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25 Bible Verses about God Testing People

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Deuteronomy 8:2

And thou shalt remember all the way by which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness to afflict thee and to prove thee to know what was in thine heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that thou dost try the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy that thy people, who are present here, have given willingly unto thee.

Psalm 7:9

Let wickedness consume the wicked; but establish the just: for the righteous God is he who tries the hearts and kidneys.

Jeremiah 11:20

But, O LORD of the hosts, that judges righteously, that tries the kidneys and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them, for unto thee I have uncovered my cause.

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in the temple of his holiness, the LORD's throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try the children of men.

Ecclesiastes 3:18

I said in my heart concerning the estate of the sons of men that God might manifest them and that they might see that they themselves are beasts one to another.

Proverbs 17:3

The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tries the hearts.

Job 7:17

What is man that thou should magnify him and that thou should set thine heart upon him

Job 7:18

and that thou should visit him every morning and try him every moment?

Jeremiah 9:7

Therefore thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Behold, I will melt them and try them; for how shall I do for the daughter of my people?

Job 13:9

Would it be good for him to search you out? As one man mocks another, do ye so mock him?

Jeremiah 12:3

But thou, O LORD, dost know me; thou hast seen me and tried my heart toward thee; pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and mark them for the day of slaughter.

Ezekiel 21:13

because it shall be a trial. What shall be if it does not despise the rod? said the Lord GOD.

Zechariah 13:9

And I will put the third part into the fire and will refine them as silver is refined and will try them as gold is tried; He shall call on my name, and I will hear him; I will say, My people, and he shall say, The LORD is my God.

1 Corinthians 3:13

the work of each one shall be made manifest, for the day shall declare it because it shall be revealed by fire; the work of each one, whatever sort it is, the fire shall put it to test.

Jeremiah 20:12

O LORD of the hosts, who examines that which is just, who seest the kidneys and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee I have opened my cause.