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Psalms 26:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Examine me, O Jehovah, and prove me; Try my heart and my mind.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Examine me, O LORD, and try me; Test my mind and my heart.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Prove me, Jehovah, and test me; try my reins and my heart:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Try me, O Yahweh, and prove me, Test my reins and my heart:—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Try me, O Jehovah, and prove me, Purified [are] my reins and my heart.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Prove me, O Lord, and try me; burn my reins and my heart.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Examine me, O LORD, and proue me; try my reines and my heart.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Prove me, O Lord, and try me; purify as with fire my reins and my heart.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Examine me, O Yahweh, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Examine 974
{0974} Prime
בָּחַן
bachan
{baw-khan'}
A primitive root; to test (especially metals); generally and figuratively to investigate.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
me, O Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
and prove 5254
{5254} Prime
נָסַה
nacah
{naw-saw'}
A primitive root; to test; by implication to attempt.
z8761
<8761> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 446
me; try 6884
{6884} Prime
צרף
tsaraph
{tsaw-raf'}
A primitive root; to fuse (metal), that is, refine (literally or figuratively).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
my 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).
and my 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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 26:2

_ _ He asks the most careful scrutiny of his affections and thoughts (Psalms 7:9), or motives.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 26:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 26:2

Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my (b) reins and my heart.

(b) My very affections and inward motions of the heart.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

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 17:3 Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited [me] in the night; thou hast tried me, [and] shalt find nothing; I am purposed [that] my mouth shall not transgress.
Psalms 66:10 For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.
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.
Job 13:23 How many [are] mine iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression and my sin.
Job 31:4-6 Doth not he see my ways, and count all my steps? ... Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity.
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.
Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It [is] my people: and they shall say, The LORD [is] my God.
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Jb 13:23; 31:4. Ps 7:9; 17:3; 66:10; 139:23. Jr 20:12. Zc 13:9.

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