100 Bible Verses about Omniscience

1 John 3:20 ESV / 179 helpful votes

For whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything.

Psalm 147:5 ESV / 177 helpful votes

Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure.

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 77 helpful votes

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

Jeremiah 23:24 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Can a man hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? declares the Lord. Do I not fill heaven and earth? declares the Lord.

Hebrews 4:13 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

Psalm 139:1-6 ESV / 42 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. ...

Psalm 147:4-5 ESV / 41 helpful votes

He determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their names. Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure.

Romans 11:33-36 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! “For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?” “Or who has given a gift to him that he might be repaid?” For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.

Isaiah 42:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare; before they spring forth I tell you of them.”

1 Chronicles 28:9 ESV / 33 helpful votes

“And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

Matthew 10:30 ESV / 30 helpful votes

But even the hairs of your head are all numbered.

Isaiah 40:13-14 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Who has measured the Spirit of the Lord, or what man shows him his counsel? Whom did he consult, and who made him understand? Who taught him the path of justice, and taught him knowledge, and showed him the way of understanding?

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Job 28:24 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For he looks to the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens.

Acts 1:24 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And they prayed and said, “You, Lord, who know the hearts of all, show which one of these two you have chosen

Isaiah 46:10 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’

1 Corinthians 2:11 ESV / 21 helpful votes

For who knows a person's thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

John 21:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep.

Isaiah 55:8-9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Deuteronomy 29:29 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Acts 15:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And God, who knows the heart, bore witness to them, by giving them the Holy Spirit just as he did to us,

Daniel 2:22 ESV / 12 helpful votes

He reveals deep and hidden things; he knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him.

Proverbs 15:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.

Colossians 2:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

In whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

Romans 8:29 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

Matthew 6:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.

Ezekiel 11:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And the Spirit of the Lord fell upon me, and he said to me, “Say, Thus says the Lord: So you think, O house of Israel. For I know the things that come into your mind.

Psalm 147:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their names.

Job 37:15-16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Do you know how God lays his command upon them and causes the lightning of his cloud to shine? Do you know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge,

Job 36:3-5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I will get my knowledge from afar and ascribe righteousness to my Maker. For truly my words are not false; one who is perfect in knowledge is with you. “Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise any; he is mighty in strength of understanding.

Genesis 16:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,” for she said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.”

Revelation 1:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

Job 21:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Will any teach God knowledge, seeing that he judges those who are on high?

1 Samuel 16:6-7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When they came, he looked on Eliab and thought, “Surely the Lord's anointed is before him.” But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

1 Peter 1:18-19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot.

Hosea 7:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But they do not consider that I remember all their evil. Now their deeds surround them; they are before my face.

Job 23:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But he knows the way that I take; when he has tried me, I shall come out as gold.

1 Samuel 23:10-14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then said David, “O Lord, the God of Israel, your servant has surely heard that Saul seeks to come to Keilah, to destroy the city on my account. Will the men of Keilah surrender me into his hand? Will Saul come down, as your servant has heard? O Lord, the God of Israel, please tell your servant.” And the Lord said, “He will come down.” Then David said, “Will the men of Keilah surrender me and my men into the hand of Saul?” And the Lord said, “They will surrender you.” Then David and his men, who were about six hundred, arose and departed from Keilah, and they went wherever they could go. When Saul was told that David had escaped from Keilah, he gave up the expedition. And David remained in the strongholds in the wilderness, in the hill country of the wilderness of Ziph. And Saul sought him every day, but God did not give him into his hand.

1 Samuel 2:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Talk no more so very proudly, let not arrogance come from your mouth; for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Numbers 23:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?

Revelation 19:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then I heard what seemed to be the voice of a great multitude, like the roar of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, crying out, “Hallelujah! For the Lord our God the Almighty reigns.

Romans 11:33 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!

Jeremiah 31:34 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor and each his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, declares the Lord. For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.”

Psalm 139:1-4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether.

Acts 2:23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

This Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and killed by the hands of lawless men.

John 3:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Isaiah 57:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Isaiah 46:9-10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’

Isaiah 43:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“I, I am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and I will not remember your sins.

Psalm 139:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether.

Psalm 139:1-24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. ...

Psalm 33:13-15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord looks down from heaven; he sees all the children of man; from where he sits enthroned he looks out on all the inhabitants of the earth, he who fashions the hearts of them all and observes all their deeds.

Job 37:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Do you know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him who is perfect in knowledge,

Job 34:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“For his eyes are on the ways of a man, and he sees all his steps.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Colossians 1:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

Romans 1:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Acts 15:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Known from of old.’

Matthew 10:29-30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered.

Matthew 10:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.

Jeremiah 17:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”

Proverbs 5:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For a man's ways are before the eyes of the Lord, and he ponders all his paths.

Psalm 139:7-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence? If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there! If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me.

Psalm 56:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book?

1 Kings 8:39 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then hear in heaven your dwelling place and forgive and act and render to each whose heart you know, according to all his ways (for you, you only, know the hearts of all the children of mankind),

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

Revelation 2:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And I will strike her children dead. And all the churches will know that I am he who searches mind and heart, and I will give to each of you according to your works.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 John 1:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Hebrews 4:12-13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

Acts 17:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

That they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward him and find him. Yet he is actually not far from each one of us,

John 14:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 6:64 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But there are some of you who do not believe.” (For Jesus knew from the beginning who those were who did not believe, and who it was who would betray him.)

John 4:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

John 3:16-17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 1:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Mark 13:32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“But concerning that day or that hour, no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Malachi 3:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then those who feared the Lord spoke with one another. The Lord paid attention and heard them, and a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the Lord and esteemed his name.

Amos 3:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“For the Lord God does nothing without revealing his secret to his servants the prophets.

Hosea 13:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The iniquity of Ephraim is bound up; his sin is kept in store.

Ezekiel 8:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the dark, each in his room of pictures? For they say, ‘The Lord does not see us, the Lord has forsaken the land.’”

Jeremiah 23:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Am I a God at hand, declares the Lord, and not a God far away?

Isaiah 65:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Before they call I will answer; while they are yet speaking I will hear.

Isaiah 44:6-8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the Lord of hosts: “I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god. Who is like me? Let him proclaim it. Let him declare and set it before me, since I appointed an ancient people. Let them declare what is to come, and what will happen. Fear not, nor be afraid; have I not told you from of old and declared it? And you are my witnesses! Is there a God besides me? There is no Rock; I know not any.”

Isaiah 43:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

Isaiah 41:22-24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Let them bring them, and tell us what is to happen. Tell us the former things, what they are, that we may consider them, that we may know their outcome; or declare to us the things to come. Tell us what is to come hereafter, that we may know that you are gods; do good, or do harm, that we may be dismayed and terrified. Behold, you are nothing, and your work is less than nothing; an abomination is he who chooses you.

Isaiah 40:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Lift up your eyes on high and see: who created these? He who brings out their host by number, calling them all by name, by the greatness of his might, and because he is strong in power not one is missing.

Isaiah 29:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Ah, you who hide deep from the Lord your counsel, whose deeds are in the dark, and who say, “Who sees us? Who knows us?”

Psalm 139:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is bright as the day, for darkness is as light with you.

Psalm 139:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me!

Psalm 90:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your presence.

Psalm 44:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Would not God discover this? For he knows the secrets of the heart.

Job 14:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

My transgression would be sealed up in a bag, and you would cover over my iniquity.

Deuteronomy 6:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.

Exodus 3:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’”

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

1 John 3:19-20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

By this we shall know that we are of the truth and reassure our heart before him; for whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything.

1 John 3:18-20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth. By this we shall know that we are of the truth and reassure our heart before him; for whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything.

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