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Want to know what the Bible says about Being Honest? Here are 104 Bible verses about Being Honest from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Proverbs 11:3 NIV
The integrity of the upright guides them,
    but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
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Exodus 20:16 NIV
“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
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John 8:32 NIV
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
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Proverbs 12:22 NIV
The Lord detests lying lips,
    but he delights in people who are trustworthy.
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Proverbs 11:1 NIV
The Lord detests dishonest scales,
    but accurate weights find favor with him.
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2 Corinthians 8:21 NIV
For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of man.
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Proverbs 19:1 NIV
Better the poor whose walk is blameless
    than a fool whose lips are perverse.
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Luke 16:10 NIV
“Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.
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Proverbs 10:9 NIV
Whoever walks in integrity walks securely,
    but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out.
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Proverbs 16:13 NIV
Kings take pleasure in honest lips;
    they value the one who speaks what is right.
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Philippians 4:8 NIV
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
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Colossians 3:9 NIV
Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices
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Matthew 5:37 NIV
All you need to say is simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.
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Proverbs 21:3 NIV
To do what is right and just
    is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
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Ephesians 4:25 NIV
Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body.
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Proverbs 28:18 NIV
The one whose walk is blameless is kept safe,
    but the one whose ways are perverse will fall into the pit.
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1 Peter 3:10-12 NIV
10 For,
“Whoever would love life
    and see good days
must keep their tongue from evil
    and their lips from deceitful speech.
11 They must turn from evil and do good;
    they must seek peace and pursue it.
12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous
    and his ears are attentive to their prayer,
but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
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Acts 24:16 NIV
So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.
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Proverbs 16:8 NIV
Better a little with righteousness
    than much gain with injustice.
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Proverbs 12:17 NIV
An honest witness tells the truth,
    but a false witness tells lies.
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