Bible Verses About Equality: 11 Powerful Verses


Galatians 3:28

ESVThere is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
KJVThere is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
NASBThere is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
NIVThere is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
NLTThere is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male and female. For you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Romans 2:11

ESVFor God shows no partiality.
KJVFor there is no respect of persons with God.
NASBFor there is no partiality with God.
NIVFor God does not show favoritism.
NLTFor God does not show favoritism.

John 13:16

ESVTruly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.
KJVVerily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.
NASB“Truly, truly, I say to you, a slave is not greater than his master, nor is one who is sent greater than the one who sent him.
NIVVery truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.
NLTI tell you the truth, slaves are not greater than their master. Nor is the messenger more important than the one who sends the message.

Genesis 1:27

ESVSo God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
KJVSo God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
NASBGod created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.
NIVSo God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.
NLTSo God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

Mark 12:31

ESVThe second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
KJVAnd the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
NASB“The second is this, ‘YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
NIVThe second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”
NLTThe second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.”

Proverbs 22:2

ESVThe rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the maker of them all.
KJVThe rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.
NASBThe rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all.
NIVRich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.
NLTThe rich and poor have this in common: The LORD made them both.

Ephesians 5:21

ESVSubmitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.
KJVSubmitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
NASBand be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.
NIVSubmit to one another out of reverence for Christ.
NLTAnd further, submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Hebrews 12:14

ESVStrive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.
KJVFollow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
NASBPursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.
NIVMake every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.
NLTWork at living in peace with everyone, and work at living a holy life, for those who are not holy will not see the Lord.

Philippians 2:3

ESVDo nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.
KJVLet nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
NASBDo nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;
NIVDo nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,
NLTDon’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.

Matthew 7:12

ESV“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
KJVTherefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
NASB“In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
NIVSo in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
NLT“Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. This is the essence of all that is taught in the law and the prophets.

Leviticus 19:15

ESV“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.
KJVYe shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
NASB‘You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
NIV“’Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly.
NLT“Do not twist justice in legal matters by favoring the poor or being partial to the rich and powerful. Always judge people fairly.

Ephesians 2:14

ESVFor he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility
KJVFor he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
NASBFor He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall,
NIVFor he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility,
NLTFor Christ himself has brought peace to us. He united Jews and Gentiles into one people when, in his own body on the cross, he broke down the wall of hostility that separated us.

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