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Want to know what the Bible says about Keeping Your Word? Here are 235 Bible verses about Keeping Your Word 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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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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Numbers 30:1-2 NIV
30  Moses said to the heads of the tribes of Israel: “This is what the Lord commands: 2 When a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word but must do everything he said.
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Ecclesiastes 5:4-7 NIV
4 When you make a vow to God, do not delay to fulfill it. He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow. 5 It is better not to make a vow than to make one and not fulfill it. 6 Do not let your mouth lead you into sin. And do not protest to the temple messenger, “My vow was a mistake.” Why should God be angry at what you say and destroy the work of your hands? 7 Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God.
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1 John 2:5 NIV
But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete in them. This is how we know we are in him:
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Matthew 5:33 NIV
“Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not break your oath, but fulfill to the Lord the vows you have made.’
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Numbers 30:2 NIV
When a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath to obligate himself by a pledge, he must not break his word but must do everything he said.
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John 1:1 NIV
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
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Psalm 119:9 NIV
How can a young person stay on the path of purity?
    By living according to your word.
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Psalm 119:11 NIV
I have hidden your word in my heart
    that I might not sin against you.
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James 5:12 NIV
Above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. All you need to say is a simple “Yes” or “No.” Otherwise you will be condemned.
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Proverbs 20:25 NIV
It is a trap to dedicate something rashly
    and only later to consider one’s vows.
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Deuteronomy 23:23 NIV
Whatever your lips utter you must be sure to do, because you made your vow freely to the Lord your God with your own mouth.
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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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Psalm 119:105 NIV
Your word is a lamp for my feet,
    a light on my path.
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Matthew 4:4 NIV
Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’
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2 Peter 3:9 NIV
The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.
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Leviticus 5:4-5 NIV
4 or if anyone thoughtlessly takes an oath to do anything, whether good or evil (in any matter one might carelessly swear about) even though they are unaware of it, but then they learn of it and realize their guilt— 5 when anyone becomes aware that they are guilty in any of these matters, they must confess in what way they have sinned.
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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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Ecclesiastes 5:2 NIV
Do not be quick with your mouth,
    do not be hasty in your heart
    to utter anything before God.
God is in heaven
    and you are on earth,
    so let your words be few.
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Numbers 23:19 NIV
God is not human, that he should lie,
    not a human being, that he should change his mind.
Does he speak and then not act?
    Does he promise and not fulfill?
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235 Bible Verses about Keeping Your Word

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