Definition for DIS-CERN'ER


  1. One who sees, discovers, or distinguishes; an observer.
  2. One who knows and judges; one who has the power of distinguishing. He was a great observer and discerner of men's natures and humors. – Clarendon.
  3. That which distinguishes; or that which causes to understand. The word of God is quick and powerful … a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. – Heb. iv.

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