'Truth' in the Bible
He said, "Blessed be Yahweh, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his loving kindness and his truth toward my master. As for me, Yahweh has led me in the way to the house of my master's relatives."
I am not worthy of the least of all the loving kindnesses, and of all the truth, which you have shown to your servant; for with just my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I have become two companies.
Send one of you, and let him get your brother, and you shall be bound, that your words may be tested, whether there is truth in you, or else by the life of Pharaoh surely you are spies."
Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God: men of truth, hating unjust gain; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.
Yahweh passed by before him, and proclaimed, "Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth,
then you shall inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is done in the midst of you,
"Now therefore fear Yahweh, and serve him in sincerity and in truth. Put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the River, in Egypt; and serve Yahweh.
"The bramble said to the trees, 'If in truth you anoint me king over you, then come and take refuge in my shade; and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.'
Only fear Yahweh, and serve him in truth with all your heart; for consider how great things he has done for you.
Now may Yahweh show loving kindness and truth to you. I also will reward you for this kindness, because you have done this thing.
"Now, O Lord Yahweh, you are God, and your words are truth, and you have promised this good thing to your servant.
Whereas you came but yesterday, should I this day make you go up and down with us, since I go where I may? Return, and take back your brothers. Mercy and truth be with you."
That Yahweh may establish his word which he spoke concerning me, saying, 'If your children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail you,' he said, 'a man on the throne of Israel.'
Solomon said, "You have shown to your servant David my father great loving kindness, according as he walked before you in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with you. You have kept for him this great loving kindness, that you have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
The woman said to Elijah, "Now I know that you are a man of God, and that the word of Yahweh in your mouth is truth."
The king said to him, "How many times do I have to adjure you that you speak to me nothing but the truth in the name of Yahweh?"
"Remember now, Yahweh, I beg you, how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in your sight." Hezekiah wept bitterly.
Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "The word of Yahweh which you have spoken is good." He said moreover, "Isn't it so, if peace and truth shall be in my days?"
The king said to him, "How many times shall I adjure you that you speak to me nothing but the truth in the name of Yahweh?"
He sent letters to all the Jews, to the hundred twenty-seven provinces of the kingdom of Ahasuerus, with words of peace and truth,
He who walks blamelessly does what is right, and speaks 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.
All the paths of Yahweh are loving kindness and truth to such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
For your loving kindness is before my eyes. I have walked in your truth.
"What profit is there in my destruction, if I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? Shall it declare your truth?
Into your hand I commend my spirit. You redeem me, Yahweh, God of truth.
I have not hidden your righteousness within my heart. I have declared your faithfulness and your salvation. I have not concealed your loving kindness and your truth from the great assembly.
Don't withhold your tender mercies from me, Yahweh. Let your loving kindness and your truth continually preserve me.
Oh, send out your light and your truth. Let them lead me. Let them bring me to your holy hill, To your tents.
In your majesty ride on victoriously on behalf of truth, humility, and righteousness. Let your right hand display awesome deeds.
Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts. You teach me wisdom in the inmost place.
You love evil more than good, lying rather than speaking the truth. Selah.
He will repay the evil to my enemies. Destroy them in your truth.
He will send from heaven, and save me, he rebukes the one who is pursuing me. Selah. God will send out his loving kindness and his truth.
For your great loving kindness reaches to the heavens, and your truth to the skies.
You have given a banner to those who fear you, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.
He shall be enthroned in God's presence forever. Appoint your loving kindness and truth, that they may preserve him.
But as for me, my prayer is to you, Yahweh, in an acceptable time. God, in the abundance of your loving kindness, answer me in the truth of your salvation.
Mercy and truth meet together. Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
Truth springs out of the earth. Righteousness has looked down from heaven.
Teach me your way, Yahweh. I will walk in your truth. Make my heart undivided to fear your name.
But you, Lord, are a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne. Loving kindness and truth go before your face.
before Yahweh; for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world with righteousness, the peoples with his truth.
The works of his hands are truth and justice. All his precepts are sure.
They are established forever and ever. They are done in truth and uprightness.
I have chosen the way of truth. I have set your ordinances before me.
Don't snatch the word of truth out of my mouth, for I put my hope in your ordinances.
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness. Your law is truth.
You are near, Yahweh. All your commandments are truth.
All of your words are truth. Every one of your righteous ordinances endures forever. SIN AND SHIN
Yahweh has sworn to David in truth. He will not turn from it: "I will set the fruit of your body on your throne.
I will bow down toward your holy temple, and give thanks to your Name for your loving kindness and for your truth; for you have exalted your Name and your Word above all.
Yahweh is near to all those who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.
who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them; who keeps truth forever;
Don't let kindness and truth forsake you. Bind them around your neck. Write them on the tablet of your heart.
For my mouth speaks truth. Wickedness is an abomination to my lips.
Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.
By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.
Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth.
To teach you truth, reliable words, to give sound answers to the ones who sent you?
Buy the truth, and don't sell it. Get wisdom, discipline, and understanding.
The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words, and that which was written blamelessly, words of truth.
It will come to pass in that day that the remnant of Israel, and those who have escaped from the house of Jacob will no more again lean on him who struck them, but shall lean on Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
A throne will be established in loving kindness. One will sit on it in truth, in the tent of David, judging, seeking justice, and swift to do righteousness.
Yahweh, you are my God. I will exalt you! I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago, in complete faithfulness and truth.
and said, "Remember now, Yahweh, I beg you, how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in your sight." Hezekiah wept bitterly.
For Sheol can't praise you. Death can't celebrate you. Those who go down into the pit can't hope for your truth.
The living, the living, he shall praise you, as I do this day. The father shall make known your truth to the children.
Then Hezekiah said to Isaiah, "Yahweh's word which you have spoken is good." He said moreover, "For there will be peace and truth in my days."
"Hear this, house of Jacob, you who are called by the name of Israel, and have come forth out of the waters of Judah; who swear by the name of Yahweh, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness
None sues in righteousness, and none pleads in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
Justice is turned away backward, and righteousness stands afar off; for truth is fallen in the street, and uprightness can't enter.
Yes, truth is lacking; and he who departs from evil makes himself a prey. Yahweh saw it, and it displeased him that there was no justice.
"For I, Yahweh, love justice, I hate robbery with iniquity; and I will give them their recompense in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.
so that he who blesses himself in the earth shall bless himself in the God of truth; and he who swears in the earth shall swear by the God of truth; because the former troubles are forgotten, and because they are hidden from my eyes.
and you shall swear, 'As Yahweh lives,' in truth, in justice, and in righteousness. The nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory."
"Run back and forth through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places of it, if you can find a man, if there are any who does justly, who seeks truth; and I will pardon her.
O Yahweh, don't your eyes look on truth? You have stricken them, but they were not grieved. You have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than a rock. They have refused to return.
You shall tell them, This is the nation that has not listened to the voice of Yahweh their God, nor received instruction: truth is perished, and is cut off from their mouth.
They bend their tongue, [as it were] their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they don't know me, says Yahweh.
They will deceive everyone his neighbor, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves to commit iniquity.
Only know for certain that, if you put me to death, you will bring innocent blood on yourselves, and on this city, and on its inhabitants; for of a truth Yahweh has sent me to you to speak all these words in your ears.
Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them; and I will reveal to them abundance of peace and truth.
The king answered to Daniel, and said, Of a truth your God is the God of gods, and the Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, since you have been able to reveal this secret.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven; for all his works are truth, and his ways justice; and those who walk in pride he is able to abase.
I came near to one of those who stood by, and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things.
Then I desired to know the truth concerning the fourth animal, which was diverse from all of them, exceedingly terrible, whose teeth were of iron, and its nails of brass; which devoured, broke in pieces, and stamped the residue with its feet;
The army was given over [to it] together with the continual [burnt offering] through disobedience; and it cast down truth to the ground, and it did [its pleasure] and prospered.
As it is written in the law of Moses, all this evil is come on us: yet have we not entreated the favor of Yahweh our God, that we should turn from our iniquities, and have discernment in your truth.
But I will tell you that which is inscribed in the writing of truth: and there is none who holds with me against these, but Michael your prince."
Now will I show you the truth. Behold, there shall stand up yet three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be far richer than they all: and when he has grown strong through his riches, he shall stir up all against the realm of Greece.
Hear the word of Yahweh, you children of Israel; for Yahweh has a charge against the inhabitants of the land: "Indeed there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.
You will give truth to Jacob, and mercy to Abraham, as you have sworn to our fathers from the days of old.
Thus says Yahweh: "I have returned to Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem. Jerusalem shall be called 'The City of Truth;' and the mountain of Yahweh of Armies, 'The Holy Mountain.'"
and I will bring them, and they will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem; and they will be my people, and I will be their God, in truth and in righteousness."
These are the things that you shall do: speak every man the truth with his neighbor. Execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates,
Thus says Yahweh of Armies: "The fasts of the fourth fifth, seventh, and tenth months shall be for the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts. Therefore love truth and peace."
The law of truth was in his mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and turned many away from iniquity.
They sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that you are honest, and teach the way of God in truth, no matter who you teach, for you aren't partial to anyone.
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