Jeremiah 17:10
New International Version
“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 Living Translation
But I, the LORD, search all hearts and examine secret motives. I give all people their due rewards, according to what their actions deserve.”

English Standard Version
“I the LORD search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”

Berean Study Bible
I, the LORD, search the heart; I examine the mind to reward a man according to his way, by what his deeds deserve.

King James Bible
I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

New King James Version
I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.

New American Standard Bible
“I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, To give to each person according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

NASB 1995
“I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

NASB 1977
“I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

Amplified Bible
“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.

Christian Standard Bible
I, the LORD, examine the mind, I test the heart to give to each according to his way, according to what his actions deserve.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I, Yahweh, examine the mind, I test the heart to give to each according to his way, according to what his actions deserve.

American Standard Version
I, Jehovah, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I, LORD JEHOVAH, examine the heart and prove the kidneys, and give to a man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his deeds

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I the Lord try the hearts, and prove the reins, to give to every one according to his ways, and according to the fruits of his devices.

Contemporary English Version
But I know your deeds and your thoughts, and I will make sure you get what you deserve.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

English Revised Version
I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

Good News Translation
I, the LORD, search the minds and test the hearts of people. I treat each of them according to the way they live, according to what they do."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I, the LORD, search minds and test hearts. I will reward each person for what he has done. I will reward him for the results of his actions.

International Standard Version
I am the LORD who searches the heart, who tests the inner depths to give to each person according to what he deserves, according to the fruit of his deeds.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.

Literal Standard Version
I, YHWH, search the heart, try the reins, Even to give to each according to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.

NET Bible
I, the LORD, probe into people's minds. I examine people's hearts. I deal with each person according to how he has behaved. I give them what they deserve based on what they have done.

New Heart English Bible
I, the LORD, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

World English Bible
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.

Young's Literal Translation
I Jehovah do search the heart, try the reins, Even to give to each according to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sin and Punishment of Judah
9The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? 10I, the LORD, search the heart; I examine the mind to reward a man according to his way, by what his deeds deserve. 11Like a partridge hatching eggs it did not lay is the man who makes a fortune unjustly. In the middle of his days his riches will desert him, and in the end he will be the fool.”…

Cross References
Matthew 6:4
so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

Acts 1:24
And they prayed, "Lord, You know everyone's heart. Show us which of these two You have chosen

Romans 2:6
God "will repay each one according to his deeds."

Romans 8:27
And He who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.

Revelation 2:23
Then I will strike her children dead, and all the churches will know that I am the One who searches minds and hearts, and I will repay each of you according to your deeds.

Revelation 22:12
"Behold, I am coming soon, and My reward is with Me, to give to each one according to what he has done.

1 Kings 8:39
be heard by You from heaven, Your dwelling place. And may You forgive and act, and repay each man according to all his ways, since You know his heart--for You alone know the hearts of all men--


Treasury of Scripture

I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

the Lord.

Jeremiah 11:20
But, O LORD of hosts, that judgest righteously, that triest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

Jeremiah 20:12
But, O LORD of hosts, that triest the righteous, and seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I opened my cause.

1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

even.

Jeremiah 32:19
Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:

Psalm 62:12
Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Matthew 16:27
For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

fruit.

Jeremiah 21:14
But I will punish you according to the fruit of your doings, saith the LORD: and I will kindle a fire in the forest thereof, and it shall devour all things round about it.

Jeremiah 32:19
Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for thine eyes are open upon all the ways of the sons of men: to give every one according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings:

Isaiah 3:10,11
Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings…









(10) According to his ways.--The Hebrew word is in the singular, his way, and the interpolated conjunction "and" is better omitted, so as to leave the last words as an explanation of what is meant by it. Jehovah, who "searches the heart," answers the question "who can know it?" He does know, and will, in the end, judge with a perfectly righteous judgment. Men should live as in the presence of One to whom all hearts are open.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I,
אֲנִ֧י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

the LORD,
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

search
חֹקֵ֥ר (ḥō·qêr)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 2713: To penetrate, to examine intimately

the heart;
לֵ֖ב (lêḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

I test
בֹּחֵ֣ן (bō·ḥên)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 974: To test, to investigate

the mind
כְּלָי֑וֹת (kə·lā·yō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 3629: A kidney, the mind

to reward
וְלָתֵ֤ת (wə·lā·ṯêṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

a man
לְאִישׁ֙ (lə·’îš)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

according to his way,
כִּדְרָכָ֔יו (kiḏ·rā·ḵāw)
Preposition-k | Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

by what his deeds
מַעֲלָלָֽיו׃ (ma·‘ă·lā·lāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4611: A deed, practice

deserve.
כִּפְרִ֖י (kip̄·rî)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6529: Fruit


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