100 Bible Verses about The Heart Of Man

Jeremiah 17:9-10 ESV / 244 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? “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.”

Luke 6:45 ESV / 158 helpful votes

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 149 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

Psalm 51:10 ESV / 144 helpful votes

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 137 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Ezekiel 36:26 ESV / 107 helpful votes

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Luke 8:15 ESV / 76 helpful votes

As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.

Genesis 8:21 ESV / 72 helpful votes

And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.

Mark 12:30 ESV / 71 helpful votes

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’

Genesis 6:5 ESV / 70 helpful votes

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Hebrews 13:9 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Do not be led away by diverse and strange teachings, for it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not by foods, which have not benefited those devoted to them.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 60 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Mark 7:21-23 ESV / 54 helpful votes

For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.”

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 51 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 49 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Jeremiah 29:13 ESV / 47 helpful votes

You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

Psalm 27:14 ESV / 45 helpful votes

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

Psalm 119:2 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart,

Psalm 14:1 ESV / 39 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of David. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good.

Deuteronomy 6:5 ESV / 39 helpful votes

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 34 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Romans 10:10 ESV / 34 helpful votes

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

Proverbs 23:19 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Hear, my son, and be wise, and direct your heart in the way.

Psalm 53:1 ESV / 29 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Mahalath. A Maskil of David. The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, doing abominable iniquity; there is none who does good.

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

John 14:27 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Matthew 12:34 ESV / 23 helpful votes

You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Psalm 66:18 ESV / 23 helpful votes

If I had cherished iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

1 Chronicles 28:9 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

Hebrews 3:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.

Romans 5:5 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

John 14:1 ESV / 22 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

Psalm 71:1-24 ESV / 22 helpful votes

In you, O Lord, do I take refuge; let me never be put to shame! In your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; incline your ear to me, and save me! Be to me a rock of refuge, to which I may continually come; you have given the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress. Rescue me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of the unjust and cruel man. For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth. ...

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Proverbs 28:14 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Blessed is the one who fears the Lord always, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 21 helpful votes

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Matthew 15:18 ESV / 19 helpful votes

But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person.

Proverbs 27:19 ESV / 19 helpful votes

As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

2 John 1:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes

The elder to the elect lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not only I, but also all who know the truth,

Mark 7:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written, “‘This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me;

Matthew 9:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, “Why do you think evil in your hearts?

Psalm 24:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Matthew 15:19 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.

Matthew 5:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Jeremiah 17:10 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“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.”

Proverbs 6:18 ESV / 17 helpful votes

A heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil,

Psalm 44:21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Would not God discover this? For he knows the secrets of the heart.

Mark 11:23 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.

Proverbs 21:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed.

Proverbs 11:20 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Those of crooked heart are an abomination to the Lord, but those of blameless ways are his delight.

Proverbs 10:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.

Psalm 112:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord.

Psalm 34:18 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

1 Samuel 10:9-13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

When he turned his back to leave Samuel, God gave him another heart. And all these signs came to pass that day. When they came to Gibeah, behold, a group of prophets met him, and the Spirit of God rushed upon him, and he prophesied among them. And when all who knew him previously saw how he prophesied with the prophets, the people said to one another, “What has come over the son of Kish? Is Saul also among the prophets?” And a man of the place answered, “And who is their father?” Therefore it became a proverb, “Is Saul also among the prophets?” When he had finished prophesying, he came to the high place.

1 John 1:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life—

Romans 1:21 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

Matthew 11:29 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Proverbs 23:6-7 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Do not eat the bread of a man who is stingy; do not desire his delicacies, for he is like one who is inwardly calculating. “Eat and drink!” he says to you, but his heart is not with you.

Proverbs 17:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

An evil man seeks only rebellion, and a cruel messenger will be sent against him.

Psalm 119:10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments!

Psalm 119:7 ESV / 15 helpful votes

I will praise you with an upright heart, when I learn your righteous rules.

Psalm 26:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind.

Psalm 9:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

Hebrews 10:22 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

Luke 16:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.

Mark 7:21 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery,

Mark 6:52 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Ecclesiastes 9:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes

This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that the same event happens to all. Also, the hearts of the children of man are full of evil, and madness is in their hearts while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Proverbs 15:15 ESV / 13 helpful votes

All the days of the afflicted are evil, but the cheerful of heart has a continual feast.

Psalm 20:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

May he grant you your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans!

Hebrews 3:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, ‘They always go astray in their heart; they have not known my ways.’

1 Corinthians 4:5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Therefore do not pronounce judgment before the time, before the Lord comes, who will bring to light the things now hidden in darkness and will disclose the purposes of the heart. Then each one will receive his commendation from God.

John 2:23-25 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in his name when they saw the signs that he was doing. But Jesus on his part did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people and needed no one to bear witness about man, for he himself knew what was in man.

Luke 10:27 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”

Matthew 13:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For this people's heart has grown dull, and with their ears they can barely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their heart and turn, and I would heal them.’

Proverbs 20:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Who can say, “I have made my heart pure; I am clean from my sin”?

Proverbs 14:30 ESV / 12 helpful votes

A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.

Psalm 90:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.

Numbers 16:22 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And they fell on their faces and said, “O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and will you be angry with all the congregation?”

Romans 10:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Acts 8:22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Repent, therefore, of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.

Matthew 15:18-19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.

Proverbs 22:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline drives it far from him.

Proverbs 17:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the Lord tests hearts.

Proverbs 15:1-33 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly. The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good. A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit. A fool despises his father's instruction, but whoever heeds reproof is prudent. ...

Psalm 139:23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts!

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

1 Peter 3:3-4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious.

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

Mark 7:21-22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness.

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. ...

Psalm 5:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For there is no truth in their mouth; their inmost self is destruction; their throat is an open grave; they flatter with their tongue.

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