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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
You, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Yahweh searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.
You shall remember all the way which Yahweh your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, to prove you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments, or not.
1 Samuel 16:7
But Yahweh said to Samuel, "Don't look on his face, or on the height of his stature; because I have rejected him: for [Yahweh sees] not as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but Yahweh looks at the heart."
Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; their minds and hearts are searched by the righteous God.
Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Yahweh weighs the motives.
Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the hearts.
I, Yahweh, 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 active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
I will kill her children with Death, and all the assemblies will know that I am he who searches the minds and hearts. I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.
Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to Yahweh, but those whose ways are blameless are his delight.
The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said about him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!"
In the uprightness
Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For our boasting 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 toward you.
1 Thessalonians 2:10
You are witnesses with God, how holy, righteously, and blamelessly we behaved ourselves toward 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 Yahweh: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.
For we have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.
They came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing, and brought Yahweh's offering, for the work of the Tent of Meeting, and for all of its service, and for the holy garments.