The heart is deceitful above all things, And it is exceeding weak—who can know it? I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings.

Tanakh — Yirmyāhû (Jeremiah) 17:9–10

Rejoicing in hope; enduring in oppression; continuing steadfastly in prayer;

New Testament — Romans 12:12

He said, 'And who despairs of the mercy of his Lord, excepting those that are astray?'

Quran — Al-Hijr (Surah 15) 56