34 Bible Verses about Broken Promises

Numbers 23:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?

1 John 4:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Proverbs 15:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

Psalm 18:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him, thick clouds dark with water.

Genesis 3:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But the Lord God called to the man and said to him, “Where are you?”

Psalm 145:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Psalm 19:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

Exodus 33:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”

1 Samuel 2:30-31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, declares: ‘I promised that your house and the house of your father should go in and out before me forever,’ but now the Lord declares: ‘Far be it from me, for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed. Behold, the days are coming when I will cut off your strength and the strength of your father's house, so that there will not be an old man in your house.

Judges 9:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the leaders of Shechem, and the leaders of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech,

Deuteronomy 8:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And you shall remember the whole way that the Lord your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble you, testing you to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep his commandments or not.

Deuteronomy 6:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“You shall not put the Lord your God to the test, as you tested him at Massah.

Deuteronomy 6:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You shall not go after other gods, the gods of the peoples who are around you—

Deuteronomy 6:1-25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the rules that the Lord your God commanded me to teach you, that you may do them in the land to which you are going over, to possess it, that you may fear the Lord your God, you and your son and your son's son, by keeping all his statutes and his commandments, which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be long. Hear therefore, O Israel, and be careful to do them, that it may go well with you, and that you may multiply greatly, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in a land flowing with milk and honey. “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. ...

Leviticus 11:44 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For I am the Lord your God. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. You shall not defile yourselves with any swarming thing that crawls on the ground.

Exodus 33:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But,” he said, “you cannot see my face, for man shall not see me and live.”

Exodus 33:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey; but I will not go up among you, lest I consume you on the way, for you are a stiff-necked people.”

Exodus 33:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The Lord said to Moses, “Depart; go up from here, you and the people whom you have brought up out of the land of Egypt, to the land of which I swore to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, saying, ‘To your offspring I will give it.’

Jeremiah 32:17 ESV / 1 helpful vote

‘Ah, Lord God! It is you who have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm! Nothing is too hard for you.

Isaiah 1:15 ESV / 1 helpful vote

When you spread out your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not listen; your hands are full of blood.

Psalm 22:1 ESV / 1 helpful vote

To the choirmaster: according to The Doe of the Dawn. A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?

Psalm 7:10-11 ESV / 1 helpful vote

My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart. God is a righteous judge, and a God who feels indignation every day.

Job 34:21-22 ESV / 1 helpful vote

“For his eyes are on the ways of a man, and he sees all his steps. There is no gloom or deep darkness where evildoers may hide themselves.

Job 9:32 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For he is not a man, as I am, that I might answer him, that we should come to trial together.

2 Chronicles 25:8 ESV / 1 helpful vote

But go, act, be strong for the battle. Why should you suppose that God will cast you down before the enemy? For God has power to help or to cast down.”

2 Chronicles 2:5 ESV / 1 helpful vote

The house that I am to build will be great, for our God is greater than all gods.

1 Chronicles 16:25 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and he is to be held in awe above all gods.

Deuteronomy 32:4 ESV / 1 helpful vote

“The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he.

Deuteronomy 4:7 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as the Lord our God is to us, whenever we call upon him?

Exodus 33:17 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And the Lord said to Moses, “This very thing that you have spoken I will do, for you have found favor in my sight, and I know you by name.”

Exodus 33:11 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Thus the Lord used to speak to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. When Moses turned again into the camp, his assistant Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, would not depart from the tent.

Exodus 24:9-10 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Then Moses and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel went up, and they saw the God of Israel. There was under his feet as it were a pavement of sapphire stone, like the very heaven for clearness.

Exodus 20:1-6 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, ...

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