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Holman Bible Dictionary

Omniscience

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(ahm nih' ssshence) The state of being all-knowing which theology ascribes to God. Though Scripture affirms God's immeasurable understanding (Psalm 147:5 ), God's omniscience is not a matter of abstract speculation. Rather, God's knowing is a matter of personal experience. God knows us intimately (Psalm 139:1-6 ; Matthew 6:4 ,Matthew 6:4,6:6 ,Matthew 6:6,6:8 ). Such knowledge is cause for alarm for the unrighteous but for confidence for God's saints (Job 23:10 ; Psalm 34:15-16 ; Psalm 90:8 ; Proverbs 15:3 ; 1 Peter 3:12 ). See God .


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Omniscience'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/o/omniscience.html. 1991.

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