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 handsome young man. Among the sons of Israel there was not a nicer person than he; from his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.
1 Samuel 10:23
And they ran and took him from there, and when he stood among the people, he was higher than any of the people from his shoulders and upward.
2 Samuel 14:25
And in all Israel there was no one to be so greatly 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 does not delight in the strength of the horse; nor does he take pleasure in the legs of a man.
Proverbs 31:30
Schin Grace is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but the woman that fears the LORD shall be praised.

Seeth not

Job 10:4
Hast thou eyes of flesh? Dost thou see as man sees?
Isaiah 55:8
For my thoughts are not as your thoughts, neither are your ways as my ways, saith the LORD.
Luke 16:15
And he said unto them, Ye are they who justify themselves before men, but God knows your hearts, for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
1 Peter 2:4
coming unto whom (is the living Stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious),
1 Peter 3:4
but let the interior adorning of the heart be without corruption, and of an agreeable spirit and peaceful, which is precious in the sight of God.

Looketh

John 7:24
Judge not according to the appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.
2 Corinthians 10:7
Do ye look on things after the outward appearance? If anyone trusts to himself that he is Christ's, let him of himself think this again, that as he is Christ's, even so we are Christ's.

On the heart

1 Kings 8:39
then thou shalt hear in the heavens, in the habitation of thy dwelling place, and forgive and do and give to each one according to his ways, whose heart thou knowest (for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of all the sons 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 soul, for the LORD searches all hearts and understands 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 the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly, for from now on thou shalt have wars.
Psalm 7:9
Let wickedness consume the wicked; but establish the just: for the righteous God is he who tries the hearts and kidneys.
Psalm 139:2
Thou knowest my sitting down and my rising up, thou dost understand my thoughts from afar.
Proverbs 15:11
Sheol and hell are before the LORD; how much more then the hearts of men?
Proverbs 16:2
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirits.
Jeremiah 11:20
But, O LORD of the hosts, that judges righteously, that tries the kidneys and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them, for unto thee I have uncovered my cause.
Jeremiah 17:10
I the LORD search the heart; I try the kidneys, even to give each man according to his ways and according to the fruit of his doings.
Jeremiah 20:12
O LORD of the hosts, who examines that which is just, who seest the kidneys and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee I have opened my cause.
Acts 1:24
And they prayed and said, Thou, Lord, who knowest the hearts of everyone, show which of these two thou hast chosen,
Hebrews 4:13
Neither is there any created thing that is not manifested in his presence, but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him of whom we speak.
Revelation 2:23
And I will kill her children with death, and all the congregations shall know that I AM he that searches the kidneys and hearts, and I will give unto each one of you according to your works.