34 Bible Verses about What Is Right In Our Own Eyes

Proverbs 14:12 ESV / 36 helpful votes

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.

Proverbs 21:2 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart.

Proverbs 12:15 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.

Isaiah 5:21 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight!

Judges 21:25 ESV / 30 helpful votes

In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.

Galatians 5:19 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,

Proverbs 3:7 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil.

Proverbs 26:12 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Judges 17:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

Deuteronomy 12:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“You shall not do according to all that we are doing here today, everyone doing whatever is right in his own eyes,

Jeremiah 11:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but everyone walked in the stubbornness of his evil heart. Therefore I brought upon them all the words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do, but they did not.”

Proverbs 6:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

Romans 8:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.

Deuteronomy 29:18-19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Beware lest there be among you a man or woman or clan or tribe whose heart is turning away today from the Lord our God to go and serve the gods of those nations. Beware lest there be among you a root bearing poisonous and bitter fruit, one who, when he hears the words of this sworn covenant, blesses himself in his heart, saying, ‘I shall be safe, though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart.’ This will lead to the sweeping away of moist and dry alike.

1 John 1:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 55:8-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

2 Kings 22:1-23:37 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath. And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and walked in all the way of David his father, and he did not turn aside to the right or to the left. In the eighteenth year of King Josiah, the king sent Shaphan the son of Azaliah, son of Meshullam, the secretary, to the house of the Lord, saying, “Go up to Hilkiah the high priest, that he may count the money that has been brought into the house of the Lord, which the keepers of the threshold have collected from the people. And let it be given into the hand of the workmen who have the oversight of the house of the Lord, and let them give it to the workmen who are at the house of the Lord, repairing the house ...

Judges 1:1-36 ESV / 4 helpful votes

After the death of Joshua, the people of Israel inquired of the Lord, “Who shall go up first for us against the Canaanites, to fight against them?” The Lord said, “Judah shall go up; behold, I have given the land into his hand.” And Judah said to Simeon his brother, “Come up with me into the territory allotted to me, that we may fight against the Canaanites. And I likewise will go with you into the territory allotted to you.” So Simeon went with him. Then Judah went up and the Lord gave the Canaanites and the Perizzites into their hand, and they defeated 10,000 of them at Bezek. They found Adoni-bezek at Bezek and fought against him and defeated the Canaanites and the Perizzites. ...

Revelation 1:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 3 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.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 3 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 8:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; indeed, it cannot.

Romans 6:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.

Luke 17:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.’”

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 2 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.

1 Corinthians 13:12 ESV / 2 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.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 2 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.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 2 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.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 1 helpful vote

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 1 helpful vote

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

Romans 7:15 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate.

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