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Want to know what the Bible says about conscience? Here are 131 Bible verses about conscience 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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Isaiah 30:21 NIV
Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.”
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Romans 2:15 NIV
They show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts sometimes accusing them and at other times even defending them.)
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Hebrews 10:22 NIV
let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance that faith brings, having our hearts sprinkled to cleanse us from a guilty conscience and having our bodies washed with pure water.
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1 Timothy 1:5 NIV
The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
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1 Timothy 1:19 NIV
holding on to faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and so have suffered shipwreck with regard to the faith.
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1 Peter 3:16 NIV
keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.
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Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart
    and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him,
    and he will make your paths straight.
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Titus 1:15 NIV
To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.
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Acts 23:1 NIV
Paul looked straight at the Sanhedrin and said, “My brothers, I have fulfilled my duty to God in all good conscience to this day.”
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1 John 2:27 NIV
As for you, the anointing you received from him remains in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things and as that anointing is real, not counterfeit—just as it has taught you, remain in him.
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Romans 13:5 NIV
Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.
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Romans 9:1 NIV
I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying, my conscience confirms it through the Holy Spirit—
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Hebrews 9:14 NIV
How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!
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Hebrews 13:18 NIV
Pray for us. We are sure that we have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way.
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1 Timothy 4:1-2 NIV
4 The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. 2 Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.
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1 John 1:9 NIV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
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1 Timothy 3:9 NIV
They must keep hold of the deep truths of the faith with a clear conscience.
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Romans 2:14-15 NIV
14 (Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature things required by the law, they are a law for themselves, even though they do not have the law. 15 They show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts sometimes accusing them and at other times even defending them.)
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James 4:17 NIV
If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them.
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1 Timothy 4:2 NIV
Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.
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