Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?
And the Lord said to him, Now ye Pharisees cleanse the outside of the cup and of the platter, but your interior is full of plundering and wickedness.
Having stood by himself, the Pharisee prayed these things: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, predatory, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.
And having watched him, they sent forth insidious men pretending themselves to be righteous, so that they might take hold of his word, in order to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness, but a faithful man who can find?
When therefore thou do charity, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.
But all their works they do in order to be seen by men. And they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the hems of their garments.
Because from works of law no flesh will be made right before him, for through law is knowledge of sin.
Was not Abraham our father made righteous from works, having offered up Isaac his son upon the altar?
1 Samuel 16:7
But LORD said to Samuel, Do not look on his countenance, or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For [LORD sees] not as man sees, for man looks on the outward appearance, but LORD looks on the heart.
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know also, my God, that thou try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. And now I have seen with joy thy people, who are present here, off
2 Chronicles 6:30
then hear thou from heaven thy dwelling-place and forgive, and render to every man according to all his ways, whose heart thou know, (for thou, even thou only, know the hearts of the sons of men),
O let the wickedness of the wicked man come to an end, but establish thou the righteous man. For the righteous God tries the minds and hearts.
O LORD, thou have searched me, and known.
I, LORD, search the mind. I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
and because he had no need that any man should testify about man, for he himself knew what was in man.
He says to him the third time, Simon, son of Jonah, do thou love me? Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, Do thou love me? And he said to him, Lord, thou know all things. Thou know that I love thee. Jesus says t
(Indeed therefore this man obtained a field from the reward of his unrighteousness, and having become headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his bowels gushed out.
And God, who knows the heart, testified to them, having given them the Holy Spirit, just as also to us.
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore do not judge anything before time, until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make public the deliberations of the hearts. And then praise will come to each man from God.
And I will kill her children in death. And all the congregations will know that I am he who searches the inner feelings and hearts. And I will give to you--to each--according to your works.
For the wicked man boasts of his heart's desire. And the greedy man renounces, [yea], despises LORD.
This their way is their folly. Yet after them men approve their sayings. Selah.
Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to LORD. Hand in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
Hear the word of LORD, ye rulers of Sodom, give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
I hate, I despise your feasts, and I will take no delight in your solemn assemblies.
And now we call the proud happy. Yea, those who work wickedness are built up. Yea, they challenge God, and escape.
1 Peter 3:4
but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible, of the meek and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise younger men should be subordinate to the elder men. And all being subordinate to each other, clothe yourselves with humility, because God sets himself against the haughty, but gives grace to the lowly.