42 Bible Verses about Omniscience

1 John 3:20 ESV / 159 helpful votes

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

Psalm 147:5 ESV / 157 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 70 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 / 61 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 / 45 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.

Psalm 147:4-5 ESV / 37 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.

Psalm 139:1-6 ESV / 37 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. ...

Romans 11:33-36 ESV / 34 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.

Hebrews 4:13 ESV / 33 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.

Isaiah 42:9 ESV / 25 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.”

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 22 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.

Isaiah 40:13-14 ESV / 19 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?

Job 28:24 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 28:9 ESV / 19 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 / 18 helpful votes

But even the hairs of your head are all numbered.

1 Corinthians 2:11 ESV / 16 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.

Acts 1:24 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

John 21:17 ESV / 12 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 / 12 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.

Isaiah 46:10 ESV / 12 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,’

Deuteronomy 29:29 ESV / 11 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.

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.

Romans 8:29 ESV / 8 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.

Acts 15:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Numbers 23:19 ESV / 8 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 1:8 ESV / 7 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.”

Colossians 2:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Daniel 2:22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Job 37:15-16 ESV / 7 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,

1 Samuel 16:6-7 ESV / 7 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.”

Ezekiel 11:5 ESV / 6 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.

1 Samuel 23:10-14 ESV / 6 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 Peter 1:18-19 ESV / 5 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 / 5 helpful votes

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

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.

Genesis 16:13 ESV / 5 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.”

Matthew 6:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 65:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Job 23:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Job 21:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

1 Samuel 2:3 ESV / 4 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.

Jeremiah 31:34 ESV / 3 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.”

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