And they prayed and said, Thou, Lord, who knowest the hearts of everyone, show which of these two thou hast chosen,
And the LORD replied unto Samuel, Do not look on his countenance or on the height of his stature because I have refused him, for it is not as man sees, for man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.
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.
And God, who knows the hearts, bore them witness, giving them the Holy Spirit, even as he did unto us,
these they set before the apostles, and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.
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.
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),
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.
I know also, my God, that thou dost try 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 that thy people, who are present here, have given willingly unto thee.
Let wickedness consume the wicked; but establish the just: for the righteous God is he who tries the hearts and kidneys.
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding.
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.
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.
And it came to pass in those days that he went out into the mountain to pray and continued all night in prayer to God.
But Jesus did not trust himself unto them because he knew all men
He said unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus said unto him, Feed my sheep.
As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work unto which I have called them.
And having ordained elders for them in every congregation and having prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord on whom they believed.
But he that searches the hearts knows what is the desire of the Spirit, that according to the will of God, he makes entreaty for the saints.
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.