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38 Bible Verses about Character

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Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost 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 abroad.

Ephesians 5:13

But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.

Romans 5:3-4

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

1 Corinthians 3:13

Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.

1 Timothy 3:10

And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.

Psalm 105:19

Until the time that his word came: the word of the LORD tried 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 by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it. And some fell upon a 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 other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath 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 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 by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved. They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away. And that which fell among thorns are they, which, 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 they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Jeremiah 2:36

Why gaddest thou about so much to change thy way? thou also shalt 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? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away.

Character » Firmness of

Mark 4:20

And these are they which are sown on good ground; such as hear the word, and receive it, and bring forth fruit, some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some an hundred.

Psalm 108:1

{A Song or Psalm of David.} O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.

Character » Instances of instability » israelites

1 Samuel 18:19

But 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 went a whoring after other gods, and bowed themselves unto them: they turned quickly out of the way which their fathers walked in, obeying the commandments of the LORD; but they did not so.

Exodus 32:8

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

Judges 2:19

And it came to pass, when the judge was dead, that they returned, and corrupted themselves more than their fathers, in following other gods to serve them, and to bow down unto them; they ceased not 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, three years: for three years they walked in the way of David and Solomon.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 12:1

Character » Of the wicked » Reprobate

2 Timothy 3:8

Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.

Character » Of the wicked » Disobedient

Nehemiah 9:26

Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets which testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great provocations.

1 Peter 2:7

Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be 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: and for cursing and lying which they speak.

Character » Of saints » Just

Character » Of the wicked » Despising saints

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, 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 spake before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What do these feeble Jews? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they make an end in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which are burned?

2 Timothy 3:3-4

Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

Character » Of the wicked » Lying

Isaiah 59:4

None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, 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 hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.

Exodus 8:32

And Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time also, neither would he let the people go.

Exodus 9:34

And when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunders were ceased, he sinned yet more, and hardened his heart, he and his servants.

Exodus 14:5

And it was told the king of Egypt that the people fled: and the heart of Pharaoh and of his servants 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 sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor.

Character » Of saints » Holy

Deuteronomy 14:2

For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth.

Character » Instances of firmness » Paul

Acts 20:22-24

And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there: Save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me. But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so 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 mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus. And when he would not be persuaded, we ceased, saying, 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 some one of the villages in the plain of Ono. But they thought to do me mischief.

Psalm 38:12

They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, 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 mine 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 be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

Character » Of the wicked » Hating the light

Job 24:13

They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.

Character » Of the wicked » Enticing to evil

2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,

Proverbs 1:10-14

My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause: Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: read more.
We shall find all precious substance, 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 abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

Character » Of the wicked » Hypocritical

Character » Of the wicked » Prayerless

Job 21:15

What 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 was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.

Proverbs 21:8

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

Character » Of the wicked » Unjust

Isaiah 26:18

We have been with child, we have been in pain, we have as it were brought forth wind; we have not wrought any deliverance 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

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.

Character » Of the wicked » Unclean

Character » Of saints » Obedient

Romans 16:19

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

Character » Of saints » Liberal

Isaiah 32:8

But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

2 Corinthians 9:13

Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;

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, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory.

Luke 22:65

And many other things blasphemously spake they 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 none that doeth good, no, not one.

Character » Of the wicked » Blinded

Character » Of the wicked » Corrupt

Matthew 7:17

Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

Character » Of the wicked » Fierce

Character » Of saints » Meek

Isaiah 29:19

The meek also shall increase their 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 they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.

Character » Of saints » Righteous

Isaiah 60:21

Thy people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch 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 children 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

That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they wrap it up.

Proverbs 24:8

He that deviseth to do evil shall be called a mischievous person.

Character » Of the wicked » Unthankful

Character » Of the wicked » Envious

Nehemiah 2:10

When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there was come a man to seek the welfare of the children 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 talk to the grief of those whom thou hast wounded.

Psalm 109:16

Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.

Character » Of the wicked » Covetous

Character » Of saints » Steadfast

Character » Of saints » Merciful

Character » Of saints » Upright

1 Kings 3:6

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

Psalm 15:2

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

Character » Of saints » Loving

Character » Of saints » Humble

Psalm 34:2

My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

Character » Of the wicked » Foolish

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?

Character » Of the wicked » Ignorant of God

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

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 hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me.

Isaiah 30:9

That this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of the LORD:

Character » Of the wicked » Boastful

Psalm 49:6

They 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 report of all the Jews which dwelt there,

Character » Of saints » Following Christ

John 10:4

And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.

Character » Defamation of, punished

Deuteronomy 22:13-19

If any man take a wife, and go in unto her, and hate her, And give occasions of speech against her, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came to her, I found her not a maid: 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 hateth her; And, lo, he hath given occasions of speech against her, saying, I found not thy daughter a maid; and yet these are the tokens of my daughter's virginity. And they shall spread the cloth before the elders of the city. And the elders of that city shall take that man and chastise him; And they shall amerce him in an hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath 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 did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which 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 wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand; There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing 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 spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not 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 there was none of the men of the house 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 him out.

Character » Of saints » Attentive to Christ's voice

John 10:3-4

To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth 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, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power: Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father's bed; then defiledst thou it: he went 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 shall ye remember your ways, and all your doings, wherein ye have been defiled; and ye shall lothe 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 mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:

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 children of Ammon, and Moab, and all that are in the utmost corners, that dwell in the wilderness: for all these nations 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 in their paths.

Character » Of the wicked » UnGodly

Character » Of saints » Undefiled

Character » Of saints » Watchful

Luke 12:37

Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.

Character » Of saints » Prudent

Proverbs 16:21

The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

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 saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

Character » Of saints » Faithful

Character » Of saints » Lowly

Proverbs 16:19

Better it is to be of an humble 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

For they are impudent children and stiffhearted. I do send thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD.

Character » Of the wicked » Hard-hearted

Ezekiel 3:7

But the house of Israel will not hearken unto thee; for they will not hearken unto 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 not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.

Character » Of the wicked » Impudent

Ezekiel 2:4

For they are impudent children and stiffhearted. I do send thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD.

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 requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?

Character » Of saints » Led by the spirit

Character » Of saints » TRUE

2 Corinthians 6:8

By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

Character » Of saints » Bold

Character » Revealed in countenance

Isaiah 3:9

The shew of their countenance doth witness 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

Topics on Character

A Mans Character

20;27;19

As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.

Aaron, Character

2;4;14

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

Character Assassination

20;26;24-25

He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;

Character Of Saints

19;15;2

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

Character Of Wicked

55;3;2-4

For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Characters Of Old People

18;12;12

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

Christ, Character Of

22;5;16

His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

David, Character Of

9;13;14

But now thy kingdom shall not continue: the LORD hath sought him a man after his own heart, and the LORD hath commanded him to be captain over his people, because thou hast not kept that which the LORD commanded thee.

Fruit Of Character

50;1;11

Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

Jacob, Life And Character Of

1;25;25-26

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

Knowing God's Character

11;8;43

Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for: that all people of the earth may know thy name, to fear thee, as do thy people Israel; and that they may know that this house, which I have builded, is called by thy name.

Like People In Character

19;106;6

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

Respect, For God's Character

19;29;2

Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Satan, Character Of

18;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.

Sin, And God's Character

35;1;13

Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?

Solomon, Character Of

11;4;29

And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore.