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Want to know what the Bible says about Honesty? Here are 170 Bible verses about Honesty 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 12:22 NIV
The Lord detests lying lips,
    but he delights in people who are trustworthy.
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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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John 8:32 NIV
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
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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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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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Proverbs 11:3 NIV
The integrity of the upright guides them,
    but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
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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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Philippians 4:8-9 NIV
8 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. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.
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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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Luke 6:31 NIV
Do to others as you would have them do to you.
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Exodus 20:16 NIV
“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
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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 11:1 NIV
The Lord detests dishonest scales,
    but accurate weights find favor with him.
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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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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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Acts 24:16 NIV
So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.
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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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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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James 1:26 NIV
Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.
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Proverbs 16:28 NIV
A perverse person stirs up conflict,
    and a gossip separates close friends.
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