Parallel Verses

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.

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!

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

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.

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 Jehovah our God, all this multitude that we prepared to build to thee a house for thy holy name, it is from thy hand, and to thee the whole. 17 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. 18 O Jehovah the God of Abraham, Isaak, and Israel, our fathers, watch this forever to the formation of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and prepare for their heart to thee:



Cross References

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, O Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing soul: for Jehovah searched all hearts, and he understands every formation of the thoughts: if thou shalt seek him he will be found to thee, and if thou wilt forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

1 Samuel 16:7

And Jehovah will say to Samuel, Thou shalt not look upon his aspect or upon the height of his stature; for I rejected him: for not what man will see, for man will see with the eyes, and Jehovah will see at the heart

Proverbs 11:20

The perverse of heart are an abomination of Jehovah, and the blameless of way his delight

Jeremiah 17:10

I Jehovah searching the heart, trying the reins, to give to each according to his way, according to the fruit of his doings.

Deuteronomy 8:2

And remember thou all the way which Jehovah thy God caused thee to go this forty years in the desert in order to humble thee, to try thee, to know what is in thy heart, whether thou shalt watch his commands or not

1 Chronicles 29:9

And the people will rejoice for their showing themselves willing, for with the whole heart they showed themselves willing to Jehovah: and also David the king rejoiced with great gladness.

Psalm 7:9

Now shall the evil of the unjust come to an end; and thou wilt direct the just one: for the just God tried hearts and reins.

Psalm 15:2

He going blameless, and working justice, and speaking truth in his heart.

Psalm 51:6

Behold, thou didst delight in truth in the reins, and in bidden things thou wilt cause me to know wisdom.

Proverbs 15:8-9

The sacrifice of the unjust an abomination of Jehovah: and the prayer of the upright his acceptance.

Proverbs 16:2

All the ways of man are clean in his eyes, and Jehovah tried the spirits.

Proverbs 17:3

The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold: and Jehovah tries hearts.

Proverbs 21:2

Every way of a man right in his eyes: and Jehovah will prepare hearts.

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and he says of him, Behold truly an Israelite, in whom is no deceit!

Acts 24:16

And in this I myself attend carefully, to have a conscience unhurt towards God and men always.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our boasting is this, the testimony of our consciousness, that in simplicity and purity of God, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we turned back in the world, and more eminently to you.

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye witnesses, and God, how holily and justly and unblamably we were to you the believing:

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye witnesses, and God, how holily and justly and unblamably we were to you the believing:

1 Thessalonians 2:10

Ye witnesses, and God, how holily and justly and unblamably we were to you the believing:

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God living, and effective, and more piercing than any two-mouthed sword, and penetrating even to the division both of soul and spirit, both the joints and marrows, and a critic of the reflections and thoughts of the heart.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill in death; and all the churches shall know that I am he searching the reins and hearts: and I will give to you each according to our works.

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