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42 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 travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about.

1 Chronicles 16:29

Ascribe to Yahweh the glory of his name! Lift up an offering and come before him! Bow down to Yahweh in the splendor of holiness!

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are fully reliable. Holiness is fitting for your house, O Yahweh, {forever}.

Ezekiel 38:23

And [so] I will exalt myself, and I will show myself holy, and I will make myself known before [the] eyes of many nations, and they will know that I [am] Yahweh.'"

2 Peter 3:11

[Because] all these things are being destroyed in this way, what sort of [people] must you be in holy behavior and godliness,

Luke 1:75

in holiness and righteousness before him all our days.

Psalm 20:6

Now I know that Yahweh will help his anointed. He will answer him from his holy heaven with the victorious power of his right hand.

Romans 6:19

(I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh.) For just as you presented your members [as] slaves to immorality and lawlessness, [leading] to lawlessness, so now present your members [as] slaves to righteousness, [leading] to sanctification.

Zechariah 14:20

On that day there will be [inscribed] on the bells of the horses, "Holy to Yahweh." And the cooking pots in the house of Yahweh will be [holy] like the sacrificial basins before the altar.

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel [was] holy to Yahweh, the first fruit of his produce. All [those who] ate it were held guilty; disaster came to them," {declares} Yahweh.'"

Ezekiel 36:23

And I will consecrate my great name, which [was] profaned among the nations [and] which you have profaned in the midst of them, and the nations will know that I [am] Yahweh!" ' declaration of the Lord Yahweh, {when I show myself holy} {before} their eyes.

2 Chronicles 20:21

And when he had taken counsel with the people, he appointed singers to Yahweh [who were] giving praise to the splendor of [his] holiness when they went out before the army. And they said, "Give thanks to Yahweh, for his loyal love [is] everlasting!"

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

1 Peter 1:15-16

but as the one who called you [is] holy, [you] yourselves be holy in all [your] conduct, for it is written, "You will be holy, because I [am] holy."

Glorifying God » For his » Holiness

Psalm 99:9

Exalt Yahweh our God, and worship at his holy mountain, for Yahweh our God [is] holy.

Holiness » Of God

Psalm 99:9

Exalt Yahweh our God, and worship at his holy mountain, for Yahweh our God [is] holy.

Holiness » General references to

Zechariah 14:20

On that day there will be [inscribed] on the bells of the horses, "Holy to Yahweh." And the cooking pots in the house of Yahweh will be [holy] like the sacrificial basins 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 travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about.

Exodus 39:30

And they made the rosette of the holy diadem [of] pure gold, and they wrote on it [with the] writing of seal engravings: "A holy object for Yahweh."

More verses: Hebrews 12:10

Holiness » Commanded

Leviticus 11:45

because I [am] Yahweh, who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be for you as God. Thus you shall be holy, because I [am] holy.

Holiness » Being holy

Exodus 22:31

And you will be men of holiness for me; and you will not eat meat [from] a carcass mangled in the field; you will throw it to the dog.

1 Peter 1:15-16

but as the one who called you [is] holy, [you] yourselves be holy in all [your] conduct, for it is written, "You will be holy, because I [am] holy."

Leviticus 11:44-45

because I [am] Yahweh your God, and you must keep yourselves sanctified, so that you shall be holy, because I [am] holy. And you must not make yourselves unclean with any swarmer that moves along on the land, because I [am] Yahweh, who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be for you as God. Thus you shall be holy, because I [am] holy.

Holiness » Should lead to separation from the wicked

Numbers 16:26

He said to the community, saying, "Please turn away from the tents of these wicked men, and do not touch anything {that belongs to them}, or you will be destroyed with all their sins."

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Therefore "come out from their midst and be separate," says the Lord, "and do not touch what is unclean, and I will welcome you, and I will be a father to you, and you will be sons and daughters to me," says the all-powerful Lord.

Numbers 16:21

"Separate yourselves from the midst of this community, that I can destroy them in a moment."

Holiness » What is holy

Exodus 31:14-15

And you must keep the Sabbath, because it is holy for you; defilers of it will surely be put to death, because anyone who does work on it--that person will be cut off from among his people. [On] six days work can be done, and on the seventh {is a Sabbath of complete rest}, {a holy day} for Yahweh; anyone doing work on the Sabbath day will surely be put to death.

Leviticus 27:30

" 'And any tithe of the land from the land's seed [or] from the fruit of the trees [is] for Yahweh; it [is] a holy object for Yahweh.

Holiness » Promised to the church

Zechariah 14:20-21

On that day there will be [inscribed] on the bells of the horses, "Holy to Yahweh." And the cooking pots in the house of Yahweh will be [holy] like the sacrificial basins before the altar. And every cooking pot in Jerusalem and in Judah will be holy to Yahweh of hosts, and all those who sacrifice will come and will take from them, and will cook in them, and there will be no longer a {trader} in the house of Yahweh of hosts on that day.

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 travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about.

Obadiah 1:17

But on Mount Zion there will be an escape, and it will be holy, and the house of Jacob will take possession [of] their dispossessors.

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 the one who called you [is] holy, [you] yourselves be holy in all [your] conduct, for it is written, "You will be holy, because I [am] holy."

Holiness » Ministers should » Exhort to

1 Peter 1:14-16

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former desires [you used to conform to] in your ignorance, but as the one who called you [is] holy, [you] yourselves be holy in all [your] conduct, for it is written, "You will be holy, because I [am] holy."

Holiness » The church is the beauty of

1 Chronicles 16:29

Ascribe to Yahweh the glory of his name! Lift up an offering and come before him! Bow down to Yahweh in the splendor of holiness!

Holiness » Christ » An example of

1 Peter 2:21-22

For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in his footsteps, who did not commit sin, nor was deceit found in his mouth,

Holiness » The word of God the means of producing

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All scripture [is] inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness, in order that the person of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Holiness » Ministers should » Avoid » Everything » Inconsistent with

Leviticus 21:6

They shall be holy to their God, and they shall not profane the name of their God, because they are bringing near the offerings made by fire to Yahweh--their God's food--and 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 given for a righteous [person] but for the lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and totally worldly, for the one who kills his father and the one who kills his mother, for murderers,

Holiness » Motives to » God, Glory of

Holiness » Saints » Should have their conversation in

2 Peter 3:11

[Because] all these things are being destroyed in this way, what sort of [people] must you be in holy behavior and godliness,

Holiness » Saints » Elected to

Holiness » Chastisements are intended to produce, in saints

James 1:2-3

Consider [it] all joy, my brothers, whenever you encounter various trials, [because you] know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

Hebrews 12:10

For they disciplined [us] for a few days according to what seemed [appropriate] to them, but he [does so] for our benefit, in order that [we] can have a share in his holiness.

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

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people, training us in order that, denying impiety and worldly desires, we may live self-controlled and righteously and godly in the present age,

Holiness » Saints » Should yield their members as instruments of

Romans 6:19

(I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your flesh.) For just as you presented your members [as] slaves to immorality and lawlessness, [leading] to lawlessness, so now present your members [as] slaves to righteousness, [leading] to sanctification.

Holiness » Motives to » Love of Christ

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, [because we] have concluded this: that one died for all; as a result all died. And he died for all, in order that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for the one who died for them and was raised.

Holiness » Is the result of » Union with Christ

John 17:9

I am asking on behalf of them. I am not asking on behalf of the world, but on behalf of those whom you have given me, because they are yours,

John 15:4

Remain in me, and I in you. Just as the branch is not able to bear fruit from itself unless it remains in the vine, so neither [can] you, unless you remain in me.

Holiness » Exemplified » Paul

1 Thessalonians 2:10

You [are] witnesses, and [so is] God, how devoutly and righteously and blamelessly we became to you who 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, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for her; in order that he might sanctify her by cleansing [her] with the washing of water by the word; in order that he might present to himself the church glorious, not having a spot or wrinkle or any such [thing], but that she may be holy and blameless.

Holiness » Saints » Shall continue in, for ever

Revelation 22:11

The one who does evil, let him do evil still, and the defiled, let him be defiled still, and the righteous, let him practice righteousness still, and the 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

1 Timothy 2:15

But she will be saved through the bearing of children, if she continues in faith and love and holiness with self-control.

Holiness » Motives to » The mercies of God

Romans 12:1-2

Therefore I exhort you, brothers, through the mercies of God, to present your bodies [as] a living sacrifice, holy [and] pleasing to God, [which is] your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, so that you may approve what [is] the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.

Holiness » Saints » Should follow after

Holiness » Required in prayer

Holiness » Exemplified » Israel

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel [was] holy to Yahweh, the first fruit of his produce. All [those who] ate it were held guilty; disaster came to them," {declares} Yahweh.'"

Holiness » Motives to » The dissolution of all things

2 Peter 3:11

[Because] all these things are being destroyed in this way, what sort of [people] must you be in holy behavior and godliness,

Holiness » Saints » Should serve God in

Luke 1:74-75

[that] we, being rescued from the hand of [our] enemies, could serve him without fear in holiness and righteousness before him all our days.

Holiness » Necessary to God's worship

Psalm 24:3-4

Who may ascend [the] mountain of Yahweh? And who may stand in his holy place? He who is innocent of hands and pure of heart, who does not lift up his soul to falseness, and does not swear 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

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

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 travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about.

Holiness » Is the result of » God's keeping

Holiness » Exemplified » David

Psalm 86:2

Watch over my life because I [am] faithful. You [are] my God; save your servant. [I am] the one who trusts you.

Holiness » Christ » Desires, for his people

Holiness » Becoming in the church

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are fully reliable. Holiness is fitting for your house, O Yahweh, {forever}.

Holiness » Ministers should » Possess

Holiness » Exemplified » John the baptist

Mark 6:20

For Herod was afraid of John, [because he] knew him [to be] a righteous and holy man and protected him. And [when he] listened to him, he was greatly perplexed, and [yet] he listened to him gladly.

Holiness » Exemplified » Prophets

Luke 1:70

just as he spoke through the mouth of his holy prophets from earliest times--

Holiness » Saints » Should continue in

Luke 1:75

in holiness and righteousness before him all our days.

Holiness » Behavior of aged women should be as becomes

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

Exodus 39:30

And they made the rosette of the holy diadem [of] pure gold, and they wrote on it [with the] writing of seal engravings: "A holy object for Yahweh."

Exodus 28:36

"And you will make a pure gold rosette, and you will engrave on it with seal engravings: "A holy object for Yahweh."

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

Zechariah 14:20

On that day there will be [inscribed] on the bells of the horses, "Holy to Yahweh." And the cooking pots in the house of Yahweh will be [holy] like the sacrificial basins before the altar.

John the baptist » Characteristics of » Holiness

Mark 6:20

For Herod was afraid of John, [because he] knew him [to be] a righteous and holy man and protected him. And [when he] listened to him, he was greatly perplexed, and [yet] he listened to him gladly.

Judgment » The certainty of, a motive to » Holiness

2 Peter 3:11

[Because] all these things are being destroyed in this way, what sort of [people] must you be in holy behavior and godliness,

2 Corinthians 5:9-10

Therefore indeed we have as our ambition, whether at home [in the body] or absent [from the body], to be acceptable to him. For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, in order that each one may receive back the [things] through the body according to what he has done, whether good or bad.

Sanctification » Holiness

Ephesians 5:7-9

Therefore do not be sharers with them, for you were formerly darkness, but now [you are] light in the Lord. Live like children of light (for the fruit of the light [is] in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Topics on Holiness

Adoption Should Lead To Holiness

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

Therefore "come out from their midst and be separate," says the Lord, "and do not touch what is unclean, and I will welcome you,

Holiness, Believers' Growth In

2 Chronicles 7:16

And now I have chosen and consecrated this house for my name to be there forever. My eyes and my heart will be there {for all time}.

Holiness,  Worldly Separation

Leviticus 20:23-26

And you shall not follow the statutes of the nation that I am driving out {from before you}, because they did all these things, and I detested them.

Lack Of Holiness

Psalm 17:14

from men by your hand, O Yahweh, from men of [this] world. Their share [is] in {this life}, and you fill their stomach [with] your treasure. They are satisfied [with] children. They bequeath their excess to their children.