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Want to know what the Bible says about Sin? Here are 374 Bible verses about Sin 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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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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Romans 6:23 NIV
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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Romans 3:23 NIV
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
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1 John 1:8-10 NIV
8 If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 10 If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word is not in us.
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Mark 7:20-23 NIV
20 He went on: “What comes out of a person is what defiles them. 21 For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, 22 adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. 23 All these evils come from inside and defile a person.”
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1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
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Psalm 51:5 NIV
Surely I was sinful at birth,
    sinful from the time my mother conceived me.
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1 John 3:4 NIV
Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness.
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Galatians 5:19-21 NIV
19 The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and witchcraft; hatred, discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions 21 and envy; drunkenness, orgies, and the like. I warn you, as I did before, that those who live like this will not inherit the kingdom of God.
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James 4:7 NIV
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
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Galatians 5:16 NIV
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
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1 John 5:17 NIV
All wrongdoing is sin, and there is sin that does not lead to death.
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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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Genesis 4:7 NIV
If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must rule over it.
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James 1:15 NIV
Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.
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John 8:34 NIV
Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.
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Matthew 5:48 NIV
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
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John 3:16-17 NIV
16 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. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
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Hebrews 10:26 NIV
If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left,
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Matthew 5:28 NIV
But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
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374 Bible Verses about Sin

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