I, the Lord, examine the mind, I test the heart to give to each according to his way, according to what his actions deserve.
Jeremiah 17:10 In-Context
They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.”
The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?
“I the LORD search the heart and examine the mind, to reward each person according to their conduct, according to what their deeds deserve.”
Like a partridge that hatches eggs it did not lay are those who gain riches by unjust means. When their lives are half gone, their riches will desert them, and in the end they will prove to be fools.
A glorious throne, exalted from the beginning, is the place of our sanctuary.
Cross References 4
1 Samuel 16:7; S Joshua 22:22; S 2 Chronicles 6:30; S Revelation 2:23