'Try' in the Bible
I know also, my God, that you try the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things. Now have I seen with joy your people, that are present here, offer willingly to you.
However in [the business of] the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.
Doesn't the ear try words, even as the palate tastes its food?
Examine me, Yahweh, and prove me. Try my heart and my mind.
Search me, God, and know my heart. Try me, and know my thoughts.
He said, "Listen now, house of David. Is it not enough for you to try the patience of men, that you will try the patience of my God also?
"I have made you a tester of metals [and] a fortress among my people; that you may know and try their way.
Therefore thus says Yahweh of Armies, Behold, I will melt them, and try them; for how [else] should I do, because of the daughter of my people?
But you, Yahweh, know me; you see me, and try my heart toward you: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.
I, Yahweh, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Yahweh.
For when you are going with your adversary before the magistrate, try diligently on the way to be released from him, lest perhaps he drag you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison.
"Another said, 'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I must go try them out. Please have me excused.'
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