Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

General references

Bible References

Behold

Psalm 26:2
Test me, Lord, and try me;
examine my heart and mind.
Psalm 125:4
Do what is good, Lord, to the good,
to those whose hearts are upright.
Genesis 20:5
Didn’t he himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? And she herself said, ‘He is my brother.’ I did this with a clear conscience and clean hands.”
2 Kings 20:3
“Please Lord, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and wholeheartedly and have done what pleases You.” And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
1 Chronicles 29:17
I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.
2 Chronicles 31:20
Hezekiah did this throughout all Judah. He did what was good and upright and true before the Lord his God.
Proverbs 2:21
For the upright will inhabit the land,
and those of integrity will remain in it;
Jeremiah 5:3
Lord, don’t Your eyes look for faithfulness?
You have struck them, but they felt no pain.
You finished them off,
but they refused to accept discipline.
They made their faces harder than rock,
and they refused to return.
John 4:23
But an hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Yes, the Father wants such people to worship Him.
2 Corinthians 1:12
For this is our confidence: The testimony of our conscience is that we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you, with God-given sincerity and purity, not by fleshly wisdom but by God’s grace.
James 4:8
Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, sinners, and purify your hearts, double-minded people!

Inward

Psalm 5:9
For there is nothing reliable in what they say;
destruction is within them;
their throat is an open grave;
they flatter with their tongues.
1 Samuel 16:7
But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or his stature, because I have rejected him. Man does not see what the Lord sees, for man sees what is visible, but the Lord sees the heart.”
Job 38:36
Who put wisdom in the heart
or gave the mind understanding?
Luke 11:39
But the Lord said to him: “Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside you are full of greed and evil.
Romans 7:22
For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God’s law.

In the hidden

Job 32:8
But it is a spirit in man
and the breath of the Almighty
that give him understanding.
Jeremiah 31:33
“Instead, this is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after those days”—the Lord’s declaration. “I will put My teaching within them and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be My people.
Jeremiah 32:40
“I will make an everlasting covenant with them: I will never turn away from doing good to them, and I will put fear of Me in their hearts so they will never again turn away from Me.
1 Peter 3:4
Instead, it should consist of what is inside the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very valuable in God’s eyes.

General references

Leviticus 7:3
The offerer must present all the fat from it: the fat tail, the fat surrounding the entrails,
Job 28:12
But where can wisdom be found,
and where is understanding located?

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