Please see the section on the Ten Commandments.
Exodus 23:7 Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.
Numbers 35:31 Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.
Numbers 35:33 So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are: for blood it defileth the land: and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.
Deuteronomy 5:7 Thou shalt have none other gods before me.
Deuteronomy 5:8 Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the waters beneath the earth:
Deuteronomy 5:11 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
Deuteronomy 5:12 Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee.
Deuteronomy 5:16 Honour thy father and thy mother , as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Deuteronomy 5:17 Thou shalt not kill.
Deuteronomy 5:18 Neither shalt thou commit adultery.
Deuteronomy 5:19 Neither shalt thou steal.
Deuteronomy 5:20 Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.
Deuteronomy 5:21 Neither shalt thou desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is thy neighbour's.
Deuteronomy 5:33 Ye shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God hath commanded you, that ye may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye shall possess.
Deuteronomy 11:16 Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived , and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;
Deuteronomy 17:19 And it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life: that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them:
I Samuel 15:22 And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
II Chronicles 26:5 And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.
Psalms 3:19-21 [3:19] The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens. [3:20] By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew. [3:21] My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
Psalms 19:14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
Psalms 27:14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
Psalms 34:1 I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
Psalms 34:13-14 [34:13] Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. [34:14] Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
Psalms 37:4-5 [37:4] Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. [37:5] Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him ; and he shall bring it to pass.
Psalms 37:8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
Psalms 41:1 Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
Psalms 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
Psalms 50:14 Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High:
Psalms 56:3-4 [56:3] What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee . [56:4] In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
Psalms 66:18 If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:
Psalms 84:12 O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee.
Psalms 101:3 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.
Psalms 103:1 Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.
Psalms 111:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Psalms 119:37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.
Psalms 119:112 I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes alway, even unto the end.
Psalms 119:116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
Psalms 119:165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
Psalms 122:6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.
Psalms 141:4 Incline not my heart to any evil thing , to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.
Psalms 147:1 Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God ; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
Proverbs 2:1-5 [2:1] My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; [2:2] So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom , and apply thine heart to understanding ; [2:3] Yea, if thou criest after knowledge , and liftest up thy voice for understanding ; [2:4] If thou seekest her as silver , and searchest for her as for hid treasures ; [2:5] Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.
Proverbs 3:1-2 [3:1] My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: [3:2] For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
Proverbs 3:13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
Proverbs 3:5-12 [3:5] Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. [3:6] In all thy ways acknowledge him , and he shall direct thy paths. [3:7] Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil . [3:8] It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones. [3:9] Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: [3:10] So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine. [3:11] My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD ; neither be weary of his correction: [3:12] For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
Proverbs 3:27 Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
Proverbs 3:35 The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
Proverbs 4:1-2 [4:1] Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding . [4:2] For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law .
Proverbs 4:4-7 [4:4] He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments , and live. [4:5] Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth. [4:6] Forsake her not , and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee. [4:7] Wisdom is the principal thing ; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
Proverbs 4:10 Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings ; and the years of thy life shall be many.
Proverbs 4:14 Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.
Proverbs 4:20-21 [4:20] My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings . [4:21] Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart.
Proverbs 4:23-27 [4:23] Keep thy heart with all diligence ; for out of it are the issues of life. [4:24] Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. [4:25] Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. [4:26] Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established. [4:27] Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.
Proverbs 5:1 My son, attend unto my wisdom , and bow thine ear to my understanding :
Proverbs 5:3, 8 [5:3] For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil: [5:8] Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house:
Proverbs 5:18 Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth .
Proverbs 6:20-21 [6:20] My son, keep thy father's commandment , and forsake not the law of thy mother: [6:21] Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.
Proverbs 6:32 But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.
Proverbs 7:1-4 [7:1] My son, keep my words , and lay up my commandments with thee. [7:2] Keep my commandments , and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye. [7:3] Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart. [7:4] Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:
Proverbs 8:11 For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
Proverbs 8:33 Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.
Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Proverbs 10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Proverbs 10:5 He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
Proverbs 10:27 The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
Proverbs 11:28 He that trusteth in his riches shall fall; but the righteous shall flourish as a branch.
Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.
Proverbs 13:1 A wise son heareth his father's instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
Proverbs 13:14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Proverbs 13:20-22 [13:20] He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed. [13:21] Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed . [13:22] A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children : and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
Proverbs 13:24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Proverbs 14:1 Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.
Proverbs 14:7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.
Proverbs 14:16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
Proverbs 14:29 He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Proverbs 15:4-5 [15:4] A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. [15:5] A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
Proverbs 15:8-9 [15:8] The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight. [15:9] The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.
Proverbs 15:13 A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
Proverbs 15:16-18 [15:16] Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith. [15:17] Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith. [15:18] A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
Proverbs 15:20 A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.
Proverbs 15:23-24 [15:23] A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it! [15:24] The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.
Proverbs 15:29 The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
Proverbs 16:3 Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
Proverbs 16:6-8 [16:6] By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil. [16:7] When a man's ways please the LORD, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him. [16:8] Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.
Proverbs 16:16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
Proverbs 16:17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
Proverbs 16:20 He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.
Proverbs 16:22 Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.
Proverbs 16:24 Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
Proverbs 16:32 He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Proverbs 17:13 Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Proverbs 17:28 Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Proverbs 18:13 He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.
Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.
Proverbs 18:24 A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
Proverbs 19:18 Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul spare for his crying.
Proverbs 19:23 The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
Proverbs 19:27 Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Proverbs 20:13 Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Proverbs 21:3 To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
Proverbs 22:4-8 [22:4] By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life. [22:5] Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them. [22:6] Train up a child in the way he should go : and when he is old, he will not depart from it. [22:7] The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender . [22:8] He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity : and the rod of his anger shall fail.
Proverbs 22:24-25 [22:24] Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go: [22:25] Lest thou learn his ways , and get a snare to thy soul.
Proverbs 23:4 Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.
Proverbs 23:7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
Proverbs 24:1 Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.
Proverbs 24:23 These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
Proverbs 24:17-19 [24:17] Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: [24:18] Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him. [24:19] Fret not thyself because of evil men, neither be thou envious at the wicked;
Proverbs 24:21 My son, fear thou the LORD and the king : and meddle not with them that are given to change:
Proverbs 24:28 Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.
Proverbs 25:21-22 [25:21] If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: [25:22] For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.
Proverbs 28:5 Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.
Proverbs 28:7 Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.
Proverbs 28:9 He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.
Proverbs 29:11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Ecclesiastes 7:1 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.
Ecclesiastes 5:4-6 [5:4] When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it ; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed. [5:5] Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay. [5:6] Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin ; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an error: wherefore should God be angry at thy voice, and destroy the work of thine hands?
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
Isaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee : because he trusteth in thee.
Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Jeremiah 33:3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.
Malachi 3:10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
Mark 9:24 And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
John 3:16-18 [3:16] For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish , but have everlasting life. [3:17] For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. [3:18] He that believeth on him is not condemned : but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
John 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
Galatians 6:6 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Ephesians 5:10 Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.
I Thessalonians 5:16 Rejoice evermore.
I Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing.
I Thessalonians 5:18 In every thing give thanks : for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
I Thessalonians 5:19 Quench not the Spirit.
I Thessalonians 5:22 Abstain from all appearance of evil.
Hebrews 4:16 Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace , that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
James 2:8 If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself , ye do well:
James 4:7-8 [4:7] Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. [4:8] Draw nigh to God , and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
James 4:17 Therefore to him that knoweth to do good , and doeth it not, to him it is sin.
James 5:12 But above all things, my brethren, swear not , neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
James 5:16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
I Corinthians 15:33-34 [15:33] Be not deceived : evil communications corrupt good manners . [15:34] Awake to righteousness, and sin not ; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.
I Corinthians 16:2 Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him , that there be no gatherings when I come.
I Corinthians 16:13-14 [16:13] Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. [16:14] Let all your things be done with charity.
II Corinthians 10:5 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
I Peter 3:10-11 [3:10] For he that will love life, and see good days , let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: [3:11] Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.
I John 5:12 He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.