32 Bible Verses about Plagiarism

Jeremiah 23:30 ESV / 167 helpful votes

Therefore, behold, I am against the prophets, declares the Lord, who steal my words from one another.

Exodus 20:15 ESV / 70 helpful votes

“You shall not steal.

Exodus 20:16 ESV / 52 helpful votes

“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Exodus 20:17 ESV / 39 helpful votes

“You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.”

Ephesians 4:28 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

2 Corinthians 10:15 ESV / 23 helpful votes

We do not boast beyond limit in the labors of others. But our hope is that as your faith increases, our area of influence among you may be greatly enlarged,

Romans 13:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Proverbs 11:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

James 4:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Titus 2:7-8 ESV / 13 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.

Proverbs 28:6-11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways. The one who keeps the law is a son with understanding, but a companion of gluttons shames his father. Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit gathers it for him who is generous to the poor. If one turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination. Whoever misleads the upright into an evil way will fall into his own pit, but the blameless will have a goodly inheritance. ...

Leviticus 19:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Proverbs 21:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Psalm 41:11-12 ESV / 10 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.

Proverbs 10:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Proverbs 2:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Romans 13:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

John 10:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Luke 6:31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Mark 10:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

You know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother.’”

Micah 6:8 ESV / 8 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?

Proverbs 20:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Matthew 15:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.

1 Chronicles 29:17 ESV / 7 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.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 5 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.

Proverbs 20:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth will be full of gravel.

John 3:16 ESV / 1 helpful vote

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

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