Discreet
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Free from pretension; showing discernment; using judicious words that respect privacy; as, a discreet letter, especially in avoiding error or evil, and in the adaptation of means to ends; prudent; sagacious; judicious; not rash or heedless; cautious.

2. (a.) Differing; distinct.

Greek
4998. sophron -- of sound mind, self-controlled
... self-controlled NASB Word Usage prudent (1), sensible (3). discreet, sober,
temperate. From the base of sozo and that of phren; safe ...
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5429. phronimos -- practically wise, sensible
... From phren; thoughtful, ie Sagacious or discreet (implying a cautious character;
while sophos denotes practical skill or acumen; and sunetos indicates rather ...
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3525. nepho -- to be sober, to abstain from wine
... to be sober, to abstain from wine. Of uncertain affinity: to abstain from wine
(keep sober), ie (figuratively) be discreet -- be sober, watch. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
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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That the Ruler Should be Discreet in Keeping Silence, Profitable ...
... That the ruler should be discreet in keeping silence, profitable in speech.
The ruler should be discreet in keeping silence, profitable ...
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Of the Discreet Rule by which Every one must Retire to his Cell ...
... Of the discreet rule by which every one must retire to his cell after the close
of the prayers; and of the rebuke to which any one who does otherwise is subject ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xv of the discreet.htm

To Olympias. Having Risen from the Very Gates of Death I Address ...
... to olympias. Having risen from the very gates of death I address this
letter to the discreet� Having risen from the very gates ...
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Letter xvii. --To Eustathia, Ambrosia, and Basilissa . To the Most ...
... To the most discreet and devout Sisters, Eustathia and Ambrosia, and to the most
discreet and noble Daughter, Basilissa, Gregory sends greeting in the Lord. ...
/.../letter xvii to eustathia ambrosia and.htm

Joseph, the Prime Minister
... And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there
is none so discreet and wise as thou art: Thou shalt be over my house, and ...
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Epistle xxv. To John, Bishop of Constantinople, and the Other ...
... "For indeed I consider with myself what watchful care is needed that a ruler may
be pure in thought, chief in action, discreet in keeping silence, profitable ...
/.../gregory/the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle xxv to john bishop.htm

Whether the Sixteen Conditions Usually Assigned are Necessary for ...
... confession: Simple, humble, pure, faithful,. Frequent, undisguised, discreet,
voluntary,. shamefaced,. Entire, secret, tearful, not delayed,. ...
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Titus ii. 5-Feb
... wine, teachers of good things; That they may teach the young women to be sober,
to love their husbands, to love their children, To be discreet, chaste, keepers ...
/.../homily iv titus ii 5-feb.htm

A Second Discouragement in Prayer Opposite to Perseverance, to Wit ...
... a direct actual tendence to God (for such, sometimes, considering the infirmity
of our nature, may be necessary to the end that by a discreet relaxation, the ...
/.../chapter vi a second discouragement.htm

Whether it is Necessary for one to Confess to One's Own Priest?
... choice. But the choice of a discreet priest is left to us as appears from
the authority of Augustine quoted in the text (Sent. ix ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is necessary for 8.htm

Thesaurus
Discreet (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Free from pretension; showing discernment; using judicious words that respect
privacy; as, a discreet letter, especially in avoiding error or evil, and ...
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Discerning (29 Occurrences)
... RSV). Genesis 41:33 Now therefore let Pharaoh look out a man discreet and
wise, and set him over the land of Egypt. (See NAS NIV). ...
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Young (3454 Occurrences)
... men are earnestly exhorted to wisdom and sober-mindedness (Proverbs 1:8, 9 Ecclesiastes
11:9; Ecclesiastes 12:1, 13, 14 Titus 2:6, "discreet"; compare The ...
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Keepers (78 Occurrences)
... (BBE). Titus 2:5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their
own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed. (KJV WBS YLT). ...
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Judicious (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Practicing sound judgment; wise; prudent; sagacious;
discreet. 2. (a.) of or relating to a court; judicial. ...
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Women (328 Occurrences)
... men are earnestly exhorted to wisdom and sober-mindedness (Proverbs 1:8, 9 Ecclesiastes
11:9; Ecclesiastes 12:1, 13, 14 Titus 2:6, "discreet"; compare The ...
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Wise (422 Occurrences)
... 5. (v.) Dictated or guided by wisdom; containing or exhibiting wisdom; well adapted
to produce good effects; judicious; discreet; as, a wise saying; a wise ...
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Excommunication
... avoid" (American Revised Version margin); 2 John 1:10: "Receive him not into your
house," etc., all inculcate discreet and faithful avoidance but not ...
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Decorous (1 Occurrence)
... Decorous (1 Occurrence). 1 Timothy 3:2 The overseer then must be irreproachable,
husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach; (DBY) ...
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Discreetly (3 Occurrences)

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Concordance
Discreet (9 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 3:2
The overseer then must be irreproachable, husband of one wife, sober, discreet, decorous, hospitable, apt to teach;
(DBY)

Titus 1:8
but hospitable, a lover of goodness, discreet, just, pious, temperate,
(DBY)

Titus 2:2
that the elder men be sober, grave, discreet, sound in faith, in love, in patience;
(DBY)

Titus 2:5
To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
(KJV DBY WBS)

Titus 2:6
In the same way exhort the younger men to be discreet,
(WEY DBY)

Genesis 41:33
"Now therefore let Pharaoh look for a discreet and wise man, and set him over the land of Egypt.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Genesis 41:39
Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Because God has shown you all of this, there is none so discreet and wise as you.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

1 Chronicles 26:14
And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for Zechariah his son, a discreet counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.
(ASV JPS)

Proverbs 26:16
A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men that answer discreetly.
(Root in DBY NAS RSV NIV)

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