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52 Bible Verses about Honesty

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2 Samuel 7:28

And now, O Lord GOD, thou art God, and thy words shall be firm, and thou hast spoken this goodness unto thy slave.

Psalm 111:7

Mem The works of his hands are truth and judgment; Nun all his commandments are sure.

Isaiah 45:19

I have not spoken in secret in a dark place of the earth. Not without substance did I say unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me; I am the LORD who speaks righteousness, who declares things that are right.

Jeremiah 10:10

But the LORD God is the Truth, he himself is Living God and Everlasting King: at his wrath the earth trembles, and the Gentiles shall not be able to abide his indignation.

John 7:28

Then Jesus cried out in the temple as he taught, saying, Ye know me, and ye know from where I come, but I have not come of myself, but he that sent me is true, whom ye know not.

Romans 3:4

No, in no wise: for God is true, and every man a liar; as it is written, That thou might be justified in thy words and might overcome when thou dost judge.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they themselves tell of us what an entrance we had unto you and in what manner ye were converted to God from idols to serve the living and true God

Revelation 3:7

And to the angel of the congregation in Philadelphia write; These things, saith he that is Holy and True, he who has the key of David, who opens and no one shuts and shuts, and no one opens;

Revelation 15:2-3

And I saw, as it were, a sea of glass mingled with fire and those that had gotten the victory over the beast and over its image and over its mark and over the number of its name stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God. And they sing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

Psalm 15:1-2

LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in the mountain of thy holiness? He that walks in integrity and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart.

Leviticus 19:35-36

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measurement of land, in weight, or in other measure. Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin shall ye have. I AM your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 25:13-16

Thou shalt not have in thy bag different weights, a great and a small. Thou shalt not have in thy house different measures, a great and a small. But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have, that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.read more.
For all that do such things and all that do unrighteously are an abomination unto the LORD thy God.

1 Kings 9:4-5

And if thou wilt walk before me as David, thy father walked, in integrity of heart and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, keeping my statutes and my rights, then I will establish the throne of thy kingdom upon Israel for ever as I spoke unto David, thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man upon the throne of Israel.

Zechariah 8:16-17

These are the things that ye shall do: Speak each one the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates; and let none of you imagine evil in your hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, said the LORD.

John 4:23-24

But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for the Father seeks such to worship him. God is a Spirit and those that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

1 Corinthians 5:8

therefore let us celebrate the feast, not in the old leaven, neither in the leaven of malice and wickedness, but in the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Titus 2:7-8

in all things showing thyself as an example of good works, in doctrine showing integrity, seriousness, purity, sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that the adversary may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

Matthew 22:16

And they sent out unto him their disciples with those of Herod, saying, Master, we know that thou art a lover of truth and teachest the way of God with truth and that thou takest care for no man, for thou art no respecter of persons of men.

Mark 12:14

And when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know that thou art a man of truth who regards no man; for thou dost not look upon the appearance of men, but dost with truth teach the way of God; is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar or not?

Genesis 30:33

So shall my righteousness answer for me tomorrow, when my hire shall come before thy face; each one that is not speckled and spotted among my goats and brown among my sheep shall be counted stolen with me.

Genesis 43:12

And take double money in your hands and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your sacks; carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight.

1 Samuel 12:3-5

Behold, here I am; witness against me before the LORD and before his anointed. If I have taken anyone's ox or if I have taken anyone's ass or if I have defrauded anyone or if I have oppressed anyone or if I have received a bribe from anyone to blind my eyes, I will restore it you. And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us nor oppressed us; neither hast thou taken anything of any man's hand. And he said unto them, The LORD is witness against you, and his anointed is witness this day that ye have not found anything in my hand. And they answered, He is witness.

1 Kings 17:24

Then the woman said to Elijah, Now by this I know that thou art a man of God and that the word of the LORD is true in thy mouth.

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that thou dost try the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy that thy people, who are present here, have given willingly unto thee.

Daniel 6:4

Then the presidents and governors looked for occasions against Daniel on behalf of the kingdom, but they could find no occasion or fault because he was faithful, and no vice nor fault was found in him.

Jeremiah 26:15

But know ye for certain, that if ye put me to death, ye shall surely bring innocent blood upon yourselves and upon this city and upon its inhabitants; for of a truth the LORD has sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.

Proverbs 17:26

It is certainly not good to condemn the just, nor to smite princes for doing that which is upright.

Proverbs 29:10

The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the just seek his soul.

Isaiah 59:14-15

and that which is right has departed, and righteousness withdrew afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity could not enter. And the truth was taken captive; and he that departed from evil was imprisoned: and the LORD saw it, and it was displeasing in his eyes because that which is right was lost.

John 8:45-46

And because I tell you the truth, ye do not believe me. Which of you reproves me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?

John 18:23

Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil, but if well, why dost thou smite me?

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Honesty » Integrity » Examples of

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses was very angry and said unto the LORD, Look not thou upon their offering; I have not taken so much as one ass from them, neither have I done evil to any of them.

2 Kings 12:15

Moreover they did not require accounts from the men into whose hands they delivered the money to be bestowed on workmen, for they dealt faithfully.

1 Samuel 12:4

And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us nor oppressed us; neither hast thou taken anything of any man's hand.

2 Samuel 18:12

And the man said unto Joab, Though I should receive a thousand shekels of silver in my hand, yet I would not put forth my hand against the king's son, for in our hearing the king charged thee and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Beware that no one touch the young man Absalom.

1 Kings 13:8

But the man of God said unto the king, If thou wilt give me half thy house, I will not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread nor drink water in this place,

Honesty » In business encouraged

Leviticus 19:35-36

Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in measurement of land, in weight, or in other measure. Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin shall ye have. I AM your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 25:15

But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have, that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.

Romans 12:17

Not repaying anyone evil for evil; procuring that which is good not only in the sight of God, but even in the sight of all men.

Honesty » Being honest

Romans 12:17

Not repaying anyone evil for evil; procuring that which is good not only in the sight of God, but even in the sight of all men.

Honesty » Instances of » The overseers of the temple repairs

2 Kings 12:15

Moreover they did not require accounts from the men into whose hands they delivered the money to be bestowed on workmen, for they dealt faithfully.

2 Kings 22:4-7

Go up to Hilkiah, the high priest, that he may sum the silver which has been brought into the house of the LORD, which the keepers of the door have gathered of the people; and let them deliver it into the hands of those that do the work, that have the oversight of the house of the LORD; and let them give it to those that do the work in the house of the LORD, to repair the breaches of the house, unto carpenters and builders and masons, and to buy timber and hewn stone to repair the house; read more.
and there is to be no accounting required of those unto whom the money is delivered because they deal faithfully.

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

Genesis 43:12

And take double money in your hands and the money that was brought again in the mouth of your sacks; carry it again in your hand; peradventure it was an oversight.

Honesty » Instances of » Treasurers of the temple

Nehemiah 13:13

And I made treasurers over the store houses, Shelemiah, the priest, and Zadok, the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah; and next to them was Hanan, the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah; for they were counted faithful, and their office was to distribute unto their brethren.

Virtues » Honesty » Integrity » General references to

Proverbs 11:3

The perfection of the upright shall guide them in the way, but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.

Psalm 41:12

And as for me, thou sustained me in my integrity and hast seated me before thy face for ever.