52 Bible Verses about

Self Control

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Proverbs 1:1-5

The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

2 Peter 1:5-9

Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge,

1 Corinthians 9:26-27

Therefore I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not beating the air;

1 Corinthians 7:36-38

But if any man thinks that he is acting unbecomingly toward his virgin daughter, if she is past her youth, and if it must be so, let him do what he wishes, he does not sin; let her marry.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-7

For this is the will of God, your sanctification; that is, that you abstain from sexual immorality;

1 Thessalonians 5:6-8

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

Psalm 17:3

You have tried my heart; You have visited me by night; You have tested me and You find nothing; I have purposed that my mouth will not transgress.

James 3:1-12

Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment.

Matthew 5:39-40

"But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.

Luke 6:27-29

"But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

1 Peter 2:18-23

Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.

Genesis 39:7-12

It came about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me."

1 Samuel 24:1-7

Now when Saul returned from pursuing the Philistines, he was told, saying, "Behold, David is in the wilderness of Engedi."

1 Samuel 26:7-12

So David and Abishai came to the people by night, and behold, Saul lay sleeping inside the circle of the camp with his spear stuck in the ground at his head; and Abner and the people were lying around him.

2 Samuel 16:9-10

Then Abishai the son of Zeruiah said to the king, "Why should this dead dog curse my lord the king? Let me go over now and cut off his head."

Mark 14:61

But He kept silent and did not answer Again the high priest was questioning Him, and saying to Him, "Are You the Christ, the Son of the Blessed One?"

Matthew 27:27-30

Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole Roman cohort around Him.

1 Corinthians 4:12-13

and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;

1 Corinthians 9:24-27

Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win.

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Jeremiah 14:10

Thus says the LORD to this people, "Even so they have loved to wander; they have not kept their feet in check Therefore the LORD does not accept them; now He will remember their iniquity and call their sins to account."

1 Samuel 18:10-11

Now it came about on the next day that an evil spirit from God came mightily upon Saul, and he raved in the midst of the house, while David was playing the harp with his hand, as usual; and a spear was in Saul's hand.

2 Samuel 13:7-14

Then David sent to the house for Tamar, saying, "Go now to your brother Amnon's house, and prepare food for him."

Psalm 106:32-33

They also provoked Him to wrath at the waters of Meribah, So that it went hard with Moses on their account;

Proverbs 6:1-3

My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor, Have given a pledge for a stranger,

Acts 24:25

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you."

Romans 1:24-31

Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.

1 Corinthians 7:5

Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

Colossians 2:23

These are matters which have, to be sure, the appearance of wisdom in self-made religion and self-abasement and severe treatment of the body, but are of no value against fleshly indulgence.

2 Peter 2:12-14

But these, like unreasoning animals, born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those creatures also be destroyed,

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