1 Kings 8:39; 1 Chronicles 28:9; Psalm 7:9; Jeremiah 11:20; Jeremiah 17:10; Jeremiah 20:12; Acts 1:24

39 then hear in heaven your dwelling place and forgive and act and render to each whose heart you know, according to all his ways (dfor you, you only, know the hearts of all the children of mankind),


David's Charge to Solomon

And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a ywhole heart and with a willing mind, zfor the Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. aIf you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.


Oh, let the evil of the wicked come to an end,

and may you establish the righteous

you who atest bthe minds and hearts,1

O righteous God!


20  But, O Lord of hosts, who judges righteously,

who etests fthe heart and the mind,

glet me see your vengeance upon them,

for to you have I committed my cause.


10  iI the Lord search the heart

jand test the mind,1

kto give every man according to his ways,

according to the fruit of his deeds.


12  O Lord of hosts, who tests the righteous,

lwho sees the heart and the mind,1

let me see your vengeance upon them,

for to you have I committed my cause.


24 And bthey prayed and said, You, Lord, cwho know the hearts of all, show which one of these two you have chosen