75 Bible Verses about ethics, personal
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“In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
The second is like it, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’
The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
“You shall not murder. “You shall not commit adultery. “You shall not steal.read more.
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”
‘You shall not murder. ‘You shall not commit adultery. ‘You shall not steal.read more.
‘You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. ‘You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, and you shall not desire your neighbor’s house, his field or his male servant or his female servant, his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor.’
You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the Lord.
Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
having a reputation for good works; and if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the saints’ feet, if she has assisted those in distress, and if she has devoted herself to every good work.
To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;
“Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven. “So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full. But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,read more.
so that your giving will be in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
But if he did not lie in wait for him, but God let him fall into his hand, then I will appoint you a place to which he may flee. If, however, a man acts presumptuously toward his neighbor, so as to kill him craftily, you are to take him even from My altar, that he may die.
But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, ‘You good-for-nothing,’ shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.
Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.
Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.
“You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth.
‘You shall not make for yourselves idols, nor shall you set up for yourselves an image or a sacred pillar, nor shall you place a figured stone in your land to bow down to it; for I am the Lord your God.
“Now, therefore, fear the Lord and serve Him in sincerity and truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord.
and saying, “Men, why are you doing these things? We are also men of the same nature as you, and preach the gospel to you that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them.
But he *said to me, “Do not do that. I am a fellow servant of yours and of your brethren the prophets and of those who heed the words of this book. Worship God.”
“You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.
‘You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.
You shall not swear falsely by My name, so as to profane the name of your God; I am the Lord.
But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment.
For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, holy to the Lord; whoever does any work on the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.
“You shall work six days, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during plowing time and harvest you shall rest.
As for the peoples of the land who bring wares or any grain on the sabbath day to sell, we will not buy from them on the sabbath or a holy day; and we will forego the crops the seventh year and the exaction of every debt.
But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.
“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.
“When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.
So they are no longer two, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate.”
But to the married I give instructions, not I, but the Lord, that the wife should not leave her husband (but if she does leave, she must remain unmarried, or else be reconciled to her husband), and that the husband should not divorce his wife.
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.
In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise), so that it may be well with you, and that you may live long on the earth.read more.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.
“He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
‘If there is anyone who curses his father or his mother, he shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father or his mother, his bloodguiltiness is upon him.
You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.
Discipline your son while there is hope,
And do not desire his death.
Train up a child in the way he should go,
Even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.
Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord. Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.
He must be one who manages his own household well, keeping his children under control with all dignity
but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God.
But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
You shall thus consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim a release through the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you, and each of you shall return to his own property, and each of you shall return to his family.
“When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.
for he said, ‘Please let me go, since our family has a sacrifice in the city, and my brother has commanded me to attend. And now, if I have found favor in your sight, please let me get away that I may see my brothers.’ For this reason he has not come to the king’s table.”
Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.
Masters, grant to your slaves justice and fairness, knowing that you too have a Master in heaven.
“If you buy a Hebrew slave, he shall serve for six years; but on the seventh he shall go out as a free man without payment.
Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;
Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.
‘You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning.
“You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your countrymen or one of your aliens who is in your land in your towns. You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the Lord and it become sin in you.
“If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves
When they filed a complaint against me,
What then could I do when God arises?
And when He calls me to account, what will 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