The LORD knows the thoughts of human beings that they are futile.
"But as for me, I know their actions and their thoughts. Come and gather all nations and languages, and they will come and see my glory.
Just then the Spirit of the LORD took control of me and told me, "You are to say, "This is what the LORD says: "You've said, O house of Israel, that I know what goes through your mind.
Examine me, God, and know my mind, test me, and know my thoughts.
You know when I rest and when I am active. You understand what I am thinking when I am distant from you.
A person plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.
He knew what they were thinking and told them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is destroyed, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand.
Indeed, a sword will pierce your own soul, too, so that the inner thoughts of many people might be revealed."
Because Jesus knew that they were arguing, he asked them, "Why are you arguing about this among yourselves?
But Jesus knew what they were thinking. So he told the man with the paralyzed hand, "Get up, and stand in the middle of the synagogue." So he got up and stood there.
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow, as it judges the thoughts and purposes of the heart.
I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will reward each of you as your actions deserve.