141 occurrences

'Truth' in the Bible

Send one of you, and let him bring your brother, but you will be kept in prison so that your words might be tested [to see] if [there is] truth with you. And if not, by the life of Pharaoh surely you [are] spies."

Then the woman said to Elijah, "Now this I know, that you [are] a man of God and the word of Yahweh in your mouth [is] truth."

Then the king said to him, "How many times must I make you swear that you shall not tell me [anything] but truth in the name of Yahweh?"

But the king said to him, "How many times shall I make you swear that you speak nothing except the truth in the name of Yahweh?"

He sent letters of words of peace and truth to all the Jews, to the one hundred and twenty-seven provinces of Ahasuerus' kingdom,

Cause me to walk in your truth and teach me, because you [are] the God of my salvation. I await you {all day long}.

Send your light and your truth; they shall lead me. They shall bring me to {your holy mountain} and to your dwelling places.

And [in] your majesty {ride victoriously}, because of truth and humility [and] righteousness. And let your right hand teach you awesome deeds.

And do not snatch [the] word of truth utterly from my mouth, for I hope in your ordinances.

Yahweh swore [in] truth to David; he will not turn back from it. "One from the fruit of your {body} I will set on your throne.

My mouth will utter truth, and wickedness [is] an abomination to my lips.

A lip of truth endures forever, but a tongue of deception lasts only a moment.

He who saves lives [is] a witness of truth, but he who utters lies [is] a betrayer.

[In order] to show you what is right--sayings of truth-- [in order] to return a true saying to him who sent you.

And this shall happen: on that day, the remnant of Israel and the survivors of the house of Jacob will not continue to lean on [the] one who struck it but will lean on Yahweh, the holy one of Israel, in truth.

who say to those who do see, "You must not see!" and to the seers, "You must not see truth for us; speak smooth things to us, see illusions,

Hear this, house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel and came out from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of Yahweh, and {invoke} the God of Israel, [but] not in truth and not in righteousness.

And justice is pushed back, and righteousness stands afar; for truth stumbles in the public square, and straightforwardness is unable to enter,

and truth is missing, and he who turns aside from evil [is] plundered. And Yahweh saw, and it was displeasing in his eyes that there was no justice

and you swear, '{As Yahweh lives},' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness, then nations will be blessed by him, and in him they will boast."

"And you shall say to them, 'This [is] the nation that has not obeyed the voice of Yahweh their God, and they have not accepted discipline. The truth has perished, and it is cut off from their mouths.

And they bend their tongue [like] their bow, [for] falsehood and not truth is superior in the land, for they go forth from evil to evil, and they do not know me," {declares} Yahweh.

And everyone deceives his neighbor, and they do not speak [the] truth, they have taught their tongues to speak lies, they are tired [from] going astray.

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and honor the king of heaven, for all his works [are] truth, and his ways [are] justice and that he is able to humble those who walk in pride."

[So] I approached one of the attendants and I asked him [about] the truth concerning all this; and he told me [that] he would make known to me the explanation of the matter.

And on account of transgression, [the] host was given over [to the horn] in addition to the regular burnt offering. And it cast down truth to the ground, and it {acted}, and it had success.

However, I will tell you {what is inscribed} in [the] book of truth, and there is not one [who] contends with me against these [beings] {except} Michael, your prince."

And now I will reveal [the] truth to you. Look! Still three kings will arise in Persia, and the fourth will get abundance [and] great wealth, [even] more than all [of them], and {when he becomes strong} through his wealth, [then] he will stir up {everyone} against [the] kingdom of Javan.

These [are] the things that you must do: speak truth, each [of you], with his neighbor; practice trustworthy judgment and peace in your gates.

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'The fast of the fourth [month], the fifth [month], the seventh [month], and the tenth [month] will be for the house of Judah jubilation and joy and merry festivals; therefore love truth and peace.'

[The] instruction of truth was in his mouth, and wickedness was not found on his lips. In peace and in uprightness he walked with me, and he brought back many from sin.

And they sent their disciples to him with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that you are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and {you do not care what anyone thinks}, {because you do not regard the opinion of people}.

So the woman, frightened and trembling, knowing what had happened to her, came and fell down before him and told him the whole truth.

And [when they] came, they said to him, "Teacher, we know that you are truthful and {you do not care what anyone thinks}, {because you do not regard the opinion of people} but teach the way of God in truth. Is it permitted to pay taxes to Caesar or not? Should we pay or should we not pay?"

But in truth I say to you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut for three years and six months while a great famine took place over all the land.

And they asked him, saying, "Teacher, we know that you speak and teach rightly, and do not {show partiality}, but teach the way of God in truth.

And [after] about one hour had passed, someone else was insisting, saying, "In truth this man also was with him, because he is also a Galilean!"

But an hour is coming--and now is [here]--when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for indeed the Father seeks such [people] [to be] his worshipers.

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

But now you are seeking to kill me, a man who spoke to you the truth which I heard from God. This Abraham did not do.

And for them I sanctify myself, so that [they] themselves also may be sanctified in the truth.

Then Pilate said to him, "So then you are a king!" Jesus replied, "You say that I am a king. For this [reason] I was born, and for this reason I have come into the world: in order that I can testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears my voice."

Pilate said to him, "What is truth?" And [when he] had said this, he went out again to the Jews and said to them, "I find no basis for an accusation against him.

And the one who has seen [it] has testified, and his testimony is true, and that person knows that he is telling the truth, so that you also may believe.

For in truth both Herod and Pontius Pilate, together with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel, assembled together in this city against your holy servant Jesus whom you anointed,

But some in the crowd were shouting one thing [and] others [another], and [because] he was not able to find out the truth on account of the commotion, he gave orders to bring him into the barracks.

But Paul said, "I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but am speaking words of truth and rationality.

Now we know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who do such things.

But if by my lying, the truth of God abounded to his glory, why am I also still condemned as a sinner?

I am telling the truth in Christ--[I am] not lying; my conscience bears witness to me in the Holy Spirit--

For I say, Christ has become a servant of the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God, in order to confirm the promises to the fathers,

So then, let us celebrate the feast, not with the old leaven or with the leaven of wickedness and sinfulness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

For if I have boasted anything to him about you, I have not been put to shame, but as I have spoken everything to you in truth, thus also our boasting to Titus {has proven to be true}.

[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 foolish, because I will be telling the truth, but I am refraining, so that no one can credit to me more than what he sees [in] me or hears anything from me,

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

to whom not even for an hour did we yield in subjection, in order that the truth of the gospel might remain continually with you.

But when I saw that they were not being straightforward with the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of [them] all, "If you, [although you] are a Jew, live like a Gentile and not like a Jew, how can you try to compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?"

if indeed you have heard [about] him, and you were taught by him (just as truth is in Jesus),

{What is the result?} Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in this I rejoice. But also I will rejoice,

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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