Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

I know also, my God, that thou try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. And now I have seen with joy thy people, who are present here, off

New American Standard Bible

Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.

International Standard Version

And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you!

American Standard Version

I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, that are present here, offer willingly unto thee.

Amplified

I know also, my God, that You test the heart and delight in uprightness and integrity. In the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. So now with joy I have seen Your people who are present here, make their offerings willingly and freely to You.

Bible in Basic English

And I am conscious, my God, that you are the searcher of hearts, taking pleasure in righteousness. As for me, with an upright heart I have freely given all these things; and I have seen with joy your people who are here to make their offerings freely to you.

Darby Translation

And I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart have I willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, offer willingly to thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And I knew, my God, that thou triest the heart, and from uprightness thou wilt delight. I in the uprightness of my heart gave willingly all these: and now thy people were found here; I saw with gladness to show themselves willing to thee.

King James 2000

I know also, my God, that you test the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, who are present here, to offer willingly unto you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I know, my God, that you yourself test the heart and are pleased with uprightness. I, in the uprightness of my heart, have willingly offered all these [things], and now I have seen your people who are found here willingly offer to you.

Modern King James verseion

I know also, my God, that You try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. I, in the uprightness of my heart, have willingly offered all these things. And now I have seen with joy Your people who are present here to offer willingly to You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I know my God, that thou provest the heart and hast pleasure in plainness. And in plainness of mine heart I have willingly given all this. And now I see thy people, which are here in gladness to offer willingly to thee.

NET Bible

I know, my God, that you examine thoughts and are pleased with integrity. With pure motives I contribute all this; and now I look with joy as your people who have gathered here contribute to you.

New Heart English Bible

I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. Now have I seen with joy your people, that are present here, offer willingly to you.

The Emphasized Bible

But I know, O my God, that, thou, art proving the heart, and, with uprightness, wilt thou be pleased, - I, in the uprightness of my heart, have willingly offered all these things, now, therefore, thy people who are found here, have I seen with joy, offering willingly unto thee.

Webster

I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, who are present here, to offer willingly to thee.

World English Bible

I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. Now have I seen with joy your people, that are present here, offer willingly to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And I have known, my God, that Thou art trying the heart, and uprightness dost desire; I, in the uprightness of my heart, have willingly offered all these: and now, Thy people who are found here I have seen with joy to offer willingly to Thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
also, my God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

that thou triest
בּחן 
Bachan 
Usage: 29

the heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

ישׁר 
Yosher 
Usage: 14

As for me, in the uprightness
מישׁר 
meyshar 
Usage: 19

of mine heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

with joy
שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

Verse Info

Context Readings

David Prays In The Assembly

16 O LORD our God, all this store that we have prepared to build thee a house for thy holy name comes of thy hand, and is all thine own. 17 I know also, my God, that thou try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. And now I have seen with joy thy people, who are present here, off 18 O LORD, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this forever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and prepare their heart to thee.



Cross References

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

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.

Proverbs 11:20

Those who are perverse in heart are an abomination to LORD, but such as are perfect in [their] way are his delight.

Jeremiah 17:10

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.

Deuteronomy 8:2

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 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.

Psalm 7:9

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.

Psalm 15:2

He who walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks truth in his heart,

Psalm 51:6

Behold, thou desire truth in the inward parts, and in the hidden part thou will make me to know wisdom.

Proverbs 15:8-9

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 16:2

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the spirits.

Proverbs 17:3

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but LORD tries the hearts.

Proverbs 21:2

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the hearts.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says about him, Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit.

Acts 24:16

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,

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye are witnesses, and God, how piously and justly and blamelessly we became to you who believe,

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye are witnesses, and God, how piously and justly and blamelessly we became to you who believe,

Hebrews 4:12

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

Revelation 2:23

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.

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