100 Bible Verses about Truthfulness

Ephesians 4:25 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.

John 14:6 ESV / 58 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.

Ephesians 4:15 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,

John 17:17 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

Proverbs 11:3 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:160 ESV / 25 helpful votes

The sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever.

Titus 1:2 ESV / 24 helpful votes

In hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

John 8:32 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:1-33 ESV / 23 helpful votes

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; be assured, he will not go unpunished. ...

John 14:1-3 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.

Revelation 22:11-12 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy still be filthy, and the righteous still do right, and the holy still be holy.” “Behold, I am coming soon, bringing my recompense with me, to repay everyone for what he has done.

1 John 3:18 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.

John 1:14 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Proverbs 12:22 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 15 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.

Deuteronomy 32:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he.

John 4:24 ESV / 14 helpful votes

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Psalm 51:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 13 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.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 13 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Psalm 25:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long.

Ephesians 6:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

John 16:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

John 8:44 ESV / 12 helpful votes

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

1 John 1:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

James 1:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

John 14:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.

John 1:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

Psalm 86:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Psalm 15:1-2 ESV / 11 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;

Romans 1:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.

John 8:31-32 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Zechariah 8:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

These are the things that you shall do: Speak the truth to one another; render in your gates judgments that are true and make for peace;

Psalm 43:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Send out your light and your truth; let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling!

Hebrews 6:18 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us.

Proverbs 12:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Psalm 119:142 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Your righteousness is righteous forever, and your law is true.

1 John 1:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus,

Proverbs 19:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape.

Exodus 20:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Revelation 19:11-18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself. He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God. And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses. From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty. ...

1 John 5:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

2 Peter 1:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 7 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,

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 7 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.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

2 Corinthians 8:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

It does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.

John 15:26 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“But when the Helper comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will bear witness about me.

Proverbs 16:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Righteous lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right.

Psalm 145:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Psalm 119:30 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I set your rules before me.

Psalm 117:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord!

Psalm 33:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness.

Revelation 22:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book,

3 John 1:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

2 Thessalonians 2:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will kill with the breath of his mouth and bring to nothing by the appearance of his coming.

Ephesians 1:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,

Galatians 4:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Have I then become your enemy by telling you the truth?

1 Corinthians 10:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now these things happened to them as an example, but they were written down for our instruction, on whom the end of the ages has come.

1 Corinthians 5:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let us therefore celebrate the festival, not with the old leaven, the leaven of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Romans 15:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

John 18:37 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.”

John 18:37-38 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.” Pilate said to him, “What is truth?” After he had said this, he went back outside to the Jews and told them, “I find no guilt in him.

John 16:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.

John 10:30 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I and the Father are one.”

Matthew 22:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are true and teach the way of God truthfully, and you do not care about anyone's opinion, for you are not swayed by appearances.

Matthew 13:30 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let both grow together until the harvest, and at harvest time I will tell the reapers, Gather the weeds first and bind them in bundles to be burned, but gather the wheat into my barn.’”

Matthew 5:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 6 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.’”

Proverbs 16:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

By steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of the Lord one turns away from evil.

Proverbs 14:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

A truthful witness saves lives, but one who breathes out lies is deceitful.

Proverbs 3:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:151 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But you are near, O Lord, and all your commandments are true.

Psalm 110:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.”

Psalm 25:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

All the paths of the Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness, for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Revelation 22:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book.

Revelation 22:17-20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price. I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book, and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book. He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!

Revelation 21:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

Revelation 19:11-16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war. His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself. He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God. And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses. From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty. ...

Revelation 16:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

(“Behold, I am coming like a thief! Blessed is the one who stays awake, keeping his garments on, that he may not go about naked and be seen exposed!”)

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

For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

1 John 2:27 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and is true, and is no lie—just as it has taught you, abide in him.

James 5:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your “yes” be yes and your “no” be no, so that you may not fall under condemnation.

Titus 1:1-2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God's elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness, in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

John 8:46 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Which one of you convicts me of sin? If I tell the truth, why do you not believe me?

John 6:63 ESV / 5 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Isaiah 25:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

It will be said on that day, “Behold, this is our God; we have waited for him, that he might save us. This is the Lord; we have waited for him; let us be glad and rejoice in his salvation.”

Proverbs 23:23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.

Proverbs 20:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 19:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will perish.

Proverbs 19:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.

Proverbs 12:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Psalm 96:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Before the Lord, for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness, and the peoples in his faithfulness.

Psalm 89:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; steadfast love and faithfulness go before you.

Psalm 85:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Steadfast love and faithfulness meet; righteousness and peace kiss each other.

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