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Discern
Discerning
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Discern; Discerning; Discernment
Discern; Discerning; Discernment [Heb. bîn] (Dt. 32:29; 1 K. 3:9, 11; Job 6:30; 38:20; Ps. 19:12 [MT 13]; 139:2; Prov. 14:8; Isa. 44:18; Hos. 14:9); AV also CONSIDER, KNOW, UNDERSTAND; NEB also “give thought to” (Dt. 32:29), DISTINGUISH, WARN, ESCORT (Job 38:20), AWARE, FIND, UNDERSTAND, “him who considers” (Hos.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DISCERN
DISCERN<di-zurn’>: Five Hebrew words are thus translated: bin, yadha`, nakhar, ra’ah and shama`. It may simply mean “observe” (bin), “I discerned among the youths” (Proverbs 7:7); or discriminating knowlege, “A wise man’s heart discerneth time and judgment” (Ecclesiastes 8:5, yadha`); “He
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Discern
DISCERN, di-zûrnʹ: Five Heb words are thus trd: bin, yādha‛, nākhar, rā’āh and shāma‛. It may simply mean “observe” (bīn), “I discerned among the youths” (Prov 7:7); or discriminating knowlege, “A wise man’s heart discerneth time and judgment” (Eccl 8:5, yādha‛); “He discerned him not, because
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