30 Important Bible Verses About Being A Man

Manhood is defined not by societal stereotypes but by God’s standards of integrity and responsibility. Here are verses that illuminate the qualities of true manhood, emphasizing leadership, humility, and honor.

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Bible Verses About Being A Man

Genesis 2:18 – Adam’s Need for a Companion

“Then the LORD God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is just right for him.'”

Proverbs 20:6 – A Faithful Man

“Many a man proclaims his own steadfast love, but a faithful man who can find?”

1 Corinthians 16:13 – Be Courageous

“Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.”

1 Timothy 6:11 – Pursue Godliness

“But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, and gentleness.”

Proverbs 18:22 – A Good Wife is a Blessing

“He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD.”

1 Corinthians 11:3 – Headship and Authority

“But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ, the head of a wife is her husband, and the head of Christ is God.”

Proverbs 27:17 – Iron Sharpens Iron

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”

Psalm 1:1-2 – Delight in the Law of the Lord

“Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night.”

Proverbs 14:34 – Righteousness Exalts a Nation

“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.”

1 Corinthians 16:14 – Do Everything in Love

“Let all that you do be done in love.”

Proverbs 16:32 – Self-Control

“He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 – Do All for the Glory of God

“So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”

1 Timothy 3:1-7 – Qualifications for Elders

“The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach…”

Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a Child

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old, he will not depart from it.”

Psalm 34:14 – Pursue Peace

“Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”

Proverbs 20:7 – A Righteous Man

“The righteous man walks in his integrity; his children are blessed after him.”

James 1:19 – Be Quick to Listen

“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger.”

Proverbs 28:27 – Give to the Needy

“Whoever gives to the poor will not want, but he who hides his eyes will get many a curse.”

Psalm 119:9-11 – Live According to God’s Word

“How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.”

Romans 12:2 – Be Transformed

“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.”

Proverbs 16:9 – Commit Your Plans to the Lord

“The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.”

Philippians 4:13 – Through Christ All Things Are Possible

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”

Proverbs 15:17 – Contentment

“Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it.”

1 Peter 3:7 – Honor Your Wife

“Husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.”

Proverbs 12:15 – Seek Wise Counsel

“The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.”

Proverbs 13:20 – Walk with the Wise

“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.”

Romans 13:10 – Love Your Neighbor

“Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.”

Proverbs 11:30 – Win Souls

“The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and whoever captures souls is wise.”

Colossians 3:23-24 – Work Heartily for the Lord

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.”

Proverbs 16:18 – Pride Leads to Destruction

“Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.”

Proverbs 19:17 – Show Kindness to the Poor

“Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will repay him for his deed.”

Ephesians 5:25 – Love Your Wife

“Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.”

Proverbs 29:23 – Stay Humble

“One’s pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.”

Proverbs 3:9-10 – Honor the Lord with Your Wealth

“Honor the LORD with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine.”

1 John 3:16 – Sacrificial Love

“By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.”

Proverbs 24:5 – Seek Wisdom

“A wise man is full of strength, and a man of knowledge enhances his might.”

Proverbs 18:24 – Be a Friend

“A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – Bear the Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.”

Genesis 2:24 – Leave and Cleave

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

Psalm 37:23-24 – God’s Guidance

“The steps of a man are established by the LORD, when he delights in his way; though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the LORD upholds his hand.”

John 15:13 – Greater Love

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.”

Psalm 112:5 – Deal Justly

“It is well with the man who deals generously and lends; who conducts his affairs with justice.”

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