'Heart' in the Bible
My son, if you will take my words to your heart, storing up my laws in your mind;
So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul;
My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:
Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
My son, do not make your heart hard against the Lord's teaching; do not be made angry by his training:
He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.
Give ear, O my son, and let your heart be open to my sayings; and long life will be yours.
Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart.
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
Frowardness is in his heart, he deviseth mischief continually; he soweth discord.
An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.
Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids.
He who committeth adultery with a woman lacketh heart, He is destroying his soul who doth it.
Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart.
And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart.
Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths.
O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.
They are all plain to him who understands [and opens his heart], and right to those who find knowledge [and live by it].
Who is simple? let him turn aside hither.' Whoso lacketh heart: she hath said to him,
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if your heart is full of pride, you only will have the pain of it.
Who is simple? let him turn aside hither.' And whoso lacketh heart -- she said to him,
The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.
Wise men store up knowledge [in mind and heart], but the mouth of the foolish is a present destruction.
The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
The lips of the righteous delight many, And fools for lack of heart die.
Whoso is despising his neighbour lacketh heart, And a man of understanding keepeth silence.
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.
He who, with all his heart, goes after what is good is searching for grace; but he who is looking for trouble will get it.
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
Whoso is tilling the ground is satisfied with bread, And whoso is pursuing vanities is lacking heart,
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellers of peace is joy.
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
The heart knoweth his own bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
For him in whose heart is the fear of the Lord there is strong hope: and his children will have a safe place.
A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.
All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
Folly is joy to one lacking heart, And a man of intelligence directeth his going.
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat.
He that refuses chastening despises his own soul, but he that hears reproof has an understanding heart.
The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the LORD.
All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (the thoughts and intents of the heart).
Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
By mercy and love, truth and fidelity [to God and man -- "not by sacrificial offerings], iniquity is purged out of the heart, and by the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord men depart from and avoid evil.
A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.
Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?
A man lacking heart is striking hands, A surety he becometh before his friend.
He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
The words of a tale-bearer are as self-inflicted wounds, And they have gone down to the inner parts of the heart.
The property of a man of wealth is his strong town, and it is as a high wall in the thoughts of his heart.
Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honour is humility.
The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.
Whoso is getting heart is loving his soul, He is keeping understanding to find good.
Discipline your son while there is still hope but don't set your heart on his destruction.
There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?
The breath of man is a lamp of Jehovah, Searching all the inner parts of the heart.
The bandages of a wound thou removest with the evil, Also the plagues of the inner parts of the heart!
The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
Every man's lifestyle is proper in his own view, but the LORD weighs the heart.
An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
Twisted is the way of him who is full of crime; but as for him whose heart is clean, his work is upright.
He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips the king shall be his friend.
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.
Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.
For they are pleasant when thou dost keep them in thy heart, They are prepared together for thy lips.
For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.
Yea, my heart will rejoice, When thy lips speak right things.
Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.
Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way.
My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.
Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things.
And thou hast been as one lying down in the heart of the sea, And as one lying down on the top of a mast.
For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?
Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth:
Near the field of a slothful man I passed by, And near the vineyard of a man lacking heart.
I saw, and took it to heart; I looked, and received instruction:
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