61 Bible Verses about Equality

Galatians 3:28 ESV / 1,207 helpful votes

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Romans 2:11 ESV / 379 helpful votes

For God shows no partiality.

John 13:16 ESV / 305 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 223 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

Galatians 3:26-29 ESV / 215 helpful votes

For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's offspring, heirs according to promise.

Mark 12:31 ESV / 152 helpful votes

The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

Colossians 1:16-17 ESV / 78 helpful votes

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

Leviticus 19:33-34 ESV / 78 helpful votes

“When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.

Matthew 7:12 ESV / 38 helpful votes

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Acts 10:34 ESV / 22 helpful votes

So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality,

Numbers 15:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For the assembly, there shall be one statute for you and for the stranger who sojourns with you, a statute forever throughout your generations. You and the sojourner shall be alike before the Lord.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Psalm 67:4 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Let the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you judge the peoples with equity and guide the nations upon earth. Selah

Proverbs 20:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Unequal weights and unequal measures are both alike an abomination to the Lord.

Genesis 1:31 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.

Hebrews 12:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

1 Timothy 4:4-5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.

1 Timothy 2:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people,

1 Corinthians 14:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

There are doubtless many different languages in the world, and none is without meaning,

1 Corinthians 9:19-23 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For though I am free from all, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win more of them. To the Jews I became as a Jew, in order to win Jews. To those under the law I became as one under the law (though not being myself under the law) that I might win those under the law. To those outside the law I became as one outside the law (not being outside the law of God but under the law of Christ) that I might win those outside the law. To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some. I do it all for the sake of the gospel, that I may share with them in its blessings.

Romans 1:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Acts 10:26 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But Peter lifted him up, saying, “Stand up; I too am a man.”

John 12:32 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”

John 2:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But Jesus on his part did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people

John 1:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.

Luke 14:13-14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.”

Matthew 5:46-47 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?

Matthew 5:45 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

2 Chronicles 19:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Now then, let the fear of the Lord be upon you. Be careful what you do, for there is no injustice with the Lord our God, or partiality or taking bribes.”

2 Samuel 8:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So David reigned over all Israel. And David administered justice and equity to all his people.

Deuteronomy 1:16-17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And I charged your judges at that time, ‘Hear the cases between your brothers, and judge righteously between a man and his brother or the alien who is with him. You shall not be partial in judgment. You shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not be intimidated by anyone, for the judgment is God's. And the case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’

Leviticus 22:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But if a priest buys a slave as his property for money, the slave may eat of it, and anyone born in his house may eat of his food.

Leviticus 19:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

1 Peter 1:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one's deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile,

Psalm 96:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns! Yes, the world is established; it shall never be moved; he will judge the peoples with equity.”

Deuteronomy 10:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe.

Revelation 10:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I was told, “You must again prophesy about many peoples and nations and languages and kings.”

Revelation 5:9-10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation, and you have made them a kingdom and priests to our God, and they shall reign on the earth.”

1 John 2:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

1 Peter 2:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust.

James 2:1-26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory. For if a man wearing a gold ring and fine clothing comes into your assembly, and a poor man in shabby clothing also comes in, and if you pay attention to the one who wears the fine clothing and say, “You sit here in a good place,” while you say to the poor man, “You stand over there,” or, “Sit down at my feet,” have you not then made distinctions among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts? Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to those who love him? ...

Ephesians 6:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.

1 Corinthians 12:1-31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says “Jesus is accursed!” and no one can say “Jesus is Lord” except in the Holy Spirit. Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; ...

1 Corinthians 10:33 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Just as I try to please everyone in everything I do, not seeking my own advantage, but that of many, that they may be saved.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Acts 28:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore let it be known to you that this salvation of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will listen.”

Acts 10:45 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the believers from among the circumcised who had come with Peter were amazed, because the gift of the Holy Spirit was poured out even on the Gentiles.

John 13:1-38 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him, Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going back to God, rose from supper. He laid aside his outer garments, and taking a towel, tied it around his waist. Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him. ...

Joel 2:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Even on the male and female servants in those days I will pour out my Spirit.

Isaiah 40:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

All the nations are as nothing before him, they are accounted by him as less than nothing and emptiness.

Proverbs 29:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

A righteous man knows the rights of the poor; a wicked man does not understand such knowledge.

Proverbs 28:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand it completely.

Proverbs 16:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble.

1 Samuel 30:21-31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then David came to the two hundred men who had been too exhausted to follow David, and who had been left at the brook Besor. And they went out to meet David and to meet the people who were with him. And when David came near to the people he greeted them. Then all the wicked and worthless fellows among the men who had gone with David said, “Because they did not go with us, we will not give them any of the spoil that we have recovered, except that each man may lead away his wife and children, and depart.” But David said, “You shall not do so, my brothers, with what the Lord has given us. He has preserved us and given into our hand the band that came against us. Who would listen to you in this matter? For as his share is who goes down into the battle, so shall his share be who stays by the baggage. They shall share alike.” And he made it a statute and a rule for Israel from that day forward to this day. ...

Deuteronomy 10:17-19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe. He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the sojourner, giving him food and clothing. Love the sojourner, therefore, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.

Romans 5:6-8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Luke 24:47 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Psalm 72:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

May he defend the cause of the poor of the people, give deliverance to the children of the needy, and crush the oppressor!

Job 32:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For I do not know how to flatter, else my Maker would soon take me away.

Numbers 31:27 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And divide the plunder into two parts between the warriors who went out to battle and all the congregation.

Isaiah 56:3-5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let not the foreigner who has joined himself to the Lord say, “The Lord will surely separate me from his people”; and let not the eunuch say, “Behold, I am a dry tree.” For thus says the Lord: “To the eunuchs who keep my Sabbaths, who choose the things that please me and hold fast my covenant, I will give in my house and within my walls a monument and a name better than sons and daughters; I will give them an everlasting name that shall not be cut off.

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