30 then hear from heaven, your dwelling place. Forgive,(A) and deal with everyone according to all they do, since you know their hearts (for you alone know the human heart),(B)

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27 The human spirit is[a] the lamp of the Lord(A)
    that sheds light on one’s inmost being.(B)

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  1. Proverbs 20:27 Or A person’s words are
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A person may think their own ways are right,
    but the Lord weighs the heart.(A)

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15 He said to them, “You are the ones who justify yourselves(A) in the eyes of others, but God knows your hearts.(B) What people value highly is detestable in God’s sight.

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