Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness, giving them the Holy Ghost, even as he did unto us;
And, praying, they said - Thou Lord! observer of the hearts of all men! shew forth whom thou hast chosen, - of these two, one; -
1 Samuel 16:7
But Yahweh said unto Samuel - Do not regard his countenance, or the height of his stature, for I have rejected him, - for it is not what man looketh to but what God looketh to. For, man, looketh to the outward appearance, but, Yahweh, looketh to 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.
1 Chronicles 29:17
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.
Would not, God, have searched into this, Seeing that, he, knoweth the secrets of the heart?
O Yahweh! thou hast searched me, and observed:
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.
Jesus himself, however, was not trusting himself unto them, by reason of his understanding them all,
He saith unto him, the third time - Simon, son of John! art thou fond of me? Peter was grieved, that he said unto him, the third time, Art thou fond of me? and he said unto him - Lord! all things, thou, knowest: thou perceivest that I am fond of thee. Jesus saith unto him - Be feeding my sheep.
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.
A good while, therefore, tarried they, using boldness of speech in dependence upon the Lord, who was bearing witness unto his word of favour, granting signs and wonders to be coming to pass through their hands.
And so, the Father who sent me, he, hath borne witness concerning me; Neither, a sound of him, at any time, have ye heard, nor, a form of him, have ye seen;
God, jointly witnessing also, both with signs and wonders and manifold mighty works, and with distributions of Holy Spirit, according to his own will?
And they were all filled with Holy Spirit, and began to be speaking with other kinds of tongues just as the Spirit was giving unto them to be sounding forth.
And, when they had made supplication, the place was shaken in which they were gathered together, and they were filled, one and all, with the Holy Spirit, and began speaking the word of God with freedom of utterance.
While Peter was yet speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who were hearing the word.
And, as I began to be speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon them, just as upon us also at the beginning.
Surely then, the water, can no man forbid, that these should not be immersed, - seeing that, the Holy Spirit, they have received, as well as we.