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55 Bible Verses about Guilt

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1 John 3:20

that if our heart condemns us, that God is greater than our heart and knows all [things].

Leviticus 5:5

When he becomes guilty {in any of} these, he shall confess what he has sinned {regarding} it,

Jeremiah 3:13

Only acknowledge your guilt, that against Yahweh your God you have rebelled, and have scattered your ways to the strangers under every leafy tree, and you have not obeyed my voice,' {declares} Yahweh."

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God, the God of my salvation; [then] my tongue will sing aloud [of] your righteousness.

James 2:10

For whoever keeps the whole law but stumbles in one [point only] has become guilty of all [of it].

Proverbs 28:17

A person who is burdened with [the] blood of {another}, until death he will flee; do not take hold of him.

Exodus 22:2

" 'If a thief is found in the act of breaking in and he is struck and he dies, there is not bloodguilt for him.

Job 33:9

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

Jeremiah 33:8

And I will cleanse them from all their guilt that they sinned against me, and I will forgive all their iniquities that they sinned against me, and that they rebelled against me.

Leviticus 5:1

" 'When a person sins in that he hears [the] utterance of a curse and he [is] a witness or he sees or he knows, if he does not make [it] known, then he shall bear his guilt.

Hosea 5:15

{I will return again} to my place until they acknowledge [their] guilt and seek my face; in their distress they will search me.

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would not have sin. But now you say, 'We see,' your sin remains.

Job 31:33

{Have I concealed} my transgressions as [other] human beings to hide my iniquity in my bosom

Psalm 38:4

For my iniquities have passed over my head; like 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 fellow citizen, so that you do not incur sin {along with} him.

Ezra 10:10

Then Ezra the priest stood up and said to them, "You have broke faith and married foreign women, increasing the guilt of Israel.

Leviticus 4:3

if the anointed priest sins, {bringing guilt on the people}, then, concerning the sin that he has {committed}, he shall bring {a young bull} without defect for Yahweh as a sin offering.

Ezekiel 14:10

And they will bear their guilt, like the guilt of the inquirer so the guilt of the prophet will be,

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Do not let your mouth lead your flesh into sin, and do not tell the messenger that it [was] a mistake. Why anger God at your words, so that he destroys the work of your hands?

Psalm 5:10

Treat them as guilty, O God; let them fall because of their plans. Because of the abundance of their transgressions cast them out, for they have rebelled against you.

Isaiah 5:23

Those who acquit the guilty because of a bribe and remove [the] justice of [the] innocent from him.

Nahum 1:3

Yahweh is slow to anger but great [in] power; he will certainly not allow [the guilty] to go unpunished. {He marches} in storm wind and in gale; storm clouds [are the] dust of his feet.

Leviticus 6:4

{and when} he sins and is guilty, then he shall bring back {the things he had stolen} or {what he had extorted} or {something with which he had been entrusted} or the lost property that he had found,

Jeremiah 51:5

For neither Israel nor Judah [is] a widower from their God, from Yahweh of hosts, though their land is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel."

Luke 23:4

So Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no basis for an accusation against this man.

Isaiah 24:6

Therefore a curse devours [the] earth, and the inhabitants in it suffer for their guilt. Therefore [the] inhabitants of [the] earth burn, and {few men are left}.

Deuteronomy 19:15

{The testimony of a single witness may not be used to convict} [with respect to] any crime and for any wrongdoing in any offense that a person committed; on the {evidence} of two witnesses or on the {evidence} of three witnesses {a charge shall be sustained}.

Leviticus 5:2

Or if a person touches anything unclean, {whether} an unclean [wild] animal's dead body or an unclean domestic animal's dead body or an unclean swarmer's dead body, but {he is unaware of it}, he [is] unclean and he is guilty.

Deuteronomy 22:8

"When you build a new house then you shall make a parapet wall for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house {if anyone should fall from it}.

Jeremiah 14:20

We know, Yahweh, our wickedness, the iniquity of our ancestors, for we have sinned against you.

Nehemiah 4:5

Do not cover their guilt, and do not let their sin be blotted out from before you. They have {provoked the builders to anger}.

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days and at that time," {declares} Yahweh, "the guilt of Israel will be sought, but there [is] none, and the sins of Judah, but they will not be found, for I will forgive those I left behind.

Isaiah 14:21

Prepare a place of slaughter for his sons because of the sin of their ancestors. Let them not rise and take possession of [the] earth or fill up [the] face of [the] world [with] cities."

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the law says, it speaks to those under the law, in order that every mouth may be closed and the whole world may become accountable to God.

Psalm 7:3

O Yahweh, my God, if I have done this, if there is wrong in my hands,

Zechariah 11:5

The ones buying them kill them and go unpunished, and the ones selling them say, 'Blessed [be] Yahweh, for I have become rich.' Their own shepherds have no compassion for them.

Hebrews 10:2

For otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, because the ones who worship, having been purified once and for all, would no longer have any consciousness of sins?

From Thematic Bible


Guilt » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

Then each said to his brother, "Surely we [are] guilty on account of our brother when we saw the anguish of his soul when he pleaded for mercy to us and we would not listen. Therefore this trouble has come to us."

Exodus 9:27

And Pharaoh sent and called Moses and Aaron and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh [is] the righteous [one], and I and my people [are] the wicked [ones].

Guilt » Israel in the wilderness

Numbers 21:7

The people came to Moses and said, "We have sinned because we have spoken against Yahweh and against you. Pray to Yahweh and let him remove the snakes from among us." So Moses prayed for the people.

Guilt » The psalmist

Psalm 40:12

For evils without number have encompassed me. My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see. They are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart fails me.

Guilt » The scribes and pharisees

John 8:9

Now [when they] heard [it], being convicted by their conscience, they began to depart, one by one, beginning with the older ones, and Jesus was left alone--and the woman who was in [their] midst.

Guilt » The jews of ezra's time

Ezra 9:6

and said, "My God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face to you, my God. For our sins have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown up to the heavens.

Topics on Guilt

Blood, as symbol of guilt

23;59;2-3

Rather, your iniquities have been {barriers} between you and your God, and your sins have hidden [his] face from you, from hearing.

Guilt Offering

3;5;17

"If a person when he sins {violates} one from all of Yahweh's commands that should not {be violated}, but he did not know, then he is guilty and he shall bear his guilt.

Guilt, Human Aspects Of

19;51;3-5

For {I myself know} my transgressions, and my sin [is] ever before me.

Guilt, Removal Of

45;8;33

Who will bring charges against God's elect? God [is] the one who justifies.

Human Awareness Of Guilt

19;51;3

For {I myself know} 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 fellow citizen, so that you do not incur sin {along with} him.