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Romans 8:27 New King James Version (NKJV)

27 Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Romans 8:27 Amplified Bible (AMP)

27 And He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because the Spirit intercedes [before God] on behalf of [a]God’s people in accordance with God’s will.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 8:27 Lit the saints.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Romans 8:27 New International Version (NIV)

27 And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in accordance with the will of God.

New International Version (NIV)

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Jeremiah 17:9-10 New King James Version (NKJV)

“The heart is deceitful above all things,
And [a]desperately wicked;
Who can know it?
10 I, the Lord, search the heart,
I test the [b]mind,
Even to give every man according to his ways,
According to the fruit of his doings.

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 17:9 Or incurably sick
  2. Jeremiah 17:10 Most secret parts, lit. kidneys
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Jeremiah 17:9-10 Amplified Bible (AMP)


“The heart is deceitful above all things
And it is [a]extremely sick;
Who can understand it fully and know its secret motives?
10 
“I, the Lord, search and examine the mind,
I test the heart,
To give to each man according to his ways,
According to the results of his deeds.

Footnotes:

  1. Jeremiah 17:9 Lit incurable.
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Jeremiah 17:9-10 New International Version (NIV)

The heart is deceitful above all things
    and beyond cure.
    Who can understand it?

10 “I the Lord search the heart
    and examine the mind,
to reward each person according to their conduct,
    according to what their deeds deserve.”

New International Version (NIV)

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Revelation 2:23 New King James Version (NKJV)

23 I will kill her children with death, and all the churches shall know that I am He who searches[a] the minds and hearts. And I will give to each one of you according to your works.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:23 examines
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Revelation 2:23 Amplified Bible (AMP)

23 And I will kill her children (followers) with [a]pestilence [thoroughly annihilating them], and all the churches will know [without any doubt] that I am He who searches the [b]minds and hearts [the innermost thoughts, purposes]; and I will give to each one of you [a reward or punishment] according to your deeds.

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 2:23 Lit death.
  2. Revelation 2:23 Lit kidneys, i.e. inner man. In Jewish thought, the kidneys were considered a source of wisdom (cf Ps 16:7).
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Revelation 2:23 New International Version (NIV)

23 I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am he who searches hearts and minds, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds.

New International Version (NIV)

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Luke 2:35 New King James Version (NKJV)

35 (yes, a sword will pierce through your own soul also), that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Luke 2:35 Amplified Bible (AMP)

35 and a sword [of deep sorrow] will pierce through your own soul—so that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”

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Luke 2:35 New International Version (NIV)

35 so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed. And a sword will pierce your own soul too.”

New International Version (NIV)

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Hebrews 4:12 New King James Version (NKJV)

12 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Hebrews 4:12 Amplified Bible (AMP)

12 For the word of God is living and active and full of power [making it operative, energizing, and effective]. It is sharper than any two-edged [a]sword, penetrating as far as the division of the [b]soul and spirit [the completeness of a person], and of both joints and marrow [the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and judging the very thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Footnotes:

  1. Hebrews 4:12 In addition to “sword,” the word in Greek was used for the knife used by the priests to slit the throats of the sacrificial lambs and for the knife (scalpel) used by a surgeon.
  2. Hebrews 4:12 “soul and spirit” used here to emphasize the whole person, not two separate entities as in other passages.
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Hebrews 4:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.

New International Version (NIV)

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