Isaiah 11:3b And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes, Nor decide by the hearing of His ears;
The Spirit of Understanding (aka Spiritual Discernment) gives believers the power to sense the unseen situation if we are tuned in with the Spirit.
Discernment—(Christian perspective def.) perception in the absence of judgment with a view to obtaining spiritual direction and understanding.
As believers, one of our greatest challenges is to walk by faith and not by sight. Walking only by what we see and hear can set a trap for our soul. So much of what we see in people, situations, and what appear to be opportunities are not what they seem.