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114 Bible Verses About Telling the Truth

Here are 114 Bible verses about telling the truth from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

John 14:6 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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Proverbs 12:22 KJV

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

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Ephesians 4:25 KJV

Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.

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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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John 8:32 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 8:44 KJV

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

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Zechariah 8:16 KJV

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

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John 1:14 KJV

These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:

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1 John 3:18 KJV

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

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John 4:24 KJV

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

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John 8:31-32 KJV

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

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John 17:17 KJV

Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Proverbs 12:19 KJV

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

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Psalms 25:5 KJV

The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

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James 1:18 KJV

Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

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James 5:12 KJV

Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

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Psalms 5:6 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 28:13 KJV

Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

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Exodus 20:16 KJV

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

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Galatians 4:16 KJV

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

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Psalms 34:13 KJV

Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?

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1 John 1:6 KJV

Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:

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1 John 1:8 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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Revelation 21:8 KJV

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

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Psalms 15:2-3 KJV

But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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Colossians 3:9-10 KJV

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.

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Psalms 119:160 KJV

Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

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3 John 1:4 KJV

Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.

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John 16:7 KJV

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

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1 John 5:20 KJV

Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.

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John 1:17 KJV

And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

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John 16:13 KJV

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

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Psalms 86:11 KJV

Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

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Proverbs 6:16-19 KJV

Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

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1 John 2:27 KJV

These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

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Psalms 33:4 KJV

But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth.

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Hebrews 6:18 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Ephesians 6:14 KJV

That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

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John 15:26 KJV

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

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Jeremiah 13:25 KJV

But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:

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Numbers 23:19 KJV

This is thy lot, the portion of thy measures from me, saith the LORD; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.

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1 John 1:9 KJV

God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

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Psalms 119:30 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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Proverbs 19:5 KJV

I have chosen the way of truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.

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Proverbs 30:5 KJV

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

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Proverbs 4:24 KJV

Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

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Matthew 5:37 KJV

Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.

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Proverbs 19:9 KJV

But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.

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1 Peter 3:10 KJV

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.

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Psalms 15:2 KJV

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:

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John 14:17 KJV

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

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Proverbs 10:32 KJV

Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

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Hebrews 12:14 KJV

The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness.

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Psalms 43:3 KJV

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

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John 8:46 KJV

O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.

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Leviticus 19:11 KJV

Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?

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Malachi 2:13-16 KJV

Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

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Titus 1:2 KJV

And this have ye done again, covering the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping, and with crying out, insomuch that he regardeth not the offering any more, or receiveth it with good will at your hand. Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant. And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth. For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously.

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John 17:8 KJV

In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

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1 Timothy 2:7 KJV

For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.

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Psalms 51:6 KJV

Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.

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Proverbs 24:28 KJV

Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

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Ephesians 4:21 KJV

Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.

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Psalms 15:1-2 KJV

If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

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Proverbs 14:25 KJV

LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

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Psalms 145:18 KJV

A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.

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John 17:3 KJV

The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.

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Proverbs 14:5 KJV

And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

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1 Corinthians 13:4-6 KJV

A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.

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2 Corinthians 4:2 KJV

Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;

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1 John 2:4 KJV

But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God.

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Matthew 22:16 KJV

He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

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Proverbs 12:17 KJV

And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any man: for thou regardest not the person of men.

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John 18:37-38 KJV

He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.

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Luke 8:17 KJV

Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice. Pilate saith unto him, What is truth? And when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, I find in him no fault at all.

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Acts 5:4 KJV

For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.

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Romans 10:17 KJV

Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

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Romans 1:18 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 4:4 KJV

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

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Proverbs 19:22 KJV

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

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2 Corinthians 2:17 KJV

The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.

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John 18:37 KJV

For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

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Proverbs 11:1 KJV

Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.

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Proverbs 3:3 KJV

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

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1 John 2:22 KJV

Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

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Jeremiah 9:5 KJV

Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.

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Proverbs 30:6 KJV

And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.

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Ephesians 1:13-14 KJV

Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.

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Proverbs 27:6 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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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

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Genesis 1:1 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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John 19:35 KJV

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

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2 Timothy 4:4 KJV

And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

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John 16:12 KJV

I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.

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John 8:58 KJV

Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

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1 John 4:6 KJV

We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

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Psalms 52:3 KJV

Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

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2 Corinthians 5:13 KJV

For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.

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Acts 4:20 KJV

For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

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Ephesians 5:9 KJV

(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

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John 5:25 KJV

Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live.

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Galatians 1:20 KJV

Now the things which I write unto you, behold, before God, I lie not.

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Romans 9:1 KJV

I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost,

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John 8:45 KJV

And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.

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1 John 2:21 KJV

I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

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Mark 12:14 KJV

And when they were come, they say unto him, Master, we know that thou art true, and carest for no man: for thou regardest not the person of men, but teachest the way of God in truth: Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

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John 3:21 KJV

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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Proverbs 8:7 KJV

For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

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Daniel 10:21 KJV

But I will shew thee that which is noted in the scripture of truth: and there is none that holdeth with me in these things, but Michael your prince.

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John 8:40 KJV

But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham.

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Romans 3:4 KJV

God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.

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Psalms 58:3 KJV

The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.

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2 Timothy 2:18 KJV

Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.

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Proverbs 16:13 KJV

Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.

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Matthew 25:12 KJV

But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not.

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James 5:19 KJV

Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him;

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John 18:23 KJV

Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil: but if well, why smitest thou me?

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Isaiah 30:10 KJV

Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits:

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