Discretion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Disjunction; separation.

2. (n.) The quality of being discreet; wise conduct and management; cautious discernment, especially as to matters of propriety and self-control; prudence; circumspection; wariness.

3. (n.) Discrimination.

4. (n.) Freedom to act according to one's own judgment; unrestrained exercise of choice or will.

Greek
5225. huparcho -- to begin, to be ready or at hand, to be
... from 5223 , "under" and 757, "begin, go first") -- properly, have (be in possession
of); what , especially what , ie is already one's discretion (note the ...
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5223. huparxis -- subsistence, existence, property
... 5223 -- (from 5223, "exist possess beforehand," see there) -- properly, a possession
kept someone's authority, ie already at their discretion ("available"). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4209. mezimmah -- purpose, discretion, device
... 4208, 4209. mezimmah. 4210 . purpose, discretion, device. Transliteration:
mezimmah Phonetic Spelling: (mez-im-maw') Short Definition: discretion. ...
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7922. sekel -- prudence, insight
... Word Origin from sakal Definition prudence, insight NASB Word Usage discretion
(3), insight (4), intelligent* (1), repute (1), sense (1), shrewdness (1 ...
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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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4941. mishpat -- judgment
... worthy (1). adversary, ceremony, charge, crime, custom, desert, determination,
discretion,. From shaphat; properly, a verdict (favorable ...
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5843. eta -- counsel
... 5842, 5843. eta. 5844 . counsel. Transliteration: eta Phonetic Spelling:
(ay-taw') Short Definition: discretion. Word Origin (Aramaic ...
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946. Bunah -- "intelligence," a man of Judah
... Bunah (1). Bunah. From biyn; discretion; Bunah, an Israelite -- Bunah. see
HEBREW biyn. 945, 946. Bunah. 947 . Strong's Numbers.
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8395. tebusah -- a treading down, ruin, downfall
... Word Origin from bus Definition a treading down, ruin, downfall NASB Word Usage
destruction (1). discretion, reason, skillfulness, understanding, wisdom. ...
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8394. tebunah -- an understanding
... tbuwnah {teb-oo-naw'}; or towbunah {to-boo-naw'}; from biyn; intelligence; by
implication, an argument; by extension, caprice -- discretion, reason, skilfulness ...
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6195. ormah -- craftiness, prudence
... guile, prudence, subtilty, wilily, wisdom. Feminine of orem; trickery; or (in a
good sense) discretion -- guile, prudence, subtilty, wilily, wisdom. ...
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Library

How to Seek for Discretion.
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter XVI. How to seek for discretion.
We ought then with all our might to strive for the ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xvi how to seek.htm

What Discretion Alone Can Give a Monk; and a Discourse of the ...
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter II. What discretion alone can give
a monk; and a discourse of the blessed Antony on this subject. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter ii what discretion alone.htm

The Answer How True Discretion May be Gained.
... Chapter X. The answer how true discretion may be gained. Then Moses: True
discretion, said he, is only secured by true humility. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter x the answer how.htm

Discretion the Better Part of Valour.
... Homily IV. Chapter V."Discretion the Better Part of Valour. "Wherefore I do not
think that any one will be able to quench such a fire as has been kindled. ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter v discretion the better part.htm

That by Indiscretion in This, Men Shall Keep Discretion in all ...
... HERE BEGINNETH THE TWO AND FORTIETH CHAPTER That by indiscretion in this, men shall
keep discretion in all other things; and surely else never. ...
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That in all Other Works Beneath This, Men Should Keep Discretion ...
... HERE BEGINNETH THE ONE AND FORTIETH CHAPTER That in all other works beneath
this, men should keep discretion; but in this none. ...
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What is Said of the Value of Discretion in Holy Scripture.
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter IV. What is said of the value
of discretion in Holy Scripture. Such is discretion, which ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter iv what is said.htm

How they be Deceived that Follow the Fervour of Spirit in ...
... HERE BEGINNETH THE FIVE AND FIFTIETH CHAPTER How they be deceived that follow
the fervour of spirit in condemning of some without discretion. ...
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Of the Destruction of Two Brethren for Lack of Discretion.
... II. Second Conference of Abbot Moses. Chapter VI. Of the destruction of
two brethren for lack of discretion. What shall I say of ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter vi of the destruction.htm

Abbot Moses' Introduction on the Grace of Discretion. And So when ...
... Chapter I. Abbot Moses' introduction on the grace of discretion. ... Chapter
I. Abbot Moses' introduction on the grace of discretion. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter i abbot moses introduction.htm

Thesaurus
Discretion (20 Occurrences)
...Discretion (20 Occurrences). ... 1 Timothy 2:15 But she shall be preserved in childbearing,
if they continue in faith and love and holiness with discretion. (DBY). ...
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Prudence (9 Occurrences)
... (n.) Wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence,
also, economy; frugality. Int. ... Find out knowledge and discretion. ...
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Discernment (43 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Ishsechel
... ish'-se-kel ('ish sekhel, "man of discretion"): Ezra, at one time in need of ministers
for the house of God, sent "unto Iddo the chief at the place Casiphia ...
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Ish-sechel (1 Occurrence)
... ish'-se-kel ('ish sekhel, "man of discretion"): Ezra, at one time in need of ministers
for the house of God, sent "unto Iddo the chief at the place Casiphia ...
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Foolish (259 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Marked with, or exhibiting, folly; void of
understanding; weak in intellect; without judgment or discretion; silly; unwise. ...
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Preserve (61 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT NAS). Proverbs 2:11 Discretion shall preserve thee,
understanding shall keep thee: (KJV DBY WBS). Proverbs ...
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Guide (89 Occurrences)
... counsel thee with mine eye upon thee," Psalm 32:8); of kul, "to contain," "to sustain"
(Psalm 112:5, "He will guide his affairs with discretion," the Revised ...
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Understanding (248 Occurrences)
... 1 Chronicles 22:12 May Yahweh give you discretion and understanding, and put you
in charge of Israel; that so you may keep the law of Yahweh your God. ...
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Queen (59 Occurrences)
... 9. (vi) To make a queen (or other piece, at the player's discretion) of by moving
it to the eighth row; as, to queen a pawn. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Concordance
Discretion (20 Occurrences)

1 Timothy 2:9
In like manner also that the women in decent deportment and dress adorn themselves with modesty and discretion, not with plaited hair and gold, or pearls, or costly clothing,
(DBY)

1 Timothy 2:15
But she shall be preserved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and love and holiness with discretion.
(DBY)

2 Timothy 1:7
For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of wise discretion.
(DBY)

1 Samuel 25:33
Blessed is your discretion, and blessed are you, that have kept me this day from blood guiltiness, and from avenging myself with my own hand.
(WEB JPS ASV YLT RSV)

1 Chronicles 22:12
May Yahweh give you discretion and understanding, and put you in charge of Israel; that so you may keep the law of Yahweh your God.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 2:12
Huram continued, "Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who has given to David the king a wise son, endowed with discretion and understanding, that should build a house for Yahweh, and a house for his kingdom.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV)

Ezra 8:18
According to the good hand of our God on us they brought us a man of discretion, of the sons of Mahli, the son of Levi, the son of Israel; and Sherebiah, with his sons and his brothers, eighteen;
(WEB JPS ASV RSV)

Psalms 112:5
A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
(KJV WBS)

Proverbs 1:4
to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young man:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 2:11
Discretion will watch over you. Understanding will keep you,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 3:21
My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Proverbs 5:2
that you may maintain discretion, that your lips may preserve knowledge.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 8:12
"I, wisdom, have made prudence my dwelling. Find out knowledge and discretion.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 11:22
Like a gold ring in a pig's snout, is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 14:17
He who is quickly angry will do what is foolish, but the man of good sense will have quiet.
(See RSV)

Proverbs 19:11
The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS)

Proverbs 26:16
The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who answer with discretion.
(WEB)

Isaiah 28:26
For his God doth instruct him to discretion, and doth teach him.
(KJV WBS)

Jeremiah 10:12
He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.
(KJV WBS)

Daniel 2:14
Then Daniel returned answer with counsel and prudence to Arioch the captain of the king's guard, who was gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon;
(See JPS YLT NAS RSV)

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