'Think' in the Bible
the princes of the Ammonites said to Hanun their lord, “Do you think that David is honoring your father because he has sent consolers to you? Has David not sent his servants to you in order to search the city, to spy it out and overthrow it?”
The watchman said, “I think the running of the first one is like the running of Ahimaaz the son of Zadok.” And the king said, “This is a good man and comes with good news.”
But the princes of the sons of Ammon said to Hanun, “Do you think that David is honoring your father, in that he has sent comforters to you? Have not his servants come to you to search and to overthrow and to spy out the land?”
So Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite spoke out and said,“I am young in years and you are old;Therefore I was shy and afraid to tell you what I think.
“So I say, ‘Listen to me,I too will tell what I think.’
“Do you think this is according to justice?Do you say, ‘My righteousness is more than God’s’?
“Behind him he makes a wake to shine;One would think the deep to be gray-haired.
O Lord, what is man, that You take knowledge of him?Or the son of man, that You think of him?
if it does evil in My sight by not obeying My voice, then I will think better of the good with which I had promised to bless it.
Then the Spirit of the Lord fell upon me, and He said to me, “Say, ‘Thus says the Lord, “So you think, house of Israel, for I know your thoughts.
“Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
“Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.
He *said, “Yes.” And when he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, saying, “What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth collect customs or poll-tax, from their sons or from strangers?”
“What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?
“But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, ‘Son, go work today in the vineyard.’
Tell us then, what do You think? Is it lawful to give a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?”
“What do you think about the Christ, whose son is He?” They *said to Him, “The son of David.”
For this reason you also must be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour when you do not think He will.
Or do you think that I cannot appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve legions of angels?
what do you think?” They answered, “He deserves death!”
Which of these three do you think proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the robbers’ hands?”
You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
Do not think that I will accuse you before the Father; the one who accuses you is Moses, in whom you have set your hope.
So they were seeking for Jesus, and were saying to one another as they stood in the temple, “What do you think; that He will not come to the feast at all?”
They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.
Being then the children of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and thought of man.
Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
For, I think, God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and to men.
I think then that this is good in view of the present distress, that it is good for a man to remain as he is.
But in my opinion she is happier if she remains as she is; and I think that I also have the Spirit of God.
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things.
Again I say, let no one think me foolish; but if you do, receive me even as foolish, so that I also may boast a little.
Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,
But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and has brought us good news of your faith and love, and that you always think kindly of us, longing to see us just as we also long to see you,
How much severer punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
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