Bible Verses About Commitment: 11 Powerful Verses


Psalm 37:5

ESVCommit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.
KJVCommit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
NASBCommit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
NIVCommit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this:
NLTCommit everything you do to the LORD. Trust him, and he will help you.

Proverbs 16:3

ESVCommit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
KJVCommit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
NASBCommit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.
NIVCommit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.
NLTCommit your actions to the LORD, and your plans will succeed.

Numbers 30:2

ESVIf a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
KJVIf a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.
NASB“If a man makes a vow to the LORD, or takes an oath to bind himself with a binding obligation, he shall not violate his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
NIVWhen a man makes a vow to the LORD or takes an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word but must do everything he said.
NLTA man who makes a vow to the LORD or makes a pledge under oath must never break it. He must do exactly what he said he would do.

Luke 17:32

ESVRemember Lot’s wife.
KJVRemember Lot’s wife.
NASBRemember Lot’s wife.
NIVRemember Lot’s wife!
NLTRemember what happened to Lot’s wife!

1 Kings 8:61

ESVLet your heart therefore be wholly true to the Lord our God, walking in his statutes and keeping his commandments, as at this day.”
KJVLet your heart therefore be perfect with the LORD our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.
NASB“Let your heart therefore be wholly devoted to the LORD our God, to walk in His statutes and to keep His commandments, as at this day.”
NIVAnd may your hearts be fully committed to the LORD our God, to live by his decrees and obey his commands, as at this time.”
NLTAnd may you be completely faithful to the LORD our God. May you always obey his decrees and commands, just as you are doing today.”

Luke 9:62

ESVJesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”
KJVAnd Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
NASBBut Jesus said to him, “No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.”
NIVJesus replied, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.”
NLTBut Jesus told him, “Anyone who puts a hand to the plow and then looks back is not fit for the Kingdom of God.”

Colossians 3:23

ESVWhatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
KJVAnd whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
NASBWhatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men,
NIVWhatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters,
NLTWork willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.

James 5:12

ESVBut 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.
KJVBut above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
NASBBut above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment.
NIVAbove all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. All you need to say is a simple “Yes” or “No.” Otherwise you will be condemned.
NLTBut most of all, my brothers and sisters, never take an oath, by heaven or earth or anything else. Just say a simple yes or no, so that you will not sin and be condemned.

Psalm 31:5

ESVInto your hand I commit my spirit; you have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God.
KJVInto thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.
NASBInto Your hand I commit my spirit; You have ransomed me, O LORD, God of truth.
NIVInto your hands I commit my spirit; deliver me, LORD, my faithful God.
NLTI entrust my spirit into your hand. Rescue me, LORD, for you are a faithful God.

Galatians 2:20

ESVI have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
KJVI am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
NASB“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
NIVI have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
NLTMy old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Romans 12:2

ESVDo not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
KJVAnd be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
NASBAnd do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.
NIVDo not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
NLTDon’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.

2 Chronicles 16:9

ESVFor the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to give strong support to those whose heart is blameless toward him. You have done foolishly in this, for from now on you will have wars.”
KJVFor the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.
NASB“For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely have wars.”
NIVFor the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. You have done a foolish thing, and from now on you will be at war.”
NLTThe eyes of the LORD search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. What a fool you have been! From now on you will be at war.”

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