Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
1 Samuel 9:2
and, he, had a son, whose name, was Saul, a choice young man and of noble appearance, and there was not a man of the sons of Israel, more noble than he, - from his shoulders and upwards, was he taller than any of the people.
1 Samuel 10:23
So they ran, and fetched him thence, and, when he presented himself in the midst of the people, then was he seen to be taller than any of the people, from his shoulders and upwards.
2 Samuel 14:25
Now, like unto Absolom, was there no man handsome in all Israel, to be greatly praised, - from the sole of his foot, even unto the crown of his head, there was not, in him, a blemish.
Not in the strength of the horse, doth he delight, Not in the legs of a man, hath he pleasure:
Deceitful is loveliness and vain is beauty, The woman that revereth Yahweh, she, shall be praised:
Eyes of flesh, hast thou? or, as a mortal seeth, seest thou?
For, my thoughts, are not, your thoughts, Nor, your ways, my ways, - Declareth Yahweh.
And he said unto them - Ye, are they who justify themselves before men, but, God, knoweth your hearts; because, that which amongst men is lofty, is an abomination before God.
1 Peter 2:4
Unto whom coming near, as unto a living stone - by men, indeed, rejected, but, with God, chosen, held in honour,
1 Peter 3:4
But the hidden character, of the heart, - in the incorruptible ornament of the quiet, and meek, spirit, which is, in presence of God, of great price.
Be not judging according to appearance, but, just judgment, be judging,
2 Corinthians 10:7
The things that lie on the surface, ye are looking at: - if anyone hath come to trust in himself that he is, Christ's, this, let him reckon, again, with himself - that, even as, he, is Christ's, so, also are, we.
On the heart
1 Kings 8:39
then wilt, thou thyself, hear in the heavens, in the settled place of thine abode, and forgive and act, and give unto every man according to all his ways, whose heart thou wilt know, - for, thou thyself alone, knowest the heart of all the sons of men;
1 Chronicles 28:9
Thou, therefore, Solomon my son, Know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing soul, for, all hearts, doth Yahweh search, and, every devised purpose, doth he understand, - 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, as touching Yahweh, seeing that , his eyes, are ever running to and fro throughout all the earth, to shew himself strong with them who are perfect toward himself, thou hast made thyself foolish over this, - for, from henceforth, there shall be with thee - wars.
Let the wrong of the lawless, I pray thee, come to an end, and establish thou him that is righteous, - for, a trier of hearts and reins, is God the righteous one.
Thou, hast observed my downsitting and mine uprising, Thou hast given heed to my desire, from afar:
Hades and destruction, are before Yahweh, how much more then, the hearts of the sons of men.
All the ways of a man, may be pure in his own eyes, but, he that testeth spirits, is Yahweh.
But, O Yahweh of hosts Who judgest righteously, Who triest affections and intellect, - Let me see thine avenging upon them, For unto thee, have revealed my cause.
I - Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.
But O Yahweh of hosts - Testing the righteous Beholding the affections and the heart, - Let me see thine avenging upon them, For unto thee, have I laid bare my cause.
And, praying, they said - Thou Lord! observer of the hearts of all men! shew forth whom thou hast chosen, - of these two, one; -
And there is, no created thing, can be secreted before him, but, all things, are naked and exposed to his eyes: - as to whom is, our discourse.
and, her children, will I slay with death; - and all the assemblies shall get to know, that, I, am he that searcheth reins and hearts, and will give unto you, each one, according to your works.