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55 Bible Verses about Guilt

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1 John 3:20

that if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.

Leviticus 5:5

And it shall be, when he shall be guilty in one of these, that he shall confess wherein he hath sinned;

Jeremiah 3:13

Only acknowledge thine iniquity, that thou hast transgressed against Jehovah thy God, and hast turned thy ways hither and thither to the strangers under every green tree; and ye have not hearkened to my voice, saith Jehovah.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from blood-guiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

James 2:10

For whoever shall keep the whole law and shall offend in one point, he has come under the guilt of breaking all.

Exodus 22:2

If the thief be encountered breaking in, and be smitten so that he die, there shall be no blood-guiltiness for him.

Job 33:9

I am clean without transgression; I am pure, and there is no iniquity in me;

Jeremiah 33:8

And I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, whereby they have sinned against me, and I will pardon all their iniquities, whereby they have sinned against me, and whereby they have transgressed against me.

Leviticus 5:1

And if any one sin, and hear the voice of adjuration, and he is a witness whether he hath seen or known it, if he do not give information, then he shall bear his iniquity.

Hosea 5:15

I will go away, I will return to my place, till they acknowledge their trespass, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, If ye were blind ye would not have sin; but now ye say, We see, your sin remains.

Job 31:33

If I covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding mine iniquity in my bosom,

Psalm 38:4

For mine iniquities are gone over my head: as a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.

Leviticus 19:17

Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart; thou shalt earnestly rebuke thy neighbour, lest thou bear sin on account of him.

Ezra 10:10

And Ezra the priest stood up and said to them, Ye have acted unfaithfully, and have taken foreign wives, to increase the trespass of Israel.

Leviticus 4:3

if the priest that is anointed sin according to the trespass of the people; then for his sin which he hath sinned shall he present a young bullock without blemish to Jehovah for a sin-offering.

Ezekiel 14:10

And they shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of the inquirer;

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an inadvertence. Wherefore should God be wroth at thy voice, and destroy the work of thy hands?

Psalm 5:10

Bring guilt upon them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels: drive them out in the multitude of their transgressions, for they have rebelled against thee.

Isaiah 5:23

who justify the wicked for a bribe, and turn away the righteousness of the righteous from them!

Nahum 1:3

Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and doth not at all clear the guilty: Jehovah, his way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Leviticus 6:4

then it shall be, if he hath sinned and transgressed, that he shall restore what he robbed or that in which he hath defrauded, or the deposit, or the lost thing which he found,

Jeremiah 51:5

For Israel is not forsaken, nor Judah of his God, of Jehovah of hosts; for their land is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel.

Luke 23:4

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

Isaiah 24:6

Therefore doth the curse devour the earth, and they that dwell therein are held guilty; therefore the inhabitants of the earth are consumed, and few men are left.

Deuteronomy 19:15

One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, and for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall a matter be established.

Leviticus 5:2

Or if any one touch any unclean thing, whether it be the carcase of an unclean beast, or the carcase of unclean cattle, or the carcase of an unclean crawling thing, and it be hid from him, he also is unclean and guilty;

Deuteronomy 22:8

When thou buildest a new house, thou shalt make a parapet for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thy house, if any one should in any wise fall from it.

Jeremiah 14:20

Jehovah, we acknowledge our wickedness, the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against thee.

Nehemiah 4:5

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee; for they have provoked the builders.

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days, and at that time, saith Jehovah, the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and there shall be none; and the sins of Judah, and they shall not be found: for I will pardon those whom I leave remaining.

Isaiah 14:21

Prepare ye slaughter for his children, because of the iniquity of their fathers; that they may not rise up and possess the earth, nor fill the face of the world with cities.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the things the law says, it speaks to those under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world be under judgment to God.

Psalm 7:3

Jehovah my God, if I have done this, if there be iniquity in my hands;

Zechariah 11:5

whose possessors slay them without being held guilty; and they that sell them say, Blessed be Jehovah! for I am become rich; and their own shepherds pity them not.

Hebrews 10:2

Since, would they not indeed have ceased being offered, on account of the worshippers once purged having no longer any conscience of sins?

From Thematic Bible


Guilt » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

Then they said one to another, We are indeed guilty concerning our brother, whose anguish of soul we saw when he besought us, and we did not hearken; therefore this distress is come upon us.

Exodus 9:27

And Pharaoh sent, and called Moses and Aaron, and said to them, I have sinned this time: Jehovah is the righteous one, but I and my people are the wicked ones.

Guilt » Israel in the wilderness

Numbers 21:7

And the people came to Moses and said, We have sinned, in that we have spoken against Jehovah, and against thee: pray to Jehovah that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people.

Guilt » The psalmist

Psalm 40:12

For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I cannot see; they are more than the hairs of my head: and my heart hath failed me.

Guilt » The scribes and pharisees

John 8:9

But they, having heard that, went out one by one beginning from the elder ones until the last; and Jesus was left alone and the woman standing there.

Guilt » The jews of ezra's time

Ezra 9:6

and said: O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God; for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up to the heavens.

Topics on Guilt

Blood, as symbol of guilt

23;59;2-3

but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he doth not hear.

Guilt Offering

3;5;17

And if any one sin and do against any of all the commandments of Jehovah what should not be done, and hath not known it, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Guilt, Human Aspects Of

19;51;3-5

For I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is continually before me.

Guilt, Removal Of

45;8;33

Who shall bring an accusation against God's elect? It is God who justifies:

Human Awareness Of Guilt

19;51;3

For I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is continually before me.

Incurring Guilt

3;19;17

Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart; thou shalt earnestly rebuke thy neighbour, lest thou bear sin on account of him.