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I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.
Triest the heart
Triest the heart
1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind, for LORD searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If thou seek him, he will be
And thou shall remember all the way which LORD thy God has led thee these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble thee, to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.
1 Samuel 16:7
But LORD said to Samuel, Do not look on his countenance, or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For [LORD sees] not as man sees, for man looks on the outward appearance, but LORD looks on the heart.
O let the wickedness of the wicked man come to an end, but establish thou the righteous man. For the righteous God tries the minds and hearts.
Behold, thou desire truth in the inward parts, and in the hidden part thou will make me to know wisdom.
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the spirits.
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the hearts.
I, LORD, search the mind. I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
For the word of God is living, and potent, and sharper, above every two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division both of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and discernible of the thoughts and intentions of the hear
And I will kill her children in death. And all the congregations will know that I am he who searches the inner feelings and hearts. And I will give to you--to each--according to your works.
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to LORD, but such as are perfect in [their] way are his delight.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says about him, Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit.
In the uprightness
And in this I fashion myself, having a conscience always nonstumbling before God and men.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our pride is this (the testimony from our conscience), that we behave in the world in the simplicity and purity of God, not by fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, and especially toward you.
1 Thessalonians 2:10
Ye are witnesses, and God, how piously and justly and blamelessly we became to you who believe,
Joy thy people
1 Chronicles 29:9
Then the people rejoiced, because they offered willingly, because with a perfect heart they offered willingly to LORD. And David the king also rejoiced with great joy.
For we have much joy and encouragement in thy love, because the bowels of the sanctified have been refreshed by thee, brother.
And they came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing, [and] brought LORD's offering, for the work of the tent of meeting, and for all the service of it, and for the holy garments.