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38 Bible Verses about Character

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Romans 5:3-5

And not only this, but we even glory in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation works patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope; and the hope shall not be ashamed, because the love of God is poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit which is given unto us.

Luke 8:17

For nothing is secret that shall not be made manifest, neither any thing hid that shall not be known and come to light.

Ephesians 5:13

But all these things when they are reproved by the light are made manifest, for the light is that which manifests everything.

Romans 5:3-4

And not only this, but we even glory in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation works patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope;

1 Corinthians 3:13

the work of each one shall be made manifest, for the day shall declare it because it shall be revealed by fire; the work of each one, whatever sort it is, the fire shall put it to test.

1 Timothy 3:10

And let these also first be proved; then let them minister, if they are blameless.

Psalm 105:19

Until the time that his word came, the spoken word of the LORD purified him.

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Character » Instability of

Luke 8:5-15

A sower went out to sow his seed, and as he sowed, some fell along the way, and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it. And some fell upon the rock, and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away because it lacked moisture. And some fell among thorns, and the thorns sprang up with it and choked it. read more.
And some fell on good ground and sprang up and bore fruit a hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that has ears to hear, let him hear. And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be? And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the others in parables that seeing they might not see and hearing they might not understand. Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. Those along the way are those that hear; then comes the devil and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved. Those on the rock are those that when they hear, receive the word with joy, but these have no root, who for a while believe and in time of temptation fall away. And that which fell among thorns are those who when they have heard go forth and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life and bring no fruit to perfection. But that on the good ground are those who in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it and bring forth fruit with patience.

Jeremiah 2:36

Why dost thou talk so much, changing thy ways? Thou shalt also be ashamed of Egypt, as thou wast ashamed of Assyria.

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? Your mercy is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goes away.

Character » Firmness of

Mark 4:20

And these are those who are sown in good ground, such as hear the word and receive it and bring forth fruit: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.

Psalm 108:1

O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise; this is my glory.

Character » Instances of instability » israelites

1 Samuel 18:19

And it came to pass at the time when Merab, Saul's daughter, should have been given to David that she was given unto Adriel, the Meholathite, to wife.

Judges 2:17

And yet they would not hearken unto their judges, but they fornicated after other gods and bowed themselves unto them; they turned quickly out of the way which their fathers had walked hearing the commandments of the LORD; but they did not do so.

Exodus 32:8

They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them; they have made themselves a molten calf and have worshipped it and have sacrificed unto it and said, These are thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

Judges 2:19

But when the judge was dead, then they would return, and corrupt themselves more than their fathers in following other gods to serve them and to bow down unto them; they did not diminish from their own doings nor from their stubborn way.

2 Chronicles 11:17

So they strengthened the kingdom of Judah and made Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, strong for three years because they walked three years in the way of David and of Solomon.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 12:1

Character » Of the wicked » Reprobate

2 Timothy 3:8

And in the manner that Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, so do these also resist the truth, men of corrupt understanding, reprobate concerning the faith.

Character » Of the wicked » Disobedient

Nehemiah 9:26

Nevertheless, they were contentious and rebelled against thee and cast thy law behind their backs and slew thy prophets who testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great abominations.

1 Peter 2:7

Unto you, therefore, who believe he is precious; but unto those who are disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,

Character » Of the wicked » Proud

Obadiah 1:3

The pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground?

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; they shall be subject to weakness and to a curse.

Character » Of saints » Just

Character » Of the wicked » Despising saints

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat, the Horonite, and Tobiah, the slave, the Ammonite, and Geshem, the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn and despised us and said, What is this thing that ye do? Will ye rebel against the king?

Nehemiah 4:2

And he spoke before his brethren and the army of Samaria and said, What are these feeble Jews doing? Is this to be permitted them? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish on time? Will they resurrect the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which were burned?

2 Timothy 3:3-4

without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, without temperance, without meekness, without goodness, traitors, rash, puffed up, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God,

Character » Of the wicked » Lying

Isaiah 59:4

No one calls for righteousness, nor do any judge by the truth; they trust in vanity, and speak vanities; they conceive trouble and bring forth iniquity.

Character » Instances of instability » Pharaoh

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart and did not hearken unto them as the LORD had said.

Exodus 8:32

And Pharaoh even hardened his heart this time and did not let the people go.

Exodus 9:34

And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he persevered in his sin and hardened his heart, he and his slaves.

Exodus 14:5

And it was told the king of Egypt how the people fled; and the heart of Pharaoh and of his slaves was turned against the people, and they said, Why have we done this, that we have let Israel go from serving us?

Character » Of the wicked » Murderous

Psalm 10:8

He sits in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places he murders the innocent: his eyes are secretly set against the poor.

Character » Of saints » Holy

Deuteronomy 14:2

For thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD has chosen thee to be a unique people unto himself from among all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

Character » Instances of firmness » Paul

Acts 20:22-24

And now, behold, I go bound of the Spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there, except that the Holy Spirit witnesses in every city, saying that prisons and tribulations await me. But none of these things move me, neither do I count my life dear unto myself, only that I might finish my course with joy and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

Acts 21:13-14

Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus. And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, Let the will of the Lord be done.

Character » Of the wicked » Conspiring against saints

Nehemiah 4:8

and conspired all of them together to come and to fight against Jerusalem and to hinder it.

Nehemiah 6:2

that Sanballat and Geshem sent unto me, saying, Come, let us meet together in one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they had thought to do me evil.

Psalm 38:12

Those that seek after my life lay snares for me, and those that seek my hurt speak calamities and imagine deceits all the day long.

Character » Of the wicked » Sold under sin

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found thee because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.

2 Kings 17:17

and they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire and used divination and enchantments and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

Character » Of the wicked » Sensual

Jude 1:19

These are those who make divisions, and are as animals, not having the Spirit.

Character » Of the wicked » Hating the light

Job 24:13

They are among those that rebel against the light; they have never known its ways nor abided in its paths.

Character » Of the wicked » Enticing to evil

2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are those who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with various lusts,

Proverbs 1:10-14

My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent. If they say, Come with us, let us lay in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause. Let us swallow them up alive as Sheol and whole as those that go down into the pit; read more.
We shall find all kinds of riches, we shall fill our houses with spoil. Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse:

Character » Of saints » Taught by God

1 John 2:27

But the anointing which ye have received of him abides in you, and ye do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you of all things and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide ye in him.

Character » Of the wicked » Hypocritical

Character » Of the wicked » Prayerless

Job 21:15

Who is the Almighty that we should serve him? And what profit should we have if we pray unto him?

Psalm 53:4

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread; they have not called upon God.

Character » Of the wicked » Fraudulent

Character » Of the wicked » Froward

Isaiah 57:17

For the iniquity of his covetousness I was wroth and smote him: I hid my face and was wroth, and he went on rebelliously in the way of his heart.

Proverbs 21:8

The way of the perverse man is crooked and strange, but as for the pure, his work is right.

Character » Of the wicked » Unjust

Isaiah 26:18

We have conceived, we have had birth pangs; we have, as it were, brought forth wind; we have not wrought any health in the earth; neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen.

Character » Of the wicked » Alienated from God

Character » Of the wicked » Evil doers

Micah 7:3

To complete the evil with their hands, the prince demands, and the judge judges for a reward; and the great man speaks the desires of his heart: and they confirm it.

Character » Of the wicked » Unclean

Character » Of saints » Obedient

Romans 16:19

For your obedience is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.

Character » Of saints » Liberal

Isaiah 32:8

But the liberal devises liberal things; and by liberal things shall he rise.

2 Corinthians 9:13

that by the experience of this ministration, they glorify God for the obedience of your consent unto the gospel of the Christ and in your liberal distribution unto them and unto everyone,

Character » Of saints » New creatures

Character » Of the wicked » Blasphemous

Revelation 16:9

And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who has authority over these plagues; and they did not repent to give him glory.

Luke 22:65

And they spoke many other things blasphemously against him.

Character » Of the wicked » Unprofitable

Romans 3:12

They are all gone out of the way; they are together become unprofitable; there is no one that does good, no, not one.

Character » Of the wicked » Blinded

Character » Of the wicked » Corrupt

Character » Of the wicked » Fierce

Character » Of saints » Meek

Isaiah 29:19

Then the humble shall grow in joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Character » Of saints » Fearing God

Malachi 3:16

Then those that feared the LORD spoke one to another, and the LORD hearkened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for those that feared the LORD and for those that think in his name.

Character » Of saints » Righteous

Isaiah 60:21

And thy people shall all be righteous; they shall inherit the land for ever; they shall be shoots of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord, blameless.

Character » Of the wicked » Stiff-necked

Exodus 33:5

For the LORD had said unto Moses, Say unto the sons of Israel, Ye are a stiffnecked people; I will come up into the midst of thee in a moment and consume thee; therefore now put off thy ornaments from thee that I may know what to do unto thee.

Character » Of the wicked » Mischievous

Micah 7:3

To complete the evil with their hands, the prince demands, and the judge judges for a reward; and the great man speaks the desires of his heart: and they confirm it.

Proverbs 24:8

He that devises to do evil shall be called a man of evil designs.

Character » Of the wicked » Unthankful

Character » Of the wicked » Envious

Nehemiah 2:10

When Sanballat, the Horonite, and Tobiah, the slave, the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there was come a man to seek the welfare of the sons of Israel.

Character » Of the wicked » Fearful

Character » Of the wicked » Delighting in the iniquity of others

Character » Of the wicked » Hostile to God

Character » Of the wicked » Persecuting

Psalm 69:26

For they persecute him whom thou hast smitten, and they boast that thou hast slain their enemies.

Psalm 109:16

Because he did not remember to show mercy but persecuted the man who is poor in spirit and destitute and broken in heart, that he might slay him.

Character » Of the wicked » Covetous

Character » Of saints » Steadfast

Character » Of saints » Merciful

Psalm 37:26

He is ever merciful and lends, and his seed is a blessing.

Character » Of saints » Upright

1 Kings 3:6

And Solomon said, Thou hast shown unto thy slave David, my father, great mercy, according to the way he walked before thee in truth and in righteousness and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great mercy that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

Psalm 15:2

He that walks in integrity and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart.

Character » Of saints » Loving

Character » Of saints » Humble

Psalm 34:2

Beth My soul shall glory in the LORD; the meek shall hear of this, and be glad.

Character » Of the wicked » Foolish

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do ye thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not thy father that has possessed thee? He made thee and established thee.

Psalm 5:5

The foolish (those who are governed by carnal thoughts or desires) shall not stand in thy sight; thou dost hate all workers of iniquity.

Character » Of the wicked » Ignorant of God

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of the LORD, ye sons of Israel; for the LORD contends with the inhabitants of the land because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the earth.

Character » Of the wicked » Deceitful

Character » Of saints » Contrite

Character » Of saints » Pure in heart

Character » Of saints » Godly

Character » Good

Character » Of saints » Sincere

Character » Of the wicked » Rebellious

Isaiah 1:2

Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth, for the LORD speaks, I have nourished and brought up sons, and they have rebelled against me.

Isaiah 30:9

That this is a rebellious people, lying sons, sons that did not desire to hear the law of the LORD:

Character » Of the wicked » Boastful

Psalm 49:6

Those that trust in their wealth and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Character » Of the wicked » Infidel

Character » Of saints » Devout

Acts 22:12

And one Ananias, a devout man according to the law, having a good witness of all the Jews who dwelt there,

Character » Of saints » Following Christ

John 10:4

And when he puts forth his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.

Character » Defamation of, punished

Deuteronomy 22:13-19

When any man takes a wife and after having gone in unto her, hates her and gives occasions of speech against her and brings up an evil name upon her and says, I took this woman, and when I came to her, I found her not a virgin, then shall the father of the damsel and her mother take and bring forth the tokens of the damsel's virginity unto the elders of the city in the gate. read more.
And the damsel's father shall say unto the elders, I gave my daughter unto this man to wife, and he hates her; and, behold, he has given occasions of speech against her, saying, I found not thy daughter a virgin; and yet these are the tokens of my daughter's virginity. And they shall spread the cloth before the elders of the city. Then the elders of that city shall take that man and chastise him; and they shall fine him one hundred shekels of silver and give them unto the father of the damsel because he has brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel; and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.

Character » Instances of instability » Solomon

1 Kings 11:4-8

For it came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods, and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David, his father. For Solomon went after Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom, the abomination of the Ammonites. And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father. read more.
Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the mount that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the sons of Ammon. And he did likewise for all his strange wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.

Character » Instances of firmness » Joseph in resisting potiphar's wife

Genesis 39:7-12

And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. But he refused and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master does not know what is with me in the house, and he has committed all that he has to my hand; there is none greater in this house than I; neither has he kept back anything from me but thee because thou art his wife; how then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God? read more.
And it came to pass as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he did not hearken unto her, to lie by her or to be with her. And it came to pass about this time, that Joseph went into the house to do his business, and none of those of the house were there within. And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me; and he left his garment in her hand and fled and got outside.

Character » Of saints » Attentive to Christ's voice

John 10:3-4

To him the porter opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. And when he puts forth his own sheep, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice.

Character » Instances of instability » Reuben

Genesis 49:3-4

Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, principal in dignity, and the principal in power. Unstable as water, thou shalt not be principal because thou didst go up to thy father's bed; then thou became defiled, going up to my couch.

Character » Instances of firmness » Pilate

John 19:22

Pilate answered, What I have written I have written.

Character » Of saints » Loathing themselves

Ezekiel 20:43

And there ye shall remember your ways and all your doings, in which ye have been defiled; and ye shall loathe yourselves in your own sight for all your evils that ye have committed.

Character » Of the wicked » Unruly

Character » Of the wicked » Rejoicing in the affliction of saints

Psalm 35:15

But in my adversity they rejoiced and gathered themselves together; yea, the smiters gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they tore me apart and did not cease:

Character » Of the wicked » Glorying in their shame

Character » Of the wicked » Uncircumcised in heart

Jeremiah 9:26

Egypt and Judah and Edom and the sons of Ammon and Moab and all that are in the utmost corners, that dwell in the wilderness: for all the Gentiles are uncircumcised, and all the house of Israel are uncircumcised in the heart.

Character » Of the wicked » Forgetting God

Job 8:13

So are the paths of all that forget God, and the hypocrite's hope shall perish.

Character » Of the wicked » Destructive

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are their paths.

Character » Of the wicked » UnGodly

Character » Of saints » Undefiled

Psalm 119:1

ALEPH. Blessed are those who walk in the perfect way, who walk in the law of the LORD.

Character » Of saints » Watchful

Luke 12:37

Blessed are those slaves, whom the lord when he comes shall find watching; verily I say unto you that he shall gird himself and make them to sit down to food and will come forth and serve them.

Character » Of saints » Prudent

Proverbs 16:21

The wise in heart is called a man of understanding; and the sweetness of the lips shall increase doctrine.

Character » Of saints » Blameless and harmless

Character » Of saints » Zealous of good works

Character » Of saints » Guileless

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him and said of him, Behold a true Israelite, in whom is no guile!

Character » Of saints » Faithful

Character » Of saints » Lowly

Proverbs 16:19

It is better to humble your spirit with the lowly than to divide the spoil with the proud.

Character » Of the wicked » Lovers of pleasure, not of God

Character » Of the wicked » Stiff-hearted

Ezekiel 2:4

And to sons that have hard faces and strong hearts do I send thee; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said.

Character » Of the wicked » Hard-hearted

Ezekiel 3:7

But the house of Israel will not desire to hear; for they do not desire to hear me: for all the house of Israel are impudent and hardhearted.

Character » Of the wicked » Incontinent

Character » Of the wicked » Abominable

Character » Of the wicked » Unmerciful

Character » Of the wicked » Loathsome

Character » Of the wicked » Untoward

Character » Of the wicked » Perverse

Deuteronomy 32:5

They have corrupted themselves, their spot is that they are not his sons; they are a perverse and crooked generation.

Character » Of the wicked » Impudent

Ezekiel 2:4

And to sons that have hard faces and strong hearts do I send thee; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said.

Character » Of the wicked » Unholy

Character » Of the wicked » Heady and high-minded

Character » Of the wicked » Selfish

Character » Of the wicked » Unwise

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do ye thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not thy father that has possessed thee? He made thee and established thee.

Character » Of saints » Led by the spirit

Character » Of saints » TRUE

2 Corinthians 6:8

through honour and dishonour, through evil report and good report; as deceivers, and yet as men of the truth;

Character » Of saints » Bold

Character » Revealed in countenance

Isaiah 3:9

The appearance of their countenance witnesses against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! For they have rewarded evil unto themselves.

Character » Of saints » Hungering for righteousness

Character » Of saints » Poor in spirit

God, Holiness of » Exhibited in his » Character

Psalm 22:3

But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest in the midst of the praises of Israel.

Topics on Character

Aaron, Character

Exodus 4:14

Then the anger of the LORD was kindled against Moses, and he said, Do I not know thy brother Aaron, the Levite, and that he can speak well? And also, behold, he comes forth to meet thee, and when he sees thee, he will be glad in his heart.

Character Assassination

Proverbs 26:24-25

He that hates dissembles with his lips and lays up deceit within him;

Character Of Saints

Psalm 15:2

He that walks in integrity and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart.

Character Of Wicked

2 Timothy 3:2-4

For there shall be men who are lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, evil speakers, disobedient to their parents, unthankful, impure,

Christ, Character Of

Song of Solomon 5:16

His mouth is most sweet; he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O virgins of Jerusalem.

David, Character Of

1 Samuel 13:14

But now thy kingdom shall not stand; the LORD has sought a man after his own heart unto whom the LORD has commanded that he be captain over his people because thou hast not kept that which the LORD commanded thee.

Jacob, Life And Character Of

Genesis 25:25-26

And the first came out red, all over like a hairy garment; and they called his name Esau.

Knowing God's Character

1 Kings 8:43

thou shalt hear in the heavens, in the habitation of thy dwelling place, and do according to all that for which the stranger shall have called unto thee, that all peoples of the earth may know thy name and fear thee as do thy people Israel and that they may know that thy name is invoked upon this house, which I have built.

Like People In Character

Psalm 106:6

We have sinned with our fathers, we have committed iniquity; we have done wickedly.

Satan, Character Of

Job 1:6

Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.

Solomon, Character Of

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon exceedingly great wisdom and intelligence and magnanimity of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.