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55 Bible Verses about Guilt

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1 John 3:20

For 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 in that thing:

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, says the LORD.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, God of my salvation: and my tongue shall sing aloud of your righteousness.

Proverbs 28:17

A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee to a pit; let no man help him.

Exodus 22:2

If a thief be found breaking in, and be smitten that he dies, there shall no blood be shed for him.

Job 33:9

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

Jeremiah 33:8

And 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, and by which they have transgressed against me.

Leviticus 5:1

And if a soul sins, and hears the voice of an oath, and is a witness, whether he has seen or known of it; if he does not tell of it, then he shall bear his iniquity.

Hosea 5:15

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

John 9:41

Jesus said unto them, If you were blind, you should have no sin: but now you say, We see; therefore your sin remains.

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

You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him.

Ezra 10:10

And Ezra the priest stood up, and said unto them, You have transgressed, and have taken foreign wives, to increase the trespass of Israel.

Leviticus 4:3

If the priest that is anointed sins according to the sin of the people; then let him bring for his sin, which he has sinned, a young bullock without blemish unto the LORD for a sin offering.

Ezekiel 14:10

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

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Permit not your mouth to cause your flesh to sin; neither say before the angel, that it was an error: why should God be angry at your voice, and destroy the work of your hands?

Psalm 5:10

Destroy them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against you.

Isaiah 5:23

Who justify the wicked for a bribe, and take away the justice of the righteous from him!

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD has his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Leviticus 6:4

Then it shall be, because he has sinned, and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he has deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,

Jeremiah 51:5

For Israel has not been forsaken, nor Judah by his God, by the LORD of hosts; though their land was filled with sin against the Holy One of Israel.

Luke 23:4

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

Isaiah 24:6

Therefore has the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell in it are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

Deuteronomy 19:15

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

Leviticus 5:2

Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcass of an unclean animal, or a carcass of unclean cattle, or the carcass of unclean creeping things, and it is hidden from him; he also shall be unclean, and guilty.

Deuteronomy 22:8

When you build a new house, then you shall make a parapet for your roof, that you bring not the guilt of blood upon your house, if any man fall from there.

Jeremiah 14:20

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

Nehemiah 4:5

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before you: for they have provoked you to anger before the builders.

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days, and in that time, says 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 them whom I preserve.

Isaiah 14:21

Prepare slaughter for his children because of 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 whatsoever things the law says, it says to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.

Psalm 7:3

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

Zechariah 11:5

Whose owners slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they that sell them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich: and their own shepherds pity them not.

Hebrews 10:2

For then would they not have ceased to be offered? because the worshipers once purged should have had no more consciousness of sins.

From Thematic Bible


Guilt » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

And they said one to another, We are verily 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

And 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

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

Guilt » The psalmist

Psalm 40:12

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

Guilt » The scribes and pharisees

John 8:9

And they 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 standing before him.

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 you, my God: for our iniquities have risen higher than our head, and our trespass has grown up unto 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 will not hear.

Guilt Offering

3;5;17

And if a soul sins, and commits any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he knew it not, 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 ever before me.

Guilt, Removal Of

45;8;33

Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifies.

Human Awareness Of Guilt

19;51;3

For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me.

Incurring Guilt

3;19;17

You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him.