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Jeremiah 17:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— 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.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— 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 American Standard Bible (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.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— 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.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I Jehovah search the heart, I try the reins, even to give each one according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I—Yahweh, Searching the heart, Testing the affections; And giving to every man, According to his way, According to the fruit of his doings.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 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.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— 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.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I the LORD search the heart, I try the reines, euen to giue euery man according to his waies, [and] according to the fruit of his doings.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— 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.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I Yahweh search the heart, [I] try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, [and] according to the fruit of his doings.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I x589
(0589) Complement
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
search 2713
{2713} Prime
חָקַר
chaqar
{khaw-kar'}
A primitive root; properly to penetrate; hence to examine intimately.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the heart, 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
[I] try 974
{0974} Prime
בָּחַן
bachan
{baw-khan'}
A primitive root; to test (especially metals); generally and figuratively to investigate.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the reins, 3629
{3629} Prime
כִּלְיָה
kilyah
{kil-yaw'}
Feminine of H3627 (only in the plural); a kidney (as an essential organ); figuratively the mind (as the interior self).
even to give 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
every man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
according to his ways, 1870
{1870} Prime
דֶּרֶךְ
derek
{deh'-rek}
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
[and] according to the fruit 6529
{6529} Prime
פְּרִי
p@riy
{per-ee'}
From H6509; fruit (literally or figuratively).
of his doings. 4611
{4611} Prime
מַעֲלָל
ma`alal
{mah-al-awl'}
From H5953; an act (good or bad).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Jeremiah 17:10

_ _ Lest any should infer from Jeremiah 17:9, “who can know it?” that even the Lord does not know, and therefore cannot punish, the hidden treachery of the heart, He says, “I the Lord search the heart,” etc. (1 Chronicles 28:9; Psalms 7:9; Proverbs 17:3; Revelation 2:23).

_ _ even to giveand that in order that I may give (Jeremiah 32:19).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Jeremiah 17:5-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the LORD[YHWH]:

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.
1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
1 Chronicles 29:17 I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.
2 Chronicles 6:30 Then hear thou from heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and render unto every man according unto all his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou only knowest the hearts of the children of men:)
Psalms 7:9 Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins.
Psalms 139:1-2 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known [me]. ... Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.
Psalms 139:23-24 Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: ... And see if [there be any] wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.
Proverbs 17:3 The fining pot [is] for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.
John 2:25 And needed not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was in man.
Romans 8:27 And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what [is] the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to [the will of] God.
Hebrews 4:12-13 For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. ... Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things [are] naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.
Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.

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:
Psalms 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.
Romans 2:6-8 Who will render to every man according to his deeds: ... But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
Revelation 20:12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is [the book] of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.
Revelation 22:12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward [is] with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.

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. ... Woe unto the wicked! [it shall be] ill [with him]: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
Micah 7:13 Notwithstanding the land shall be desolate because of them that dwell therein, for the fruit of their doings.
Romans 6:21 What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things [is] death.
Galatians 6:7-8 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. ... For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
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