100 Bible Verses about Standards

2 Timothy 3:17 ESV / 76 helpful votes

That the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 75 helpful votes

“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 66 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

John 4:24 ESV / 65 helpful votes

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Romans 12:2 ESV / 51 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 51 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

Romans 1:1-32 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord, through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations, ...

Leviticus 19:19 ESV / 39 helpful votes

“You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your cattle breed with a different kind. You shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed, nor shall you wear a garment of cloth made of two kinds of material.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 29 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Isaiah 59:19 ESV / 24 helpful votes

So they shall fear the name of the Lord from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun; for he will come like a rushing stream, which the wind of the Lord drives.

Ephesians 6:4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

1 John 2:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Numbers 2:2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“The people of Israel shall camp each by his own standard, with the banners of their fathers' houses. They shall camp facing the tent of meeting on every side.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

1 Corinthians 6:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality,

John 3:16-17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Acts 5:29 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

Matthew 5:48 ESV / 17 helpful votes

You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Numbers 2:3 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Those to camp on the east side toward the sunrise shall be of the standard of the camp of Judah by their companies, the chief of the people of Judah being Nahshon the son of Amminadab,

1 Timothy 1:10 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The sexually immoral, men who practice homosexuality, enslavers, liars, perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound doctrine,

Matthew 22:39 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Hebrews 12:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

Isaiah 49:22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord God: “Behold, I will lift up my hand to the nations, and raise my signal to the peoples; and they shall bring your sons in their arms, and your daughters shall be carried on their shoulders.

1 Kings 18:21 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And Elijah came near to all the people and said, “How long will you go limping between two different opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him.” And the people did not answer him a word.

1 John 3:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Matthew 7:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

John 3:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.”

1 John 2:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

Malachi 3:8-11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Will man rob God? Yet you are robbing me. But you say, ‘How have we robbed you?’ In your tithes and contributions. You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing me, the whole nation of you. Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need. I will rebuke the devourer for you, so that it will not destroy the fruits of your soil, and your vine in the field shall not fail to bear, says the Lord of hosts.

Jeremiah 51:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“Set up a standard against the walls of Babylon; make the watch strong; set up watchmen; prepare the ambushes; for the Lord has both planned and done what he spoke concerning the inhabitants of Babylon.

Proverbs 14:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.

1 John 3:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.

James 3:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.

Matthew 12:36 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak,

Jeremiah 50:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“Declare among the nations and proclaim, set up a banner and proclaim, conceal it not, and say: ‘Babylon is taken, Bel is put to shame, Merodach is dismayed. Her images are put to shame, her idols are dismayed.’

Jeremiah 4:21 ESV / 11 helpful votes

How long must I see the standard and hear the sound of the trumpet?

Jeremiah 4:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Raise a standard toward Zion, flee for safety, stay not, for I bring disaster from the north, and great destruction.

Isaiah 62:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Go through, go through the gates; prepare the way for the people; build up, build up the highway; clear it of stones; lift up a signal over the peoples.

Numbers 1:52 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The people of Israel shall pitch their tents by their companies, each man in his own camp and each man by his own standard.

Exodus 20:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Matthew 7:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you.

Matthew 5:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying:

Deuteronomy 23:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“None of the daughters of Israel shall be a cult prostitute, and none of the sons of Israel shall be a cult prostitute.

Genesis 2:24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—

1 Timothy 2:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.

Matthew 5:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

Matthew 4:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.

Deuteronomy 22:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“A woman shall not wear a man's garment, nor shall a man put on a woman's cloak, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord your God.

1 John 5:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

Hebrews 13:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Ephesians 4:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,

Romans 12:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

Luke 18:35-43 ESV / 8 helpful votes

As he drew near to Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. And hearing a crowd going by, he inquired what this meant. They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.” And he cried out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” And those who were in front rebuked him, telling him to be silent. But he cried out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!” ...

Luke 12:48 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But the one who did not know, and did what deserved a beating, will receive a light beating. Everyone to whom much was given, of him much will be required, and from him to whom they entrusted much, they will demand the more.

Mark 10:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.”

Genesis 3:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden,

James 1:22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Luke 2:1-52 ESV / 7 helpful votes

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. ...

Amos 2:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Those who trample the head of the poor into the dust of the earth and turn aside the way of the afflicted; a man and his father go in to the same girl, so that my holy name is profaned;

1 John 1:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us—

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Romans 8:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.

Romans 1:26-2:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature; and the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error. And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips, slanderers, haters of God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents, ...

John 10:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

John 7:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”

John 3:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 1:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He was in the beginning with God.

John 1:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Mark 10:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He answered them, “What did Moses command you?”

Matthew 5:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 5:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Micah 6:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Amos 1:1-9:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake. And he said: “The Lord roars from Zion and utters his voice from Jerusalem; the pastures of the shepherds mourn, and the top of Carmel withers.” Thus says the Lord: “For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they have threshed Gilead with threshing sledges of iron. So I will send a fire upon the house of Hazael, and it shall devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad. I will break the gate-bar of Damascus, and cut off the inhabitants from the Valley of Aven, and him who holds the scepter from Beth-eden; and the people of Syria shall go into exile to Kir,” says the Lord. ...

Jeremiah 51:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Set up a standard on the earth; blow the trumpet among the nations; prepare the nations for war against her; summon against her the kingdoms, Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz; appoint a marshal against her; bring up horses like bristling locusts.

Jeremiah 11:1-5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: “Hear the words of this covenant, and speak to the men of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. You shall say to them, Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Cursed be the man who does not hear the words of this covenant that I commanded your fathers when I brought them out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying, Listen to my voice, and do all that I command you. So shall you be my people, and I will be your God, that I may confirm the oath that I swore to your fathers, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as at this day.” Then I answered, “So be it, Lord.”

Job 38:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And said, ‘Thus far shall you come, and no farther, and here shall your proud waves be stayed’?

Numbers 10:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the standard of the camp of the people of Dan, acting as the rear guard of all the camps, set out by their companies, and over their company was Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai.

Numbers 10:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the standard of the camp of the people of Ephraim set out by their companies, and over their company was Elishama the son of Ammihud.

Numbers 10:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the standard of the camp of Reuben set out by their companies, and over their company was Elizur the son of Shedeur.

Numbers 10:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The standard of the camp of the people of Judah set out first by their companies, and over their company was Nahshon the son of Amminadab.

Numbers 2:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“On the north side shall be the standard of the camp of Dan by their companies, the chief of the people of Dan being Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai,

Numbers 2:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“On the west side shall be the standard of the camp of Ephraim by their companies, the chief of the people of Ephraim being Elishama the son of Ammihud,

Numbers 2:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben by their companies, the chief of the people of Reuben being Elizur the son of Shedeur,

Exodus 20:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“You shall not murder.

Genesis 4:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground.

Genesis 1:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 10:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him; all his thoughts are, “There is no God.”

Deuteronomy 6:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

2 Timothy 3:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,

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