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88 Bible Verses About Right and Wrong

Here are 88 Bible verses about right and wrong from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

James 4:17 KJV

Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

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Isaiah 5:20 KJV

Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

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John 3:19-21 KJV

Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!

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Proverbs 14:12 KJV

And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

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Mark 7:20-23 KJV

There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

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Romans 13:1 KJV

And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.

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Romans 13:8-10 KJV

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

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Colossians 3:17 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

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Matthew 7:12 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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1 Timothy 6:10 KJV

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

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1 Timothy 4:12 KJV

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

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Ephesians 6:4 KJV

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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Matthew 28:18 KJV

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

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1 John 2:15-17 KJV

And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

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Ephesians 4:28 KJV

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

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Galatians 6:9 KJV

Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

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Revelation 3:16 KJV

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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Romans 1:21 KJV

So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

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John 7:24 KJV

Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

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1 Kings 3:9 KJV

Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people?

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Psalms 119:55 KJV

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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Genesis 6:5 KJV

I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

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Romans 7:19 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.

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Matthew 26:41 KJV

And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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Matthew 6:13 KJV

Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

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1 Corinthians 6:18-20 KJV

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

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James 1:5 KJV

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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Romans 2:15 KJV

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

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Acts 5:29 KJV

Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;)

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Jeremiah 1:5 KJV

Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

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Matthew 6:24 KJV

Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.

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Judges 21:25 KJV

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

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1 Timothy 6:9 KJV

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

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Luke 12:48 KJV

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

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2 Corinthians 5:10 KJV

But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

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Judges 17:6 KJV

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

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John 17:17 KJV

In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes.

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2 Corinthians 13:7 KJV

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

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Psalms 139:16 KJV

Now I pray to God that ye do no evil; not that we should appear approved, but that ye should do that which is honest, though we be as reprobates.

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1 John 3:4 KJV

Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.

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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.

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2 Corinthians 10:3-5 KJV

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

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John 8:32 KJV

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) 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;

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Psalms 111:10 KJV

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Exodus 20:13 KJV

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.

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Romans 2:1 KJV

Thou shalt not kill.

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John 8:42-43 KJV

Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.

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Isaiah 7:15 KJV

Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me. Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word.

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Exodus 9:27 KJV

Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.

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Genesis 3:5 KJV

And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said unto them, I have sinned this time: the LORD is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.

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Colossians 3:1-2 KJV

For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

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Philippians 2:5 KJV

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

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Luke 12:42-46 KJV

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:

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Psalms 119:128 KJV

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath. But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken; The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.

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1 John 4:1 KJV

Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.

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Titus 2:5 KJV

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

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John 16:8 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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Zephaniah 3:5 KJV

And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:

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Isaiah 42:1 KJV

The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do iniquity: every morning doth he bring his judgment to light, he faileth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame.

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Galatians 5:16 KJV

Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.

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Romans 12:19 KJV

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

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Romans 3:23 KJV

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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Proverbs 6:17 KJV

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

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Genesis 3:16 KJV

A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

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Isaiah 8:20 KJV

Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

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Deuteronomy 12:8 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

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2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV

Ye shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatsoever is right in his own eyes.

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Romans 8:7 KJV

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

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Acts 22:16 KJV

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

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John 1:3 KJV

And now why tarriest thou? arise, and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

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Ephesians 4:27 KJV

All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

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Romans 14:1-4 KJV

Neither give place to the devil.

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John 2:1-4 KJV

Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs. Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him. Who art thou that judgest another man’s servant? to his own master he standeth or falleth. Yea, he shall be holden up: for God is able to make him stand.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there: And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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2 Peter 3:9 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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1 Peter 4:17 KJV

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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Jeremiah 17:9 KJV

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?

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Romans 6:23 KJV

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

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Luke 14:26 KJV

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

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. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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