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55 Bible Verses about Guilt

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1 John 3:20

in whatever our heart condemns us; for God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

Leviticus 5:5

'So it shall be when he becomes guilty in one of these, that he shall confess that in which he has sinned.

Jeremiah 3:13

'Only acknowledge your iniquity, That you have transgressed against the LORD your God And have scattered your favors to the strangers under every green tree, And you have not obeyed My voice,' declares the LORD.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation; Then my tongue will joyfully sing of Your righteousness.

James 2:10

For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all.

Proverbs 28:17

A man who is laden with the guilt of human blood Will be a fugitive until death; let no one support him.

Exodus 22:2

"If the thief is caught while breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there will be no bloodguiltiness on his account.

Job 33:9

'I am pure, without transgression; I am innocent and there is no guilt in me.

Jeremiah 33:8

'I will cleanse them from all their iniquity by which they have sinned against Me, and I will pardon all their iniquities by which they have sinned against Me and by which they have transgressed against Me.

Leviticus 5:1

'Now if a person sins after he hears a public adjuration to testify when he is a witness, whether he has seen or otherwise known, if he does not tell it, then he will bear his guilt.

Hosea 5:15

I will go away and return to My place Until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face; In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would have no sin; but since you say, 'We see,' your sin remains.

Job 31:33

"Have I covered my transgressions like Adam, By hiding my iniquity in my bosom,

Psalm 38:4

For my iniquities are gone over my head; As a heavy burden they weigh too much for me.

Leviticus 19:17

'You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him.

Ezra 10:10

Then Ezra the priest stood up and said to them, "You have been unfaithful and have married foreign wives adding to the guilt of Israel.

Leviticus 4:3

if the anointed priest sins so as to bring guilt on the people, then let him offer to the LORD a bull without defect as a sin offering for the sin he has committed.

Ezekiel 14:10

"They will bear the punishment of their iniquity; as the iniquity of the inquirer is, so the iniquity of the prophet will be,

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Do not let your speech cause you to sin and do not say in the presence of the messenger of God that it was a mistake. Why should God be angry on account of your voice and destroy the work of your hands?

Psalm 5:10

Hold them guilty, O God; By their own devices let them fall! In the multitude of their transgressions thrust them out, For they are rebellious against You.

Isaiah 5:23

Who justify the wicked for a bribe, And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger and great in power, And the LORD will by no means leave the guilty unpunished In whirlwind and storm is His way, And clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Leviticus 6:4

then it shall be, when he sins and becomes guilty, that he shall restore what he took by robbery or what he got by extortion, or the deposit which was entrusted to him or the lost thing which he found,

Jeremiah 51:5

For neither Israel nor Judah has been forsaken By his God, the LORD of hosts, Although their land is full of guilt Before the Holy One of Israel.

Luke 23:4

Then Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no guilt in this man."

Matthew 23:32

"Fill up, then, the measure of the guilt of your fathers.

Isaiah 24:6

Therefore, a curse devours the earth, and those who live in it are held guilty Therefore, the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men are left.

Deuteronomy 19:15

"A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.

Leviticus 5:2

'Or if a person touches any unclean thing, whether a carcass of an unclean beast or the carcass of unclean cattle or a carcass of unclean swarming things, though it is hidden from him and he is unclean, then he will be guilty.

Deuteronomy 22:8

"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it.

Jeremiah 14:20

We know our wickedness, O LORD, The iniquity of our fathers, for we have sinned against You.

Nehemiah 4:5

Do not forgive their iniquity and let not their sin be blotted out before You, for they have demoralized the builders.

Jeremiah 50:20

'In those days and at that time,' declares the LORD, 'search will be made for the iniquity of Israel, but there will be none; and for the sins of Judah, but they will not be found; for I will pardon those whom I leave as a remnant.'

Isaiah 14:21

"Prepare for his sons a place of slaughter Because of the iniquity of their fathers. They must not arise and take possession of the earth And fill the face of the world with cities."

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Psalm 7:3

O LORD my God, if I have done this, If there is injustice in my hands,

Zechariah 11:5

"Those who buy them slay them and go unpunished, and each of those who sell them says, 'Blessed be the LORD, for I have become rich!' And their own shepherds have no pity on them.

Hebrews 10:2

Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, because the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have had consciousness of sins?

From Thematic Bible


Guilt » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

Then they said to one another, "Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us."

Exodus 9:27

Then Pharaoh sent for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "I have sinned this time; the LORD is the righteous one, and I and my people are the wicked ones.

Guilt » Israel in the wilderness

Numbers 21:7

So the people came to Moses and said, "We have sinned, because we have spoken against the LORD and you; intercede with the LORD, that He may remove the serpents from us." And Moses interceded for the people.

Guilt » The psalmist

Psalm 40:12

For evils beyond number have surrounded me; My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see; They are more numerous than the hairs of my head, And my heart has failed me.

Guilt » The scribes and pharisees

John 8:9

When they heard it, they began to go out one by one, beginning with the older ones, and He was left alone, and the woman, where she was, in the center of the court.

Guilt » The jews of ezra's time

Ezra 9:6

and I said, "O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.

Topics on Guilt

Blood, as symbol of guilt

23;59;2-3

But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, And your sins have hidden His face from you so that He does not hear.

Guilt Offering

3;5;17

"Now if a person sins and does any of the things which the LORD has commanded not to be done, though he was unaware, still he is guilty and shall bear his punishment.

Guilt, Removal Of

45;8;33

Who will bring a charge against God's elect? God is the one who justifies;

Human Awareness Of Guilt

19;51;3

For I know my transgressions, And my sin is ever before me.

Incurring Guilt

3;19;17

'You shall not hate your fellow countryman in your heart; you may surely reprove your neighbor, but shall not incur sin because of him.

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