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55 Bible Verses about Guilt

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1 John 3:20

because if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Leviticus 5:5

It shall be, when he is guilty of one of these, he shall confess that in which he has sinned:

Jeremiah 3:13

Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have transgressed against Yahweh your God, and have scattered your ways to the strangers under every green tree, and you have not obeyed my voice,' says Yahweh."

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation. My tongue shall sing aloud of your righteousness.

James 2:10

For whoever keeps the whole law, and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all.

Proverbs 28:17

A man who is tormented by life blood will be a fugitive until death; no one will support him.

Exodus 22:2

If the thief is found breaking in, and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no guilt of bloodshed for him.

Job 33:9

'I am clean, without disobedience. I am innocent, neither is there iniquity in me.

Jeremiah 33:8

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 against me, and by which they have transgressed against me.

Leviticus 5:1

"'If anyone sins, in that he hears the voice of adjuration, he being a witness, whether he has seen or known, if he doesn't report it, then he shall bear his iniquity.

Hosea 5:15

I will go and return to my place, until they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face. In their affliction they will seek me earnestly."

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, 'We see.' Therefore your sin remains.

Job 31:33

if like Adam I have covered my transgressions, by hiding my iniquity in my heart,

Psalm 38:4

For my iniquities have 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

Ezra the priest stood up, and said to them, "You have trespassed, and have married foreign women, to increase the guilt of Israel.

Leviticus 4:3

if the anointed priest sins so as to bring guilt on the people, then let him offer for his sin, which he has sinned, a young bull without blemish to Yahweh for a sin offering.

Ezekiel 14:10

They shall bear their iniquity: the iniquity of the prophet shall be even as the iniquity of him who seeks [to him];

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Don't allow your mouth to lead you into sin. Don't protest before the messenger that this was a mistake. Why should God be angry at your voice, and destroy the work of your hands?

Psalm 5:10

Hold them guilty, God. Let them fall by their own counsels; Thrust them out in the multitude of their transgressions, for they have rebelled against you.

Isaiah 5:23

who acquit the guilty for a bribe, but deny justice for the innocent!

Nahum 1:3

Yahweh is slow to anger, and great in power, and will by no means leave the guilty unpunished. Yahweh 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, if he has sinned, and is guilty, he shall restore that which he took by robbery, or the thing which he has gotten by oppression, or the deposit which was committed to him, or the lost thing which he found,

Jeremiah 51:5

For Israel is not forsaken, nor Judah, of his God, of Yahweh of Armies; though their land is full of guilt against the Holy One of Israel.

Luke 23:4

Pilate said to the chief priests and the multitudes, "I find no basis for a charge against this man."

Isaiah 24:6

Therefore the curse has devoured the earth, and those who dwell therein are found guilty. 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 a matter be established.

Leviticus 5:2

"'Or if anyone touches any unclean thing, whether it is the carcass of an unclean animal, or the carcass of unclean livestock, or the carcass of unclean creeping things, and it is hidden from him, and he is unclean, then he shall be guilty.

Deuteronomy 22:8

When you build a new house, then you shall make a battlement for your roof, that you don't bring blood on your house, if any man fall from there.

Jeremiah 14:20

We acknowledge, Yahweh, our wickedness, and the iniquity of our fathers; for we have sinned against you.

Nehemiah 4:5

don't cover their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you; for they have insulted the builders."

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days, and in that time, says Yahweh, 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 leave as a remnant.

Isaiah 14:21

Prepare for slaughter of his children because of the iniquity of their fathers, that they not rise up and possess the earth, and fill the surface of the world with cities.

Romans 3:19

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

Psalm 7:3

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

Zechariah 11:5

Their buyers slaughter them, and go unpunished. Those who sell them say, 'Blessed be Yahweh, for I am rich;' and their own shepherds don't pity them.

Hebrews 10:2

Or else wouldn't they have ceased to be offered, because the worshippers, having been once cleansed, would have had no more consciousness of sins?

From Thematic Bible


Guilt » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 42:21

They said one to another, "We are certainly guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the distress of his soul, when he begged us, and we wouldn't listen. Therefore this distress has come upon us."

Exodus 9:27

Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.

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, that he take away the serpents from us." Moses prayed for the people.

Guilt » The psalmist

Psalm 40:12

For innumerable evils have surrounded me. My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up. They are more than the hairs of my head. My heart has failed me.

Guilt » The scribes and pharisees

John 8:9

They, when they heard it, being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one, beginning from the oldest, even to the last. Jesus was left alone with the woman where she was, in the middle.

Guilt » The jews of ezra's time

Ezra 9:6

and I said, "My God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to you, my God; for our iniquities have increased over our head, and our guiltiness has 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 hidden his face from you, so that he will not hear.

Guilt Offering

3;5;17

"If anyone sins, and does any of the things which Yahweh has commanded not to be done; though he didn't know it, yet he is guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.

Guilt, Removal Of

45;8;33

Who could bring a charge against God's chosen ones? It is God who justifies.

Human Awareness Of Guilt

19;51;3

For I know my transgressions. My sin is constantly 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.