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41 Bible Verses about Holiness

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Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for others: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

1 Chronicles 16:29

Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are very sure: holiness becomes your house, O LORD, forever.

Ezekiel 38:23

Thus will I magnify myself, and sanctify myself; and I will be known in the eyes of many nations, and they shall know that I am the LORD.

2 Peter 3:11

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conduct and godliness,

Luke 1:75

In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.

Psalm 20:6

Now know I that the LORD saves his anointed; he will hear him from his holy heaven with the saving strength of his right hand.

Romans 6:19

I speak after the manner of men because of the weakness of your flesh: for as you have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.

Zechariah 14:20

In that day shall there be upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in the LORD'S house shall be like the bowls before the altar.

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was holiness unto the LORD, and the firstfruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend; evil shall come upon them, says the LORD.

Psalm 47:8

God reigns over the nations: God sits upon the throne of his holiness.

Ezekiel 36:23

And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the nations, which you have profaned in the midst of them; and the nations shall know that I am the LORD, says the Lord GOD, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the LORD, that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endures forever.

From Thematic Bible


Christ, our example » Conformity to, required in » Holiness

1 Peter 1:15-16

But as he who has called you is holy, so be holy in all manner of conduct; Because it is written, You will be holy; for I am holy.

Glorifying God » For his » Holiness

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy.

Holiness » Of God

Psalm 99:9

Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy.

Holiness » General references to

Zechariah 14:20

In that day shall there be upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in the LORD'S house shall be like the bowls before the altar.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for others: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

Exodus 39:30

And they made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and wrote upon it a writing, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.

More verses: Hebrews 12:10

Holiness » Commanded

Leviticus 11:45

For I am the LORD that brings you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: you shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.

Holiness » Being holy

Exodus 22:31

And you shall be holy men unto me: neither shall you eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; you shall cast it to the dogs.

1 Peter 1:15-16

But as he who has called you is holy, so be holy in all manner of conduct; Because it is written, You will be holy; for I am holy.

Leviticus 11:44-45

For I am the LORD your God: you shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall you defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creeps upon the earth. For I am the LORD that brings you up out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: you shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.

Holiness » Should lead to separation from the wicked

Numbers 16:26

And he spoke unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of theirs, lest you be consumed in all their sins.

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Therefore come out from among them, and be you separate, says the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.

Numbers 16:21

Separate yourselves from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment.

Holiness » What is holy

Exodus 31:14-15

You shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defiles it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever does any work on it, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. Six days may work be done; but on the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever does any work on the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

Leviticus 27:30

And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD'S: it is holy unto the LORD.

Holiness » Promised to the church

Zechariah 14:20-21

In that day shall there be upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in the LORD'S house shall be like the bowls before the altar. Yea, every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah shall be holiness unto the LORD of hosts: and all they that sacrifice shall come and take of them, and boil in them: and in that day there shall be no more a Canaanite in the house of the LORD of hosts.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for others: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

Obadiah 1:17

But upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions.

Holiness » The character of Christ, the standard of

Holiness » Saints » Shall be presented to God in

Holiness » Saints » Called to

Holiness » Saints » Possess

Holiness » The character of God, the standard of

1 Peter 1:15-16

But as he who has called you is holy, so be holy in all manner of conduct; Because it is written, You will be holy; for I am holy.

Holiness » Ministers should » Exhort to

1 Peter 1:14-16

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance: But as he who has called you is holy, so be holy in all manner of conduct; Because it is written, You will be holy; for I am holy.

Holiness » The church is the beauty of

1 Chronicles 16:29

Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Holiness » Christ » An example of

1 Peter 2:21-22

For even to this were you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow his steps: Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:

Holiness » The word of God the means of producing

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

Holiness » Ministers should » Avoid » Everything » Inconsistent with

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy unto their God, and not profane the name of their God: for the offerings of the LORD made by fire, and the bread of their God, they do offer: therefore they shall be holy.

Holiness » None shall see God without

Holiness » The wicked are without

1 Timothy 1:9

Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

Holiness » Motives to » God, Glory of

Holiness » Saints » Should have their conversation in

2 Peter 3:11

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conduct and godliness,

Holiness » Saints » Elected to

Holiness » Chastisements are intended to produce, in saints

James 1:2-3

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience.

Holiness » Is the result of » The manifestation of God's grace

Titus 2:3

The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live sensibly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

Holiness » Saints » Should yield their members as instruments of

Romans 6:19

I speak after the manner of men because of the weakness of your flesh: for as you have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness.

Holiness » Motives to » Love of Christ

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: And that he died for all, that they who live should no longer live unto themselves, but unto him who died for them, and rose again.

Holiness » Is the result of » Union with Christ

John 17:9

I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them that you have given me; for they are yours.

Holiness » Exemplified » Paul

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You are witnesses, and God also, how holy and just and unblamable was our behavior among you that believe:

Holiness » God calling us to holiness

Holiness » Saints » Should seek perfection in

Holiness » Christ » Effects, in his people

Ephesians 5:25-27

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Holiness » Saints » Shall continue in, for ever

Revelation 22:11

He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.

Holiness » Who is holy

Holiness » Ministers should » Be examples of

Holiness » Saints » New created in

Holiness » Promise to women who continue in

Holiness » Motives to » The mercies of God

Romans 12:1-2

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Holiness » Saints » Should follow after

Holiness » Required in prayer

Holiness » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was holiness unto the LORD, and the firstfruits of his increase: all that devour him shall offend; evil shall come upon them, says the LORD.

Holiness » Motives to » The dissolution of all things

2 Peter 3:11

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conduct and godliness,

Holiness » Saints » Should serve God in

Luke 1:74-75

That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear, In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.

Holiness » Necessary to God's worship

Psalm 24:3-4

Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place? He that has clean hands, and a pure heart; who has not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.

Holiness » Is the result of » Subjection to God

Holiness » Exemplified » Wives of patriarchs

Holiness » Saints » Should present their bodies to God in

Holiness » Saints » Have their fruit unto

Holiness » Not giving that which is holy unto dogs

Matthew 7:6

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and tear you.

Holiness » The gospel the way of

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; but it shall be for others: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

Holiness » Is the result of » God's keeping

Holiness » Exemplified » David

Psalm 86:2

Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O you my God, save your servant that trusts in you.

Holiness » Christ » Desires, for his people

Holiness » Becoming in the church

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are very sure: holiness becomes your house, O LORD, forever.

Holiness » Ministers should » Possess

Holiness » Exemplified » John the baptist

Mark 6:20

For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and holy, and protected him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.

Holiness » Exemplified » Prophets

Luke 1:70

As he spoke by the mouth of his holy prophets, who have been since the world began:

Holiness » Saints » Should continue in

Luke 1:75

In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.

Holiness » Behavior of aged women should be as becomes

Titus 2:3

The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;

Inscriptions » Holiness » to the lord » Engraved » High priest

Exodus 39:30

And they made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and wrote upon it a writing, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.

Exodus 28:36

And you shall make a plate of pure gold, and engrave upon it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.

Inscriptions » Holiness » to the lord » Engraved » Horses » Bells

Zechariah 14:20

In that day shall there be upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD; and the pots in the LORD'S house shall be like the bowls before the altar.

John the baptist » Characteristics of » Holiness

Mark 6:20

For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and holy, and protected him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.

Judgment » The certainty of, a motive to » Holiness

2 Peter 3:11

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conduct and godliness,

2 Corinthians 5:9-10

Therefore we labor, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may be recompensed for the things done in his body, according to what he has done, whether it be good or bad.

Sanctification » Holiness

Ephesians 5:7-9

Be not therefore partakers with them. For you were once darkness, but now are you light in the Lord: walk as children of light: (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Topics on Holiness

Attitudes Of Holiness

58;12;14

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

Desires For Holiness

40;5;8

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

God, Holiness Of

60;1;16

Because it is written, You will be holy; for I am holy.

Holiness Of Ministers

56;1;8

But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good, sensible, just, holy, temperate;

Holiness Of The Saints

45;8;29

For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Holiness, As Set Apart For God

5;7;6

For you are a holy people unto the LORD your God: the LORD your God has chosen you to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.

Holiness, Believers' Growth In

14;7;16

For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there forever: and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

Holiness, Purpose Of

3;19;2

Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, You shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy.

Holiness,  Worldly Separation

3;20;23-26

And you shall not walk in the customs of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.

Jesus Christ, Holiness Of

44;3;14

But you denied the Holy One and the Just, and desired a murderer to be granted unto you;

Lack Of Holiness

19;17;14

From men by your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life, and whose belly you fill with your hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.