24 Bible Verses about Age Of Accountability

Deuteronomy 1:39 ESV / 106 helpful votes

And as for your little ones, who you said would become a prey, and your children, who today have no knowledge of good or evil, they shall go in there. And to them I will give it, and they shall possess it.

James 4:17 ESV / 85 helpful votes

So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

Matthew 19:14 ESV / 55 helpful votes

But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”

Ezekiel 18:20 ESV / 40 helpful votes

The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.

Matthew 18:3 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Proverbs 20:11 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Even a child makes himself known by his acts, by whether his conduct is pure and upright.

Luke 2:42-46 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom. And when the feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not know it, but supposing him to be in the group they went a day's journey, but then they began to search for him among their relatives and acquaintances, and when they did not find him, they returned to Jerusalem, searching for him. After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

Isaiah 7:16 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For before the boy knows how to refuse the evil and choose the good, the land whose two kings you dread will be deserted.

Romans 14:12 ESV / 26 helpful votes

So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 25 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Psalm 58:3 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The wicked are estranged from the womb; they go astray from birth, speaking lies.

Numbers 14:28-30 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Say to them, ‘As I live, declares the Lord, what you have said in my hearing I will do to you: your dead bodies shall fall in this wilderness, and of all your number, listed in the census from twenty years old and upward, who have grumbled against me, not one shall come into the land where I swore that I would make you dwell, except Caleb the son of Jephunneh and Joshua the son of Nun.

Exodus 30:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Everyone who is numbered in the census, from twenty years old and upward, shall give the Lord's offering.

2 Samuel 12:23 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But now he is dead. Why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.”

1 Corinthians 7:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For the unbelieving husband is made holy because of his wife, and the unbelieving wife is made holy because of her husband. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy.

Romans 7:9-11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin came alive and I died. The very commandment that promised life proved to be death to me. For sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me.

Psalm 51:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Ezekiel 18:1-32 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The word of the Lord came to me: “What do you mean by repeating this proverb concerning the land of Israel, ‘The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge’? As I live, declares the Lord God, this proverb shall no more be used by you in Israel. Behold, all souls are mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins shall die. “If a man is righteous and does what is just and right— ...

Numbers 14:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Your dead bodies shall fall in this wilderness, and of all your number, listed in the census from twenty years old and upward, who have grumbled against me,

Romans 10:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?

Romans 1:19-20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

John 9:41 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Jesus said to them, “If you were blind, you would have no guilt; but now that you say, ‘We see,’ your guilt remains.

Jonah 4:11 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And should not I pity Nineveh, that great city, in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know their right hand from their left, and also much cattle?”

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