97 Bible Verses about Cheating On A Test

Ephesians 4:28 ESV / 188 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.

Luke 16:10 ESV / 150 helpful votes

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.

Leviticus 19:11 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:24 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Whoever robs his father or his mother and says, “That is no transgression,” is a companion to a man who destroys.

James 4:17 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God.

Deuteronomy 5:19 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“‘And you shall not steal.

Proverbs 26:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Whoever meddles in a quarrel not his own is like one who takes a passing dog by the ears.

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 12 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.

Leviticus 6:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor

1 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy.

John 1:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He came to his own, and his own people did not receive him.

Proverbs 11:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 10:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Luke 7:36-50 ESV / 7 helpful votes

One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house and took his place at the table. And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment. Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what sort of woman this is who is touching him, for she is a sinner.” And Jesus answering said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” And he answered, “Say it, Teacher.” ...

Proverbs 12:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 1:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Such are the ways of everyone who is greedy for unjust gain; it takes away the life of its possessors.

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The wicked borrows but does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives;

Numbers 32:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the Lord, and be sure your sin will find you out.

1 John 3:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

2 Corinthians 10:15 ESV / 5 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,

2 Corinthians 10:1-18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!— I beg of you that when I am present I may not have to show boldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according to the flesh. For though we walk in the flesh, we are not waging war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ, ...

Romans 5:3-4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope,

Luke 16:10-12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches? And if you have not been faithful in that which is another's, who will give you that which is your own?

Luke 16:1-8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He also said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions. And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? Turn in the account of your management, for you can no longer be manager.’ And the manager said to himself, ‘What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg. I have decided what to do, so that when I am removed from management, people may receive me into their houses.’ So, summoning his master's debtors one by one, he said to the first, ‘How much do you owe my master?’ ...

Amos 8:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Saying, “When will the new moon be over, that we may sell grain? And the Sabbath, that we may offer wheat for sale, that we may make the ephah small and the shekel great and deal deceitfully with false balances,

Proverbs 6:32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He who commits adultery lacks sense; he who does it destroys himself.

2 Chronicles 16:1-14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the thirty-sixth year of the reign of Asa, Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and built Ramah, that he might permit no one to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah. Then Asa took silver and gold from the treasures of the house of the Lord and the king's house and sent them to Ben-hadad king of Syria, who lived in Damascus, saying, “There is a covenant between me and you, as there was between my father and your father. Behold, I am sending to you silver and gold. Go, break your covenant with Baasha king of Israel, that he may withdraw from me.” And Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel, and they conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel-maim, and all the store cities of Naphtali. And when Baasha heard of it, he stopped building Ramah and let his work cease. ...

Deuteronomy 25:13-16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, a large and a small. You shall not have in your house two kinds of measures, a large and a small. A full and fair weight you shall have, a full and fair measure you shall have, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. For all who do such things, all who act dishonestly, are an abomination to the Lord your God.

Numbers 32:1-42 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now the people of Reuben and the people of Gad had a very great number of livestock. And they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, and behold, the place was a place for livestock. So the people of Gad and the people of Reuben came and said to Moses and to Eleazar the priest and to the chiefs of the congregation, “Ataroth, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon, Elealeh, Sebam, Nebo, and Beon, the land that the Lord struck down before the congregation of Israel, is a land for livestock, and your servants have livestock.” And they said, “If we have found favor in your sight, let this land be given to your servants for a possession. Do not take us across the Jordan.” ...

Numbers 15:1-41 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, When you come into the land you are to inhabit, which I am giving you, and you offer to the Lord from the herd or from the flock a food offering or a burnt offering or a sacrifice, to fulfill a vow or as a freewill offering or at your appointed feasts, to make a pleasing aroma to the Lord, then he who brings his offering shall offer to the Lord a grain offering of a tenth of an ephah of fine flour, mixed with a quarter of a hin of oil; and you shall offer with the burnt offering, or for the sacrifice, a quarter of a hin of wine for the drink offering for each lamb. ...

Leviticus 19:35-36 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measures of length or weight or quantity. You shall have just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin: I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Leviticus 19:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measures of length or weight or quantity.

Exodus 20:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“You shall not commit adultery.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 4 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 ...

1 Peter 4:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

James 5:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

James 1:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless.

James 1:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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.”

Hebrews 13:4 ESV / 4 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 Thessalonians 4:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

That no one transgress and wrong his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as we told you beforehand and solemnly warned you.

Colossians 3:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices

Colossians 3:9-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.

Ephesians 4:25 ESV / 4 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.

Galatians 6:7-8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Romans 12:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 4 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.

Luke 8:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For nothing is hidden that will not be made manifest, nor is anything secret that will not be known and come to light.

Luke 6:31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Zechariah 5:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “This is the curse that goes out over the face of the whole land. For everyone who steals shall be cleaned out according to what is on one side, and everyone who swears falsely shall be cleaned out according to what is on the other side.

Zephaniah 1:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

On that day I will punish everyone who leaps over the threshold, and those who fill their master's house with violence and fraud.

Psalm 62:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Put no trust in extortion; set no vain hopes on robbery; if riches increase, set not your heart on them.

Psalm 50:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If you see a thief, you are pleased with him, and you keep company with adulterers.

Exodus 20:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“You shall not steal.

Zechariah 5:3-4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “This is the curse that goes out over the face of the whole land. For everyone who steals shall be cleaned out according to what is on one side, and everyone who swears falsely shall be cleaned out according to what is on the other side. I will send it out, declares the Lord of hosts, and it shall enter the house of the thief, and the house of him who swears falsely by my name. And it shall remain in his house and consume it, both timber and stones.”

Nahum 3:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Woe to the bloody city, all full of lies and plunder— no end to the prey!

Micah 6:10-11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Can I forget any longer the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is accursed? Shall I acquit the man with wicked scales and with a bag of deceitful weights?

Amos 3:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“They do not know how to do right,” declares the Lord, “those who store up violence and robbery in their strongholds.”

Hosea 12:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.

Hosea 4:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Hear the word of the Lord, O children of Israel, for the Lord has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land. There is no faithfulness or steadfast love, and no knowledge of God in the land;

Hosea 4:1-2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Hear the word of the Lord, O children of Israel, for the Lord has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land. There is no faithfulness or steadfast love, and no knowledge of God in the land; there is swearing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break all bounds, and bloodshed follows bloodshed.

Ezekiel 22:29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have oppressed the poor and needy, and have extorted from the sojourner without justice.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 3 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.

Jeremiah 22:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Woe to him who builds his house by unrighteousness, and his upper rooms by injustice, who makes his neighbor serve him for nothing and does not give him his wages,

Jeremiah 9:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Their tongue is a deadly arrow; it speaks deceitfully; with his mouth each speaks peace to his neighbor, but in his heart he plans an ambush for him.

Jeremiah 9:4-6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Let everyone beware of his neighbor, and put no trust in any brother, for every brother is a deceiver, and every neighbor goes about as a slanderer. Everyone deceives his neighbor, and no one speaks the truth; they have taught their tongue to speak lies; they weary themselves committing iniquity. Heaping oppression upon oppression, and deceit upon deceit, they refuse to know me, declares the Lord.

Jeremiah 7:8-10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Behold, you trust in deceptive words to no avail. Will you steal, murder, commit adultery, swear falsely, make offerings to Baal, and go after other gods that you have not known, and then come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, ‘We are delivered!’—only to go on doing all these abominations?

Jeremiah 7:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Behold, you trust in deceptive words to no avail.

Isaiah 32:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

As for the scoundrel—his devices are evil; he plans wicked schemes to ruin the poor with lying words, even when the plea of the needy is right.

Proverbs 28:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.

Proverbs 24:28 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause, and do not deceive with your lips.

Proverbs 20:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Unequal weights are an abomination to the Lord, and false scales are not good.

Proverbs 20:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not say, “I will repay evil”; wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you.

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.

Proverbs 20:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Bad, bad,” says the buyer, but when he goes away, then he boasts.

Proverbs 20:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Unequal weights and unequal measures are both alike an abomination to the Lord.

Proverbs 19:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

What is desired in a man is steadfast love, and a poor man is better than a liar.

Proverbs 19:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Proverbs 19:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 17:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous are both alike an abomination to the Lord.

Proverbs 12:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:27-28 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it. Do not say to your neighbor, “Go, and come again, tomorrow I will give it”—when you have it with you.

Proverbs 3:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.

Deuteronomy 25:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, a large and a small.

Deuteronomy 22:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“If a man is found lying with the wife of another man, both of them shall die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman. So you shall purge the evil from Israel.

Leviticus 20:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“If a man commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, both the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Leviticus 19:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“You shall do no injustice in court. You shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.

Leviticus 19:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning.

Leviticus 6:2-7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor or has found something lost and lied about it, swearing falsely—in any of all the things that people do and sin thereby— if he has sinned and has realized his guilt and will restore what he took by robbery or what he got by oppression or the deposit that was committed to him or the lost thing that he found or anything about which he has sworn falsely, he shall restore it in full and shall add a fifth to it, and give it to him to whom it belongs on the day he realizes his guilt. And he shall bring to the priest as his compensation to the Lord a ram without blemish out of the flock, or its equivalent for a guilt offering. ...

Leviticus 5:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“If anyone sins in that he hears a public adjuration to testify, and though he is a witness, whether he has seen or come to know the matter, yet does not speak, he shall bear his iniquity;

Mark 11:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”

Matthew 5:27-28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Micah 6:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Can I forget any longer the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is accursed?

Jeremiah 9:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let everyone beware of his neighbor, and put no trust in any brother, for every brother is a deceiver, and every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.

Proverbs 3:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

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