'Think' in the Bible
Israel said to Joseph, "I didn't think I would see your face, and behold, God has let me see your seed also."
This is the thing which Yahweh does command concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying, Let them be married to whom they think best; only into the family of the tribe of their father shall they be married.
But the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun their lord, "Do you think that David honors your father, in that he has sent comforters to you? Hasn't David sent his servants to you to search the city, and to spy it out, and to overthrow it?"
Now therefore don't let my lord the king take the thing to his heart, to think that all the king's sons are dead; for Amnon only is dead."
The watchman said, "I think the running of the first one is like the running of Ahimaaz the son of Zadok." The king said, "He is a good man, and comes with good news."
But the princes of the children of Ammon said to Hanun, "Do you think that David honors your father, in that he has sent comforters to you? Haven't his servants come to you to search, to overthrow, and to spy out the land?"
"Now you think to withstand the kingdom of Yahweh in the hand of the sons of David; and you are a great multitude, and there are with you the golden calves which Jeroboam made you for gods.
Then Mordecai asked them return answer to Esther, "Don't think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews.
"Do you think this to be your right, or do you say, 'My righteousness is more than God's,'
He makes a path shine after him. One would think the deep had white hair.
what is man, that you think of him? What is the son of man, that you care for him?
But I am poor and needy. May the Lord think about me. You are my help and my deliverer. Don't delay, my God. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
when I remember you on my bed, and think about you in the night watches.
Yahweh, what is man, that you care for him? Or the son of man, that you think of him?
The wisdom of the prudent is to think about his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.
However he doesn't mean so, neither does his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy, and to cut off not a few nations.
who think to cause my people to forget my name by their dreams which they tell every man to his neighbor, as their fathers forgot my name for Baal.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says Yahweh, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope and a future.
He shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High; and he shall think to change the times and the law; and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and half a time.
I said to them, "If you think it best, give me my wages; and if not, keep them." So they weighed for my wages thirty pieces of silver.
Don't think to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.
"Don't think that I came to destroy the law or the prophets. I didn't come to destroy, but to fulfill.
In praying, don't use vain repetitions, as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their much speaking.
Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, "Why do you think evil in your hearts?
"Don't think that I came to send peace on the earth. I didn't come to send peace, but a sword.
He said, "Yes." When he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth receive toll or tribute? From their children, or from strangers?"
"What do you think? If a man has one hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, doesn't he leave the ninety-nine, go to the mountains, and seek that which has gone astray?
But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first, and said, 'Son, go work today in my vineyard.'
Tell us therefore, what do you think? Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"
saying, "What do you think of the Christ? Whose son is he?" They said to him, "Of David."
Or do you think that I couldn't ask my Father, and he would even now send me more than twelve legions of angels?
What do you think?" They answered, "He is worthy of death!"
You have heard the blasphemy! What do you think?" They all condemned him to be worthy of death.
Therefore I didn't even think myself worthy to come to you; but say the word, and my servant will be healed.
Now which of these three do you think seemed to be a neighbor to him who fell among the robbers?"
Do you think that I have come to give peace in the earth? I tell you, no, but rather division.
Jesus answered them, "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered such things?
Or those eighteen, on whom the tower in Siloam fell, and killed them; do you think that they were worse offenders than all the men who dwell in Jerusalem?
Does he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded? I think not.
"You search the Scriptures, because you think that in them you have eternal life; and these are they which testify about me.
"Don't think that I will accuse you to the Father. There is one who accuses you, even Moses, on whom you have set your hope.
Then they sought for Jesus and spoke one with another, as they stood in the temple, "What do you think -- that he isn't coming to the feast at all?"
They will put you out of the synagogues. Yes, the time comes that whoever kills you will think that he offers service to God.
But Paul didn't think that it was a good idea to take with them someone who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia, and didn't go with them to do the work.
Being then the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold, or silver, or stone, engraved by art and design of man.
"I think myself happy, King Agrippa, that I am to make my defense before you this day concerning all the things that I am accused by the Jews,
But we desire to hear from you what you think. For, as concerning this sect, it is known to us that everywhere it is spoken against."
Do you think this, O man who judges those who practice such things, and do the same, that you will escape the judgment of God?
For I say, through the grace that was given me, to every man who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think reasonably, as God has apportioned to each person a measure of faith.
So let a man think of us as Christ's servants, and stewards of God's mysteries.
Now these things, brothers, I have in a figure transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes, that in us you might learn not to think beyond the things which are written, that none of you be puffed up against one another.
For, I think that God has displayed us, the apostles, last of all, like men sentenced to death. For we are made a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men.
I think that it is good therefore, because of the distress that is on us, that it is good for a man to be as he is.
But she is happier if she stays as she is, in my judgment, and I think that I also have God's Spirit.
Those parts of the body which we think to be less honorable, on those we bestow more abundant honor; and our unpresentable parts have more abundant propriety;
I say again, let no one think me foolish. But if so, yet receive me as foolish, that I also may boast a little.
For if I would desire to boast, I will not be foolish; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, so that no man may think more of me than that which he sees in me, or hears from me.
Again, do you think that we are excusing ourselves to you? In the sight of God we speak in Christ. But all things, beloved, are for your edifying.
I have confidence toward you in the Lord that you will think no other way. But he who troubles you will bear his judgment, whoever he is.
Now to him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,
It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace.
Let us therefore, as many as are perfect, think this way. If in anything you think otherwise, God will also reveal that to you.
whose end is destruction, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who think about earthly things.
I exhort Euodia, and I exhort Syntyche, to think the same way in the Lord.
Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.
But one has somewhere testified, saying, "What is man, that you think of him? Or the son of man, that you care for him?
How much worse punishment, do you think, will he be judged worthy of, who has trodden under foot the Son of God, and has counted the blood of the covenant with which he was sanctified an unholy thing, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?
For let that man not think that he will receive anything from the Lord.
Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, "The Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously"?
They think it is strange that you don't run with them into the same excess of riot, blaspheming:
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