Most Relevant Verses
And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this your so great a people? And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing. And God said unto him, Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked for yourself long life; neither have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies; but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice;read more.
Behold, I have done according to your words: lo, I have given you a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like you before you, neither after you shall any arise like unto you.
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones. He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker: but he that honors him has mercy on the poor. The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous has hope in his death.read more.
Wisdom rests in the heart of him that has understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.
The preparations of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD. All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weighs the spirits. Commit your works unto the LORD, and your thoughts shall be established.read more.
The LORD has made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil. Everyone that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though they join hand in hand, none shall be unpunished. By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil. When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him. Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without justice. A man's heart plans his way: but the LORD directs his steps.
There are many plans in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.