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And he said, Blessed be the LORD  God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his  truth: I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master's brethren.   Genesis 24:27 


I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the  truth, which thou hast showed unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I am become two bands.   Genesis 32:10 


Send one of you, and let him fetch your brother, and ye shall be kept in  prison, that your words may be proved, whether there be any  truth in you: or else by the life of Pharaoh surely ye are spies.   Genesis 42:16 


Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear  God, men of  truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
And let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that every great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear the burden with thee.   Exodus 18:21, 22 


And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD  God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and  truth,
Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.   Exodus 34:6, 7 


Then shalt thou inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be  truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you;
Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the  sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein, and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the  sword.   Deuteronomy 13:14, 15 


He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a  God of  truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.   Deuteronomy 32:4 


Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in  truth: and put away the  gods which your fathers served on the other side of the  flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD.   Joshua 24:14 


And the bramble said unto the  trees, If in  truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow: and if not, let  fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.   Judges 9:15 


Only fear the LORD, and serve him in  truth with all your  heart: for consider how great things he hath done for you.   1 Samuel 12:24 


And David answered the priest, and said unto him, Of a  truth women have been kept from us about these three days, since I came out, and the vessels of the young men are holy, and the  bread is in a manner common, yea, though it were sanctified this day in the vessel.   1 Samuel 21:5 


And now the LORD show kindness and  truth unto you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.   2 Samuel 2:6 


Whereas thou camest but yesterday, should I this day make thee go up and down with us? seeing I go whither I may, return thou, and take back thy brethren: mercy and  truth be with thee.   2 Samuel 15:20 


That the LORD may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in  truth with all their  heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.   1 Kings 2:4 


And Solomon said, Thou hast showed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in  truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of  heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.   1 Kings 3:6 


And the woman said to Elijah, Now by this I know that thou art a man of  God, and that the word of the LORD in thy mouth is  truth.   1 Kings 17:24 


Of a  truth, LORD, the kings of Assyria have destroyed the nations and their lands,
And have cast their  gods into the  fire: for they were no  gods, but the work of men's hands,  wood and stone: therefore they have destroyed them.   2 Kings 19:17, 18 


I beseech thee, O LORD, remember now how I have walked before thee in  truth and with a perfect  heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.   2 Kings 20:3 


Then said Hezekiah unto Isaiah, Good is the word of the LORD which thou hast spoken. And he said, Is it not good, if peace and  truth be in my days?
And the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and all his might, and how he made a  pool, and a conduit, and brought  water into the city, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?
And Hezekiah slept with his fathers: and Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.   2 Kings 20:19-21 


And the king said to him, How many times shall I adjure thee that thou say nothing but the  truth to me in the name of the LORD?
Then he said, I did see all Israel scattered upon the mountains, as sheep that have no shepherd: and the LORD said, These have no master; let them return therefore every man to his house in peace.   2 Chronicles 18:15, 16 


And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and wrought that which was good and right and  truth before the LORD his  God.   2 Chronicles 31:20 


And he sent the letters unto all the Jews, to the hundred twenty and seven provinces of the kingdom of Ahasuerus, with words of peace and  truth,
To confirm these days of Purim in their times appointed, according as Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen had enjoined them, and as they had decreed for themselves and for their seed, the matters of the fastings and their cry.   Esther 9:30, 31 


I know it is so of a  truth: but how should man be just with  God?
If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.   Job 9:2, 3 


He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the  truth in his  heart.   Psalm 15:2 


Lead me in thy  truth, and teach me: for thou art the  God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.   Psalm 25:5 


All the paths of the LORD are mercy and  truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.   Psalm 25:10 


For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy  truth.   Psalm 26:3 


What profit is there in my  blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy  truth?
Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper.   Psalm 30:9, 10 


Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O LORD  God of  truth.   Psalm 31:5 


For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in  truth.   Psalm 33:4 


I have not hid thy righteousness within my  heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy  truth from the great congregation.
Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy  truth continually preserve me.   Psalm 40:10, 11 


O send out thy light and thy  truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.   Psalm 43:3 


And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of  truth and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.   Psalm 45:4 


Behold, thou desirest  truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.   Psalm 51:6 


He shall reward  evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy  truth.   Psalm 54:5 


He shall send from  heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah.  God shall send forth his mercy and his  truth.   Psalm 57:3 


For thy mercy is great unto the  heavens, and thy  truth unto the clouds.   Psalm 57:10 


Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the  truth. Selah.   Psalm 60:4 


He shall abide before  God for ever: O prepare mercy and  truth, which may preserve him.   Psalm 61:7 


But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O LORD, in an acceptable time: O  God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the  truth of thy salvation.   Psalm 69:13 


I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy  truth, O my  God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.   Psalm 71:22 


Mercy and  truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
 Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from  heaven.   Psalm 85:10, 11 


Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy  truth: unite my  heart to fear thy name.   Psalm 86:11 


But thou, O Lord, art a  God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and  truth.   Psalm 86:15 


Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and  truth shall go before thy face.   Psalm 89:14 


Lord, where are thy former lovingkindnesses, which thou swarest unto David in thy  truth?
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty people;
Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O LORD; wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.   Psalm 89:49-51 


He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his  truth shall be thy  shield and buckler.   Psalm 91:4 


Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his  truth.   Psalm 96:13 


He hath remembered his mercy and his  truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our  God.   Psalm 98:3 


For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his  truth endureth to all generations.   Psalm 100:5 


For thy mercy is great above the  heavens: and thy  truth reacheth unto the clouds.   Psalm 108:4 


They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in  truth and uprightness.   Psalm 111:8 


Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.   Psalm 115:1 


For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the  truth of the LORD endureth for ever. Praise ye the LORD.   Psalm 117:2 


I have chosen the way of  truth: thy judgments have I laid before me.   Psalm 119:30 


And take not the word of  truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.   Psalm 119:43 


Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the  truth.   Psalm 119:142 


Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are  truth.   Psalm 119:151 


The LORD hath sworn in  truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne.   Psalm 132:11 


I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy  truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.   Psalm 138:2 


The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in  truth.   Psalm 145:18 


Which made  heaven, and earth, the  sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth  truth for ever:
Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous:
The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.   Psalm 146:6-9 


Let not mercy and  truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine  heart:
So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of  God and man.   Proverbs 3:3, 4 


For my mouth shall speak  truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.   Proverbs 8:7 


He that speaketh  truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a  sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
The lip of  truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.   Proverbs 12:17-19 


Do they not err that devise  evil? but mercy and  truth shall be to them that devise good.   Proverbs 14:22 


By mercy and  truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from  evil.   Proverbs 16:6 


Mercy and  truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.   Proverbs 20:28 


That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of  truth; that thou mightest answer the words of  truth to them that send unto thee?
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them.   Proverbs 22:21-23 


Buy the  truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.   Proverbs 23:23 


The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of  truth.   Ecclesiastes 12:10 


In mine ears said the LORD of hosts, Of a  truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.   Isaiah 5:9 


And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in  truth.   Isaiah 10:20 


And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in  truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.   Isaiah 16:5 


O Lord, thou art my  God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and  truth.   Isaiah 25:1 


Open ye the gates, that the righteous nation which keepeth the  truth may enter in.   Isaiah 26:2 


Of a  truth, LORD, the kings of Assyria have laid waste all the nations, and their countries,
And have cast their  gods into the  fire: for they were no  gods, but the work of men's hands,  wood and stone: therefore they have destroyed them.   Isaiah 37:18, 19 


And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in  truth and with a perfect  heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.   Isaiah 38:3 


For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy  truth.
The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day: the father to the children shall make known thy  truth.   Isaiah 38:18, 19 


Then said Hezekiah to Isaiah, Good is the word of the LORD which thou hast spoken. He said moreover, For there shall be peace and  truth in my days.   Isaiah 39:8 


A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto  truth.   Isaiah 42:3 


Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled: who among them can declare this, and shew us former things? let them bring forth their witnesses, that they may be justified: or let them hear, and say, It is  truth.   Isaiah 43:9 


Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the  waters of Judah, which swear by the name of the LORD, and make mention of the  God of Israel, but not in  truth, nor in righteousness.   Isaiah 48:1 


None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for  truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.   Isaiah 59:4 


And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for  truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.
Yea,  truth faileth; and he that departeth from  evil maketh himself a prey: and the LORD saw it, and it displeased him that there was no judgment.   Isaiah 59:14, 15 


For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in  truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.   Isaiah 61:8 


That he who blesseth himself in the earth shall bless himself in the  God of  truth; and he that sweareth in the earth shall swear by the  God of  truth; because the former troubles are forgotten, and because they are hid from mine eyes.   Isaiah 65:16 


And thou shalt swear, The LORD liveth, in  truth, in judgment, and in righteousness; and the nations shall bless themselves in him, and in him shall they glory.   Jeremiah 4:2 


Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that executeth judgment, that seeketh the  truth; and I will pardon it.
And though they say, The LORD liveth; surely they swear falsely.
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the  truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.   Jeremiah 5:1-3 


But thou shalt say unto them, This is a nation that obeyeth not the voice of the LORD their  God, nor receiveth correction:  truth is perished, and is cut off from their mouth.   Jeremiah 7:28 


And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the  truth upon the earth; for they proceed from  evil to  evil, and they know not me, saith the LORD.
Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.
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.   Jeremiah 9:3-5 


But know ye for certain, that if ye put me to death, ye shall surely bring innocent  blood upon yourselves, and upon this city, and upon the inhabitants thereof: for of a  truth the LORD hath sent me unto you to speak all these words in your ears.   Jeremiah 26:15 


Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and  truth.   Jeremiah 33:6 


The king answered unto Daniel, and said, Of a  truth it is, that your  God is a  God of  gods, and a Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, seeing thou couldest reveal this secret.   Daniel 2:47 


Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of  heaven, all whose works are  truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.   Daniel 4:37 


I came near unto one of them that stood by, and asked him the  truth of all this. So he told me, and made me know the interpretation of the things.   Daniel 7:16 


Then I would know the  truth of the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose  teeth were of iron, and his nails of  brass; which devoured, brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with his feet;
And of the ten horns that were in his head, and of the other which came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout than his fellows.   Daniel 7:19, 20 


And an host was given him against the daily sacrifice by reason of transgression, and it cast down the  truth to the ground; and it practised, and prospered.   Daniel 8:12 


As it is written in the law of Moses, all this  evil is come upon us: yet made we not our prayer before the LORD our  God, that we might turn from our iniquities, and understand thy  truth.   Daniel 9:13 


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.   Daniel 10:21 


And now will I shew thee the  truth. Behold, there shall stand up yet three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be far richer than they all: and by his strength through his riches he shall stir up all against the realm of Grecia.   Daniel 11:2 


Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no  truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of  God in the land.   Hosea 4:1 


Thou wilt perform the  truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.   Micah 7:20 


Thus saith the LORD; I am returned unto Zion, and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and Jerusalem shall be called a city of  truth; and the mountain of the LORD of hosts the holy mountain.   Zechariah 8:3 


And I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and they shall be my people, and I will be their  God, in  truth and in righteousness.   Zechariah 8:8 


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:
And let none of you imagine  evil in your  hearts against his neighbour; and love no false oath: for all these are things that I hate, saith the LORD.
And the word of the LORD of hosts came unto me, saying,
Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts; therefore love the  truth and peace.   Zechariah 8:16-19 


The law of  truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity.   Malachi 2:6 


Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a  truth thou art the Son of  God.   Matthew 14:33 


And she said,  Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.   Matthew 15:27 


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.   Matthew 22:16 


But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, came and fell down before him, and told him all the  truth.   Mark 5:33 


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?
Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny, that I may see it.   Mark 12:14, 15 


And the scribe said unto him, Well, Master, thou hast said the  truth: for there is one  God; and there is none other but he:
And to love him with all the  heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.   Mark 12:32, 33 


But I tell you of a  truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the  heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;
But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow.   Luke 4:25, 26 


But I tell you of a  truth, there be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the kingdom of  God.   Luke 9:27 


Of a  truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.   Luke 12:44 


And he said, Of a  truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than they all:
For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of  God: but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had.   Luke 21:3, 4 


And about the space of one hour after another confidently affirmed, saying, Of a  truth this fellow also was with him: for he is a Galilaean.   Luke 22:59 


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.   John 1:14 


For the law was given by Moses, but grace and  truth came by Jesus Christ.   John 1:17 


But he that doeth  truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in  God.   John 3:21 


But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in  truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in  truth.   John 4:23, 24 


Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the  truth.   John 5:33 


Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a  truth that prophet that should come into the world.   John 6:14 


Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a  truth this is the Prophet.   John 7:40 


And ye shall know the  truth, and the  truth shall make you free.   John 8:32 


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.   John 8:40 


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.
And because I tell you the  truth, ye believe me not.
Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the  truth, why do ye not believe me?
He that is of  God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of  God.   John 8:44-47 


Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the  truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.   John 14:6 


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.   John 14:17 


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:
And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.   John 15:26, 27 


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.   John 16:7 


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.   John 16:13 


Sanctify them through thy  truth: thy word is  truth.
As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world.
And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the  truth.   John 17:17-19 


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.   John 18:37, 38 


For of a  truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,
For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.   Acts 4:27, 28 


Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a  truth I perceive that  God is no respecter of persons:
But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.   Acts 10:34, 35 


But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of  truth and soberness.   Acts 26:25 


For the wrath of  God is revealed from  heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the  truth in unrighteousness;
Because that which may be known of  God is manifest in them; for  God hath shewed it unto them.   Romans 1:18, 19 


Who changed the  truth of  God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.   Romans 1:25 


But we are sure that the judgment of  God is according to  truth against them which commit such things.   Romans 2:2 


But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the  truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth  evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;
But glory, honour, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile:
For there is no respect of persons with  God.   Romans 2:8-11 


An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge and of the  truth in the law.   Romans 2:20 


For if the  truth of  God hath more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?
And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do  evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just.   Romans 3:7, 8 


I say the  truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost,
That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my  heart.   Romans 9:1, 2 


Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the  truth of  God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:
And that the Gentiles might glorify  God for his mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name.   Romans 15:8, 9 


Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened  bread of sincerity and  truth.   1 Corinthians 5:8 


Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the  truth;
Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.   1 Corinthians 13:6, 7 


And thus are the secrets of his  heart made manifest; and so falling down on his face he will worship  God, and report that  God is in you of a  truth.   1 Corinthians 14:25 


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.   2 Corinthians 4:2 


By the word of  truth, by the power of  God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,
By honour and dishonour, by  evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;
As unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed;
As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.   2 Corinthians 6:7-10 


For if I have boasted any thing to him of you, I am not ashamed; but as we spake all things to you in  truth, even so our boasting, which I made before Titus, is found a  truth.   2 Corinthians 7:14 


As the  truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this boasting in the regions of Achaia.   2 Corinthians 11:10 


For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the  truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.   2 Corinthians 12:6 


For we can do nothing against the  truth, but for the  truth.   2 Corinthians 13:8 


To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour; that the  truth of the gospel might continue with you.   Galatians 2:5 


But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the  truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
We who are Jews by nature, and not sinners of the Gentiles,
Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no  flesh be justified.   Galatians 2:14-16 


O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the  truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the  flesh?
Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.   Galatians 3:1-4 


Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the  truth?
They zealously affect you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you, that ye might affect them.   Galatians 4:16, 17 


Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the  truth?
This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you.   Galatians 5:7, 8 


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.   Ephesians 1:13, 14 


But speaking the  truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.   Ephesians 4:15, 16 


If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the  truth is in Jesus:
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;
And that ye put on the new man, which after  God is created in righteousness and true holiness.
Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man  truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.   Ephesians 4:21-25 


(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and  truth;)
Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.   Ephesians 5:9, 10 


Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with  truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
Above all, taking the  shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.   Ephesians 6:14-16 


What then? notwithstanding, every way, whether in pretence, or in  truth, Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.   Philippians 1:18 


For the hope which is laid up for you in  heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the  truth of the gospel;
Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of  God in  truth:
As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ;
Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit.   Colossians 1:5-8 


For this cause also thank we  God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of  God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in  truth, the word of  God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.   1 Thessalonians 2:13 


And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the  truth, that they might be saved.
And for this cause  God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
That they all might be damned who believed not the  truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.
But we are bound to give thanks alway to  God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because  God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the  truth:
Whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.   2 Thessalonians 2:10-14 


Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the  truth.   1 Timothy 2:4 


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.   1 Timothy 2:7 


But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of  God, which is the church of the living  God, the pillar and ground of the  truth.   1 Timothy 3:15 


Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which  God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the  truth.   1 Timothy 4:3 


Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the  truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.   1 Timothy 6:5 


Study to shew thyself approved unto  God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of  truth.   2 Timothy 2:15 


Who concerning the  truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.   2 Timothy 2:18 


In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if  God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the  truth;
And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the  devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.   2 Timothy 2:25, 26 


Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the  truth.
Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the  truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.   2 Timothy 3:7, 8 


And they shall turn away their ears from the  truth, and shall be turned unto fables.   2 Timothy 4:4 


Paul, a servant of  God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the  truth which is after godliness;
In hope of eternal life, which  God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
But hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of  God our Saviour;
To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from  God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.   Titus 1:1-4 


Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the  truth.   Titus 1:14 


For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the  truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,
But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.   Hebrews 10:26, 27 


Of his own will begat he us with the word of  truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.   James 1:18 


But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your  hearts, glory not, and lie not against the  truth.   James 3:14 


Brethren, if any of you do err from the  truth, and one convert him;
Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.   James 5:19, 20 


Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the  truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure  heart fervently:
Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of  God, which liveth and abideth for ever.   1 Peter 1:22, 23 


Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in the present  truth.   2 Peter 1:12 


And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of  truth shall be  evil spoken of.   2 Peter 2:2 


If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the  truth:
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the  blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the  truth is not in us.   1 John 1:6-8 


He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the  truth is not in him.   1 John 2:4 


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.   1 John 2:21 


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.   1 John 2:27 


My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in  truth.
And hereby we know that we are of the  truth, and shall assure our  hearts before him.   1 John 3:18, 19 


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.   1 John 4:6 


This is he that came by  water and  blood, even Jesus Christ; not by  water only, but by  water and  blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is  truth.   1 John 5:6 


The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the  truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the  truth;
For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.
Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from  God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in  truth and love.
I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in  truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.   2 John 1:1-4 


The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the  truth.
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the  truth that is in thee, even as thou walkest in the  truth.
I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in  truth.   3 John 1:1-4 


We therefore ought to receive such, that we might be fellowhelpers to the  truth.   3 John 1:8 


Demetrius hath good report of all men, and of the  truth itself: yea, and we also bear record; and ye know that our record is true.   3 John 1:12 



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