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55 Bible Verses about Guilt

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1 John 3:20

If our hearts condemn us, God is greater than our hearts and knows everything.

Leviticus 5:5

When a person is guilty of one of these things, then he is to confess whatever sin it was

Jeremiah 3:13

"Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have rebelled against the LORD your God, and have scattered your favors to strangers under every green tree. But you haven't obeyed me,' declares the LORD.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from the guilt of shedding blood, God, God of my salvation. Then my tongue will sing about your righteousness.

Proverbs 28:17

A guilty man tormented by bloodshed will be a lifelong fugitive; let no one support him.

Exodus 22:2

"If a thief is found while breaking into a house, and is struck down and dies, it is not a capital crime in that case,

Job 33:9

"I'm pure. I'm without sin; I'm innocent. I'm harboring no iniquity inside of me.

Jeremiah 33:8

I'll cleanse them from all their sin that they have committed against me, and I'll forgive all their sins that they committed against me and by which they rebelled against me.

Leviticus 5:1

"If someone sins because he has failed to testify after receiving notice to testify as a witness regarding what he has observed or learned, he is to be held responsible."

Hosea 5:15

"I will leave and go back to my place until they admit their offense and seek my face. When affliction comes to them, they will eagerly seek me."

John 9:41

Jesus told them, "If you were blind, you would not have any sin. But now that you insist, "We see,' your sin still exists."

Job 31:33

"Have I covered my transgression like other people, to conceal iniquity within myself?

Psalm 38:4

My iniquities loom over my head; like a cumbersome burden, they are too heavy for me.

Leviticus 19:17

"You are not to hate your relative in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor if you must, but you are not to incur guilt on account of him.

Ezra 10:10

Ezra the priest stood up and spoke to them, "You have sinned by marrying foreign wives, thereby increasing the transgressions of Israel.

Leviticus 4:3

or if the anointed priest sins, thereby bringing guilt on the people, let him bring a young bull without defect as a sin offering to the LORD for his sin that he had committed.

Ezekiel 14:10

They'll bear the consequences of their guilt, and the prophet will be just as guilty as the one who seeks that prophet's guidance.

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Never let your mouth cause you to sin and don't proclaim in the presence of the angel, "My promise was a mistake," for why should God be angry at your excuse and destroy what you've undertaken?

Psalm 5:10

Declare them guilty, God! Let them fall by their own schemes. Drive them away because of their many transgressions, for they have rebelled against you.

Isaiah 5:23

who acquit the guilty for a bribe, and deprive the innocent of justice!"

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger and powerful, and he will never let the guilty go unpunished. The LORD's path is in the windstorm and hurricane; thunderclouds are dust beneath his feet.

Leviticus 6:4

If that person has sinned and has been found guilty, then he is to return the stolen thing that he took or obtained by oppression, or the security that had been entrusted to him, or the lost thing that he had found,

Jeremiah 51:5

Indeed, Israel and Judah haven't been abandoned by their God, by the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, although their land is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel."

Luke 23:4

Then Pilate told the high priests and crowds, "I do not find anything chargeable in this man."

Isaiah 24:6

Therefore the curse keeps on consuming, and its inhabitants are declared guilty. Furthermore, the inhabitants of earth are ablaze, and few people are left.

Deuteronomy 19:15

"The testimony of one person alone is not to suffice to convict anyone of any iniquity, sin, or guilt. But the matter will stand on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Leviticus 5:2

"When a person has touched a ceremonially unclean thing inadvertently, such as the carcass of an unclean animal, or some unclean creeping thing, he will be unclean and guilty nevertheless.

Deuteronomy 22:8

"When you build a new house, install a parapet along your roof so that if someone falls from the roof, you won't bring guilt of bloodshed on your house."

Jeremiah 14:20

We acknowledge, LORD, our wickedness, the guilt of our ancestors. Indeed, we have sinned against you.

Nehemiah 4:5

Don't atone their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you, because they have demoralized the builders."

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days and at that time,' declares the LORD, "the iniquity of Israel will be searched for, but there will be none; and the sin of Judah, but none will be found, because I'll pardon those I leave as a remnant.'"

Isaiah 14:21

Prepare a massacre for his sons because of the guilt of their forefathers! They are not to rise and inherit the earth, and cover the surface of the world with cities."

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says applies to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God.

Psalm 7:3

LORD, my God, if I have done this thing, if there is injustice on my hands,

Zechariah 11:5

Their buyers slaughter them without being punished, continuing to sell them as they say, "Bless the LORD!' and, "I'm rich!' Meanwhile, their shepherds show them no compassion.

Hebrews 10:2

Otherwise, would they not have stopped offering them, because the worshipers, cleansed once for all, would no longer be aware of any sins?

From Thematic Bible


Guilt » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

"We're all guilty because of what we did to our brother!" they told each other. "We kept on watching his suffering while he pleaded with us! We're in this mess because we wouldn't listen!"

Exodus 9:27

Pharaoh sent word and called for Moses and Aaron. "I've sinned this time," he told them. "The LORD is righteous, but I and my people are wicked.

Guilt » Israel in the wilderness

Numbers 21:7

Then the people approached Moses and admitted, "We've sinned by speaking against the LORD and you. Pray to the LORD, that he'll remove the serpents from us." So Moses prayed in behalf of the people.

Guilt » The psalmist

Psalm 40:12

Innumerable evils have surrounded me; my iniquities have overtaken me so that I cannot see. They are more in number than the hair on my head, and my courage has forsaken me.

Guilt » The scribes and pharisees

John 8:9

When they heard this, they went away one by one, beginning with the oldest, and he was left alone with the woman standing there.

Guilt » The jews of ezra's time

Topics on Guilt

Blood, as symbol of guilt

23;59;2-3

Instead, your iniquities have been barriers between you and your God, and your sins have concealed his face from you so that he won't listen.

Guilt Offering

3;5;17

"If a person sins and does what the LORD commanded is not to be done, and if he didn't know that he had sinned, then he will be guilty nevertheless.

Guilt, Human Aspects Of

19;51;3-5

For I acknowledge my transgression; my sin remains continuously before me.

Guilt, Removal Of

45;8;33

Who will accuse God's elect? It is God who justifies!

Human Awareness Of Guilt

19;51;3

For I acknowledge my transgression; my sin remains continuously before me.

Incurring Guilt

3;19;17

"You are not to hate your relative in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor if you must, but you are not to incur guilt on account of him.

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