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Want to know what the Bible says about Justification? Here are 132 Bible verses about Justification 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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Romans 5:1 NIV
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
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Titus 3:7 NIV
so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
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Galatians 3:24 NIV
So the law was our guardian until Christ came that we might be justified by faith.
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Romans 3:28 NIV
For we maintain that a person is justified by faith apart from the works of the law.
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1 Corinthians 6:11 NIV
And that is what some of you were. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.
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Romans 5:9 NIV
Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him!
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Philippians 3:9 NIV
and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith.
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Galatians 2:16-17 NIV
16 know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.
17 “But if, in seeking to be justified in Christ, we Jews find ourselves also among the sinners, doesn’t that mean that Christ promotes sin? Absolutely not!
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Romans 8:30 NIV
And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.
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Romans 4:25 NIV
He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.
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Galatians 2:16 NIV
know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified.
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2 Corinthians 5:21 NIV
God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
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Genesis 15:6 NIV
Abram believed the Lord, and he credited it to him as righteousness.
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Romans 4:3 NIV
What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”
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Romans 4:2 NIV
If, in fact, Abraham was justified by works, he had something to boast about—but not before God.
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John 3:16 NIV
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
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1 Corinthians 1:30 NIV
It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.
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Romans 3:20 NIV
Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin.
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Galatians 3:11 NIV
Clearly no one who relies on the law is justified before God, because “the righteous will live by faith.”
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Romans 2:13 NIV
For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God’s sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous.
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