154 occurrences

'Truth' in the Bible

“What is this you have done?” Joseph said to them. “Didn’t you know that a man like me could uncover the truth by divination?”

“Therefore, fear the Lord and worship Him in sincerity and truth. Get rid of the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and worship Yahweh.

he told her the whole truth and said to her, “My hair has never been cut, because I am a Nazirite to God from birth. If I am shaved, my strength will leave me, and I will become weak and be like any other man.”

When Delilah realized that he had told her the whole truth, she sent this message to the Philistine leaders: “Come one more time, for he has told me the whole truth.” The Philistine leaders came to her and brought the money with them.

“What’s the matter?” the king asked her.“To tell the truth, I am a widow; my husband died,” she said.

Then the woman said to Elijah, “Now I know you are a man of God and the Lord’s word from your mouth is true.”

But the king said to him, “How many times must I make you swear not to tell me anything but the truth in the name of Yahweh?”

But the king said to him, “How many times must I make you swear not to tell me anything but the truth in the name of Yahweh?”

But you coat the truth with lies;you are all worthless doctors.

After the Lord had finished speaking to Job, He said to Eliphaz the Temanite: “I am angry with you and your two friends, for you have not spoken the truth about Me, as My servant Job has.

Now take seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. Then My servant Job will pray for you. I will surely accept his prayer and not deal with you as your folly deserves. For you have not spoken the truth about Me, as My servant Job has.”

The one who lives honestly, practices righteousness,and acknowledges the truth in his heart—

Guide me in Your truth and teach me,for You are the God of my salvation;I wait for You all day long.

For Your faithful love is before my eyes,and I live by Your truth.

“What gain is there in my death,if I go down to the Pit?Will the dust praise You?Will it proclaim Your truth?

I did not hide Your righteousness in my heart;I spoke about Your faithfulness and salvation;I did not conceal Your constant love and truthfrom the great assembly.

Lord, do not withhold Your compassion from me;Your constant love and truth will always guard me.

Send Your light and Your truth; let them lead me.Let them bring me to Your holy mountain,to Your dwelling place.

in your splendor ride triumphantlyin the cause of truth, humility, and justice.May your right hand show your awe-inspiring acts.

He reaches down from heaven and saves me,challenging the one who tramples me.SelahGod sends His faithful love and truth.

May he sit enthroned before God forever;appoint faithful love and truth to guard him.

Truth will spring up from the earth,and righteousness will look down from heaven.

The works of His hands are truth and justice;all His instructions are trustworthy.

They are established forever and ever,enacted in truth and in what is right.

Not to us, Yahweh, not to us,but to Your name give glorybecause of Your faithful love, because of Your truth.

I have chosen the way of truth;I have set Your ordinances before me.

For my mouth tells the truth,and wickedness is detestable to my lips.

The Teacher sought to find delightful sayings and write words of truth accurately.

They say to the seers, “Do not see,”and to the prophets,“Do not prophesy the truth to us.Tell us flattering things.Prophesy illusions.

By Myself I have sworn;Truth has gone from My mouth,a word that will not be revoked:Every knee will bow to Me,every tongue will swear allegiance.

“Listen to this, house of Jacob—those who are called by the name Israeland have descended from Judah,who swear by the name of Yahwehand declare the God of Israel,but not in truth or righteousness.

In truth, the Lord God will help Me;who will condemn Me?Indeed, all of them will wear out like a garment;a moth will devour them.

Justice is turned back,and righteousness stands far off.For truth has stumbled in the public square,and honesty cannot enter.

Truth is missing,and whoever turns from evil is plundered.The Lord saw that there was no justice,and He was offended.

Whoever is blessed in the landwill be blessed by the God of truth,and whoever swears in the landwill swear by the God of truth.For the former troubles will be forgottenand hidden from My sight.

then you can swear, “As the Lord lives,”in truth, in justice, and in righteousness,then the nations will be blessed by Himand will pride themselves in Him.

You must therefore declare to them: This is the nation that would not listen to the voice of the Lord their God and would not accept discipline. Truth has perished—it has disappeared from their mouths.

Each one betrays his friend;no one tells the truth.They have taught their tongues to speak lies;they wear themselves out doing wrong.

Yet I will certainly bring health and healing to it and will indeed heal them. I will let them experience the abundance of peace and truth.

Because of rebellion, a host, together with the daily sacrifice, will be given over. The horn will throw truth to the ground and will be successful in whatever it does.

Just as it is written in the law of Moses, all this disaster has come on us, yet we have not appeased the Lord our God by turning from our iniquities and paying attention to Your truth.

No one has the courage to support me against them except Michael, your prince. However, I will tell you what is recorded in the book of truth.

Now I will tell you the truth.Prophecies about Persia and Greece “Three more kings will arise in Persia, and the fourth will be far richer than the others. By the power he gains through his riches, he will stir up everyone against the kingdom of Greece.

Hear the word of the Lord, people of Israel,for the Lord has a caseagainst the inhabitants of the land:There is no truth, no faithful love,and no knowledge of God in the land!

“The Lord of Hosts says this: The fast of the fourth month, the fast of the fifth, the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth will become times of joy, gladness, and cheerful festivals for the house of Judah. Therefore, love truth and peace.”

Then the woman, knowing what had happened to her, came with fear and trembling, fell down before Him, and told Him the whole truth.

I tell you the truth: There are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God.”

I tell you the truth: He will put him in charge of all his possessions.

“I tell you the truth,” He said. “This poor widow has put in more than all of them.

But an hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Yes, the Father wants such people to worship Him.

You have sent messengers to John, and he has testified to the truth.

I sanctify Myself for them,so they also may be sanctified by the truth.

“You are a king then?” Pilate asked.“You say that I’m a king,” Jesus replied. “I was born for this, and I have come into the world for this: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice.”

“What is truth?” said Pilate.Jesus or Barabbas After he had said this, he went out to the Jews again and told them, “I find no grounds for charging Him.

He who saw this has testified so that you also may believe. His testimony is true, and he knows he is telling the truth.

But Paul replied, “I’m not out of my mind, most excellent Festus. On the contrary, I’m speaking words of truth and good judgment.

We know that God’s judgment on those who do such things is based on the truth.

But if by my lie God’s truth is amplified to His glory, why am I also still judged as a sinner?

I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience is testifying to me with the Holy Spirit—

For I say that the Messiah became a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God’s truth, to confirm the promises to the fathers,

Therefore, let us observe the feast, not with old yeast or with the yeast of malice and evil but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

For if I have made any boast to him about you, I have not been embarrassed; but as I have spoken everything to you in truth, so our boasting to Titus has also turned out to be the truth.

As the truth of Christ is in me, this boasting of mine will not be stopped in the regions of Achaia.

For if I want to boast, I will not be a fool, because I will be telling the truth. But I will spare you, so that no one can credit me with something beyond what he sees in me or hears from me,

For we are not able to do anything against the truth, but only for the truth.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
believe , commit unto , commit to trust , be committed unto , be put in trust with , be commit to one's trust , believer
Usage: 163

אוּלם 
'uwlam 
but , but truly , surely , very deed , howbeit , wherefore , truly , not translated
Usage: 18

ἀληθεύω 
Aletheuo 
tell the truth , speak the truth
Usage: 2

σαλπίζω 
Salpizo 
Usage: 11

אכן 
'aken 
Usage: 18

אמוּן 
'emuwn 
Usage: 5

אמנה אמוּנה 
'emuwnah 
Usage: 49

אמן 
'aman 
Usage: 108

אמנם 
'omnam 
Usage: 8

אמת 
'emeth 
Usage: 127

בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

גּלל 
Galal 
Usage: 18

חסה 
Chacah 
to trust , to make a refuge , have hope
Usage: 37

חסוּת 
Chacuwth 
Usage: 1

חצצרה 
Chatsots@rah 
Usage: 29

חצרר חצצר חצר 
Chatsar 
Usage: 6

יבל יובל 
Yowbel 
Usage: 27

יחל 
Yachal 
Usage: 41

יצב 
Y@tseb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

יצּיב 
Yatstsiyb (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

מבטח 
Mibtach 
Usage: 15

מחסה מחסה 
Machaceh 
Usage: 20

עשׂר 
`asar 
Usage: 9

צדא 
Ts@da' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

קשׁט קשׁוט 
Q@showt (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

קשׁט קשׁט 
Qoshet 
Usage: 2

רחץ 
R@chats (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

שׁפר שׁופר 
Showphar 
Usage: 72

תּקוע 
Taqowa` 
Usage: 1

ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
truth , truly 99 , true , verity
Usage: 87

ἀληθής 
Alethes 
Usage: 17

ἀληθινός 
Alethinos 
Usage: 16

ἀληθῶς 
Alethos 
of a truth , indeed , surely , truly , very ,
Usage: 13

ἄσπονδος 
Aspondos 
Usage: 2

γνήσιος 
Gnesios 
Usage: 4

ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29

μέν 
men 
indeed , verily , truly , not tr ,
Usage: 63

ναί 
Nai 
yea , even so , yes , truth , verily , surely
Usage: 24

ὄντως 
Ontos 
Usage: 9

παρακαταθήκη 
Parakatatheke 
Usage: 2

πείθω 
Peitho 
Usage: 52

πεποίθησις 
Pepoithesis 
Usage: 6

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

προελπίζω 
Proelpizo 
Usage: 1

σάλπιγξ 
Salpigx 
Usage: 10

σαλπιστής 
Salpistes 
Usage: 1

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