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Want to know what the Bible says about boundaries? Here are 86 Bible verses about boundaries 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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Galatians 6:5 NIV
for each one should carry their own load.
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2 Corinthians 6:14 NIV
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?
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Colossians 4:6 NIV
Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.
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Acts 17:26 NIV
From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands.
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Proverbs 25:17 NIV
Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house—
    too much of you, and they will hate you.
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Proverbs 15:1 NIV
A gentle answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.
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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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Galatians 6:2 NIV
Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.
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Proverbs 19:19 NIV
A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty;
    rescue them, and you will have to do it again.
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Proverbs 22:24 NIV
Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person,
    do not associate with one easily angered,
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Matthew 5:28 NIV
But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
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Ephesians 5:1-4 NIV
5 Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
3 But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people. 4 Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.
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Mark 9:49-50 NIV
49 Everyone will be salted with fire.
50 “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other.”
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Proverbs 21:19 NIV
Better to live in a desert
    than with a quarrelsome and nagging wife.
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Proverbs 23:14 NIV
Punish them with the rod
    and save them from death.
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Matthew 5:13 NIV
“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.
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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 15:25 NIV
The Lord tears down the house of the proud,
    but he sets the widow’s boundary stones in place.
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1 Timothy 4:12 NIV
Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
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Mark 9:50 NIV
“Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other.”
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