Verses About Honesty

Leviticus 19:11

Do not steal. Do not lie. Do not deceive one another.

Micah 6:10-12

Am I still to forget, O wicked house, your ill-gotten treasures and the short ephah, which is accursed? Shall I acquit a man with dishonest scales, with a bag of false weights? Her rich men are violent; her people are liars and their tongues speak deceitfully.

Leviticus 19:35

Do not use dishonest standards when measuring length, weight or quantity.

Proverbs 11:1

The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight.

Deuteronomy 25:15-16

You must have accurate and honest weights and measures, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you. For the LORD your God detests anyone who does these things, anyone who deals dishonestly.

Psalm 37:21

The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously.

1 Thessalonians 4:6-7

And that in this matter no one should wrong his brother or take advantage of him. The Lord will punish men for all such sins, as we have already told you and warned you. For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life.

Colossians 3:9-10

Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.

Proverbs 3:27

Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.

Leviticus 25:14

If you sell land to one of your countrymen or buy any from him, do not take advantage of each other.

Leviticus 25:17

Do not take advantage of each other, but fear your God. I am the LORD your God.

Isaiah 33:15-16

He who walks righteously and speaks what is right, who rejects gain from extortion and keeps his hand from accepting bribes, who stops his ears against plots of murder and shuts his eyes against contemplating evil- this is the man who will dwell on the heights, whose refuge will be the mountain fortress. His bread will be supplied, and water will not fail him.

Proverbs 16:8

Better a little with righteousness than much gain with injustice.