100 Bible Verses about Pure

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 58 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.

Matthew 5:8 ESV / 57 helpful votes

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Psalm 51:10 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

1 John 3:3 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

2 Timothy 2:22 ESV / 32 helpful votes

So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

James 1:27 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Titus 1:15 ESV / 30 helpful votes

To the pure, all things are pure, but to the defiled and unbelieving, nothing is pure; but both their minds and their consciences are defiled.

Hebrews 13:4 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

1 Timothy 4:12 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

James 4:8 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

1 Timothy 1:5 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:2 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.

Psalm 73:1 ESV / 24 helpful votes

A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.

Psalm 24:3-4 ESV / 24 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.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 23 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, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Hebrews 10:22 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

2 Corinthians 7:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.

Psalm 119:9 ESV / 23 helpful votes

How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.

Psalm 12:6 ESV / 23 helpful votes

The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times.

1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.

Acts 15:9 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And he made no distinction between us and them, having cleansed their hearts by faith.

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 21 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

James 3:17 ESV / 19 helpful votes

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.

Proverbs 16:2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit.

Psalm 18:26 ESV / 18 helpful votes

With the purified you show yourself pure; and with the crooked you make yourself seem tortuous.

Hebrews 9:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

How much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God.

Psalm 51:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Behold, you delight in truth in the inward being, and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart.

Hebrews 12:14 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.

1 Corinthians 6:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.

Matthew 23:25-28 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and the plate, that the outside also may be clean. “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of dead people's bones and all uncleanness. So you also outwardly appear righteous to others, but within you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

Psalm 119:140 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Your promise is well tried, and your servant loves it.

Psalm 24:4 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 18:30 ESV / 15 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.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 14 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.

Titus 2:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

To be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.

1 Timothy 5:22 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, nor take part in the sins of others; keep yourself pure.

Proverbs 20:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Even a child makes himself known by his acts, by whether his conduct is pure and upright.

Psalm 19:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;

Revelation 19:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

It was granted her to clothe herself with fine linen, bright and pure”— for the fine linen is the righteous deeds of the saints.

Philippians 1:9-10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,

2 Corinthians 11:2-3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ. But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 13 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 14:6 ESV / 13 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.

Habakkuk 1:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You who are of purer eyes than to see evil and cannot look at wrong, why do you idly look at traitors and remain silent when the wicked swallows up the man more righteous than he?

Proverbs 15:26 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the Lord, but gracious words are pure.

Psalm 24:4-5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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.

Job 31:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“I have made a covenant with my eyes; how then could I gaze at a virgin?

Revelation 22:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

James 4:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Hebrews 7:26 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For it was indeed fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, unstained, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.

Titus 2:4-5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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.

1 Thessalonians 4:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality;

Philippians 1:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 5:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints.

1 Corinthians 6:15-20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Shall I then take the members of Christ and make them members of a prostitute? Never! Or do you not know that he who is joined to a prostitute becomes one body with her? For, as it is written, “The two will become one flesh.” But he who is joined to the Lord becomes one spirit with him. Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, ...

Matthew 15:19-20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander. These are what defile a person. But to eat with unwashed hands does not defile anyone.”

Proverbs 23:26 ESV / 12 helpful votes

My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

2 Samuel 22:27 ESV / 12 helpful votes

With the purified you deal purely, and with the crooked you make yourself seem tortuous.

Revelation 22:3-4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

No longer will there be anything accursed, but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants will worship him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads.

1 Peter 2:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul.

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—

1 Peter 1:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

James 4:7-8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

James 4:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

James 3:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body.

1 Timothy 3:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

They must hold the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;

Galatians 5:19-21 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

2 Corinthians 11:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.

1 Corinthians 13:12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.

Romans 13:13-14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Ezekiel 36:25-27 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean from all your uncleannesses, and from all your idols I will cleanse you. And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes and be careful to obey my rules.

Proverbs 22:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Psalm 51:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 11 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. ...

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 17:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be satisfied with your likeness.

Job 15:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

What is man, that he can be pure? Or he who is born of a woman, that he can be righteous?

Leviticus 11:44-45 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For I am the Lord your God. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. You shall not defile yourselves with any swarming thing that crawls on the ground. For I am the Lord who brought you up out of the land of Egypt to be your God. You shall therefore be holy, for I am holy.”

1 Peter 3:3-4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious.

Hebrews 13:1-25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous. Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” ...

2 Timothy 1:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day.

Philippians 2:14-16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, holding fast to the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I may be proud that I did not run in vain or labor in vain.

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 10 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.

Jeremiah 4:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from evil, that you may be saved. How long shall your wicked thoughts lodge within you?

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?

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