Hebrews 5:14
But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained their sensibilities to distinguish good from evil.
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of full age.

Matthew 5:48
Be perfect, therefore, as your Heavenly Father is perfect.

1 Corinthians 2:6
Among the mature, however, we speak a message of wisdom--but not the wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.

Ephesians 4:13
until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God, as we mature to the full measure of the stature of Christ.

Philippians 3:15
All of us who are mature should embrace this point of view. And if you think differently about some issue, God will reveal this to you as well.

James 3:2
We all stumble in many ways. If anyone is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to control his whole body.


Job 6:30
Is there iniquity on my tongue? Can my mouth not discern malice?

Job 12:11
Does not the ear test words as the tongue tastes its food?

Job 34:3
For the ear tests words as the mouth tastes food.

Psalm 119:103
How sweet are Your words to my taste, sweeter than honey in my mouth.

Song of Solomon 1:3
The fragrance of your perfume is pleasing; your name is like perfume poured out. No wonder the maidens adore you.

Song of Solomon 2:3
Like an apricot tree among the trees of the forest is my beloved among the young men. I delight to sit in his shade, and his fruit is sweet to my taste.

Matthew 6:22, 23
The eye is the lamp of the body. If your vision is clear, your whole body will be full of light. . . .

Ephesians 1:18
I ask that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you may know the hope of His calling, the riches of His glorious inheritance in the saints,

to discern.

Genesis 3:5
"For God knows that in the day you eat of it, your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

2 Samuel 14:17
Your servant thought: May the word of my lord the king bring me rest, for my lord the king is able to discern good and evil, just like the Angel of God. May the LORD your God be with you."

1 Kings 3:9, 11
Therefore give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people and to discern between good and evil. For who is able to govern this great people of Yours?" . . .

Isaiah 7:15
By the time he knows enough to reject evil and choose good, He will be eating curds and honey.

Romans 14:1
Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on his opinions.

1 Corinthians 2:14, 15
The natural man does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God. For they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned. . . .

Philippians 1:9, 10
And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and profound insight, . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:21
but test all things. Hold fast to what is good.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil.

King James Bible
But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But solid food is for the mature--for those whose senses have been trained to distinguish between good and evil.

International Standard Version
But solid food is for mature people, whose minds are trained by practice to distinguish good from evil.

NET Bible
But solid food is for the mature, whose perceptions are trained by practice to discern both good and evil.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But solid food is for the mature, those whose senses are instructed to distinguish good and evil, because they practice.
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