God Testing People

Most Relevant Verses

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.

Psalm 7:9

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end,
but establish the righteous.
The One who examines the thoughts and emotions
is a righteous God.

Jeremiah 11:20

But, Lord of Hosts, who judges righteously,
who tests heart and mind,
let me see Your vengeance on them,
for I have presented my case to You.

Ecclesiastes 3:18

I said to myself, “This happens concerning people, so that God may test them and they may see for themselves that they are like animals.”

Job 7:17

What is man, that You think so highly of him
and pay so much attention to him?

Job 7:18

You inspect him every morning,
and put him to the test every moment.

Jeremiah 9:7

Therefore, this is what the Lord of Hosts says:I am about to refine them and test them,
for what else can I do
because of My dear people?

Job 13:9

Would it go well if He examined you?
Could you deceive Him as you would deceive a man?

Jeremiah 12:3

As for You, Lord, You know me; You see me.
You test whether my heart is with You.
Drag the wicked away like sheep to slaughter
and set them apart for the day of killing.

Ezekiel 21:13

Surely it will be a trial!
And what if the sword despises even the scepter?
The scepter will not continue.
This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

1 Corinthians 3:13

each one’s work will become obvious, for the day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire; the fire will test the quality of each one’s work.

Jeremiah 20:12

Lord of Hosts, testing the righteous
and seeing the heart and mind,
let me see Your vengeance on them,
for I have presented my case to You.

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