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Want to know what the Bible says about keeping secrets? Here are 50 Bible verses about keeping secrets 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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Luke 12:2 NIV
There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.
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Proverbs 11:13 NIV
A gossip betrays a confidence,
    but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.
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Matthew 10:26-28 NIV
26 “So do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. 27 What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs. 28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
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Proverbs 21:23 NIV
Those who guard their mouths and their tongues
    keep themselves from calamity.
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Micah 7:5 NIV
Do not trust a neighbor;
    put no confidence in a friend.
Even with the woman who lies in your embrace
    guard the words of your lips.
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Matthew 12:36-37 NIV
36 But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken. 37 For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.”
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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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Ecclesiastes 12:14 NIV
For God will bring every deed into judgment,
    including every hidden thing,
    whether it is good or evil.
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Ephesians 4:29 NIV
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
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Romans 2:16 NIV
This will take place on the day when God judges people’s secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.
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James 5:16 NIV
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
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Luke 8:17 NIV
For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open.
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Philippians 4:6-8 NIV
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
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.
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Proverbs 28:13 NIV
Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper,
    but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.
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Philippians 4:6 NIV
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
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Hebrews 4:12 NIV
For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
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Proverbs 18:6 NIV
The lips of fools bring them strife,
    and their mouths invite a beating.
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Luke 12:2-3 NIV
2 There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. 3 What you have said in the dark will be heard in the daylight, and what you have whispered in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed from the roofs.
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Mark 4:22-23 NIV
22 For whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into the open. 23 If anyone has ears to hear, let them hear.”
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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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