Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.
This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
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.
I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart.
The light of the eyes rejoices the heart, and good news refreshes the bones.
A perverse heart shall be far from me; I will know nothing of evil.
I will make with them an everlasting covenant, that I will not turn away from doing good to them. And I will put the fear of me in their hearts, that they may not turn from me.
And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.