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87 Bible Verses About Simplicity

Here are 87 Bible verses about simplicity from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

2 Corinthians 1:12 KJV

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

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Luke 16:13 KJV

No servant 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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Matthew 6:21 KJV

No servant 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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Psalms 116:6 KJV

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.

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Romans 8:5-6 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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Matthew 19:24 KJV

For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit. For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

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1 Corinthians 14:33 KJV

And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

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Romans 12:8 KJV

For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.

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Proverbs 1:22 KJV

Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

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Acts 2:46 KJV

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

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Matthew 5:3 KJV

And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart,

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Psalms 19:7 KJV

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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Luke 10:21 KJV

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

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Micah 6:8 KJV

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

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2 Corinthians 11:3 KJV

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

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Psalms 46:10 KJV

But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.

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John 6:35 KJV

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

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John 14:23 KJV

And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.

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Matthew 22:37 KJV

Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

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Psalms 131:1-2 KJV

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

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1 Timothy 6:6-8 KJV

LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me. Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.

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Matthew 11:25 KJV

But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.

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Colossians 3:22 KJV

At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes.

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1 Corinthians 2:2 KJV

Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:

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Acts 4:32 KJV

For I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified.

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John 15:5 KJV

And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.

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John 5:30 KJV

I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.

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Isaiah 55:1-2 KJV

I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

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Proverbs 11:4 KJV

Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

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Ephesians 6:5 KJV

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

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Matthew 6:22 KJV

Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

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Proverbs 21:11 KJV

The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

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Joshua 1:9 KJV

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

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1 Peter 3:3-4 KJV

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

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Proverbs 15:16 KJV

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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Proverbs 8:5 KJV

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

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James 1:21 KJV

O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

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Hebrews 13:5 KJV

Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

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1 Corinthians 9:22 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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John 13:34-35 KJV

To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.

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Matthew 11:29 KJV

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

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Proverbs 9:16 KJV

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

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1 John 4:18 KJV

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

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1 Peter 2:2 KJV

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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James 3:13 KJV

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

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1 Thessalonians 4:11 KJV

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

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Ecclesiastes 4:6 KJV

And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

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Colossians 3:12 KJV

Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

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Philippians 4:4-5 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Ephesians 2:10 KJV

Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand.

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2 Corinthians 4:16 KJV

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

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1 Corinthians 14:20 KJV

For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

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1 Corinthians 4:21 KJV

Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.

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John 7:16 KJV

What will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?

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Matthew 8:20 KJV

Jesus answered them, and said, My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.

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Matthew 5:7 KJV

And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

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Matthew 5:5 KJV

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

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Proverbs 19:25 KJV

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

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Proverbs 16:8 KJV

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, and he will understand knowledge.

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Psalms 119:130 KJV

Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.

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Psalms 37:11 KJV

The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.

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Psalms 34:5 KJV

But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

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Psalms 34:2 KJV

They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.

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Galatians 6:10 KJV

My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

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2 Corinthians 13:14 KJV

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

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1 Corinthians 4:9 KJV

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen.

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1 Corinthians 2:4 KJV

For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.

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1 Corinthians 1:27-29 KJV

And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:

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1 Corinthians 1:17 KJV

But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence.

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Matthew 12:7-8 KJV

For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.

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Proverbs 14:15 KJV

But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless. For the Son of man is Lord even of the sabbath day.

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Romans 16:19 KJV

The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

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Romans 15:13 KJV

For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.

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John 14:6 KJV

Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

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John 12:32 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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John 11:39 KJV

And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.

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Luke 11:34 KJV

Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh: for he hath been dead four days.

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Matthew 19:10-12 KJV

The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light; but when thine eye is evil, thy body also is full of darkness.

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Isaiah 3:17 KJV

His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with his wife, it is not good to marry. But he said unto them, All men cannot receive this saying, save they to whom it is given. For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother’s womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven’s sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.

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Psalms 37:8 KJV

Therefore the LORD will smite with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and the LORD will discover their secret parts.

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1 John 5:3 KJV

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

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Philippians 2:5-7 KJV

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

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Galatians 6:1 KJV

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:

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1 Kings 9:4 KJV

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

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John 1:3 KJV

And if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, in integrity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee, and wilt keep my statutes and my judgments:

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Matthew 18:2 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 4:13 KJV

And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them,

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