What Does the Bible Say About Truthfulness? 11 Inspirational Verses


Ephesians 4:25

ESVTherefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.
KJVWherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.
NASBTherefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.
NIVTherefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body.
NLTSo stop telling lies. Let us tell our neighbors the truth, for we are all parts of the same body.

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.

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Ephesians 4:15

ESVRather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,
KJVBut speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
NASBbut speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
NIVInstead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
NLTInstead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of his body, the church.

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 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.

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.

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Proverbs 11:3

ESVThe integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.
KJVThe integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
NASBThe integrity of the upright will guide them, But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.
NIVThe integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
NLTHonesty guides good people; dishonesty destroys treacherous people.

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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Titus 1:2

ESVin hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began
KJVIn hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
NASBin the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,
NIVin the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time,
NLTThis truth gives them confidence that they have eternal life, which God—who does not lie—promised them before the world began.

John 1:14

ESVAnd the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
KJVAnd the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
NASBAnd the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
NIVThe Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
NLTSo the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son.

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.”

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