100 Bible Verses about Privacy

Luke 12:2-3 ESV / 293 helpful votes

Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops.

1 Thessalonians 4:11 ESV / 281 helpful votes

And to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you,

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 188 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 187 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Romans 8:31 ESV / 169 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 167 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,

Romans 12:2 ESV / 167 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

John 3:16 ESV / 158 helpful votes

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

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 153 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

Luke 1:37 ESV / 140 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 139 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 135 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 133 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 128 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 127 helpful votes

So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 125 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 124 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 124 helpful votes

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

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 124 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Psalm 23:1 ESV / 124 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Psalm 18:35-36 ESV / 124 helpful votes

You have given me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your gentleness made me great. You gave a wide place for my steps under me, and my feet did not slip.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 123 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 59:16 ESV / 123 helpful votes

But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning. For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 122 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 18:30 ESV / 116 helpful votes

This God—his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.

John 14:6 ESV / 113 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 112 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

John 8:12 ESV / 111 helpful votes

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

1 John 4:8 ESV / 110 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

John 14:27 ESV / 110 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 105 helpful votes

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

2 Corinthians 5:7 ESV / 103 helpful votes

For we walk by faith, not by sight.

Isaiah 54:17 ESV / 101 helpful votes

No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”

Colossians 4:1-18 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Masters, treat your slaves justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven. Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak. Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. ...

Acts 2:38 ESV / 100 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.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 98 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Romans 5:8 ESV / 97 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:2 ESV / 97 helpful votes

Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.”

Psalm 91:4 ESV / 97 helpful votes

He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.

Psalm 5:11 ESV / 97 helpful votes

But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may exult in you.

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 96 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Psalm 34:22 ESV / 96 helpful votes

The Lord redeems the life of his servants; none of those who take refuge in him will be condemned.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, ...

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Galatians 6:7 ESV / 88 helpful votes

Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 87 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:16 ESV / 87 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

John 16:33 ESV / 87 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

John 15:13 ESV / 87 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Matthew 7:12 ESV / 87 helpful votes

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

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 87 helpful votes

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 86 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

John 15:12 ESV / 86 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Matthew 22:39 ESV / 86 helpful votes

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

James 2:26 ESV / 85 helpful votes

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 85 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 85 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,

Romans 8:18 ESV / 85 helpful votes

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

John 13:7 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “What I am doing you do not understand now, but afterward you will understand.”

John 10:10 ESV / 85 helpful votes

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

John 8:32 ESV / 85 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

John 1:1 ESV / 85 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Luke 6:27 ESV / 85 helpful votes

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Luke 12:2 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 84 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 84 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 84 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 84 helpful votes

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 84 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 84 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?

Ezekiel 25:17 ESV / 84 helpful votes

I will execute great vengeance on them with wrathful rebukes. Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I lay my vengeance upon them.”

Ezekiel 23:20 ESV / 84 helpful votes

And lusted after her paramours there, whose members were like those of donkeys, and whose issue was like that of horses.

Hebrews 4:12-13 ESV / 81 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 79 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.

Jeremiah 23:24 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Can a man hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? declares the Lord. Do I not fill heaven and earth? declares the Lord.

Isaiah 29:15 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Ah, you who hide deep from the Lord your counsel, whose deeds are in the dark, and who say, “Who sees us? Who knows us?”

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Psalm 16:2 ESV / 77 helpful votes

I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.”

John 3:16-17 ESV / 73 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Romans 8:2 ESV / 71 helpful votes

For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.

Proverbs 25:9 ESV / 69 helpful votes

Argue your case with your neighbor himself, and do not reveal another's secret,

Proverbs 17:9 ESV / 69 helpful votes

Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 68 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Proverbs 11:13 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.

James 5:16 ESV / 65 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Ephesians 2:2 ESV / 59 helpful votes

In which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—

1 Corinthians 13:2 ESV / 59 helpful votes

And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

John 3:2 ESV / 59 helpful votes

This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.”

Galatians 2:2 ESV / 58 helpful votes

I went up because of a revelation and set before them (though privately before those who seemed influential) the gospel that I proclaim among the Gentiles, in order to make sure I was not running or had not run in vain.

Hebrews 11:2 ESV / 57 helpful votes

For by it the people of old received their commendation.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 57 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

2 Corinthians 13:14 ESV / 57 helpful votes

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 57 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Proverbs 4:1-23:35 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, he taught me and said to me, “Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. ...

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