25 Bible Verses About Truth (ESV)

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 15:2-3 - "He who walks blamelessly and does..."
  2. 1 John 3:18 - "Little children, let us not love..."
  3. 1 John 1:6 - "If we say we have fellowship..."
  4. John 8:31-32 - "So Jesus said to the Jews..."
  5. 3 John 1:4 - "I have no greater joy than..."
  6. Ephesians 4:15 - "Rather, speaking the truth in love,..."
  7. Philippians 4:8 - "Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever..."
  8. John 14:6 - "Jesus said to him, "I am..."
  9. Hebrews 11:1 - "Now faith is the assurance of..."
  10. Proverbs 10:32 - "The lips of the righteous know..."
  11. 2 Timothy 2:15 - "Do your best to present yourself..."
  12. John 4:24 - "God is spirit, and those who..."
  13. Psalm 25:5 - "Lead me in your truth and..."
  14. Psalm 34:13 - "Keep your tongue from evil and..."
  15. Psalm 119:30 - "I have chosen the way of..."
  16. James 5:12 - "But above all, my brothers, do..."
  17. Proverbs 30:5 - "Every word of God proves true;..."
  18. 1 John 2:27 - "But the anointing that you received..."
  19. James 1:18 - "Of his own will he brought..."
  20. John 1:14 - "And the Word became flesh and..."
  21. 1 John 5:20 - "And we know that the Son..."
  22. Psalm 33:4 - "For the word of the LORD..."
  23. John 16:7 - "Nevertheless, I tell you the truth:..."
  24. Proverbs 4:24 - "Put away from you crooked speech,..."
  25. John 15:26 - ""But when the Helper comes, whom..."

1. Psalm 15:2-3

2 He who walks blamelessly and does what is right and speaks truth in his heart; 3 who does not slander with his tongue and does no evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his friend;

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2. 1 John 3:18

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

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3. 1 John 1:6

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

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4. John 8:31-32

31 So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."

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5. 3 John 1:4

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

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6. Ephesians 4:15

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

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7. Philippians 4:8

8 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.

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8. John 14:6

6 Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

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9. Hebrews 11:1

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

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10. Proverbs 10:32

32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse.

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11. 2 Timothy 2:15

15 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.

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12. John 4:24

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

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13. Psalm 25:5

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

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14. Psalm 34:13

13 Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.

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15. Psalm 119:30

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

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16. James 5:12

12 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.

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17. Proverbs 30:5

5 Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

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18. 1 John 2:27

27 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.

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19. James 1:18

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

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20. John 1:14

14 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.

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21. 1 John 5:20

20 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.

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22. Psalm 33:4

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

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23. John 16:7

7 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.

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24. Proverbs 4:24

24 Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you.

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25. John 15:26

26 "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.

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 15:2-3
  2. Psalm 25:5
  3. Psalm 34:13
  4. Psalm 119:30
  5. Psalm 33:4
  6. Proverbs 4:24
  7. Proverbs 10:32
  8. Proverbs 30:5
  9. 1 John 3:18
  10. 1 John 1:6
  11. John 8:31-32
  12. 3 John 1:4
  13. John 4:24
  14. John 14:6
  15. 1 John 2:27
  16. John 1:14
  17. 1 John 5:20
  18. John 15:26
  19. John 16:7
  20. Ephesians 4:15
  21. Philippians 4:8
  22. 2 Timothy 2:15
  23. Hebrews 11:1
  24. James 1:18
  25. James 5:12

Psalm 15:2-3

2 He who walks blamelessly and does what is right and speaks truth in his heart; 3 who does not slander with his tongue and does no evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his friend;

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Psalm 25:5

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

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Psalm 34:13

13 Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.

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Psalm 119:30

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

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Psalm 33:4

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

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Proverbs 4:24

24 Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you.

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Proverbs 10:32

32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse.

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Proverbs 30:5

5 Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

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1 John 3:18

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

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1 John 1:6

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

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John 8:31-32

31 So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, "If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."

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3 John 1:4

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

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John 4:24

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

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John 14:6

6 Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

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1 John 2:27

27 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.

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John 1:14

14 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.

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1 John 5:20

20 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.

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John 15:26

26 "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.

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John 16:7

7 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.

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Ephesians 4:15

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

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Philippians 4:8

8 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.

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2 Timothy 2:15

15 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.

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Hebrews 11:1

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

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James 1:18

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

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James 5:12

12 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.

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