100 Bible Verses about Omniscience

Psalm 147:5 ESV / 323 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:20 ESV / 310 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 4:13 ESV / 226 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.

Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 213 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.”

Proverbs 15:3 ESV / 209 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 201 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.

1 Chronicles 28:9 ESV / 186 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.

Acts 1:24 ESV / 183 helpful votes

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

Matthew 10:30 ESV / 176 helpful votes

But even the hairs of your head are all numbered.

Jeremiah 23:24 ESV / 158 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 ESV / 142 helpful votes

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

Romans 11:33-36 ESV / 135 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 40:13-14 ESV / 127 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?

Romans 11:33 ESV / 119 helpful votes

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

Job 28:24 ESV / 116 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 42:9 ESV / 113 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.”

Isaiah 46:9-10 ESV / 111 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,’

Psalm 147:4-5 ESV / 109 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 139:1-4 ESV / 108 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.

Psalm 139:4 ESV / 106 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 2:11 ESV / 98 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.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 97 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 46:10 ESV / 97 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,’

Psalm 139:1-6 ESV / 97 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. ...

Matthew 10:29-30 ESV / 93 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.

John 21:17 ESV / 91 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.

1 Kings 8:39 ESV / 90 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),

Romans 1:20 ESV / 89 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.

Psalm 139:1-24 ESV / 89 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 56:8 ESV / 89 helpful votes

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

Job 34:21 ESV / 89 helpful votes

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

Acts 15:18 ESV / 88 helpful votes

Known from of old.’

Job 37:16 ESV / 85 helpful votes

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

Acts 17:27 ESV / 83 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,

Psalm 139:7-10 ESV / 83 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.

Matthew 6:8 ESV / 82 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 5:21 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

Psalm 139:12 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 29:29 ESV / 81 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.

Psalm 33:13-15 ESV / 80 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.

Isaiah 57:15 ESV / 79 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.

Revelation 2:23 ESV / 78 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.

Acts 2:23 ESV / 76 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.

Ezekiel 8:12 ESV / 75 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.’”

Malachi 3:16 ESV / 74 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.

Isaiah 44:6-8 ESV / 74 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 41:22-24 ESV / 74 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.

Hosea 13:12 ESV / 73 helpful votes

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

Job 14:17 ESV / 73 helpful votes

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

Matthew 10:29 ESV / 72 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 71 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.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 71 helpful votes

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

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 70 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 19:6 ESV / 69 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.

Jeremiah 23:23 ESV / 69 helpful votes

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

Psalm 139:1 ESV / 68 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 29:15 ESV / 67 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 139:2 ESV / 66 helpful votes

You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.

Jeremiah 17:10 ESV / 62 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.”

Amos 3:7 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:26 ESV / 61 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.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 55:8-9 ESV / 60 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.

Psalm 139:13 ESV / 59 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.

1 Thessalonians 2:4 ESV / 58 helpful votes

But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man, but to please God who tests our hearts.

Psalm 33:15 ESV / 58 helpful votes

He who fashions the hearts of them all and observes all their deeds.

Luke 16:15 ESV / 57 helpful votes

And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Psalm 90:8 ESV / 57 helpful votes

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

Job 34:23 ESV / 57 helpful votes

For God has no need to consider a man further, that he should go before God in judgment.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 56 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,

John 6:64 ESV / 56 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.)

Job 21:22 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Exodus 3:14 ESV / 56 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 18:21 ESV / 56 helpful votes

I will go down to see whether they have done altogether according to the outcry that has come to me. And if not, I will know.”

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 55 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 55 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Matthew 11:22-23 ESV / 55 helpful votes

But I tell you, it will be more bearable on the day of judgment for Tyre and Sidon than for you. And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You will be brought down to Hades. For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

Matthew 6:32 ESV / 55 helpful votes

For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.

Amos 4:13 ESV / 54 helpful votes

For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought, who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth— the Lord, the God of hosts, is his name!

Ezekiel 9:9 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “The guilt of the house of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great. The land is full of blood, and the city full of injustice. For they say, ‘The Lord has forsaken the land, and the Lord does not see.’

Isaiah 43:8-12 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Bring out the people who are blind, yet have eyes, who are deaf, yet have ears! All the nations gather together, and the peoples assemble. Who among them can declare this, and show us the former things? Let them bring their witnesses to prove them right, and let them hear and say, It is true. “You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and my servant whom I have chosen, that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor shall there be any after me. I, I am the Lord, and besides me there is no savior. I declared and saved and proclaimed, when there was no strange god among you; and you are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and I am God.

Isaiah 41:22-27 ESV / 53 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. I stirred up one from the north, and he has come, from the rising of the sun, and he shall call upon my name; he shall trample on rulers as on mortar, as the potter treads clay. Who declared it from the beginning, that we might know, and beforehand, that we might say, “He is right”? There was none who declared it, none who proclaimed, none who heard your words. ...

Proverbs 15:11 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord; how much more the hearts of the children of man!

Psalm 139:23-24 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!

Psalm 139:7 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence?

Psalm 97:9 ESV / 53 helpful votes

For you, O Lord, are most high over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods.

John 14:6 ESV / 52 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.

Psalm 139:6 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high; I cannot attain it.

Isaiah 43:2 ESV / 51 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.

Psalm 94:7-9 ESV / 51 helpful votes

And they say, “The Lord does not see; the God of Jacob does not perceive.” Understand, O dullest of the people! Fools, when will you be wise? He who planted the ear, does he not hear? He who formed the eye, does he not see?

Psalm 44:21 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Acts 15:8 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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

Psalm 51:6 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Behold, you delight in truth in the inward being, and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart.

Psalm 33:13-18 ESV / 50 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. The king is not saved by his great army; a warrior is not delivered by his great strength. The war horse is a false hope for salvation, and by its great might it cannot rescue. ...

Psalm 19:12 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Who can discern his errors? Declare me innocent from hidden faults.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 48 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Psalm 14:2 ESV / 47 helpful votes

The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God.

Psalm 10:11-12 ESV / 47 helpful votes

He says in his heart, “God has forgotten, he has hidden his face, he will never see it.” Arise, O Lord; O God, lift up your hand; forget not the afflicted.

Job 34:22 ESV / 47 helpful votes

There is no gloom or deep darkness where evildoers may hide themselves.

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