What Does the Bible Say About Truth? 11 Powerful Verses


John 14:6

ESVJesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
KJVJesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
NASBJesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
NIVJesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
NLTJesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.

John 8:32

ESVAnd you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
KJVAnd ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
NASBand you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”
NIVThen you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
NLTAnd you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

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John 16:13

ESVWhen the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.
KJVHowbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.
NASB“But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come.
NIVBut when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.
NLTWhen the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own but will tell you what he has heard. He will tell you about the future.

John 17:17

ESVSanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.
KJVSanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
NASB“Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.
NIVSanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.
NLTMake them holy by your truth; teach them your word, which is truth.

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John 4:24

ESVGod is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”
KJVGod is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
NASB“God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
NIVGod is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”
NLTFor God is Spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth.”

2 Timothy 2:15

ESVDo 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.
KJVStudy to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
NASBBe diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.
NIVDo your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.
NLTWork hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly explains the word of truth.

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Proverbs 12:22

ESVLying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.
KJVLying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
NASBLying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.
NIVThe LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy.
NLTThe LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in those who tell the truth.

Ephesians 6:14

ESVStand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
KJVStand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
NASBStand firm therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,
NIVStand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place,
NLTStand your ground, putting on the belt of truth and the body armor of God’s righteousness.

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1 John 3:18

ESVLittle children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.
KJVMy little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
NASBLittle children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.
NIVDear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.
NLTDear children, let’s not merely say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.

Psalm 145:18

ESVThe Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.
KJVThe LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
NASBThe LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth.
NIVThe LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.
NLTThe LORD is close to all who call on him, yes, to all who call on him in truth.

Psalm 119:160

ESVThe sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever.
KJVThy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.
NASBThe sum of Your word is truth, And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting.
NIVAll your words are true; all your righteous laws are eternal.
NLTThe very essence of your words is truth; all your just regulations will stand forever. Shin

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