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21 Bible Verses about Honesty


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Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the perversity of the unfaithful will destroy them.
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.To do righteousness and justice Is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.
Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.Render therefore to all their due: taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs, fear to whom fear, honor to whom honor.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.Blessed are the pure in heart, For they shall see God.
A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.A perverse man sows strife, And a whisperer separates the best of friends.
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.Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices!Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass.
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in the power of your hand to do so.
Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.Better is a little with righteousness, Than vast revenues without justice.
Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death.Treasures of wickedness profit nothing, But righteousness delivers from death.
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.But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your “Yes” be “Yes,” and your “No,” “No,” lest you fall into judgment.
It is well with the man who deals generously and lends; who conducts his affairs with justice.A good man deals graciously and lends; He will guide his affairs with discretion.
No one after lighting a lamp covers it with a jar or puts it under a bed, but puts it on a stand, so that those who enter may see the light.No one, when he has lit a lamp, covers it with a vessel or puts it under a bed, but sets it on a lampstand, that those who enter may see the light.
Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equity, every good path.Then you will understand righteousness and justice, Equity and every good path.
Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you.Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you.
For because of this you also pay taxes, for the authorities are ministers of God, attending to this very thing.For because of this you also pay taxes, for they are God’s ministers attending continually to this very thing.
Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, But those who deal truthfully are His delight.
But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back for yourself part of the proceeds of the land? While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not at your disposal? Why is it that you have contrived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to man but to God.”But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back part of the price of the land for yourself? While it remained, was it not your own? And after it was sold, was it not in your own control? Why have you conceived this thing in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God.”

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