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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 the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Jehovah searches all hearts, and discerns all the imaginations of the thoughts. If thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cut thee off for ever.
And thou shalt remember all the way which Jehovah thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and 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 to Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him; for it is not as man seeth; for man looketh upon the outward appearance, but Jehovah looketh upon the heart.
Oh let the wrong of the wicked come to an end, and establish thou the righteous man; even thou that triest the hearts and reins, the righteous God.
Behold, thou wilt have truth in the inward parts; and in the hidden part thou wilt make me to know wisdom.
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the spirits.
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the hearts.
I Jehovah search the heart, I try the reins, even to give each one according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
For the word of God is living and operative, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and penetrating to the division of soul and spirit, both of joints and marrow, and a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
and her children will I kill with death; and all the assemblies shall know that I am he that searches the reins and the hearts; and I will give to you each according to your works.
The perverse in heart are abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in their way are his delight.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says of him, Behold one truly an Israelite, in whom there is no guile.
In the uprightness
For this cause I also exercise myself to have in everything a conscience without offence towards God and men.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our boasting is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity before God, (not in fleshly wisdom but in God's grace,) we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly towards you.
1 Thessalonians 2:10
Ye are witnesses, and God, how piously and righteously and blamelessly we have conducted ourselves with you that believe:
Joy thy people
1 Chronicles 29:9
And the people rejoiced because they offered willingly, for with perfect heart they offered willingly to Jehovah; and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.
For we have great thankfulness and encouragement through thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.
And they came, every one whose heart moved him, and every one whose spirit prompted him; they brought Jehovah's heave-offering for the work of the tent of meeting, and for all its service, and for the holy garments.