100 Bible Verses about Name In Vain

Exodus 20:7 ESV / 64 helpful votes

“You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.

Leviticus 19:12 ESV / 45 helpful votes

You shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 39:7 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“And my holy name I will make known in the midst of my people Israel, and I will not let my holy name be profaned anymore. And the nations shall know that I am the Lord, the Holy One in Israel.

Malachi 1:6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have we despised your name?’

Isaiah 9:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Exodus 6:2-3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

God spoke to Moses and said to him, “I am the Lord. I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty, but by my name the Lord I did not make myself known to them.

Philippians 2:9-11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Acts 4:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

Matthew 6:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

John 17:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“I have manifested your name to the people whom you gave me out of the world. Yours they were, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.

Jeremiah 23:25-27 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I have heard what the prophets have said who prophesy lies in my name, saying, ‘I have dreamed, I have dreamed!’ How long shall there be lies in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies, and who prophesy the deceit of their own heart, who think to make my people forget my name by their dreams that they tell one another, even as their fathers forgot my name for Baal?

Isaiah 42:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I am the Lord; that is my name; my glory I give to no other, nor my praise to carved idols.

John 20:31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.

Jeremiah 29:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, concerning Ahab the son of Kolaiah and Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, who are prophesying a lie to you in my name: Behold, I will deliver them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and he shall strike them down before your eyes.

Psalm 86:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name.

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Jeremiah 29:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For it is a lie that they are prophesying to you in my name; I did not send them, declares the Lord.

Isaiah 47:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Our Redeemer—the Lord of hosts is his name— is the Holy One of Israel.

Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

Psalm 148:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Let them praise the name of the Lord, for his name alone is exalted; his majesty is above earth and heaven.

Psalm 145:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord, and let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.

Psalm 105:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice!

Psalm 103:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name!

Psalm 92:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath. It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High;

Psalm 83:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

That they may know that you alone, whose name is the Lord, are the Most High over all the earth.

Psalm 8:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.

John 17:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.”

John 17:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they may be one, even as we are one.

Ezekiel 36:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I will vindicate the holiness of my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, and which you have profaned among them. And the nations will know that I am the Lord, declares the Lord God, when through you I vindicate my holiness before their eyes.

Jeremiah 44:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore hear the word of the Lord, all you of Judah who dwell in the land of Egypt: Behold, I have sworn by my great name, says the Lord, that my name shall no more be invoked by the mouth of any man of Judah in all the land of Egypt, saying, ‘As the Lord God lives.’

Jeremiah 16:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Therefore, behold, I will make them know, this once I will make them know my power and my might, and they shall know that my name is the Lord.”

Psalm 22:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I will tell of your name to my brothers; in the midst of the congregation I will praise you:

Psalm 20:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.

Psalm 7:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.

Nehemiah 9:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then the Levites, Jeshua, Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said, “Stand up and bless the Lord your God from everlasting to everlasting. Blessed be your glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.

2 Kings 21:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the carved image of Asherah that he had made he set in the house of which the Lord said to David and to Solomon his son, “In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will put my name forever.

1 Kings 8:42-44 ESV / 4 helpful votes

(for they shall hear of your great name and your mighty hand, and of your outstretched arm), when he comes and prays toward this house, hear in heaven your dwelling place and do according to all for which the foreigner calls to you, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know your name and fear you, as do your people Israel, and that they may know that this house that I have built is called by your name. “If your people go out to battle against their enemy, by whatever way you shall send them, and they pray to the Lord toward the city that you have chosen and the house that I have built for your name,

1 Kings 8:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.

1 Kings 8:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

‘Since the day that I brought my people Israel out of Egypt, I chose no city out of all the tribes of Israel in which to build a house, that my name might be there. But I chose David to be over my people Israel.’ Now it was in the heart of David my father to build a house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.

1 Kings 5:3-5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“You know that David my father could not build a house for the name of the Lord his God because of the warfare with which his enemies surrounded him, until the Lord put them under the soles of his feet. But now the Lord my God has given me rest on every side. There is neither adversary nor misfortune. And so I intend to build a house for the name of the Lord my God, as the Lord said to David my father, ‘Your son, whom I will set on your throne in your place, shall build the house for my name.’

Exodus 3:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’”

Revelation 14:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then I looked, and behold, on Mount Zion stood the Lamb, and with him 144,000 who had his name and his Father's name written on their foreheads.

Philippians 2:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name,

Acts 19:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And this became known to all the residents of Ephesus, both Jews and Greeks. And fear fell upon them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was extolled.

John 14:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Micah 4:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For all the peoples walk each in the name of its god, but we will walk in the name of the Lord our God forever and ever.

Amos 9:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

That they may possess the remnant of Edom and all the nations who are called by my name,” declares the Lord who does this.

Amos 5:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And I will send you into exile beyond Damascus,” says the Lord, whose name is the God of hosts.

Amos 4:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought, who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth— the Lord, the God of hosts, is his name!

Joel 2:32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved. For in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said, and among the survivors shall be those whom the Lord calls.

Ezekiel 20:44 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And you shall know that I am the Lord, when I deal with you for my name's sake, not according to your evil ways, nor according to your corrupt deeds, O house of Israel, declares the Lord God.”

Jeremiah 27:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I have not sent them, declares the Lord, but they are prophesying falsely in my name, with the result that I will drive you out and you will perish, you and the prophets who are prophesying to you.”

Jeremiah 7:30 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“For the sons of Judah have done evil in my sight, declares the Lord. They have set their detestable things in the house that is called by my name, to defile it.

Isaiah 54:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For your Maker is your husband, the Lord of hosts is his name; and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer, the God of the whole earth he is called.

Isaiah 45:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Declare and present your case; let them take counsel together! Who told this long ago? Who declared it of old? Was it not I, the Lord? And there is no other god besides me, a righteous God and a Savior; there is none besides me.

Isaiah 45:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I form light and create darkness, I make well-being and create calamity, I am the Lord, who does all these things.

Isaiah 44:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: “I am the Lord, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by myself,

Isaiah 43:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.”

Isaiah 12:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted.

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

Isaiah 7:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Isaiah 1:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged.

Proverbs 30:1-33 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The words of Agur son of Jakeh. The oracle. The man declares, I am weary, O God; I am weary, O God, and worn out. Surely I am too stupid to be a man. I have not the understanding of a man. I have not learned wisdom, nor have I knowledge of the Holy One. Who has ascended to heaven and come down? Who has gathered the wind in his fists? Who has wrapped up the waters in a garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name? Surely you know! Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. ...

Psalm 143:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For your name's sake, O Lord, preserve my life! In your righteousness bring my soul out of trouble!

Psalm 138:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.

Psalm 118:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! We bless you from the house of the Lord.

Psalm 111:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He sent redemption to his people; he has commanded his covenant forever. Holy and awesome is his name!

Psalm 106:47 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Save us, O Lord our God, and gather us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.

Psalm 79:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for your name's sake!

Psalm 45:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I will cause your name to be remembered in all generations; therefore nations will praise you forever and ever.

Psalm 29:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness.

Psalm 25:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For your name's sake, O Lord, pardon my guilt, for it is great.

Psalm 22:1-2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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? O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer, and by night, but I find no rest.

Psalm 20:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob protect you!

Psalm 9:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.

Nehemiah 9:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

They refused to obey and were not mindful of the wonders that you performed among them, but they stiffened their neck and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt. But you are a God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, and did not forsake them.

2 Chronicles 33:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the carved image of the idol that he had made he set in the house of God, of which God said to David and to Solomon his son, “In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will put my name forever,

2 Chronicles 33:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he built altars in the house of the Lord, of which the Lord had said, “In Jerusalem shall my name be forever.”

2 Chronicles 14:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Asa cried to the Lord his God, “O Lord, there is none like you to help, between the mighty and the weak. Help us, O Lord our God, for we rely on you, and in your name we have come against this multitude. O Lord, you are our God; let not man prevail against you.”

1 Chronicles 29:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

O Lord our God, all this abundance that we have provided for building you a house for your holy name comes from your hand and is all your own.

1 Chronicles 17:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And your name will be established and magnified forever, saying, ‘The Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, is Israel's God,’ and the house of your servant David will be established before you.

1 Chronicles 16:29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness;

1 Chronicles 16:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice!

1 Chronicles 6:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Johanan fathered Azariah (it was he who served as priest in the house that Solomon built in Jerusalem).

2 Kings 23:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the Lord said, “I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel, and I will cast off this city that I have chosen, Jerusalem, and the house of which I said, My name shall be there.”

2 Kings 21:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he built altars in the house of the Lord, of which the Lord had said, “In Jerusalem will I put my name.”

1 Kings 9:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the Lord said to him, “I have heard your prayer and your plea, which you have made before me. I have consecrated this house that you have built, by putting my name there forever. My eyes and my heart will be there for all time.

1 Kings 8:28-29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Yet have regard to the prayer of your servant and to his plea, O Lord my God, listening to the cry and to the prayer that your servant prays before you this day, that your eyes may be open night and day toward this house, the place of which you have said, ‘My name shall be there,’ that you may listen to the prayer that your servant offers toward this place.

2 Samuel 22:50 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“For this I will praise you, O Lord, among the nations, and sing praises to your name.

2 Samuel 7:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And your name will be magnified forever, saying, ‘The Lord of hosts is God over Israel,’ and the house of your servant David will be established before you.

Isaiah 60:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You shall suck the milk of nations; you shall nurse at the breast of kings; and you shall know that I, the Lord, am your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Isaiah 60:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For the coastlands shall hope for me, the ships of Tarshish first, to bring your children from afar, their silver and gold with them, for the name of the Lord your God, and for the Holy One of Israel, because he has made you beautiful.

Isaiah 58:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“If you turn back your foot from the Sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day, and call the Sabbath a delight and the holy day of the Lord honorable; if you honor it, not going your own ways, or seeking your own pleasure, or talking idly;

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

1 Kings 8:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now the Lord has fulfilled his promise that he made. For I have risen in the place of David my father, and sit on the throne of Israel, as the Lord promised, and I have built the house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.

1 Kings 8:18-20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But the Lord said to David my father, ‘Whereas it was in your heart to build a house for my name, you did well that it was in your heart. Nevertheless, you shall not build the house, but your son who shall be born to you shall build the house for my name.’ Now the Lord has fulfilled his promise that he made. For I have risen in the place of David my father, and sit on the throne of Israel, as the Lord promised, and I have built the house for the name of the Lord, the God of Israel.

1 Kings 5:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And so I intend to build a house for the name of the Lord my God, as the Lord said to David my father, ‘Your son, whom I will set on your throne in your place, shall build the house for my name.’

2 Samuel 2:1-32 ESV / 2 helpful votes

After this David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go up into any of the cities of Judah?” And the Lord said to him, “Go up.” David said, “To which shall I go up?” And he said, “To Hebron.” So David went up there, and his two wives also, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel. And David brought up his men who were with him, everyone with his household, and they lived in the towns of Hebron. And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. When they told David, “It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul,” David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, “May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him. ...

1 Samuel 21:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And David answered the priest, “Truly women have been kept from us as always when I go on an expedition. The vessels of the young men are holy even when it is an ordinary journey. How much more today will their vessels be holy?”

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