Bible Verses About Loyalty: What Does Scripture Say?


Proverbs 18:24

ESVA man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
KJVA man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
NASBA man of too many friends comes to ruin, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
NIVOne who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
NLTThere are “friends” who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 17:17

ESVA friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
KJVA friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
NASBA friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.
NIVA friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
NLTA friend is always loyal, and a brother is born to help in time of need.

Also see Bible verses about the earth.

Proverbs 21:21

ESVWhoever pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor.
KJVHe that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
NASBHe who pursues righteousness and loyalty Finds life, righteousness and honor.
NIVWhoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.
NLTWhoever pursues righteousness and unfailing love will find life, righteousness, and honor.

Also see Bible verses about victory in Christ.

Matthew 26:35

ESVPeter said to him, “Even if I must die with you, I will not deny you!” And all the disciples said the same.
KJVPeter said unto him, Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. Likewise also said all the disciples.
NASBPeter said to Him, “Even if I have to die with You, I will not deny You.” All the disciples said the same thing too.
NIVBut Peter declared, “Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you.” And all the other disciples said the same.
NLT“No!” Peter insisted. “Even if I have to die with you, I will never deny you!” And all the other disciples vowed the same.

Also see Bible verses about division.

Titus 3:1

ESVRemind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,
KJVPut them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
NASBRemind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,
NIVRemind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good,
NLTRemind the believers to submit to the government and its officers. They should be obedient, always ready to do what is good.

Romans 13:1

ESVLet every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.
KJVLet every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
NASBEvery person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.
NIVLet everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
NLTEveryone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God.

John 15:13

ESVGreater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
KJVGreater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
NASB“Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
NIVGreater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
NLTThere is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

Proverbs 3:3

ESVLet not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.
KJVLet not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
NASBDo not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.
NIVLet love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.
NLTNever let loyalty and kindness leave you! Tie them around your neck as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart.

1 Corinthians 13:7

ESVLove bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
KJVBeareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
NASBbears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
NIVIt always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
NLTLove never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.

Matthew 26:33

ESVPeter answered him, “Though they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away.”
KJVPeter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.
NASBBut Peter said to Him, “Even though all may fall away because of You, I will never fall away.”
NIVPeter replied, “Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will.”
NLTPeter declared, “Even if everyone else deserts you, I will never desert you.”

Ecclesiastes 10:4

ESVIf the anger of the ruler rises against you, do not leave your place, for calmness will lay great offenses to rest.
KJVIf the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences.
NASBIf the ruler’s temper rises against you, do not abandon your position, because composure allays great offenses.
NIVIf a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest.
NLTIf your boss is angry at you, don’t quit! A quiet spirit can overcome even great mistakes.

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