Motive and the Heart According to NIV The Daily Comparing ESV Fire Bible, KJV Black Heritage Edition 1976

Proverbs 15:11 NIV The Daily Death and destruction lie open before the LORD–how much more do human hearts!

Proverbs 16:2 NIV The Daily All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the LORD.

Proverbs 17:3 NIV The Daily The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tests the heart.

Proverbs 20:11 NIV The Daily Even small children are known by their actions, so is their conduct really pure and upright?

Proverbs 20:27 NIV The Daily The human spirit is the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one’s inmost being.

Proverbs 21:2 NIV The Daily A person may think their own ways are right, but the LORD  weighs the heart.

Proverbs 27:19 NIV The Daily As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.

Proverbs 15:11 ESV Fire Bible Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the LORD; how much more the hearts of the children of man!

Proverbs 16:2 ESV Fire Bible All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but tyhe LORD weighs the spirit.

In Depth

Luke 16:15 And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

1 Corinthians 4:4-5 For am not aware of anything against myself, but am not thereby acquitted. It is the Lord who judges me.

Therefore do not pronounce judgment before the time, before the Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. Then each one will receive his commendation from God.

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Proverbs 17:3 ESV Fire Bible The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the LORD tests hearts.

Proverbs 20:11 ESV Fire Bible Even a child makes himself known by his acts, by whether his conduct is pure and upright.

In Depth

Matthew 7:16 You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?

Proverbs 20:27 ESV Fire Bible The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD, searching all his innermost parts.

In Depth

1 Corinthians 2:11 For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.

Zephaniah 1:12 At that time I will search Jerusalem with lamp, and I will punish the men who are complacent, those who say in their hearts, “The LORD will not do good, nor will he do ill.’

Proverbs 18:8 The words of a whisperer are like delicious morsels; they go down into the inner parts of the body.

Proverbs 21:2 ESV Fire Bible Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the heart.

In Depth

Proverbs 12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.

Proverbs 24:12 If you say, “Behold, we did not know this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who keeps watch over your soul know it, and will he not repay man according to his work?

1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because have rejected him. For the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.”

Proverbs 27:19 ESV Fire Bible As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.

Proverbs 15:11 KJV Black Heritage Edition 1976 Hell and destruction are before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of Men?

Proverbs 16:2 KJV Black Heritage Edition 1976 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.

Proverbs 17:3 KJV Black Heritage Edition 1976 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.

Proverbs 20:11 KJV Black Heritage Edition 1976 Even a child is known by his doing, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.

Proverbs 20:27 KJV Black Heritage Edition 1976 The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.

Proverbs 21:2 KJV Black Heritage Edition 1976 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

Proverbs 27:19 KJV Black Heritage Edition 1976 As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.