|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The action of discovering; exposure to view; laying open; showing; as, the discovery of a plot.
2. (n.) A making known; revelation; disclosure; as, a bankrupt is bound to make a full discovery of his assets.
3. (n.) Finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown or unrecognized; as, Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood.
4. (n.) That which is discovered; a thing found out, or for the first time ascertained or recognized; as, the properties of the magnet were an important discovery.
5. (n.) Exploration; examination.
Discovery (24 Occurrences)
Matthew 1:18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was in this way: when his mother Mary was going to be married to Joseph, before they came together the discovery was made that she was with child by the Holy Spirit. (BBE)
Matthew 7:14 For narrow is the door and hard the road to life, and only a small number make discovery of it. (BBE)
John 1:41 Early in the morning he came across his brother and said to him, We have made discovery! It is the Messiah! (which is to say, the Christ). (BBE)
John 1:45 Philip came across Nathanael and said to him, We have made a discovery! It is he of whom Moses, in the law, and the prophets were writing, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph. (BBE)
John 11:17 Now when Jesus came, he made the discovery that Lazarus had been put into the earth four days before. (BBE)
Acts 17:27 So that they might make search for God, in order, if possible, to get knowledge of him and make discovery of him, though he is not far from every one of us: (BBE)
Acts 28:1 And when we were safe, we made the discovery that the island was named Melita. (BBE)
Romans 7:10 And I made the discovery that the law whose purpose was to give life had become a cause of death: (BBE)
Romans 10:20 And Isaiah says without fear, Those who were not searching for me made discovery of me; and I was seen by those whose hearts were turned away from me. (BBE)
Romans 11:33 O how deep is the wealth of the wisdom and knowledge of God! no one is able to make discovery of his decisions, and his ways may not be searched out. (BBE)
Genesis 36:24 And these are the children of Zibeon: Aiah and Anah; that same Anah who made the discovery of the water-springs in the waste land, when he was looking after the asses of his father Zibeon. (BBE)
Deuteronomy 22:28 If a man sees a young virgin, who has not given her word to be married to anyone, and he takes her by force and has connection with her, and discovery is made of it; (BBE)
2 Kings 22:8 Then Hilkiah, the chief priest, said to Shaphan the scribe, I have made discovery of the book of the law in the house of the Lord. So Hilkiah gave it to Shaphan; (BBE)
2 Kings 23:24 And all those who had control of spirits, and the wonder-workers, and the images, and the false gods, and all the disgusting things which were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, Josiah put away, so that he might give effect to the words of the agreement recorded in the book which Hilkiah the priest made discovery of in the house of the Lord. (BBE)
2 Chronicles 34:15 Then Hilkiah said to Shaphan the scribe, I have made discovery of the book of the law in the house of the Lord. And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan. (BBE)
Job 11:7 Are you able to take God's measure, to make discovery of the limits of the Ruler of all? (BBE)
Psalms 36:2 For he flatters himself in his own eyes, too much to detect and hate his sin. (See NAS)
Psalms 64:6 Or make discovery of our secret purpose? The design is framed with care; and the inner thought of a man, and his heart, is deep. (BBE)
Psalms 89:20 I have made discovery of David my servant; I have put my holy oil on his head. (BBE)
Psalms 119:162 I am delighted by your saying, like a man who makes discovery of great wealth. (BBE)
Proverbs 3:13 Happy is the man who makes discovery of wisdom, and he who gets knowledge. (BBE)
Proverbs 31:10 Who may make discovery of a woman of virtue? For her price is much higher than jewels. (BBE)
Ecclesiastes 7:25 I gave my mind to knowledge and to searching for wisdom and the reason of things, and to the discovery that sin is foolish, and that to be foolish is to be without one's senses. (BBE)
Hosea 9:10 I made discovery of Israel as of grapes in the waste land; I saw your fathers as the first-fruits of the fig-tree in her early fruit time; but they came to Baal-peor, and made themselves holy to the thing of shame, and became disgusting like that to which they gave their love. (BBE)