Proverbs 21:2
Good News Translation
You may think that everything you do is right, but remember that the LORD judges your motives.

Contemporary English Version
We may think we are doing the right thing, but the LORD always knows what is in our hearts.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Every way of a man seemeth right to himself: but the Lord weigheth the hearts.

New American Bible
All your ways may be straight in your own eyes, but it is the LORD who weighs hearts.

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Every way of a man seemeth right to himself: but the Lord weigheth the hearts.

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Proverbs 16:2,25 All the ways of a man are open to his eyes: the Lord is the weigher of spirits. . . .

Proverbs 20:6 Many men are called merciful: but who shall find a faithful man?

Proverbs 30:12 A generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet are not washed from their filthiness.

Psalm 36:2 For in his sight he hath done deceitfully, that his iniquity may be found unto hatred.

Luke 18:11,12 The Pharisee standing, prayed thus with himself: O God, I give thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, as also is this publican. . . .

Galatians 6:3 For if any man think himself to be some thing, whereas he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

James 1:22 But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

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Proverbs 24:12 If thou say: I have not strength enough: he that seeth into the heart, he understandeth, and nothing deceiveth the keeper of thy soul, and he shall render to a man according to his works.

1 Samuel 16:7 And the Lord said to Samuel: Look not on his countenance, nor on the height of his stature: because I have rejected him, nor do I judge according to the look of man: for man seeth those things that appear, but the Lord beholdeth the heart.

Jeremiah 17:10 I am the Lord who search the heart, and prove the reins: who give to every one according to his way, and according to the fruit of his devices.

Luke 16:15 And he said to them: you are they who justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts. For that which is high to men is an abomination before God.

John 2:24,25 But Jesus did not trust himself unto them: for that he knew all men, . . .

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death: and all the churches shall know that I am he that searcheth the reins and hearts. And I will give to every one of you according to your works. But to you I say

Context
The King's Heart
1As the divisions of waters, so the heart of the king is in the hand of the Lord: whithersoever he will, he shall turn it. 2Every way of a man seemeth right to himself: but the Lord weigheth the hearts.3To do mercy and judgment, pleaseth the Lord more than victims.…
Cross References
Luke 16:15
And he said to them: you are they who justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts. For that which is high to men is an abomination before God.

Proverbs 12:15
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that is wise hearkeneth unto counsels.

Proverbs 16:2
All the ways of a man are open to his eyes: the Lord is the weigher of spirits.

Proverbs 24:12
If thou say: I have not strength enough: he that seeth into the heart, he understandeth, and nothing deceiveth the keeper of thy soul, and he shall render to a man according to his works.

Additional Translations
All a man’s ways seem right to him, but the LORD weighs the heart.Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD ponders the hearts.

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; But Jehovah weigheth the hearts.

Every man seems to himself righteous; but the Lord directs the hearts.

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes; but Jehovah weigheth the hearts.

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD weigheth the hearts.

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but Yahweh weighs the hearts.

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, And Jehovah is pondering hearts.
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