'Reasoning' in the Bible
But I will speak to the Almighty, and will find pleasure in reasoning with God;
Reasoning with unprofitable talk, and with speeches which do no good?
But certain of the scribes were there sitting, and reasoning in their hearts,
And straightway Jesus, knowing in his spirit that they are reasoning thus within themselves, said to them, Why reason ye these things in your hearts?
And he came to Capernaum, and being in the house, he asked them, Of what were ye reasoning by the way?
And they remained silent, for by the way they had been reasoning with one another who was greatest.
And one of the scribes who had come up, and had heard them reasoning together, perceiving that he had answered them well, demanded of him, Which is the first commandment of all?
But as the people were in expectation, and all were reasoning in their hearts concerning John whether he might be the Christ,
And a reasoning came in amongst them, who should be the greatest of them.
And Jesus, seeing the reasoning of their heart, having taken a little child set it by him,
There was therefore a reasoning of the disciples of John with a Jew about purification.
And entering into the synagogue, he spoke boldly during three months, reasoning and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.
But when some were hardened and disbelieved, speaking evil of the way before the multitude, he left them and separated the disciples, reasoning daily in the school of Tyrannus.
And he having said this, the Jews went away, having great reasoning among themselves.
Now him that is weak in the faith receive, not to the determining of questions of reasoning.