Never miss a post

Theasaurus: Conviction

18 Bible Verses about Conviction

Most Relevant Verses

James 2:9

But if you show partiality, you commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

John 16:9

about sin, because they don't believe in me;

Romans 14:5

One man esteems one day as more important. Another esteems every day alike. Let each man be fully assured in his own mind.

From Thematic Bible


Conviction » From God

Job 33:14-30

For God speaks once, yes twice, though man pays no attention. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, in slumbering on the bed; Then he opens the ears of men, and seals their instruction, read more.
That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man. He keeps back his soul from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword. He is chastened also with pain on his bed, with continual strife in his bones; So that his life abhors bread, and his soul dainty food. His flesh is so consumed away, that it can't be seen. His bones that were not seen stick out. Yes, his soul draws near to the pit, and his life to the destroyers. "If there is beside him an angel, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to show to man what is right for him; then God is gracious to him, and says, 'Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom.' His flesh shall be fresher than a child's. He returns to the days of his youth. He prays to God, and he is favorable to him, so that he sees his face with joy. He restores to man his righteousness. He sings before men, and says, 'I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it didn't profit me. He has redeemed my soul from going into the pit. My life shall see the light.' "Behold, God works all these things, twice, yes three times, with a man, to bring back his soul from the pit, that he may be enlightened with the light of the living.

Acts 16:14

A certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, one who worshiped God, heard us; whose heart the Lord opened to listen to the things which were spoken by Paul.

John 6:44-45

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up in the last day. It is written in the prophets, 'They will all be taught by God.' Therefore everyone who hears from the Father, and has learned, comes to me.

John 16:7-11

Nevertheless I tell you the truth: It is to your advantage that I go away, for if I don't go away, the Counselor won't come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. When he has come, he will convict the world about sin, about righteousness, and about judgment; about sin, because they don't believe in me; read more.
about righteousness, because I am going to my Father, and you won't see me any more; about judgment, because the prince of this world has been judged.

Conviction » Instances of » Joseph's brother, on account of their cruelty to joseph

Genesis 44:16

Judah said, "What will we tell my lord? What will we speak? Or how will we clear ourselves? God has found out the iniquity of your servants. Behold, we are my lord's bondservants, both we, and he also in whose hand the cup is found."

Genesis 42:21-22

They said one to another, "We are certainly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he begged us, and we wouldn't listen. Therefore this distress has come upon us." Reuben answered them, saying, "Didn't I tell you, saying, 'Don't sin against the child,' and you wouldn't listen? Therefore also, behold, his blood is required."

Genesis 45:3

Joseph said to his brothers, "I am Joseph! Does my father still live?" His brothers couldn't answer him; for they were terrified at his presence.

Genesis 50:15-21

When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "It may be that Joseph will hate us, and will fully pay us back for all of the evil which we did to him." They sent a message to Joseph, saying, "Your father commanded before he died, saying, You shall tell Joseph, "Now please forgive the disobedience of your brothers, and their sin, because they did evil to you."' Now, please forgive the disobedience of the servants of the God of your father." Joseph wept when they spoke to him. read more.
His brothers also went and fell down before his face; and they said, "Behold, we are your servants." Joseph said to them, "Don't be afraid, for am I in the place of God? As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save many people alive. Now therefore don't be afraid. I will nourish you and your little ones." He comforted them, and spoke kindly to them.

Conviction » Instances of » Mariners » At the preaching of jonah

Matthew 12:41

The men of Nineveh will stand up in the judgment with this generation, and will condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, someone greater than Jonah is here.

Luke 11:32

The men of Nineveh will stand up in the judgment with this generation, and will condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, one greater than Jonah is here.

Conviction » Instances of » Herod, when he heard of the fame of jesus

Luke 9:7

Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him; and he was very perplexed, because it was said by some that John had risen from the dead,

Mark 6:14

King Herod heard this, for his name had become known, and he said, "John the Baptizer has risen from the dead, and therefore these powers are at work in him."

Matthew 14:2

and said to his servants, "This is John the Baptizer. He is risen from the dead. That is why these powers work in him."

Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » Sentenced » Wonder

Numbers 14:39-40

Moses told these words to all the children of Israel: and the people mourned greatly. They rose up early in the morning, and went up to the top of the mountain, saying, "Behold, we are here, and will go up to the place which Yahweh has promised: for we have sinned."

Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » The plague of locusts

Exodus 10:16-17

Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste, and he said, "I have sinned against Yahweh your God, and against you. Now therefore please forgive my sin again, and pray to Yahweh your God, that he may also take away from me this death."

Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » After the plague of hail

Exodus 9:27-28

Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh is righteous, and I and my people are wicked. Pray to Yahweh; for there has been enough of mighty thunderings and hail. I will let you go, and you shall stay no longer."

Conviction » Instances of » Judas iscariot

Matthew 27:3-5

Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, felt remorse, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? You see to it." He threw down the pieces of silver in the sanctuary, and departed. He went away and hanged himself.

Conviction » Instances of » David after the pestilence sent on account of his numbering the people

1 Chronicles 21:30

But David couldn't go before it to inquire of God; for he was afraid because of the sword of the angel of Yahweh.

Conviction » Instances of » Saul, after sparing agag and the best of the spoils

1 Samuel 15:24

Saul said to Samuel, "I have sinned; for I have transgressed the commandment of Yahweh, and your words, because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.

Conviction » Instances of » Adam and eve, after their disobedience

Genesis 3:8-10

They heard the voice of Yahweh God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of Yahweh God among the trees of the garden. Yahweh God called to the man, and said to him, "Where are you?" The man said, "I heard your voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself."

Conviction » Instances of » Widow of zarephath, when her son died

1 Kings 17:18

She said to Elijah, "What have I to do with you, you man of God? You have come to me to bring my sin to memory, and to kill my son!"

Conviction » Instances of » Philippian jailer, after the earthquake

Conviction » Instances of » Felix, under the preaching of paul

Acts 24:25

As he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was terrified, and answered, "Go your way for this time, and when it is convenient for me, I will summon you."

Conviction » Instances of » Mariners » After casting jonah into the sea

Conviction » Instances of » Pharaoh » The death of the firstborn

Exodus 12:32

Take both your flocks and your herds, as you have said, and be gone; and bless me also!"

Conviction » Instances of » Jews, when jesus commanded the guiltless man to cast the first stone at the woman taken in adultery

John 8:9

They, when they heard it, being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one, beginning from the oldest, even to the last. Jesus was left alone with the woman where she was, in the middle.

Conviction » Instances of » Darius, when daniel was in the lions' den

Daniel 6:18

Then the king went to his palace, and passed the night fasting; neither were instruments of music brought before him: and his sleep fled from him.

Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » After » Golden calf

Exodus 33:4

When the people heard this evil news, they mourned: and no one put on his jewelry.

Conviction » Instances of » The israelites » Complaints » Serpents

Numbers 21:7

The people came to Moses, and said, "We have sinned, because we have spoken against Yahweh, and against you. Pray to Yahweh, that he take away the serpents from us." Moses prayed for the people.

Conviction » Instances of » Belshazzar, when he "saw the part of the hand that wrote,"

Daniel 5:6

Then the king's face was changed in him, and his thoughts troubled him; and the joints of his thighs were loosened, and his knees struck one against another.

Conviction » Instances of » Saul of tarsus, when he saw jesus on the way to damascus

Acts 9:6

But rise up, and enter into the city, and you will be told what you must do."

Conviction » Instances of » Jonah, in the belly of the great fish

Topics on Conviction

Conviction Of Sin

Psalm 32:3

When I kept silence, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.

Conviction, Leading To Repentance

Genesis 3:8-10

They heard the voice of Yahweh God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of Yahweh God among the trees of the garden.

Conviction, Not Leading To Repentance

Exodus 9:27

Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.