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2 Corinthians 7:2

Receive us: we have injured no one, we have ruined no one, we have made gain of no one.

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses was very wroth, and said to Jehovah, Have no regard to their oblation: not one ass have I taken from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

Acts 8:18-23

But Simon, having seen that by the laying on of the hands of the apostles the Holy Spirit was given, offered them money, saying, Give to me also this power, in order that on whomsoever I may lay hands he may receive the Holy Spirit. And Peter said to him, Thy money go with thee to destruction, because thou hast thought that the gift of God can be obtained by money.read more.
Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter, for thy heart is not upright before God. Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and supplicate the Lord, if indeed the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee; for I see thee to be in the gall of bitterness, and bond of unrighteousness.

Job 2:10

But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Daniel 6:1-4

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom a hundred and twenty satraps, who should be in all the kingdom; and over these, three presidents of whom Daniel was one to whom these satraps should render account, and that the king should suffer no loss. Now this Daniel surpassed the presidents and the satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to appoint him over the whole realm.read more.
Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find a pretext against Daniel with respect to the kingdom; but they could not find any pretext or fault; inasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.

Psalm 7:8

Jehovah shall minister judgment to the peoples. Judge me, Jehovah, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity which is in me.

Genesis 20:3-10

But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, because of the woman that thou hast taken; for she is a man's wife. But Abimelech had not come near her. And he said, Lord, wilt thou also kill a righteous nation? Did he not say to me, She is my sister? and she, even she said, He is my brother. In the integrity of my heart and in the innocency of my hands have I done this.read more.
And God said to him in a dream, I also knew that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart, and I, too, have withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore have I not suffered thee to touch her. And now, restore the man's wife; for he is a prophet, and will pray for thee, that thou mayest live. And if thou do not restore her, know that thou shalt certainly die, thou and all that is thine. And Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all his servants, and spoke all these words in their ears; and the men were greatly afraid. And Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, What hast thou done to us? And in what have I sinned against thee, that thou hast brought on me, and on my kingdom, a great sin? Thou hast done to me deeds that ought not to be done. And Abimelech said to Abraham, What hast thou seen that thou hast done this?

Psalm 41:12

But as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, and settest me before thy face for ever.

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright guideth them; but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroyeth them.

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Numbers 16:15

Then Moses was very wroth, and said to Jehovah, Have no regard to their oblation: not one ass have I taken from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

2 Kings 12:15

And they did not reckon with the men into whose hand they gave the money to be bestowed on workmen; for they dealt faithfully.

1 Samuel 12:4

And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, and thou hast not injured us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.

2 Samuel 18:12

And the man said to Joab, Though I should receive a thousand silver pieces in my hand, yet would I not put forth my hand against the king's son; for in our hearing the king charged thee and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Take care, whoever it be of you, of the young man Absalom.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to 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;

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Daniel 6:4

Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find a pretext against Daniel with respect to the kingdom; but they could not find any pretext or fault; inasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.

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Numbers 16:15

Then Moses was very wroth, and said to Jehovah, Have no regard to their oblation: not one ass have I taken from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

2 Kings 12:15

And they did not reckon with the men into whose hand they gave the money to be bestowed on workmen; for they dealt faithfully.

1 Samuel 12:4

And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, and thou hast not injured us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.

2 Samuel 18:12

And the man said to Joab, Though I should receive a thousand silver pieces in my hand, yet would I not put forth my hand against the king's son; for in our hearing the king charged thee and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Take care, whoever it be of you, of the young man Absalom.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to 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;

Integrity » Instances of » David, in his conduct while in refuge with the philistines

1 Samuel 29:9

And Achish answered and said to David, I know that thou art acceptable to me, as an angel of God; nevertheless the princes of the Philistines have said, He shall not go up with us to the battle.

1 Samuel 29:6

And Achish called David, and said to him, As Jehovah liveth, thou art upright, and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the camp is acceptable to me; for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming to me to this day; but thou art not acceptable to the lords.

Integrity » Instances of » Jacob's sons, when accused by joseph of robbery

Genesis 43:15-22

And the men took that gift, and took double money in their hand, and Benjamin, and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and came before Joseph. And Joseph saw Benjamin with them, and said to the man who was over his house, Bring the men into the house, and slaughter cattle, and make ready; for the men shall eat with me at noon. And the man did as Joseph had said; and the man brought the men into Joseph's house. read more.
And the men were afraid because they were brought into Joseph's house, and said, Because of the money that was returned to us in our sacks at the beginning are we brought in, that he may turn against us, and fall upon us and take us for bondmen, and our asses. And they came up to the man that was over Joseph's house, and they spoke to him at the door of the house, and said, Ah! my lord, we came indeed down at the first to buy food. And it came to pass when we came to the inn, that we opened our sacks, and behold, every man's money was in the mouth of his sack, our money according to its weight; and we have brought it again in our hand. And other money have we brought down in our hand to buy food. We do not know who put our money in our sacks.

Genesis 44:7-16

And they said to him, Why does my lord speak such words as these? Far be it from thy servants to do such a thing! Behold, the money that we found in our sacks' mouths we have brought again to thee from the land of Canaan; and how should we steal out of thy lord's house silver or gold? With whomsoever of thy servants it is found, let him die; and we also will be my lord's bondmen. read more.
And he said, Now also let it be according to your words: let him with whom it is found be my bondman, but ye shall be blameless. And they hasted and laid down every man his sack on the ground, and opened every man his sack. And he searched carefully: he began at the eldest, and ended at the youngest; and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack. Then they rent their clothes, and loaded every man his ass, and they returned to the city. And Judah and his brethren came to Joseph's house; and he was still there; and they fell down before him to the ground. And Joseph said to them, What deed is this which ye have done? Did ye not know that such a man as I can certainly divine? And Judah said, What shall we say to my lord? what shall we speak, and how justify ourselves? God has found out the iniquity of thy servants; behold, we are my lord's bondmen, both we, and he in whose hand the cup has been found.

Integrity » Instances of » Workmen, who repaired the temple

2 Kings 12:15

And they did not reckon with the men into whose hand they gave the money to be bestowed on workmen; for they dealt faithfully.

2 Kings 22:7

But no reckoning was made with them of the money that was given into their hand, because they dealt faithfully.

Integrity » Instances of » The rechabites, in keeping the nazarite vows

Jeremiah 35:12-17

And the word of Jehovah came unto Jeremiah, saying, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: Go and say to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Will ye not receive instruction to hearken unto my words? saith Jehovah. The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are performed; and to this day they have drunk none, for they have obeyed their father's commandment. But I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking, and ye have not hearkened unto me. read more.
And I have sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending, saying, Return ye now every man from his evil way, and amend your doings, and go not after other gods to serve them; and ye shall dwell in the land that I have given to you and to your fathers: but ye have not inclined your ear nor hearkened unto me. Yea, the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people hath not hearkened unto me; therefore thus saith Jehovah the God of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will bring upon Judah and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem all the evil that I have pronounced against them, because I have spoken unto them, but they have not hearkened, and I have called unto them, but they have not answered.

Integrity » Instances of » Priests, who received the offerings of gold and other gifts for the renewing of the temple under ezra

Ezra 8:24-30

And I separated twelve of the chiefs of the priests, Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brethren with them, and I weighed to them the silver and the gold and the vessels, the heave-offering for the house of our God, which the king and his counsellors and his princes, and all Israel present, had offered. And I weighed into their hand six hundred and fifty talents of silver; and silver vessels a hundred talents, and of gold a hundred talents; read more.
and twenty basons of gold, of a thousand darics; and two vessels of shining copper, precious as gold. And I said to them, Ye are holy unto Jehovah; the vessels also are holy; and the silver and the gold is a voluntary offering to Jehovah the God of your fathers. Watch and keep them until ye weigh them before the chiefs of the priests and the Levites, and the chiefs of the fathers of Israel, at Jerusalem, in the chambers of the house of Jehovah. And the priests and the Levites received by weight the silver and the gold and the vessels, to bring them to Jerusalem unto the house of our God.

Integrity » Instances of » Paul and barnabas, when the people of lystra desired to deify them

Acts 14:12-15

And they called Barnabas Jupiter, and Paul Mercury, because he took the lead in speaking. And the priest of Jupiter who was before the city, having brought bulls and garlands to the gates, would have done sacrifice along with the crowds. But the apostles Barnabas and Paul, having heard it, rent their garments, and rushed out to the crowd, crying read more.
and saying, Men, why do ye these things? We also are men of like passions with you, preaching to you to turn from these vanities to the living God, who made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all things in them;

Integrity » Instances of » Joseph, a counselor

Luke 23:50-51

And behold, a man named Joseph, who was a councillor, a good man and a just (this man had not assented to their counsel and deed), of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews, who also waited, himself also, for the kingdom of God

Integrity » Instances of » Abimelech, when warned by God that the woman he had taken into his household was actually abraham's wife

Genesis 26:9-11

Then Abimelech called Isaac, and said, Behold, she is certainly thy wife; and how saidst thou, She is my sister? and Isaac said to him, Because I said, Lest I die on account of her. And Abimelech said, What is this thou hast done to us? But a little and one of the people might have lain with thy wife, and thou wouldest have brought a trespass on us. And Abimelech charged all the people, saying, He that touches this man or his wife shall certainly be put to death.

Integrity » Instances of » Nehemiah, reforming the civil service, and receiving no compensation for his own services

Nehemiah 5:14-19

Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year even to the thirty-second year of Artaxerxes the king, twelve years, I and my brethren have not eaten the bread of the governor. But the former governors that were before me had been chargeable to the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, besides forty shekels of silver: even their servants bore rule over the people. But I did not so, because of the fear of God. Yea, also I applied myself to this work of the wall, and we bought no fields; and all my servants were gathered thither for the work. read more.
And there were at my table a hundred and fifty of the Jews and the rulers, besides those that came to us from among the nations that were about us. And that which was prepared daily was one ox and six choice sheep; also fowls were prepared for me, and once in ten days all sorts of wine in abundance. Yet for all this I demanded not the bread of the governor; for the service was heavy upon this people. Remember for me, my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.

Integrity » Instances of » The egyptian midwives when commanded to destroy the newborn babies of the israelites

Exodus 1:17-21

But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt had said to them, but saved the male children alive. And the king of Egypt called the midwives and said to them, Why have ye done this, and saved the male children alive? And the midwives said to Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian; for they are strong, and they have borne before the midwife comes to them. read more.
And God dealt well with the midwives; and the people multiplied and became very strong. And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.

Integrity » Instances of » Peter, when offered money by simon magus

Acts 8:18-23

But Simon, having seen that by the laying on of the hands of the apostles the Holy Spirit was given, offered them money, saying, Give to me also this power, in order that on whomsoever I may lay hands he may receive the Holy Spirit. And Peter said to him, Thy money go with thee to destruction, because thou hast thought that the gift of God can be obtained by money. read more.
Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter, for thy heart is not upright before God. Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and supplicate the Lord, if indeed the thought of thy heart may be forgiven thee; for I see thee to be in the gall of bitterness, and bond of unrighteousness.

Integrity » Instances of » Joseph in resisting potiphar's wife

Genesis 39:8-12

But he refused, and said to his master's wife, Behold, my master takes cognizance of nothing with me: what is in the house, and all that he has, he has given into my hand. There is none greater in this house than I; neither has he withheld anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife; and how should I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? And it came to pass as she spoke to Joseph day by day and he hearkened not to her, to lie with her and to be with her, read more.
that on a certain day he went into the house to do his business, and there was none of the men of the house there in the house. Then she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me! But he left his garment in her hand, and fled and ran out.

Integrity » Instances of » David, in preventing foraging by his insurgent forces

1 Samuel 25:15

And the men were very good to us, and we were not hurt, neither missed we anything, as long as we companied with them, when we were in the fields.

Integrity » Instances of » Daniel, in his abstemiousness (i. E. Abstinent)

Daniel 1:8-20

And Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not pollute himself with the king's delicate food, nor with the wine which he drank; and he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not have to pollute himself. And God granted Daniel favour and mercy before the prince of the eunuchs. And the prince of the eunuchs said unto Daniel, I fear my lord the king who hath appointed your food and your drink; for why should he see your faces worse liking than the youths who are of your age? and ye would endanger my head with the king. read more.
And Daniel said to the steward, whom the prince of the eunuchs had set over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse to eat, and water to drink; then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the youths that eat of the king's delicate food: and as thou shalt see, deal with thy servants. And he hearkened unto them in this matter, and proved them ten days. And at the end of ten days their countenances appeared fairer and were fatter in flesh than all the youths that ate of the king's delicate food. So the steward took away their delicate food, and the wine that they should drink; and gave them pulse. As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. And at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. And the king spoke with them; and among them all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: and they stood before the king. And in all matters of judicious wisdom, as to which the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the scribes and magicians that were in all his realm.

Integrity » Instances of » Moses, in taking nothing from the israelites in consideration of his services

Numbers 16:15

Then Moses was very wroth, and said to Jehovah, Have no regard to their oblation: not one ass have I taken from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

Integrity » Instances of » Joseph, innocent of the charge which caused him to be cast into the dungeon

Genesis 40:15

for indeed I was stolen out of the land of the Hebrews, and here also have I done nothing that they should put me into the dungeon.

Integrity » Instances of » Samuel, in exacting nothing from the people on account of his services

1 Samuel 12:4

And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, and thou hast not injured us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.

Integrity » Instances of » Joab, when ordered by david to count the military forces of israel

1 Chronicles 21:6

But Levi and Benjamin he did not count among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab.

Integrity » Instances of » David, in self-reproach for the cutting of saul's robe

1 Samuel 24:5

And it came to pass afterwards that David's heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul's skirt.

Integrity » Instances of » Pharaoh, when he learned that sarah was abraham's wife

Genesis 12:18

And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What is this thou hast done to me? Why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?

Integrity » Instances of » Jacob, in the care of laban's property

Genesis 31:39

What was torn I have not brought to thee; I had to bear the loss of it: of my hand hast thou required it, whether stolen by day or stolen by night.

Integrity » Instances of » Nathanael, in whom was no guile

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says of him, Behold one truly an Israelite, in whom there is no guile.

Integrity » Instances of » Joseph » in not jealously accusing her of immorality

Matthew 1:19

But Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and unwilling to expose her publicly, purposed to have put her away secretly;

Integrity » Instances of » Zacchaeus, in the administration of his wealth

Integrity » Instances of » Daniel, in maintaining uprightness of character and consistent devoutness

Daniel 6:4

Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find a pretext against Daniel with respect to the kingdom; but they could not find any pretext or fault; inasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.

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Numbers 16:15

Then Moses was very wroth, and said to Jehovah, Have no regard to their oblation: not one ass have I taken from them, neither have I hurt one of them.

2 Kings 12:15

And they did not reckon with the men into whose hand they gave the money to be bestowed on workmen; for they dealt faithfully.

1 Samuel 12:4

And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, and thou hast not injured us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.

2 Samuel 18:12

And the man said to Joab, Though I should receive a thousand silver pieces in my hand, yet would I not put forth my hand against the king's son; for in our hearing the king charged thee and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Take care, whoever it be of you, of the young man Absalom.

1 Kings 13:8

And the man of God said to 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;

Virtues » Honesty » Integrity » General references to

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright guideth them; but the crookedness of the unfaithful destroyeth them.

Psalm 41:12

But as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, and settest me before thy face for ever.

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And his wife said to him, Dost thou still remain firm in thine integrity? curse God and die.