|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) Not set apart from others by visible marks; to make distinctive or discernible by exhibiting differences; to mark off by some characteristic.
2. (v. t.) To separate by definition of terms or logical division of a subject with regard to difference; as, to distinguish sounds into high and low.
3. (v. t.) To recognize or discern by marks, signs, or characteristic quality or qualities; to know and discriminate (anything) from other things with which it might be confounded; as, to distinguish the sound of a drum.
4. (v. t.) To constitute a difference; to make to differ.
5. (v. t.) To separate from others by a mark of honor; to make eminent or known; to confer distinction upon; -- with by or for.
6. (v. i.) To make distinctions; to perceive the difference; to exercise discrimination; -- with between; as, a judge distinguishes between cases apparently similar, but differing in principle.
7. (v. i.) To become distinguished or distinctive; to make one's self or itself discernible.
Distinguish (16 Occurrences)
Matthew 16:3 and in the morning, 'It will be rough weather to-day, for the sky is red and murky.' You learn how to distinguish the aspect of the heavens, but the signs of the times you cannot. (WEY)
1 Corinthians 12:10 and to another in-workings of mighty deeds; and to another prophecy; and to another discernings of spirits; and to another 'divers' kinds of tongues; and to another interpretation of tongues: (See NAS RSV NIV)
Hebrews 5:14 Such persons are mere babes. But solid food is for adults--that is, for those who through constant practice have their spiritual faculties carefully trained to distinguish good from evil. (WEY DBY RSV NIV)
1 John 3:10 By this we can distinguish God's children and the Devil's children: no one who fails to act righteously is a child of God, nor he who does not love his brother man. (WEY)
1 John 4:6 The man who is beginning to know God listens to us, but he who is not a child of God does not listen to us. By this test we can distinguish the Spirit of truth from the spirit of error. (WEY)
Exodus 8:22 And I will distinguish in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no dog-flies shall be there; that thou mayest know that I Jehovah am in the midst of the land. (DBY)
Exodus 9:4 And Jehovah will distinguish between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt; and there shall nothing die of all that the children of Israel have. (DBY)
Exodus 33:16 For wherein now shall it be known that I have found grace in Thy sight, I and Thy people? is it not in that Thou goest with us, so that we are distinguished, I and Thy people, from all the people that are upon the face of the earth?' (Root in JPS DBY YLT NAS NIV)
Leviticus 10:10 and that you are to make a distinction between the holy and the common, and between the unclean and the clean; (See RSV NIV)
Leviticus 20:25 Ye shall therefore distinguish between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls abominable by beast or by fowl, or by any manner of living animal that creepeth on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean. (WBS)
2 Samuel 19:35 I am this day fourscore years old; can I discern between good and bad? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women? wherefore then should thy servant be yet a burden unto my lord the king? (See NAS)
1 Kings 3:9 Give Thy servant therefore an understanding heart to judge Thy people, that I may discern between good and evil; for who is able to judge this Thy great people?' (See NIV)
Ezra 3:13 so that the people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people; for the people shouted with a loud shout, and the noise was heard afar off. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 22:26 Her priests have done violence to my law, and have profaned my holy things: they have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they caused men to discern between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my Sabbaths, and I am profaned among them. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 44:23 And My people they direct between holy and common, and between unclean and clean they cause them to discern. (See RSV NIV)
Malachi 3:18 Then shall ye again discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth Him not. (See NAS RSV)