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55 Bible Verses about Guilt

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1 John 3:20

And if our heart condemns 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 things, that he shall confess that he has sinned;

Jeremiah 3:13

Only acknowledge thine iniquity that thou hast rebelled against the LORD thy God and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree, and ye have not heard my voice, said the LORD.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation, and my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.

James 2:10

For whosoever shall have kept the whole law, and then offends in one point is made guilty of all.

Proverbs 28:17

A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee all the way to the grave, and no one shall sustain him.

Exodus 22:2

If a thief is found breaking into a house and is smitten so he dies, he that killed him shall not be guilty of his blood.

Job 33:9

I am clean without rebellion, I am innocent; neither is there iniquity in me.

Jeremiah 33:8

And I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, with which they have sinned against me; and I will pardon all their sins, with which they have sinned against me and with which they rebelled against me.

Leviticus 5:1

And when a person commits sin, because they were called to testify under oath, and he was a witness that has seen or known of it, if he does not declare it, then he shall bear his iniquity.

Hosea 5:15

I will go and return to my place until they acknowledge their guilt and seek my face; in their affliction they will seek me early.

John 9:41

Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin; but now because ye say, We see, therefore your sin abides.

Job 31:33

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

Psalm 38:4

For my 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 thine heart; thou shalt rebuke thy neighbour in sincerity, that thou not bear sin for him.

Ezra 10:10

And Ezra, the priest, stood up, and said unto them, Ye have transgressed because ye have taken strange women, thus increasing the guiltiness of Israel.

Leviticus 4:3

if the priest that is anointed sins according to the guiltiness of the people, he shall offer for his sin, which he has committed, a young bullock without blemish unto the LORD for his sin.

Ezekiel 14:10

And they shall bear the punishment of their iniquity; the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him that seeks unto him

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was ignorance. Why should thou cause God to be angry because of thy voice and destroy the work of thine hands?

Psalm 5:10

Declare them guilty, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out for the multitude of their rebellions; for they have rebelled against thee.

Isaiah 5:23

who justify the wicked for bribes and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him!

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger and great in power and will not at all treat the guilty as though they were innocent; the LORD whose 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 that because he has sinned and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he stole, or for the damage of the slander, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,

Jeremiah 51:5

For Israel and Judah have not been made widows of their God, of the LORD of the hosts, though their land was filled with sin against the Holy One of Israel.

Luke 23:4

Then said Pilate to the princes of the priests and to the people, I find no fault in this man.

Isaiah 24:6

Therefore the curse has consumed the earth, and those that dwell therein are found guilty; therefore, the inhabitants of the earth are consumed, and few men left.

Deuteronomy 19:15

One witness shall not be valid against a man for any iniquity or for any sin, in any sin which he should commit. At the mouth of two witnesses or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.

Leviticus 5:2

Likewise the person who touches any unclean thing, whether it is a carcase of an unclean beast or a carcase of unclean animal or the carcase of an unclean serpent, even if it is hidden from him, he shall be unclean and guilty.

Deuteronomy 22:8

When thou shall build a new house, then thou shalt make a parapet for thy roof that thou not bring blood upon thine house if anyone should fall from there.

Jeremiah 14:20

We acknowledge, O LORD, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against thee.

Nehemiah 4:5

And do not cover their iniquity, nor let their sin be blotted out from before thee, for they have become angry against the builders.

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days, and in that time, said the LORD, 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 shall have left.

Isaiah 14:21

Prepare slaughter for his sons for the iniquity of their fathers that they do not rise, nor possess the land, nor fill the face of the world with cities.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that all that the law says, it says to those who are under the law, that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may submit themselves unto God.

Psalm 7:3

O LORD my God, if I have done this: if there is iniquity in my hands,

Zechariah 11:5

whose buyers slayed them and held themselves not guilty; and he that sold them said, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich: and not even their own shepherds had compassion on them.

Hebrews 10:2

Otherwise, they would cease to offer them, because those that sacrifice, once purged, would have no more conscience of sin.

From Thematic Bible


Guilt » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

And they said one to another, We are truly guilty concerning our brother in that we saw the anguish of his soul when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.

Exodus 9:27

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

Guilt » Israel in the wilderness

Numbers 21:7

Then the people came to Moses and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD and against thee; pray unto the LORD that he take away these serpents from among us. And Moses prayed for the people.

Guilt » The psalmist

Psalm 40:12

For innumerable evils have compassed me about; my iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to see; they are more than the hairs of my head; therefore my heart fails me.

Guilt » The scribes and pharisees

John 8:9

And those who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest even unto the last; and Jesus was left alone and the woman that had been in the midst.

Guilt » The jews of ezra's time

Ezra 9:6

and said, O my God, I am confused and ashamed to lift up my face to thee, my God, for our iniquities have multiplied over our head, and our guiltiness is grown up unto heaven.

Topics on Guilt

Blood, as symbol of guilt

Isaiah 59:2-3

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

Guilt Offering

Leviticus 5:17

Finally, if a person commits a sin by doing any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD, without doing it knowingly, he is guilty and shall bear his iniquity.

Guilt, Human Aspects Of

Psalm 51:3-5

For I acknowledge my rebellion; and my sin is ever before me.

Incurring Guilt

Leviticus 19:17

Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart; thou shalt rebuke thy neighbour in sincerity, that thou not bear sin for him.