bible verses about Confession

Bible Verses on Confession: Find Forgiveness and Live in Freedom

Confession is an integral aspect of the Christian faith. It involves admitting one's faults and shortcomings to God, seeking his forgiveness, and finding spiritual healing. Whether we are dealing with past mistakes or present struggles, confession offers us the opportunity to be transparent with God and to receive his grace and mercy. The Bible offers numerous verses that shed light on the importance of confession, such as "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness" (1 John 1:9). So, if you're looking to restore your relationship with God or seeking inner peace, check out our collection of Bible verses on confession and open yourself up to God's transformative power today.

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Confession in the Bible

17 Bible Scriptures about Confession

Then spake the chief butler unto Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day:

Genesis, Chapter: 41, Verse: 9

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And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the sin upon us, wherein we have done foolishly, and wherein we have sinned.

Numbers, Chapter: 12, Verse: 11

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And the children of Israel said unto the LORD, We have sinned: do thou unto us whatsoever seemeth good unto thee; deliver us only, we pray thee, this day.

Judges, Chapter: 10, Verse: 15

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For thy servant doth know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come the first this day of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet my lord the king.

2 Samuel, Chapter: 19, Verse: 20

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And Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria to Lachish, saying, I have offended; return from me: that which thou puttest on me will I bear. And the king of Assyria appointed unto Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred talents of silver and thirty talents of gold.

2 Kings, Chapter: 18, Verse: 14

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And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments,

Ezra, Chapter: 9, Verse: 10

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Now therefore make confession unto the LORD God of your fathers, and do his pleasure: and separate yourselves from the people of the land, and from the strange wives.

Ezra, Chapter: 10, Verse: 11

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And the seed of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers.

Nehemiah, Chapter: 9, Verse: 2

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If I be wicked, woe unto me; and if I be righteous, yet will I not lift up my head. I am full of confusion; therefore see thou mine affliction;

Job, Chapter: 10, Verse: 15

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Surely it is meet to be said unto God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more:

Job, Chapter: 34, Verse: 31

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O LORD my God, if I have done this; if there be iniquity in my hands;

Psalm, Chapter: 7, Verse: 3

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Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.

Proverbs, Chapter: 6, Verse: 2

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Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.

Isaiah, Chapter: 58, Verse: 1

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Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.

Matthew, Chapter: 27, Verse: 4

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And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.

John, Chapter: 1, Verse: 20

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Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:

John, Chapter: 12, Verse: 42

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And many that believed came, and confessed, and shewed their deeds.

Acts, Chapter: 19, Verse: 18

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