100 Bible Verses about Integrity

Proverbs 10:9 ESV / 1,447 helpful votes

Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.

Proverbs 11:3 ESV / 1,100 helpful votes

The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.

Proverbs 28:6 ESV / 927 helpful votes

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.

Proverbs 20:7 ESV / 769 helpful votes

The righteous who walks in his integrity— blessed are his children after him!

Proverbs 19:1 ESV / 688 helpful votes

Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.

1 Peter 3:16 ESV / 580 helpful votes

Having a good conscience, so that, when you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ may be put to shame.

Proverbs 12:22 ESV / 571 helpful votes

Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.

1 John 4:7-10 ESV / 526 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Proverbs 21:3 ESV / 466 helpful votes

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 432 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Luke 16:10 ESV / 425 helpful votes

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.

2 Corinthians 8:21 ESV / 423 helpful votes

For we aim at what is honorable not only in the Lord's sight but also in the sight of man.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 415 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Psalm 25:21 ESV / 407 helpful votes

May integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for you.

Psalm 7:8 ESV / 379 helpful votes

The Lord judges the peoples; judge me, O Lord, according to my righteousness and according to the integrity that is in me.

Proverbs 4:25-27 ESV / 363 helpful votes

Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you. Ponder the path of your feet; then all your ways will be sure. Do not swerve to the right or to the left; turn your foot away from evil.

Job 2:3 ESV / 361 helpful votes

And the Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, who fears God and turns away from evil? He still holds fast his integrity, although you incited me against him to destroy him without reason.”

Titus 2:7 ESV / 344 helpful votes

Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity,

Luke 6:31 ESV / 319 helpful votes

And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.

Job 2:9 ESV / 301 helpful votes

Then his wife said to him, “Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die.”

Psalm 26:1 ESV / 294 helpful votes

Of David. Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the Lord without wavering.

Hebrews 13:18 ESV / 256 helpful votes

Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience, desiring to act honorably in all things.

1 Kings 9:4 ESV / 256 helpful votes

And as for you, if you will walk before me, as David your father walked, with integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you, and keeping my statutes and my rules,

Psalm 41:11-12 ESV / 246 helpful votes

By this I know that you delight in me: my enemy will not shout in triumph over me. But you have upheld me because of my integrity, and set me in your presence forever.

1 Peter 2:12 ESV / 231 helpful votes

Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation.

Proverbs 1:3 ESV / 227 helpful votes

To receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity;

Isaiah 26:7 ESV / 223 helpful votes

The path of the righteous is level; you make level the way of the righteous.

Job 27:5 ESV / 200 helpful votes

Far be it from me to say that you are right; till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.

Titus 1:7 ESV / 196 helpful votes

For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain,

Romans 9:1 ESV / 196 helpful votes

I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit—

Psalm 41:12 ESV / 194 helpful votes

But you have upheld me because of my integrity, and set me in your presence forever.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 191 helpful votes

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Acts 24:16 ESV / 189 helpful votes

So I always take pains to have a clear conscience toward both God and man.

Psalm 18:20 ESV / 184 helpful votes

The Lord dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he rewarded me.

Ephesians 6:6 ESV / 181 helpful votes

Not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,

1 Timothy 1:5 ESV / 178 helpful votes

The aim of our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.

2 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 173 helpful votes

But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God.

Job 31:6 ESV / 172 helpful votes

(Let me be weighed in a just balance, and let God know my integrity!)

Zechariah 7:9 ESV / 170 helpful votes

“Thus says the Lord of hosts, Render true judgments, show kindness and mercy to one another,

Psalm 15:1-5 ESV / 168 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. O Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill? He who walks blamelessly and does what is right and speaks truth in his heart; who does not slander with his tongue and does no evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his friend; in whose eyes a vile person is despised, but who honors those who fear the Lord; who swears to his own hurt and does not change; who does not put out his money at interest and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.

James 4:17 ESV / 165 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:11 ESV / 163 helpful votes

He who loves purity of heart, and whose speech is gracious, will have the king as his friend.

Titus 1:8 ESV / 161 helpful votes

But hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined.

Psalm 78:72 ESV / 159 helpful votes

With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand.

Psalm 26:1-3 ESV / 159 helpful votes

Of David. Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, and I have trusted in the Lord without wavering. Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind. For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness.

Job 27:4-6 ESV / 155 helpful votes

My lips will not speak falsehood, and my tongue will not utter deceit. Far be it from me to say that you are right; till I die I will not put away my integrity from me. I hold fast my righteousness and will not let it go; my heart does not reproach me for any of my days.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 152 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Proverbs 28:18 ESV / 151 helpful votes

Whoever walks in integrity will be delivered, but he who is crooked in his ways will suddenly fall.

Genesis 20:6 ESV / 149 helpful votes

Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you have done this in the integrity of your heart, and it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore I did not let you touch her.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 148 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Psalm 26:11 ESV / 148 helpful votes

But as for me, I shall walk in my integrity; redeem me, and be gracious to me.

Genesis 20:5 ESV / 146 helpful votes

Did he not himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? And she herself said, ‘He is my brother.’ In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this.”

Titus 2:7-8 ESV / 143 helpful votes

Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.

Leviticus 19:11 ESV / 142 helpful votes

“You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.

Philippians 2:13 ESV / 137 helpful votes

For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Leviticus 19:18 ESV / 135 helpful votes

You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 134 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Proverbs 11:5 ESV / 125 helpful votes

The righteousness of the blameless keeps his way straight, but the wicked falls by his own wickedness.

Titus 2:1-14 ESV / 120 helpful votes

But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled. ...

John 1:1-51 ESV / 120 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

Proverbs 3:3 ESV / 111 helpful votes

Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.

Psalm 24:3-5 ESV / 111 helpful votes

Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully. He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation.

Ezekiel 18:7-9 ESV / 110 helpful votes

Does not oppress anyone, but restores to the debtor his pledge, commits no robbery, gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with a garment, does not lend at interest or take any profit, withholds his hand from injustice, executes true justice between man and man, walks in my statutes, and keeps my rules by acting faithfully—he is righteous; he shall surely live, declares the Lord God.

Proverbs 16:11 ESV / 109 helpful votes

A just balance and scales are the Lord's; all the weights in the bag are his work.

John 1:47 ESV / 108 helpful votes

Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!”

Exodus 18:21 ESV / 99 helpful votes

Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.

Genesis 39:8-12 ESV / 98 helpful votes

But he refused and said to his master's wife, “Behold, because of me my master has no concern about anything in the house, and he has put everything that he has in my charge. He is not greater in this house than I am, nor has he kept back anything from me except you, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?” And as she spoke to Joseph day after day, he would not listen to her, to lie beside her or to be with her. But one day, when he went into the house to do his work and none of the men of the house was there in the house, she caught him by his garment, saying, “Lie with me.” But he left his garment in her hand and fled and got out of the house.

Daniel 1:8-20 ESV / 93 helpful votes

But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the king's food, or with the wine that he drank. Therefore he asked the chief of the eunuchs to allow him not to defile himself. And God gave Daniel favor and compassion in the sight of the chief of the eunuchs, and the chief of the eunuchs said to Daniel, “I fear my lord the king, who assigned your food and your drink; for why should he see that you were in worse condition than the youths who are of your own age? So you would endanger my head with the king.” Then Daniel said to the steward whom the chief of the eunuchs had assigned over Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, “Test your servants for ten days; let us be given vegetables to eat and water to drink. ...

Proverbs 2:9 ESV / 89 helpful votes

Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equity, every good path;

James 1:22-25 ESV / 78 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.

Genesis 20:5-6 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Did he not himself say to me, ‘She is my sister’? And she herself said, ‘He is my brother.’ In the integrity of my heart and the innocence of my hands I have done this.” Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you have done this in the integrity of your heart, and it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore I did not let you touch her.

Proverbs 2:20-21 ESV / 73 helpful votes

So you will walk in the way of the good and keep to the paths of the righteous. For the upright will inhabit the land, and those with integrity will remain in it,

Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 72 helpful votes

A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.

1 Chronicles 29:17 ESV / 72 helpful votes

I know, my God, that you test the heart and have pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart I have freely offered all these things, and now I have seen your people, who are present here, offering freely and joyously to you.

Numbers 16:15 ESV / 72 helpful votes

And Moses was very angry and said to the Lord, “Do not respect their offering. I have not taken one donkey from them, and I have not harmed one of them.”

1 Samuel 29:6 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Then Achish called David and said to him, “As the Lord lives, you have been honest, and to me it seems right that you should march out and in with me in the campaign. For I have found nothing wrong in you from the day of your coming to me to this day. Nevertheless, the lords do not approve of you.

1 Kings 9:4-5 ESV / 70 helpful votes

And as for you, if you will walk before me, as David your father walked, with integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you, and keeping my statutes and my rules, then I will establish your royal throne over Israel forever, as I promised David your father, saying, ‘You shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.’

Exodus 20:16 ESV / 69 helpful votes

“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Acts 14:12-15 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Barnabas they called Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker. And the priest of Zeus, whose temple was at the entrance to the city, brought oxen and garlands to the gates and wanted to offer sacrifice with the crowds. But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of it, they tore their garments and rushed out into the crowd, crying out, “Men, why are you doing these things? We also are men, of like nature with you, and we bring you good news, that you should turn from these vain things to a living God, who made the heaven and the earth and the sea and all that is in them.

Isaiah 33:15 ESV / 68 helpful votes

He who walks righteously and speaks uprightly, who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands, lest they hold a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed and shuts his eyes from looking on evil,

Proverbs 3:4 ESV / 67 helpful votes

So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

Psalm 41:11-13 ESV / 67 helpful votes

By this I know that you delight in me: my enemy will not shout in triumph over me. But you have upheld me because of my integrity, and set me in your presence forever. Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! Amen and Amen.

Job 31:1-40 ESV / 66 helpful votes

“I have made a covenant with my eyes; how then could I gaze at a virgin? What would be my portion from God above and my heritage from the Almighty on high? Is not calamity for the unrighteous, and disaster for the workers of iniquity? Does not he see my ways and number all my steps? “If I have walked with falsehood and my foot has hastened to deceit; ...

Nehemiah 5:14-19 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Moreover, from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year to the thirty-second year of Artaxerxes the king, twelve years, neither I nor my brothers ate the food allowance of the governor. The former governors who were before me laid heavy burdens on the people and took from them for their daily ration forty shekels of silver. Even their servants lorded it over the people. But I did not do so, because of the fear of God. I also persevered in the work on this wall, and we acquired no land, and all my servants were gathered there for the work. Moreover, there were at my table 150 men, Jews and officials, besides those who came to us from the nations that were around us. Now what was prepared at my expense for each day was one ox and six choice sheep and birds, and every ten days all kinds of wine in abundance. Yet for all this I did not demand the food allowance of the governor, because the service was too heavy on this people. ...

Ezekiel 18:5 ESV / 64 helpful votes

“If a man is righteous and does what is just and right—

Job 13:15 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Though he slay me, I will hope in him; yet I will argue my ways to his face.

Proverbs 15:21 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Folly is a joy to him who lacks sense, but a man of understanding walks straight ahead.

Psalm 101:1-2 ESV / 60 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will make music. I will ponder the way that is blameless. Oh when will you come to me? I will walk with integrity of heart within my house;

Job 29:14 ESV / 60 helpful votes

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; my justice was like a robe and a turban.

Genesis 18:19 ESV / 60 helpful votes

For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring to Abraham what he has promised him.”

Isaiah 56:1 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: “Keep justice, and do righteousness, for soon my salvation will come, and my righteousness be revealed.

Proverbs 2:6-8 ESV / 55 helpful votes

For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity, guarding the paths of justice and watching over the way of his saints.

Psalm 25:19-21 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Consider how many are my foes, and with what violent hatred they hate me. Oh, guard my soul, and deliver me! Let me not be put to shame, for I take refuge in you. May integrity and uprightness preserve me, for I wait for you.

Colossians 3:22 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Bondservants, obey in everything those who are your earthly masters, not by way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

Proverbs 12:17 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Whoever speaks the truth gives honest evidence, but a false witness utters deceit.

Job 31:33 ESV / 34 helpful votes

If I have concealed my transgressions as others do by hiding my iniquity in my heart,

Leviticus 19:35-36 ESV / 33 helpful votes

“You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measures of length or weight or quantity. You shall have just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin: I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Acts 20:35 ESV / 29 helpful votes

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

Romans 13:1 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.

Psalm 101:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

I will ponder the way that is blameless. Oh when will you come to me? I will walk with integrity of heart within my house;

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