25 Bible Verses On Truthfulness

Truth is defined by one source as “sincerity in action, character, and utterance.” As Christians we believe that every word in the Bible is true; this is the foundation upon which we live our lives. Knowing what the Bible says about truth and hiding God’s word in our heart helps us to know when we are listening to the Voice of Truth.

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. | John 1:14

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape. | Proverbs 19:5

A Psalm of David. O Lord, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill? He who walks blamelessly and does what is right and speaks truth in his heart. | Psalm 15:1-2

Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool. | Proverbs 19:1

But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death. | Revelation 21:8

A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight.Proverbs 11:1

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. | John 8:32

For we aim at what is honorable not only in the Lord’s sight but also in the sight of man. | 2 Corinthians 8:21

For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it. For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil. | 1 Peter 3:10-12

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. | Philippians 4:8

It does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. | 1 Corinthians 13:6

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. | 1 John 1:8

In hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began. | Titus 1:2

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. | John 14:6

Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight. | Proverbs 12:22

Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth. | 1 John 3:18

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. | Hebrews 11:1

Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ. | Ephesians 4:15

Righteous lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right. | Proverbs 16:13

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. | John 17:17

So that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us. | Hebrews 6:18

Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. | Ephesians 4:25

The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them. | Proverbs 11:3

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. | Exodus 20:16

You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another. | Leviticus 19:11

The Bible actually has a lot to say about honesty, as God has called Christian teens to be honest people. Even little white lies to protect someone’s feelings can compromise your faith. Remember that speaking and living the truth help those around us come to the Truth.