4 He who has clean hands and a pure heart; who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood, and has not sworn deceitfully.
Bible verses about "honesty" | NHEB
23 The LORD detests differing weights, and dishonest scales are not pleasing.
9 He who walks blamelessly walks surely, but he who perverts his ways will be found out.
5 The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.
1 A good name is more desirable than great riches, and loving favor is better than silver and gold. 2 The rich and the poor have this in common: The LORD is the maker of them all. 3 A prudent man sees danger, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it. 4 The result of humility and the fear of the LORD is wealth, honor, and life. 5 Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them. 6 Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. 7 The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender. 8 He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed. 9 He who has a generous eye will be blessed; for he shares his food with the poor. 10 Drive out the mocker, and strife will go out; yes, quarrels and insults will stop. 11 He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully is the king's friend. 12 The eyes of the LORD watch over knowledge; but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful. 13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside. I will be killed in the streets." 14 The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit: he who is under the LORD's wrath will fall into it. 15 Folly is bound up in the heart of a child: the rod of discipline drives it far from him. 16 Whoever oppresses the poor for his own increase and whoever gives to the rich, both come to poverty. 17 Turn your ear, and listen to the words of the wise. Apply your heart to my teaching. 18 For it is a pleasant thing if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips. 19 That your trust may be in the LORD, I teach you today, even you. 20 Haven't I written to you thirty excellent things of counsel and knowledge, 21 To teach you truth, reliable words, to give sound answers to the ones who sent you? 22 Do not exploit the poor, because he is poor; and do not crush the needy in court; 23 for the LORD will plead their case, and plunder the life of those who plunder them. 24 Do not befriend a hot-tempered man, and do not associate with one who harbors anger: 25 lest you learn his ways, and ensnare your soul. 26 Do not be one of those who strike hands, of those who are collateral for debts. 27 If you do not have means to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you? 28 Do not move the ancient boundary stone, which your fathers have set up. 29 Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve kings. He won't serve obscure men.
15 He who walks righteously, and speaks blamelessly; He who despises the gain of oppressions, who gestures with his hands, refusing to take a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking at evil
25 But Jesus summoned them, and said, "You know that the rulers of the nations lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. 26 It shall not be so among you, but whoever desires to become great among you must be your servant. 27 Whoever desires to be first among you shall be your bondservant, 28 even as the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
10 But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God. 11 For it is written, "'As I live,' says the Lord, 'to me every knee will bow. Every tongue will confess to God.'" 12 So then each one of us will give account of himself to God.
2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.
5 Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you or forsake you."
2 But we have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by the manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
21 You therefore who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach against stealing, do you steal? 22 You who say that one should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples? 23 You who boast in the law, do you, by disobeying the law, dishonor God? 24 For "the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you," just as it is written.
12 having good behavior among the nations, so in that of which they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they see, glorify God in the day of visitation.
25 Let your eyes look straight ahead. Fix your gaze directly before you.
11 Do not speak against one another, brothers. He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge. 12 Only one is the lawgiver and judge, who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?
11 and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we instructed you;
25 Therefore, putting away falsehood, speak truth each one with his neighbor. For we are members of one another.
28 Let him who stole steal no more; but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing that is good, that he may have something to give to him who has need.
28 A perverse man stirs up strife. A whisperer separates close friends.
19 You know the commandments: 'Do not murder,' 'Do not commit adultery,' 'Do not steal,' 'Do not give false testimony,' 'Do not defraud,' 'Honor your father and mother.'"
17 Repay no one evil for evil. Respect what is honorable in the sight of all men. 18 If it is possible, as much as it is up to you, be at peace with all men. 19 Do not seek revenge yourselves, beloved, but give place to God's wrath. For it is written, "Vengeance belongs to me; I will repay, says the Lord." 20 Therefore "If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing so, you will heap coals of fire on his head." 21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
16 Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.
8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think on these things.
12 Therefore whatever you desire for men to do to you, you shall also do to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets.
1 A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, but accurate weights are his delight.
26 If anyone thinks himself to be religious while he does not bridle his tongue, but deceives his heart, this man's religion is worthless.
37 But let your 'Yes' be 'Yes' and your 'No' be 'No.' Whatever is more than these is of the evil one.
31 "And as you would like men to do to you, you also do the same to them.
13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth.
16 "You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
3 The integrity of the upright shall guide them, but the perverseness of the treacherous shall destroy them.
18 Pray for us, for we are persuaded that we have a good conscience, desiring to live honorably in all things.
9 Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his doings,
8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think on these things. 9 And the things you learned and received and heard and saw in me, do these things. And the God of peace will be with you.
10 For, "He who would love life, and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit. 11 Let him turn away from evil, and do good. Let him seek peace, and pursue it. 12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears open to their prayer; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."
32 You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."
16 There are six things which the LORD hates; yes, seven which are an abomination to him: 17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood; 18 a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are swift in running to mischief, 19 a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers. 20 My son, keep your father's commandment, and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
21 Having regard for honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.
1 Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
22 Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, but those who do the truth are his delight.