Psalm 66:18
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New International Version
If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened;

King James Bible
If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

Darby Bible Translation
Had I regarded iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not hear.

World English Bible
If I cherished sin in my heart, the Lord wouldn't have listened.

Young's Literal Translation
Iniquity, if I have seen in my heart, The Lord doth not hear.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

If I regard iniquity in my heart - "If I have seen (ראיתי raithi) iniquity in my heart," if I have known it was there, and encouraged it; if I pretended to be what I was not; if I loved iniquity, while I professed to pray and be sorry for my sin; the Lord, אדני Adonai, my Prop, Stay, and Supporter, would not have heard, and I should have been left without help or support.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If I regard

Job 27:8,9 For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has gained, when God takes away his soul...

Proverbs 15:8,29 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight...

Proverbs 21:13 Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Proverbs 28:9 He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.

Isaiah 1:15 And when you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you: yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear...

John 9:31 Now we know that God hears not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and does his will, him he hears.

James 4:3 You ask, and receive not, because you ask amiss, that you may consume it on your lusts.

Library
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners:
A BRIEF AND FAITHFUL RELATION OF THE EXCEEDING MERCY OF GOD IN CHRIST TO HIS POOR SERVANT, JOHN BUNYAN; WHEREIN IS PARTICULARLY SHOWED THE MANNER OF HIS CONVERSION, HIS SIGHT AND TROUBLE FOR SIN, HIS DREADFUL TEMPTATIONS, ALSO HOW HE DESPAIRED OF GOD'S MERCY, AND HOW THE LORD AT LENGTH THROUGH CHRIST DID DELIVER HIM FROM ALL THE GUILT AND TERROR THAT LAY UPON HIM. Whereunto is added a brief relation of his call to the work of the ministry, of his temptations therein, as also what he hath met with
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

The Heart's Desire Given to Help Mission Work in China.
"Sept. 30 [1869].--From Yorkshire L50.--Received also One Thousand Pounds to-day for the Lord's work in China. About this donation it is especially to be noticed, that for months it had been my earnest desire to do more than ever for Mission Work in China, and I had already taken steps to carry out this desire, when this donation of One Thousand Pounds came to hand. This precious answer to prayer for means should be a particular encouragement to all who are engaged in the Lord's work, and who may
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Cross References
John 9:31
We know that God does not listen to sinners. He listens to the godly person who does his will.

James 4:3
When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.

Deuteronomy 1:45
You came back and wept before the LORD, but he paid no attention to your weeping and turned a deaf ear to you.

Job 27:9
Does God listen to their cry when distress comes upon them?

Job 36:21
Beware of turning to evil, which you seem to prefer to affliction.

Psalm 18:23
I have been blameless before him and have kept myself from sin.

Psalm 18:41
They cried for help, but there was no one to save them-- to the LORD, but he did not answer.

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