75 Bible Verses about ethics, personal
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'All things, therefore, whatever ye may will that men may be doing to you, so also do to them, for this is the law and the prophets.
and the second is like to it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself;
and the second is like it, this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself; -- greater than these there is no other command.'
'Thou dost not murder. 'Thou dost not commit adultery. 'Thou dost not steal.read more.
'Thou dost not answer against thy neighbour a false testimony. Thou dost not desire the house of thy neighbour, thou dost not desire the wife of thy neighbour, or his man-servant, or his handmaid, or his ox, or his ass, or anything which is thy neighbour's.'
'Thou dost not murder. 'Thou dost not commit adultery. 'Thou dost not steal.read more.
Thou dost not answer against thy neighbour -- a false testimony. Thou dost not desire thy neighbour's wife; nor dost thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, and his man-servant, and his handmaid, his ox, and his ass, and anything which is thy neighbour's.
Thou dost not take vengeance, nor watch the sons of thy people; and thou hast had love to thy neighbour as thyself; I am Jehovah.
and as ye wish that men may do to you, do ye also to them in like manner;
The love unfeigned: abhorring the evil; cleaving to the good; in the love of brethren, to one another kindly affectioned: in the honour going before one another;
therefore, then, as we have opportunity, may we work the good to all, and especially unto those of the household of the faith.
in good works being testified to: if she brought up children, if she entertained strangers, if saints' feet she washed, if those in tribulation she relieved, if every good work she followed after;
And finally, being all of one mind, having fellow-feeling, loving as brethren, compassionate, courteous,
Take heed your kindness not to do before men, to be seen by them, and if not -- reward ye have not from your Father who is in the heavens; whenever, therefore, thou mayest do kindness, thou mayest not sound a trumpet before thee as the hypocrites do, in the synagogues, and in the streets, that they may have glory from men; verily I say to you -- they have their reward! 'But thou, doing kindness, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doth,read more.
that thy kindness may be in secret, and thy Father who is seeing in secret Himself shall reward thee manifestly.
as to him who hath not laid wait, and God hath brought to his hand, I have even set for thee a place whither he doth flee. 'And when a man doth presume against his neighbour to slay him with subtilty, from Mine altar thou dost take him to die.
but I -- I say to you, that every one who is angry at his brother without cause, shall be in danger of the judgment, and whoever may say to his brother, Empty fellow! shall be in danger of the sanhedrim, and whoever may say, Rebel! shall be in danger of the gehenna of the fire.
As to the rest, brethren, as many things as are true, as many as are grave, as many as are righteous, as many as are pure, as many as are lovely, as many as are of good report, if any worthiness, and if any praise, these things think upon;
afterward the desire having conceived, doth give birth to sin, and the sin having been perfected, doth bring forth death.
Thou dost not make to thyself a graven image, or any likeness which is in the heavens above, or which is in the earth beneath, or which is in the waters under the earth.
Ye do not make to yourselves idols; and graven image or standing image ye do not set up to yourselves; and a stone of imagery ye do not put in your land, to bow yourselves to it; for I am Jehovah your God.
'And now, fear ye Jehovah, and serve Him, in perfection and in truth, and turn aside the gods which your fathers served beyond the River, and in Egypt, and serve ye Jehovah;
and saying, 'Men, why these things do ye? and we are men like-affected with you, proclaiming good news to you, from these vanities to turn unto the living God, who made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all the things in them;
and he saith to me, 'See -- not; for fellow-servant of thee am I, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of those keeping the words of this scroll; before God bow.'
'Thou dost not take up the name of Jehovah thy God for a vain thing, for Jehovah acquitteth not him who taketh up His name for a vain thing.
'Thou dost not take up the Name of Jehovah thy God for a vain thing, for Jehovah doth not acquit him who taketh up His Name for a vain thing.
And ye do not swear by My name to falsehood, or thou hast polluted the name of thy God; I am Jehovah.
And he said to them, 'When ye may pray, say ye: Our Father who art in the heavens; hallowed be Thy name: Thy reign come; Thy will come to pass, as in heaven also on earth;
And before all things, my brethren, do not swear, neither by the heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath, and let your Yes be Yes, and the No, No; that under judgment ye may not fall.
Six days is work done, and in the seventh day is a sabbath of holy rest to Jehovah; any who doeth work in the sabbath-day is certainly put to death,
'Six days thou dost work, and on the seventh day thou dost rest; in ploughing-time and in harvest thou dost rest.
and the peoples of the land who are bringing in the wares and any corn on the sabbath-day to sell, we receive not of them on the sabbath, and on a holy day, and we leave the seventh year, and usury on every hand.
And Peter and the apostles answering, said, 'To obey God it behoveth, rather than men;
'Not every one who is saying to me Lord, lord, shall come into the reign of the heavens; but he who is doing the will of my Father who is in the heavens.
The wives! to your own husbands subject yourselves, as to the Lord,
therefore doth a man leave his father and his mother, and hath cleaved unto his wife, and they have become one flesh.
When a man taketh a new wife, he doth not go out into the host, and one doth not pass over unto him for anything; free he is at his own house one year, and hath rejoiced his wife whom he hath taken.
so that they are no more two, but one flesh; what therefore God did join together, let no man put asunder.'
and to the married I announce -- not I, but the Lord -- let not a wife separate from a husband: but and if she may separate, let her remain unmarried, or to the husband let her be reconciled, and let not a husband send away a wife.
The wives! be subject to your own husbands, as is fit in the Lord; the husbands! love your wives, and be not bitter with them;
In like manner, the wives, be ye subject to your own husbands, that even if certain are disobedient to the word, through the conversation of the wives, without the word, they may be won,
The children! obey your parents in the Lord, for this is righteous; honour thy father and mother, which is the first command with a promise, 'That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live a long time upon the land.'read more.
And the fathers! provoke not your children, but nourish them in the instruction and admonition of the Lord.
'Honour thy father and thy mother, so that thy days are prolonged on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.
'And he who smiteth his father or his mother is certainly put to death.
For any man who revileth his father and his mother is certainly put to death; his father and his mother he hath reviled: his blood is on him.
and thou hast repeated them to thy sons, and spoken of them in thy sitting in thine house, and in thy walking in the way, and in thy lying down, and in thy rising up,
Chastise thy son, for there is hope, And to put him to death lift not up thy soul.
Give instruction to a youth about his way, Even when he is old he turneth not from it.
Hearken to thy father, who begat thee, And despise not thy mother when she hath become old.
the children! obey the parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord; the fathers! vex not your children, lest they be discouraged.
his own house leading well, having children in subjection with all gravity,
and if any widow have children or grandchildren, let them learn first to their own house to show piety, and to give back a recompense to the parents, for this is right and acceptable before God.
and if any one for his own -- and especially for those of the household -- doth not provide, the faith he hath denied, and than an unbeliever he is worse.
and ye have hallowed the year, the fiftieth year; and ye have proclaimed liberty in the land to all its inhabitants; a jubilee it is to you; and ye have turned back each unto his possession; yea, each unto his family ye do turn back.
'When brethren dwell together, and one of them hath died, and hath no son, the wife of the dead is not without to a strange man; her husband's brother doth go in unto her, and hath taken her to him for a wife, and doth perform the duty of her husband's brother;
and he saith, Send me away, I pray thee, for a family sacrifice we have in the city, and my brother himself hath given command to me, and now, if I have found grace in thine eyes, let me go away, I pray thee, and see my brethren; therefore he hath not come unto the table of the king.'
The servants! obey in all things those who are masters according to the flesh, not in eye-service as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing God;
The masters! that which is righteous and equal to the servants give ye, having known that ye also have a Master in the heavens.
When thou buyest a Hebrew servant -- six years he doth serve, and in the seventh he goeth out as a freeman for nought;
The servants! obey the masters according to the flesh with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to the Christ;
The domestics! be subjecting yourselves in all fear to the masters, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the cross;
'Thou dost not oppress thy neighbour, nor take plunder; the wages of the hireling doth not remain with thee till morning.
'Thou dost not oppress a hireling, poor and needy, of thy brethren or of thy sojourner who is in thy land within thy gates; in his day thou dost give his hire, and the sun doth not go in upon it, for he is poor, and unto it he is lifting up his soul, and he doth not cry against thee unto Jehovah, and it hath been in thee -- sin.
If I despise the cause of my man-servant, And of my handmaid, In their contending with me, Then what do I do when God ariseth? And when He doth inspect, What do 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