Jeremiah 20:12
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LORD Almighty, you who examine the righteous and probe the heart and mind, let me see your vengeance on them, for to you I have committed my cause.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou, Jehovah of hosts, who triest the righteous, who seest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them; for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

World English Bible
But, Yahweh of Armies, who tests the righteous, who sees the heart and the mind, let me see your vengeance on them; for to you have I revealed my cause.

Young's Literal Translation
And, O Jehovah of Hosts, trier of the righteous, Beholder of reins and heart, I do see Thy vengeance out of them, For unto Thee I have revealed my cause.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

But the Lord is with me as a mighty terrible one - Thus was he, by his strong confidence in the strong God, delivered from all his fears, and enabled to go on comfortably with his work.

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that.

Jeremiah 17:10 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.

Psalm 7:9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God tries the hearts and reins.

Psalm 11:5 The LORD tries the righteous: but the wicked and him that loves violence his soul hates.

Psalm 17:3 You have proved my heart; you have visited me in the night; you have tried me, and shall find nothing...

Psalm 26:2,3 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart...

Psalm 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searches the reins and hearts...

let me.

Jeremiah 11:20 But, O LORD of hosts, that judge righteously, that try the reins and the heart, let me see your vengeance on them...

Jeremiah 12:8 My heritage is to me as a lion in the forest; it cries out against me: therefore have I hated it.

Jeremiah 17:18 Let them be confounded that persecute me, but let not me be confounded: let them be dismayed, but let not me be dismayed...

Jeremiah 18:19-23 Give heed to me, O LORD, and listen to the voice of them that contend with me...

2 Chronicles 24:22 Thus Joash the king remembered not the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son. And when he died, he said...

Psalm 54:7 For he has delivered me out of all trouble: and my eye has seen his desire on my enemies.

Psalm 59:10 The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see my desire on my enemies.

Psalm 109:6-20 Set you a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand...

Revelation 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true...

Revelation 18:20 Rejoice over her, you heaven, and you holy apostles and prophets; for God has avenged you on her.

Revelation 19:2,3 For true and righteous are his judgments: for he has judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication...

for.

1 Samuel 1:15 And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink...

Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Psalm 86:4 Rejoice the soul of your servant: for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.

Isaiah 37:14 And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up to the house of the LORD...

Isaiah 38:14 Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: my eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed...

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judges righteously:

1 Peter 4:19 Why let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as to a faithful Creator.

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The Revelation to which the Scripture of the Old Testament Owes Its Existence.
"O Lord, . . . Thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed."--Jer. xx. 7. The understanding of the Holy Spirit's work in Scripture requires us to distinguish the preparation, and the formation that was the outcome of the preparation. We will discuss these two separately. The Holy Spirit prepared for Scripture by the operations which from Paradise to Patmos supernaturally apprehended the sinful life of this world, and thus raised up believing men who formed the developing Church. This will seem very
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

The Baptist's Inquiry and Jesus' Discourse Suggested Thereby.
(Galilee.) ^A Matt. XI. 2-30; ^C Luke VII. 18-35. ^c 18 And the disciples of John told him of all these things. ^a 2 Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent by his disciples ^c 19 And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them unto the Lord [John had been cast into prison about December, a.d. 27, and it was now after the Passover, possibly in May or June, a.d. 28. Herod Antipas had cast John into prison because John had reproved him for taking his brother's wife.
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Psalm 7:9
Bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure-- you, the righteous God who probes minds and hearts.

Psalm 11:5
The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked, those who love violence, he hates with a passion.

Psalm 17:3
Though you probe my heart, though you examine me at night and test me, you will find that I have planned no evil; my mouth has not transgressed.

Psalm 54:7
You have delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes.

Psalm 58:10
The righteous will be glad when they are avenged, when they dip their feet in the blood of the wicked.

Psalm 59:10
my God on whom I can rely. God will go before me and will let me gloat over those who slander me.

Psalm 62:8
Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.

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