What Does the Bible Say About God’s Faithfulness?


Revelation 21:8

ESVBut as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”
KJVBut the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
NASB“But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
NIVBut the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars—they will be consigned to the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”
NLT“But cowards, unbelievers, the corrupt, murderers, the immoral, those who practice witchcraft, idol worshipers, and all liars—their fate is in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”

Romans 14:23

ESVBut whoever has doubts is condemned if he eats, because the eating is not from faith. For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin.
KJVAnd he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.
NASBBut he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith; and whatever is not from faith is sin.
NIVBut whoever has doubts is condemned if they eat, because their eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin.
NLTBut if you have doubts about whether or not you should eat something, you are sinning if you go ahead and do it. For you are not following your convictions. If you do anything you believe is not right, you are sinning.

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Exodus 17:7

ESVAnd he called the name of the place Massah and Meribah, because of the quarreling of the people of Israel, and because they tested the Lord by saying, “Is the Lord among us or not?”
KJVAnd he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?
NASBHe named the place Massah and Meribah because of the quarrel of the sons of Israel, and because they tested the LORD, saying, “Is the LORD among us, or not?”
NIVAnd he called the place Massah and Meribah because the Israelites quarreled and because they tested the LORD saying, “Is the LORD among us or not?”
NLTMoses named the place Massah (which means “test”) and Meribah (which means “arguing”) because the people of Israel argued with Moses and tested the LORD by saying, “Is the LORD here with us or not?”

1 John 2:6

ESVWhoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.
KJVHe that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.
NASBthe one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.
NIVWhoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did.
NLTThose who say they live in God should live their lives as Jesus did.

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Matthew 23:37

ESV“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!
KJVO Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!
NASB“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.
NIV“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were not willing.
NLT“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones God’s messengers! How often I have wanted to gather your children together as a hen protects her chicks beneath her wings, but you wouldn’t let me.

James 1:6

ESVBut let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.
KJVBut let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.
NASBBut he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.
NIVBut when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.
NLTBut when you ask him, be sure that your faith is in God alone. Do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsettled as a wave of the sea that is blown and tossed by the wind.

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Hebrews 11:1

ESVNow faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
KJVNow faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
NASBNow faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
NIVNow faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
NLTFaith shows the reality of what we hope for; it is the evidence of things we cannot see.

James 5:16

ESVTherefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
KJVConfess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
NASBTherefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
NIVTherefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
NLTConfess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.

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Hebrews 3:12

ESVTake care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.
KJVTake heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.
NASBTake care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.
NIVSee to it, brothers and sisters, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.
NLTBe careful then, dear brothers and sisters. Make sure that your own hearts are not evil and unbelieving, turning you away from the living God.

Romans 7:9

ESVI was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin came alive and I died.
KJVFor I was alive without the law once: but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
NASBI was once alive apart from the Law; but when the commandment came, sin became alive and I died;
NIVOnce I was alive apart from the law; but when the commandment came, sin sprang to life and I died.
NLTAt one time I lived without understanding the law. But when I learned the command not to covet, for instance, the power of sin came to life,

Luke 18:8

ESVI tell you, he will give justice to them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?”
KJVI tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
NASB“I tell you that He will bring about justice for them quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?”
NIVI tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?”
NLTI tell you, he will grant justice to them quickly! But when the Son of Man returns, how many will he find on the earth who have faith?”

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