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.
And he, wishing 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 trencher; and your inside is full of plunder and wickedness.
The Pharisee having stood, prayed these to himself, O God, I return thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or also as this publican.
And having observed narrowly, they sent liers-in-wait, feigning themselves to be just, that they might seize upon his word, to deliver him to the beginning and authority of the leader.
The multitude of man will call each his mercy: and a man of faithfulness who shall find?
When therefore thou doest alms, thou shouldst not sound the trumpet before thee, as hypocrites do in the assemblies, and in the streets, that they might be praised by men. Verily I say to you, They have their reward.
And all their works do they, to be seen by men: and make broad their preservatives, and enlarge the border of their garments
Therefore from the works of the law shall no flesh be justified before him: for by the law the knowledge of sin.
Was not Abraham our father justified by works, having brought up Isaac his son upon the altar
1 Samuel 16:7
And Jehovah will say to Samuel, Thou shalt not look upon his aspect or upon the height of his stature; for I rejected him: for not what man will see, for man will see with the eyes, and Jehovah will see at the heart
1 Chronicles 29:17
And I knew, my God, that thou triest the heart, and from uprightness thou wilt delight. I in the uprightness of my heart gave willingly all these: and now thy people were found here; I saw with gladness to show themselves willing to thee.
2 Chronicles 6:30
And wilt thou hear from the heavens the place of thy dwelling, and forgive, and give to each according to his ways, winch thou wilt know his heart? for thou alone knewest the heart of the sons of men
Now shall the evil of the unjust come to an end; and thou wilt direct the just one: for the just God tried hearts and reins.
To the overseer, to David a chanting. O Jehovah thou didst search me, and thou wilt know.
I Jehovah searching the heart, trying the reins, to give to each according to his way, according to the fruit of his doings.
For also he had no need that any should testify concerning man: for he knew what was in man.
He says to him the third time, Simon of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved that he said the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said to him, Lord, thou knowest all; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus says to him, Feed my sheep.
Truly this therefore purchased a place from the wages of iniquity; and being bent forward, he brake in pieces in the midst, and all his entrails were poured out.
And God the knower of hearts testified to them, having given them the Holy Spirit, as also us;
1 Corinthians 4:5
Therefore judge ye nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who also, will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and make manifest the counsels of hearts: and then shall praise be to each from God.
And her children will I kill in death; and all the churches shall know that I am he searching the reins and hearts: and I will give to you each according to our works.
For the unjust boasted upon the desire of his soul, and he blessed him plundering, despising Jehovah.
This their way folly to them: and those after them will delight in their mouth. Silence.
Every one lifted up of heart an abomination to Jehovah: and hand to hand, shall not be unpunished.
Hear the word of Jehovah, ye leaders of Sodom: give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
I hated, I rejected your festivals, and I will not smell in your assemblies.
And now we pronounce the proud happy; also they working injustice were built up; also they tried Jehovah and they will be delivered.
1 Peter 3:4
But the hidden man of the heart, in the uncorruptedness of a mild and quiet spirit, which is before God of great price.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subjected to the elders. And all being subject to one another, be wrapped up in humility: for God opposes the proud, and gives grace to the humble.