25 Bible Verses About Honesty (NIV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Honesty (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Honesty

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Proverbs 12:22

22 The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful.

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Proverbs 19:1

1 Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.

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376

John 8:32

32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."

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2 Corinthians 8:21

21 For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of men.

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325

Proverbs 6:16-20

16 There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him: 17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, 18 a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, 19 a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers. 20 My son, keep your father's commands and do not forsake your mother's teaching.

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1 Peter 3:10-12

10 For, "Whoever would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from deceitful speech. 11 He must turn from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it. 12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."

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Proverbs 11:3

3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.

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207

Colossians 3:9

9 Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices

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192

Philippians 4:8-9

8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me--put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.

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144

Matthew 5:37

37 Simply let your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,No'; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.

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140

Luke 6:31

31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.

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140

Exodus 20:16

16 "You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

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131

Proverbs 10:9

9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out.

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126

Proverbs 11:1

1 The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight.

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125

Proverbs 16:13

13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth.

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Hebrews 13:18

18 Pray for us. We are sure that we have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way.

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115

Acts 24:16

16 So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.

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106

Ephesians 4:25

25 Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are all members of one body.

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Philippians 4:8

8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things.

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James 1:26

26 If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless.

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Proverbs 16:28

28 A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends.

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70

Proverbs 12:17

17 A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies.

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Ephesians 4:28

28 He who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with his own hands, that he may have something to share with those in need.

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Romans 12:17-21

17 Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. 18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. 19 Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written: "It is mine to avenge; I will repay," says the Lord. 20 On the contrary: "If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head." 21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

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Luke 16:10

10 "Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.

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