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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of discerning.

2. (n.) The power or faculty of the mind by which it distinguishes one thing from another; power of viewing differences in objects, and their relations and tendencies; penetrative and discriminate mental vision; acuteness; sagacity; insight; as, the errors of youth often proceed from the want of discernment.

144. aisthesis -- perception
... Noun, Feminine Transliteration: aisthesis Phonetic Spelling: (ah'-ee-sthay-sis)
Short Definition: perception Definition: perception, understanding, discernment ...
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1922. epignosis -- recognition, knowledge
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: epignosis Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-ig'-no-sis) Short Definition: knowledge, discernment, recognition Definition ...
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1506. eilikrines -- judged by sunlight, unalloyed, pure
... 1506 (from , "" and 2929 , "to judge") -- properly, judged because seen in ;
(figuratively) in the , ie with (spiritual vision) which results in (discernment). ...
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4907. sunesis -- a running together, spec. understanding
... Spelling: (soon'-es-is) Short Definition: understanding Definition: a putting together
in the mind, hence: understanding, practical discernment, intellect. ...
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145. aistheterion -- organ of perception
... "145 (, noun) focuses on the of and especially its . 144 (the cognate) is the
brand of sense-discernment which shrewdly sizes things up. ...
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4893. suneidesis -- consciousness, spec. conscience
... Jn 1:4,7,9; Gen 1:26,27). ["Conscience (4893 ) is an discernment, self-judging
consciousness" ().]. Word Origin from suneidon Definition consciousness, spec. ...
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1233. diagnosis -- a distinguishing, determination
... diagnosis Phonetic Spelling: (dee-ag'-no-sis) Short Definition: judicial examination,
decision Definition: judicial examination, decision; an act of discernment ...
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1253. diakrisis -- the act of judgment
... Definition: distinguishing, deciding, passing sentence on Definition: distinguishing;
hence: deciding, passing sentence on; the act of judgment, discernment. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
998. binah -- an understanding
... Word Origin from bin Definition an understanding NASB Word Usage clearly (1),
consideration (1), discernment (3), truth (1), understand (1), understanding (29 ...
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8394. tebunah -- an understanding
... Word Origin from bin Definition an understanding NASB Word Usage discernment (1),
reasonings (1), skill (1), skillful (1), skillfully (1), understanding (37). ...
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995. bin -- to discern
... clever (1), consider (8), consider carefully (1), considers (1), diligently consider
(1), discern (9), discerned (2), discerning (9), discernment (1), explain ...
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7919a. sakal -- to be prudent
... 2), instructed (1), instructs (1), intelligence (1), prosper (2), prospered (3),
prospering (2), prospers (1), prudent (2), show discernment (1), showed (1 ...
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2942. teem -- taste, judgment, command
... teem Definition taste, judgment, command NASB Word Usage accountable (1), command
(1), commanded* (1), commander* (3), decree (18), discernment (1), disregarded ...
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2940. taam -- taste, judgment
... Word Origin from taam Definition taste, judgment NASB Word Usage decree (1),
discernment (3), discreet (1), discretion (1), flavor (1), sanity (1), taste (4). ...
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January the Seventeenth Spiritual Discernment
... JANUARY The Seventeenth SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT. "My sheep hear My voice!"
"John 10:19-30. This is spiritual discernment. We may ...
/.../january the seventeenth spiritual discernment.htm

Love and Discernment.
... IX. LOVE AND DISCERNMENT. ... (4) He prayed for discerning love; "that your love may
abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment" (RV). ...
/.../thomas/the prayers of st paul/ix love and discernment.htm

The Absurd Doctrine of Abaelard, who Attributes Properly and ...
... says, as I have pointed out, that omnipotence properly belongs to the Father, and
He makes it to consist in the fulness and perfection of Rule and discernment. ...
/.../chapter iii the absurd doctrine.htm

Encouragement for the Depressed
... your knowledge. Your discernment, too, is small. It ... things of God. Your
discernment, however, seeming so small, need not afflict you. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 61 1915/encouragement for the depressed.htm

What Manner of Man Ought not to Come to Rule.
... But one with a small nose is he who is not adapted for keeping the measure
of discernment. For with the nose we discern sweet odours ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter xi what manner of.htm

Philippians i. 11-Aug
... And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all
discernment; that ye may approve the things that are excellent; that ye may ...
/.../homily ii philippians i 11-aug.htm

Spiritual Gifts.
... of the Church. Then follows a different series of charismata, viz., tongues,
healing, discernment of spirits, etc. These non-official ...
/.../kuyper/the work of the holy spirit/xxxvii spiritual gifts.htm

... resting on him. He knew that he lacked discernment, and it was a sense of
his great need that led him to seek God for wisdom. In his ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 1 solomon.htm

Introductory Notice to Apocrypha of the New Testament.
... of them. It did not require any great discernment to distinguish between
these and the canonical books of the New Testament. The ...
/.../unknown/apocrypha of the new testament/introductory notice to apocrypha of.htm

Chapter xxix
... Those who are without spiritual discernment may consider the matter of this chapter
as being altogether off the spiritual plane and dropping to the level of ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xxix.htm

Discernment (43 Occurrences)
... and tendencies; penetrative and discriminate mental vision; acuteness; sagacity;
insight; as, the errors of youth often proceed from the want of discernment. ...
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Discerning (29 Occurrences)
... 1 Corinthians 1:19 For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, I
will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing." (WEB ASV). ...
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Lacks (27 Occurrences)
... (See NAS RSV NIV). Proverbs 11:12 He that despiseth his neighbour lacketh understanding;
but a man of discernment holdeth his peace. (See NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Weak (102 Occurrences)
... 11. (vi) Feeble of mind; wanting discernment; lacking vigor; spiritless;
as, a weak king or magistrate. 12. (vi) Resulting from, or ...
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Insight (39 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Power of acute observation and deduction;
discernment; perception. 2. (n.) A sight or view of ...
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Teach (172 Occurrences)
... tech, tech'-er, tech'-ing: I. OLD TESTAMENT TERMS 1. Discipline 2. Law 3. Discernment
4. Wisdom 5. Knowledge 6. Illumination 7. Vision 8. Inspiration 9 ...
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Teaching (372 Occurrences)
... tech, tech'-er, tech'-ing: I. OLD TESTAMENT TERMS 1. Discipline 2. Law 3. Discernment
4. Wisdom 5. Knowledge 6. Illumination 7. Vision 8. Inspiration 9 ...
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Teacher (103 Occurrences)
... tech, tech'-er, tech'-ing: I. OLD TESTAMENT TERMS 1. Discipline 2. Law 3. Discernment
4. Wisdom 5. Knowledge 6. Illumination 7. Vision 8. Inspiration 9 ...
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Blind (91 Occurrences)
... 2. (a.) Not having the faculty of discernment; destitute of intellectual light;
unable or unwilling to understand or judge; as, authors are blind to their own ...
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Redeemer (42 Occurrences)
... This general idea, of course, persists throughout the revelation and enters largely
into our thinking of today, but the growing moral discernment of the ...
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Bible Concordance
Discernment (43 Occurrences)

Matthew 11:25 About that time Jesus exclaimed, "I heartily praise Thee, Father, Lord of Heaven and of earth, that Thou hast hidden these things from sages and men of discernment, and hast unveiled them to babes.

1 Corinthians 1:19 For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, I will bring the discernment of the discerning to nothing."

Philippians 1:9 This I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment;

Colossians 1:9 For this reason we also, from the day we first received these tidings, have never ceased to pray for you and to entreat that you may be filled with a clear knowledge of His will accompanied by thorough wisdom and discernment in spiritual things;

2 Timothy 2:7 Mark well what I am saying: the Lord will give you discernment in everything.

Hebrews 5:14 and of perfect men is the strong food, who because of the use are having the senses exercised, unto the discernment both of good and of evil.

Deuteronomy 32:28 For they are a nation void of counsel. There is no understanding in them.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 25:33 And blessed be thy discernment, and blessed be thou, who hast kept me this day from coming with bloodshed, and from avenging myself with mine own hand.

1 Kings 3:11 And God said to him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life, neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself discernment to understand judgment;

1 Kings 4:29 God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and very great understanding, even as the sand that is on the seashore.
(See NAS)

2 Chronicles 2:12 Huram said moreover: 'Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with discretion and understanding, that should build a house for the LORD, and a house for his kingdom.
(See NIV)

Job 12:20 He removes the speech of those who are trusted, and takes away the understanding of the elders.

Job 34:35 Job speaketh without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom.
(See JPS)

Psalms 2:10 Now therefore be wise, you kings. Be instructed, you judges of the earth.
(See NAS)

Psalms 119:66 Teach me good discernment and knowledge; for I have believed in thy commandments.

Psalms 119:125 I am your servant; give me wisdom, so that I may have knowledge of your unchanging word.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 2:2 So as to incline thine ear unto wisdom, And apply thy heart to understanding;
(See JPS)

Proverbs 2:3 Yes, if you call out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding;

Proverbs 2:6 For Jehovah giveth wisdom; Out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding:
(See JPS)

Proverbs 2:11 Discretion shall watch over thee; Understanding shall keep thee:
(See JPS)

Proverbs 3:21 My son, let not them depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion;
(See NIV)

Proverbs 10:13 Wisdom is found on the lips of him who has discernment, but a rod is for the back of him who is void of understanding.

Proverbs 10:23 It is as sport to a fool to do wickedness; And'so is wisdom to a man of understanding.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 11:12 He that despiseth his neighbor is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding holdeth his peace.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 14:6 A scoffer seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not; But knowledge is easy unto him that hath understanding.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 14:33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding; But that which is in the inward part of fools is made known.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 15:14 The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge; But the mouth of fools feedeth on folly.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 15:21 Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom; But a man of understanding maketh straight his going.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 16:21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent; And the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

Proverbs 17:10 A word of protest goes deeper into one who has sense than a hundred blows into a foolish man.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 17:27 He that spareth his words hath knowledge; And he that is of a cool spirit is a man of understanding.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 28:11 The man of wealth seems to himself to be wise, but the poor man who has sense has a low opinion of him.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 27:11 When its branches are dry they will be broken off; the women will come and put fire to them: for it is a foolish people; for this cause he who made them will have no mercy on them, and he whose work they are will not have pity on them.

Isaiah 29:14 For this cause I will again do a strange thing among this people, a thing to be wondered at: and the wisdom of their wise men will come to nothing, and the sense of their guides will no longer be seen.

Isaiah 40:14 With whom took he counsel, and who instructed him, and taught him in the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and showed to him the way of understanding?
(See JPS)

Isaiah 40:28 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard? The everlasting God, Jehovah, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary; there is no searching of his understanding.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 44:19 And no one takes note, no one has enough knowledge or wisdom to say, I have put part of it in the fire, and made bread on it; I have had a meal of the flesh cooked with it: and am I now to make the rest of it into a false god? am I to go down on my face before a bit of wood?
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 51:15 He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding hath he stretched out the heavens:
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 28:4 by thy wisdom and by thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures;
(See JPS)

Daniel 2:14 Then Daniel hath replied 'with' counsel and discretion to Arioch chief of the executioners of the king, who hath gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon.
(See NAS)

Daniel 9:13 As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come on us: yet have we not entreated the favor of Yahweh our God, that we should turn from our iniquities, and have discernment in your truth.

Obadiah 1:7 All the men of thy confederacy have brought thee on thy way, even to the border: the men that were at peace with thee have deceived thee, and prevailed against thee; they that eat thy bread lay a snare under thee: there is no understanding in him.
(See JPS)

Obadiah 1:8 Shall I not in that day, saith Jehovah, destroy the wise men out of Edom, and understanding out of the mount of Esau?
(See JPS)



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