Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

Bible References

Look not

1 Samuel 9:2
And he had a son, whose name was Saul, a young man and a goodly: and there was not among the children of Israel a goodlier person than he: from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.
1 Samuel 10:23
And they ran and fetched him thence; and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.
2 Samuel 14:25
Now in all Israel there was none to be so much praised as Absalom for his beauty: from the sole of his foot even to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him.
Psalm 147:10
He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: He taketh no pleasure in the legs of a man.
Proverbs 31:30
Grace is deceitful, and beauty is vain; But a woman that feareth Jehovah, she shall be praised.

Seeth not

Job 10:4
Hast thou eyes of flesh? Or seest thou as man seeth?
Isaiah 55:8
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith Jehovah.
Luke 16:15
And he said unto them, Ye are they that justify yourselves in the sight of men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.
1 Peter 2:4
unto whom coming, a living stone, rejected indeed of men, but with God elect, precious,
1 Peter 3:4
but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible apparel of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

Looketh

John 7:24
Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
2 Corinthians 10:7
Ye look at the things that are before your face. If any man trusteth in himself that he is Christ's, let him consider this again with himself, that, even as he is Christ's, so also are we.

On the heart

1 Kings 8:39
then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling-place, and forgive, and do, and render unto every man according to all his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of all the children of men;)
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.
2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of Jehovah run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly; for from henceforth thou shalt have wars.
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 139:2
Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising; Thou understandest my thought afar off.
Proverbs 15:11
Sheol and Abaddon are before Jehovah: How much more then the hearts of the children of men!
Proverbs 16:2
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the spirits.
Jeremiah 11:20
But, O Jehovah of hosts, who judgest righteously, who triest the heart and the mind, I shall see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.
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.
Jeremiah 20:12
But, O Jehovah of hosts, that triest the righteous, that seest the heart and the mind, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.
Acts 1:24
And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, who knowest the hearts of all men, show of these two the one whom thou hast chosen,
Hebrews 4:13
And there is no creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and laid open before the eyes of him with whom we have to do.
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.