Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;
And to the Lord who was talking with her she gave this name, You are a God who is seen; for she said, Have I not even here in the waste land had a vision of God and am still living?
2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the Lord go this way and that, through all the earth, letting it be seen that he is the strong support of those whose hearts are true to him. In this you have done foolishly, for from now you will have wars.
The Lord is in his holy Temple, the Lord's seat is in heaven; his eyes are watching and testing the children of men.
The Lord was looking down from heaven on the children of men, to see if there were any who had wisdom, searching after God.
O Lord, you have knowledge of me, searching out all my secrets.
For a man's ways are before the eyes of the Lord, and he puts all his goings in the scales.
The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.
In what secret place may a man take cover without my seeing him? says the Lord. Is there any place in heaven or earth where I am not? says the Lord.
If I have done wrong, what have I done to you, O keeper of men? why have you made me a mark for your blows, so that I am a weariness to myself?
Then Aaron said to Moses, O my lord, let not our sin be on our heads, for we have done foolishly and are sinners.
2 Samuel 12:13
And David said to Nathan, Great is my sin against the Lord. And Nathan said to David, The Lord has put away your sin; death will not come on you.
He who keeps his sins secret will not do well; but one who is open about them, and gives them up, will get mercy.
Only be conscious of your sin, the evil you have done against the Lord your God; you have gone with strange men under every branching tree, giving no attention to my voice, says the Lord.
Certainly Ephraim's words of grief have come to my ears, You have given me training and I have undergone it like a young cow unused to the yoke: let me be turned and come back, for you are the Lord my God.
I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, Father, I have done wrong, against heaven and in your eyes:
The tax-farmer, on the other hand, keeping far away, and not lifting up even his eyes to heaven, made signs of grief and said, God, have mercy on me, a sinner.
1 John 1:8
If we say that we have no sin, we are false to ourselves and there is nothing true in us.
If you see the poor under a cruel yoke, and law and right being violently overturned in a country, be not surprised, because one authority is keeping watch on another and there are higher than they.
The law of the Lord is good, giving new life to the soul: the witness of the Lord is certain, giving wisdom to the foolish.
Because of it I keep straight in all things by your orders; and I am a hater of every false way.
But the law is holy, and its orders are holy, upright, and good.
For he has said, It is no profit to a man to take delight in God.
The priests did not say, Where is the Lord? and those who were expert in the law had no knowledge of me: and the rulers did evil against me, and the prophets became prophets of the Baal, going after things without value.
For what profit has a man, if he gets all the world with the loss of his life? or what will a man give in exchange for his life?
What fruit had you at that time in the things which are now a shame to you? for the end of such things is death.