75 Bible Verses about ethics, personal
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Therefore, all things whatsoever ye desire that men should do unto you, so also shall ye do unto them, for this is the law and the prophets.
And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
And the second is like it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is no other commandment greater than these.
Thou shalt not murder. Thou shalt not commit adultery. Thou shalt not steal.read more.
Thou shalt not give false testimony against thy neighbour. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manslave, nor his maidslave, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Thou shalt not murder. Thou shalt not commit adultery. Thou shalt not steal.read more.
Thou shalt not give false testimony against thy neighbour. Thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field or his manslave or his maidslave, his ox or his ass or any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the sons of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. I am the LORD.
And as ye desire that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.
Let love be without dissimulation, abhorring that which is evil, causing you to come unto that which is good; loving one another with brotherly love, with honour preferring one another;
Therefore as long as we have the opportunity, let us do good unto everyone, especially unto those who are of the household of faith.
having a good testimony of good works, if she has brought up well her children, if she has exercised hospitality, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.
And finally, be ye all of one consent, of one affection, loving each other fraternally, merciful, courteous,
Take heed not to do your alms before men, to be seen of them; otherwise, ye have no reward of your Father who is in the heavens. Therefore, when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They already have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doethread more.
that thine alms may be in secret; and thy Father who sees in secret, he shall reward thee openly.
And if a man did not lie in wait but God delivered him into his hand, then I will appoint thee a place where he shall flee. But if a man comes presumptuously upon his neighbour to slay him with prudence, thou shalt take him from my altar that he may die.
but I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother out of control shall be in danger of the judgment, and whosoever shall insult his brother shall be in danger of the council, but whosoever shall say, Thou art impious, shall be in danger of hell.
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is any praise, exercise yourselves in these things.
Then when lust has conceived, it brings forth sin; and sin, when it is finished, brings forth death.
Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above or that is in the earth beneath nor that is in the water under the earth.
Ye shall make no idols for yourselves nor graven image, neither shall you raise up a title, neither shall ye place any painted stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I AM your God.
Now therefore fear the LORD and serve him in perfection and in truth and put away from among you the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the river and in Egypt, and serve ye the LORD.
and saying, Sirs, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you and preach unto you that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all the things that are therein,
Then he said unto me, See thou do it not: for I am thy fellowslave and with thy brethren the prophets and with those who keep the words of this book: worship God.
Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain for the LORD will not hold guiltless anyone that takes his name in vain.
Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him innocent that takes his name in vain.
And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou defile the name of thy God. I am the LORD.
And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father who art in the heavens, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so also in the earth.
But above all things, my brethren, do not swear by heaven or by the earth or by any other oath, but let your yes be yes and your no, no; lest ye fall into condemnation.
Six days shall work be done; but the seventh, the sabbath of rest, shall be holy to the LORD; whoever does any work in the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.
Six days thou shalt work, but on the seventh day thou shalt cease; in ploughing time and in harvest thou shalt cease.
Likewise that if the peoples of the land bring merchandise or any food on the sabbath day to sell, that we would not take anything from them on the sabbath or on the holy day, and that we would leave the seventh year and remit every debt.
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We must persuade God rather than men.
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in the heavens.
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husband, as unto the Lord.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother and shall cleave unto his wife; and they shall be one flesh.
When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business; but he shall be free at home one year and shall cheer up his wife whom he has taken.
Therefore they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.
And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife separate from her husband; and if she separates, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband, and let not the husband put away his wife.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter against them.
Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, so that also those who do not obey the Word, may be won without a word by the conversation of their wives,
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honour thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise), that it may be well with thee, and thou may live long on the earth.read more.
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.
Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be lengthened upon the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
And he that smites his father or his mother shall be surely put to death.
For any man that curses his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he has cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
and thou shalt repeat them diligently unto thy sons and shalt talk of them being in thy house and walking by the way, lying down in bed, and rising up;
Chasten thy son while there is hope, but do not stir up thy soul to destroy him.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it.
Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.
Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing unto the Lord. Fathers, provoke not your children lest they become disheartened.
one that rules well his own house, having his children in subjection with all integrity;
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let those learn first to govern their house in piety and to recompense their parents, for this is honest and pleasing before God.
But if any provide not for his own and specially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
And ye shall sanctify the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof; it shall be a jubilee unto you; and ye shall return every one unto his possession, and ye shall return each one unto his family.
When brethren dwell together and one of them dies and has no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry outside unto a stranger; her husband's brother shall go in unto her and take her to him to wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother unto her.
And he said, Let me go, I pray thee, for those of our lineage have a sacrifice in the city, and my brother, he has commanded me to be there, and now, if I have found grace in thine eyes, let me get away, I pray thee, and see my brethren. Therefore he has not come unto the king's table.
Slaves, in all things hearken unto your masters according to the flesh, not serving to be seen as those who only please men, but in simplicity of heart, fearing God;
Masters, do that which is just and right with your slaves, knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
If thou should buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve six years; and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.
Slaves, be obedient to those that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as unto the Christ,
Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him. Do not detain the wages of the work of the hired man in thy house until the morning.
Thou shalt not do violence unto a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he is of thy brethren or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates. In his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor and with it sustains his life, lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.
If I had despised the right of my manslave or of my maidslave, when they contended with me; what then would I do when God rises up? And when he visits, what would I answer him?
- Personal (121 instances)
- Abusive Husbands
- Adultery and Divorce
- Avoiding Idolatry
- Bad Language
- Bad Parents
- Becoming A Parent
- Being A Mother
- Caring For Children
- Caring For Parents
- Discipline Child
- Family First
- Family Unity
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Giving, Of Time
- Good Rebounding
- Husband And Wife
- Law, Ten Commandments
- Leaving Parents For Spouse
- Love Marriage
- Love, And The World
- Love, In Relationships
- Loving Yourself
- Marriage Between Man And Woman
- Mothers, Responsibilities Of
- Oaths, Human
- Parents Being Wrong
- Parents Duty To Children
- Profaning God's Name
- Raising Children