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Want to know what the Bible says about doing what is right? Here are 10 Bible verses about doing what is right 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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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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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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James 1:19 NIV
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,
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Matthew 7:12 NIV
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
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Ephesians 5:1 NIV
Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children
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Galatians 6:9 NIV
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
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John 7:24 NIV
Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly.”
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Luke 16:13 NIV
“No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”
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John 8:12 NIV
When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
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James 4:6 NIV
But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says:
“God opposes the proud
    but shows favor to the humble.”
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