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2 Corinthians 7:2

Make room for us in your hearts! We have not treated anyone unjustly, harmed anyone, or cheated anyone.

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."

Acts 8:18-23

Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money and said, "Give me this power too, so that when I lay my hands on someone, he will receive the Holy Spirit." But Peter told him, "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could obtain God's free gift with money! read more.
You have no part or share in what we're saying, because your heart isn't right with God. So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, your heart's intent may be forgiven you. For I see that you're being poisoned by bitterness and you're a prisoner of wickedness!"

Job 2:10

But he replied to her, "You're talking like foolish women do. Are we to accept what is good from God but not tragedy?" Throughout all of this, Job did not sin by what he said.

Daniel 6:1-4

It pleased Darius to appoint 120 regional authorities over the kingdom throughout the realm, along with three chief administrators from them, one of which was Daniel. The regional authorities reported to these three administrators, so that the king would experience no losses. Daniel distinguished himself among all the administrators and regional authorities, because he was of an extraordinary spirit. Therefore the king planned to appoint him over the whole kingdom.read more.
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.

Psalm 7:8

For the LORD will judge the nations. Judge me according to my righteousness, LORD, and according to my integrity, Exalted One.

Genesis 20:3-10

But God came to Abimelech in a dream during the night and spoke to him, "Pay attention! You're about to die, because the woman you have taken is a man's wife!" Now Abimelech had not yet come near her, so he asked, "LORD, will you destroy an innocent nation? Didn't he say to me, "She's my sister'? And she also said, "He's my brother.' I did this with pure intentions and clean hands."read more.
Then God replied to him in the dream, "I know that you did this with pure intentions, and it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore, I didn't allow you to touch her. Now then, return the man's wife. As a matter of fact, he's a prophet and can intercede for you so you'll live. But if you don't return her, be aware that you and all who are yours will certainly die." So Abimelech got up early the next morning, summoned all his servants, and told them all these things. The men became terrified. Then Abimelech called Abraham and asked him, "What have you done to us? How have I sinned against you, that you have brought such great sin against me and my kingdom? You've done things to me that ought not to have been done." Abimelech also asked Abraham, "What could you have been thinking when you did this?"

Psalm 41:12

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

Proverbs 11:3

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

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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,

Daniel » Characteristics of » Integrity

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.

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,

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

1 Samuel 29:9

Achish answered David, "I know that I'm pleased with you. You're like an angel of God. But the Philistine leaders have said, "He mustn't go into battle with us.'

1 Samuel 29:6

Then Achish summoned David and told him, "As surely as the LORD lives, you are trustworthy, and it seems good to me for you to campaign with me as part of the army. Indeed, I've not found any evil in you from the time you came to me until now. But the leaders don't approve of you.

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

Genesis 43:15-22

So the men took their gift and twice as much money, got up, took Benjamin with them, and set out for Egypt. Eventually they appeared before Joseph. As soon as Joseph noticed that Benjamin had come with them, he ordered his palace manager, "Bring the men into the palace. Slaughter an animal and prepare it, because these men will be dining with me for lunch." So the man did what Joseph had ordered, and brought the men to Joseph's palace. read more.
The men were terrified as they were being taken to Joseph's palace. "It's because of that money that was returned to our sacks the first time we were brought to him," they reasoned. "He's seeking an excuse to attack us, enslave us, and confiscate our donkeys!" So they approached Joseph's palace manager and talked with him at the palace entrance. "Your Excellency," they said, "The first time we came here to buy food, when we arrived at our overnight lodging place, we opened our sacks and discovered each man's money was still in the mouth of his sack. All of our money was there! We've brought it back with us in full. We've also brought along some more money to buy supplies, but we don't know who put our money back into our sacks."

Genesis 44:7-16

"Your Excellency," they replied, "Why do you speak like this? Far be it from your servants to act like this. Look, we brought back to you from the land of Canaan the money that we found at the top of our sacks. How, then, could we have stolen silver or gold from your master's palace? Go ahead and execute whichever one of your servants is discovered to have it, and we'll remain as your master's slaves." read more.
"Agreed," he responded. "Just as you've said, the one who is found to have it in his possession will become my slave, and the rest of you will be innocent." So they quickly dismounted, unloaded their sacks onto the ground, and each one of them opened his own sack. The palace manager searched for the cup, beginning with the oldest brother's sack and ending with the youngest brother's sack, and there it was! in Benjamin's sack. At this, they all tore their clothes, reloaded their donkeys, and returned to the city. Joseph was waiting for them back at his palace when his brothers returned. They fell to the ground in front of him, and Joseph asked them, "Why did you do this? Don't you know that I'm an expert at divination?" "What can we say, Your Excellency?" Judah replied. "How can we explain this or justify ourselves? God has discovered the sin of your servants, and now we've become slaves to you, Your Excellency, both we and the one in whose possession the cup has been discovered."

Integrity » Instances of » Workmen, who repaired the temple

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 22:7

But you won't need to force them to be accountable for money already paid to them, since they're faithful."

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

Jeremiah 35:12-17

This message from the LORD came to Jeremiah: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel says: "Go and say to the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, "Will you not accept correction by listening to what I say?" declares the LORD. "But what Rechab's son Jonadab commanded his sons about not drinking wine is observed, and they haven't drunk wine until this day. Indeed, they obey the commands of their ancestor. But I've spoken to you again and again, and you haven't obeyed me. read more.
I've sent you all my servants, the prophets, sending them again and again. I've said, "Each of you turn from his evil behavior and make your deeds right. Don't follow other gods to serve them. Then you will remain in the land that I gave to you and to your ancestors.' But you haven't paid attention and you haven't obeyed me. Indeed the descendants of Rechab's son Jonadab have carried out the command of their ancestor that he gave them, but this people has not obeyed me." Therefore, this is what the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel says: "Look, I'm bringing on Judah and all the residents of Jerusalem all the disaster that I pronounced against them, because I spoke to them, but they didn't listen, and I called out to them, but they didn't answer."'"

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

Next I selected twelve of the chief priests Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brothers with them and divided between them the silver, the gold, the vessels, and the offering for the Temple of our God which the king had offered, along with his advisors, his senior officials, and all of Israel assembled there. I divided among them 650 silver talents, silver utensils weighing 100 talents, 100 talents of gold, read more.
20 gold basins weighing 1,000 darics each, and two vessels made of polished brass, as valuable as gold. I told them, "You are consecrated to the LORD, and the vessels are also consecrated. The silver and the gold are a freely given offering to the LORD God of your ancestors. Guard and protect them until you disperse them to the chief priests, the descendants of Levi, and to the family leaders of Israel at Jerusalem in the chambers of the Temple of the LORD." So the priests and descendants of Levi took possession of the silver, the gold, and the vessels in order to bring them to Jerusalem, to the Temple of our God.

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

Acts 14:12-15

They began to call Barnabas Zeus, and Paul Hermes, because he was the main speaker. The priest of the temple of Zeus, which was just outside the city, brought bulls and garlands to the gates. He and the crowds wanted to offer sacrifices. But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their clothes and rushed out into the crowd, shouting, read more.
"Men, why are you doing this? We are merely human beings with natures like yours. We are telling you the good news so you'll turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.

Integrity » Instances of » Joseph, a counselor

Luke 23:50-51

Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and righteous man he had not voted for their plan and action from the Jewish town of Arimathea; and he was waiting 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

So Abimelech called Isaac and confronted him. "She is definitely your wife!" he accused him, "So why did you claim, "She's my sister?'" Isaac responded, "Because I had thought ""otherwise, I'll die on account of her.'" "What have you done to us?" Abimelech asked. "Any minute now, one of the people could have had sex with your wife and you would have caused all of us to be guilty." So he issued this order to everyone: "Whoever touches this man or his wife is to be executed."

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

Nehemiah 5:14-19

In addition, from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah (that is, during the twelve years from the twentieth to the thirty-second year of King Artaxerxes), neither I nor my relatives relied on the provisions allotted to the governor. Nevertheless, the former governors before me placed a heavy burden on the people. They received food and wine, plus a tax of 40 shekels of silver. Even their young men took advantage of the people, but I never did so because I feared God. Also, as I continued to work on the wall, we purchased no land, and all of my young men were employed in the work. read more.
I fed 150 Jews and officials every day, not counting those who came from the nations around us. Our daily requirements were one ox and six choice sheep, along with various kinds of poultry prepared for me. Every ten days there was a delivery of an abundant supply of wine. Despite all this, I refused the governor's allotment, because demands on the people were heavy. "Remember me with favor, my God, for everything I've 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 didn't do what the king of Egypt told them. Instead, they let the boys live. When the king of Egypt called for the midwives, he asked them, "Why have you done this and allowed the boys to live?" "Hebrew women aren't like Egyptian women," the midwives replied to Pharaoh. "They're so healthy that they give birth before the midwives arrive to help them." read more.
God was pleased with the midwives, and the people multiplied and became very strong. Because the midwives feared God, he provided families for them.

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

Acts 8:18-23

Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money and said, "Give me this power too, so that when I lay my hands on someone, he will receive the Holy Spirit." But Peter told him, "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could obtain God's free gift with money! read more.
You have no part or share in what we're saying, because your heart isn't right with God. So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, your heart's intent may be forgiven you. For I see that you're being poisoned by bitterness and you're a prisoner of wickedness!"

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

Genesis 39:8-12

But he refused, telling his master's wife, "Look! My master doesn't have to worry about anything in the house with me in charge, and he has entrusted everything into my care. No one has more authority in this house than I do. He has withheld nothing from me, except you, and that's because you're his wife. So how can I commit such a horrible evil? How can I sin against God?" She kept on talking to him like this day after day, but he wouldn't listen to her. Not only would he refuse to have sex with her, he refused even to stay around her. read more.
One day, though, he went into the house to do his work. None of the household servants were inside, so she grabbed Joseph by his outer garment and demanded "Let's have some sex!"

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

1 Samuel 25:15

The men were very good to us. They didn't harm us, and we didn't miss anything all the time we moved around with them when we were in the field.

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

Daniel 1:8-20

Daniel determined within himself not to become defiled by the king's menu of rich foods or by the king's wine, so he requested permission from the chief officer not to defile himself. God granted to Daniel grace and compassion on the part of the chief officer. The chief officer told Daniel, "I fear his majesty the king, who has determined what you eat and drink. If he notices that your faces are more pale than the other young men in your group, I will forfeit my head to the king." read more.
But Daniel told the guard whom the chief officer had appointed over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, "Please test your servants for ten days and let us be given vegetables to eat and water to drink. Then compare how we look with the young men who ate the king's rich food, and treat your servants in accordance with what you observe." So he listened to what Daniel said and tested them for ten days. At the end of ten days their appearance was better and their faces were well-nourished compared to the young men who ate the king's rich food. So the guard took away their rich food and wine, giving them vegetables. As for these four young men, God gave them knowledge, aptitude for learning, and wisdom. Daniel also could understand all kinds of visions and dreams. Then at the end of the training period that the king had established, the chief officer brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. When the king spoke to them, none of them compared to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, or Azariah as they stood before the king. In every matter of wisdom or understanding that the king discussed with them, he found them ten times superior to all the astrologers and enchanters in his entire palace.

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

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."

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

Genesis 40:15

because I was kidnapped from the land of the Hebrews. Not only that, I haven't done anything that deserves me being confined to this pit."

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

1 Samuel 12:4

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

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

1 Chronicles 21:6

Levi and Benjamin were not included in the census, because what the king had commanded was unethical to Joab.

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

1 Samuel 24:5

David rose and stealthily cut off the corner of Saul's robe. Afterwards, David's conscience bothered him because he had cut off the corner of Saul's robe.

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

Genesis 12:18

Pharaoh summoned Abram and asked, "What have you done to me! Why didn't you tell me that she was your wife?

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

Genesis 31:39

and whatever was torn by beasts, I never bothered to bring to you. Instead, I bore the losses myself. Even so, you demanded that I provide restitution for anything that was stolen, whether during the day or the night.

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

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathaniel coming toward him and said about him, "Look, a genuine Israeli, in whom there is no deceit!"

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

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

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.

Virtues » 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,

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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Integrity, Examples Of

Job 2:9-10

Then his wife told him, "Do you remain firm in your integrity? Curse God and die!"

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