone knew that Timothy's father was a Greek.
He had been instructed in the Lord's way, and with spiritual fervor he kept speaking and teaching accurately about Jesus, although he knew only about John's baptism.
For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him. Instead, their thoughts turned to worthless things, and their senseless hearts were darkened.