Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

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Bible References

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 Jehovah searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Deuteronomy 8:2
And thou shalt remember all the way which Jehovah thy God hath 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 wouldest keep his commandments, or not.
1 Samuel 16:7
But Jehovah said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him: for Jehovah seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but Jehovah looketh on the heart.
Psalm 7:9
O let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish thou the righteous: For the righteous God trieth the minds and hearts.
Psalm 51:6
Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts; And in the hidden part thou wilt make me to know wisdom.
Proverbs 16:2
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the spirits.
Proverbs 21:2
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the hearts.
Jeremiah 17:10
I, Jehovah, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and quick to discern the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Revelation 2:23
And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto each one of you according to your works.

Hast pleasure

Proverbs 11:20
They that are perverse in heart are an abomination to Jehovah; But such as are perfect in their way are his delight.
Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But the prayer of the upright is his delight.
John 1:47
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

In the uprightness

Acts 24:16
Herein I also exercise myself to have a conscience void of offence toward God and men always.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our glorifying is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
1 Thessalonians 2:10
Ye are witnesses, and God also , how holily and righteously and unblameably we behaved ourselves toward you that believe:

Joy thy people

1 Chronicles 29:9
Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered willingly, because with a perfect heart they offered willingly to Jehovah: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.
Philemon 1:7
For I had much joy and comfort in thy love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through thee, brother.

General references

Exodus 35:21
And they came, every one whose heart stirred him up, and every one whom his spirit made willing, and brought Jehovah's offering, for the work of the tent of meeting, and for all the service thereof, and for the holy garments.