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52 Bible Verses about Honesty

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2 Samuel 7:28

"Now therefore, Lord GOD, you are God, and your words are true, and you have spoken to your servant these good things.

Psalm 111:7

Whatever he does is reliable and just, and all his precepts are trustworthy,

Isaiah 45:19

I didn't speak in secret, from somewhere in a land of darkness; I didn't say to Jacob's descendants, "Seek me in chaos.' I, the LORD, speak truth, declaring what is right.

Jeremiah 10:10

The LORD is the true God; he's the living God and the everlasting king. At his wrath the earth quakes, and the nations cannot endure his indignation.

John 7:28

At this point Jesus, still teaching in the Temple, shouted, "So you know me and know where I've come from? I haven't come on my own accord. But the one who sent me is true, and he's the one you don't know.

Romans 3:4

Of course not! God is true, even if everyone else is a liar. As it is written, "You are right when you speak, and win your case when you go into court."

Revelation 3:7

"To the messenger of the church in Philadelphia, write: "The one who is holy, who is true, who has the key of David, who opens a door that no one can shut, and who shuts a door that no one can open, "says this:

Revelation 15:2-3

Then I saw what looked like a sea of glass mixed with fire. Those who had conquered the beast, its image, and the number of its name were standing on the sea of glass holding God's harps in their hands. They sang the song of God's servant Moses and the song of the lamb: "Your deeds are both spectacular and amazing, Lord God Almighty. Your ways are just and true, King of the nations.

Psalm 15:1-2

LORD, who may stay in your tent? Who may dwell on your holy mountain? The one who lives with integrity, who does righteous deeds, and who speaks truth to himself.

Exodus 18:21

You are to look for capable men among the people, men who fear God, men of integrity who hate dishonest gain. You are to set these men over them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.

Leviticus 19:35-36

"You are not to act unjustly in deciding a case or when measuring weight and quantity. You are to maintain just balances and reliable standards for weights, dry volumes, and liquid volumes. I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

"Don't have different weights in your bag one heavy and one light. Don't have different measuring devices in your house one large and one small. You must have honest weights and measuring devices, so you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you, read more.
for anyone who does these things anyone who deals dishonestly is detestable to the LORD your God."

1 Kings 9:4-5

"Now as for you, if you commune with me like your father did, with an upright heart of integrity and doing everything that I've commanded you and keeping my statutes and ordinances, then I'll make your royal throne secure forever, just as I agreed to do so for your father David when I said, "You are to not lack a man on the throne of Israel.'

Ezekiel 45:10

"You're to use an honest scale, an honest dry measure, and an honest liquid measure!

Zechariah 8:16-17

Here's what you must do: tell the truth to your neighbors, administer true and peaceful justice in your courtrooms, don't plot evil in your heart against a neighbor, and don't tolerate false testimonies, because I hate all these things,' declares the LORD."

John 4:23-24

Yet the time is coming, and is now here, when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Indeed, the Father is looking for people like that to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."

1 Corinthians 5:8

So let's keep celebrating the festival, neither with old yeast nor with yeast that is evil and wicked, but with yeast-free bread that is both sincere and true.

Titus 2:7-8

Always set an example for others by doing good actions. Teach with integrity and dignity. Use wholesome speech that cannot be condemned. Then any opponent will be ashamed because he cannot say anything bad about us.

Matthew 22:16

They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. They said, "Teacher, we know that you are sincere and that you teach the way of God truthfully. You don't favor any individual, because you pay no attention to external appearance.

Mark 12:14

They came and told him, "Teacher, we know that you are sincere. You don't favor any individual, because you pay no attention to external appearance. Rather, you teach the way of God truthfully. Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar or not? Should we pay them or shouldn't we?"

Genesis 30:33

In the future, you'll be able to verify my honesty because, when you come to check what I've earned, if you find a goat that's not speckled or spotted or a sheep that's not black, then it will have been stolen by me."

Genesis 43:12

Also take twice as much money with you so you can return the money that had been replaced in the mouth of your sacks. Maybe it was an accounting mistake on his part.

1 Samuel 12:3-5

Here I am. Testify against me in the LORD's presence and before his anointed. Whose ox have I taken, or whose donkey have I taken? Who have I cheated? Who have I oppressed? Who bribed me to look the other way? I'll restore it to you." They said, "You haven't cheated us or oppressed us, and you haven't taken anything from anyone's hand." He told them, "Today the LORD is testifying, along with his anointed, that you haven't found any bribes in my possession." They said, "He's a witness."

1 Kings 17:24

The woman responded to Elijah, "Now at last I've really learned that you are a man of God and that what you have to say about the LORD is the truth."

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you!

Daniel 6:4

Because of this, the administrators and regional authorities tried to bring allegations of dereliction of duty in government affairs against Daniel, but they were unable to find any charges of corruption. Daniel was trustworthy, and no evidence of negligence or corruption could be found against him.

Jeremiah 26:15

But know for certain that if you kill me, you will bring innocent blood on yourselves and on this city and its residents because the LORD really did send me to you to say all these things for you to hear."

Proverbs 17:26

Furthermore, it isn't good to fine the righteous, or to beat an official because of his uprightness.

Proverbs 29:10

Bloodthirsty men hate the innocent person, but the upright show concern for his life.

Isaiah 59:14-15

I'll drive back justice, and righteousness stands at a distance; for truth has fallen in the public square, and honesty cannot enter. Truth is missing, and whoever turns away from evil becomes a prey." "Then the LORD looked, and it displeased him that there was no justice.

Amos 5:10

They have hated those who are presenting their cases in court, detesting the one who speaks truthfully.

John 8:45-46

But it is because I speak the truth that you don't believe me. Can any of you prove me guilty of sin? If I'm telling the truth, why don't you believe me?

John 18:23

Jesus answered him, "If I have said anything wrong, tell me what it was. But if I have told the truth, why do you hit me?"

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Honesty » Integrity » Examples of

Numbers 16:15

Moses was very angry, so he told the LORD, "Please don't accept their offering. I haven't taken even one donkey from them nor have I hurt even one of them."

2 Kings 12:15

Furthermore, they required no accounting from the men into whose hand they had paid the money to do the work, because the workers acted in good faith.

1 Samuel 12:4

They said, "You haven't cheated us or oppressed us, and you haven't taken anything from anyone's hand."

2 Samuel 18:12

But the soldier replied to Joab, "I wouldn't have touched the king's son even if you dropped 1,000 pieces of silver right into my hands, because we heard the king command you, Abishai, and Ittai, "Watch how you treat the young man Absalom!'

1 Kings 13:8

But the man of God replied to the king, "Even if you were to offer me half of your house, I wouldn't go with you, and I'm sure not going to eat even a piece of bread or drink water in this place,

Honesty » In business encouraged

Leviticus 19:35-36

"You are not to act unjustly in deciding a case or when measuring weight and quantity. You are to maintain just balances and reliable standards for weights, dry volumes, and liquid volumes. I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 25:15

You must have honest weights and measuring devices, so you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you,

Romans 12:17

Do not pay anyone back evil for evil, but focus your thoughts on what is right in the sight of all people.

Honesty » Being honest

Romans 12:17

Do not pay anyone back evil for evil, but focus your thoughts on what is right in the sight of all people.

Honesty » Instances of » The overseers of the temple repairs

2 Kings 12:15

Furthermore, they required no accounting from the men into whose hand they had paid the money to do the work, because the workers acted in good faith.

2 Kings 22:4-7

"Go to the high priest Hilkiah, so he can count the money that has been brought into the LORD's Temple by the doorkeepers who have been gathering it from the people. Have them deliver it to the workmen who are supervising the LORD's Temple, so that they may pay it over to the workmen who serve in the LORD's Temple to repair its damages, including paying the carpenters, builders, and masons, as well as buying timber and pre-carved stone to repair the Temple. read more.
But you won't need to force them to be accountable for money already paid to them, since they're faithful."

Honesty » Instances of » Jacob, returning money which had been placed in the sacks

Genesis 43:12

Also take twice as much money with you so you can return the money that had been replaced in the mouth of your sacks. Maybe it was an accounting mistake on his part.

Honesty » Instances of » Treasurers of the temple

Nehemiah 13:13

I appointed over the storerooms: Shelemiah the priest, Zadok the scribe, and Pedaiah from the descendants of Levi; and next to them Zaccur's son Hanan, the grandson of Mattaniah, because they had been considered faithful. Their duties were to distribute to their associates.

Virtues » Honesty » Integrity » General references to

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the righteous guides them, but the hypocrisy of the treacherous destroys them.

Psalm 41:12

As for me, you will maintain my just cause, and you will cause me to stand in your presence forever.

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