Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Proverbs 16:2 in English Standard Version "All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit." 1Sa 16:7 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.” Pr 12:15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice. Pr 21:2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart. Pr 24:12 If you say, “Behold, we did not know this,” does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who keeps watch over your soul know it, and will he not repay man according to his work? Pr 30:12 There are those who are clean in their own eyes but are not washed of their filth.