49 Hallowed Bible Verses about Betrayal

Betrayal is one of the most painful experiences that someone can go through. It feels like a cold knife slicing through your heart. Betrayal can leave you feeling isolated and alone. But you are not alone. The Bible has many verses about betrayal that can offer comfort and hope.

These Bible verses for betrayal tell us about the importance of loyalty. They tell us about how betrayal is immoral and can make us lose faith in God. We should not be loyal to people who are disloyal to us, but we should always be loyal to God.

Bad company corrupts good character.” (1 Corinthians 15:33 , ESV).

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Proverbs 19:5

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A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape.

Have you been betrayed by someone you held dear to you? Our Lord, the creator of heaven and earth, sees your pain and knows about your broken heart. You must allow him to treat your wounded spirit. 

Do not feel alone in these times, for Jesus was also betrayed. Those who betray you are controlled by a powerful enemy; he is imprisoned in his own hell. Be free by releasing them from your wrath, for Jesus endured the cross for your liberation. 

The Lord cares, and He loves you. Do not seek vengeance and turn to the Lord instead.

Romans 5:6

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For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

The emotional pain of betrayal may feel heavier than any physical pain you’ve ever felt. What matters is how you choose to mend these wounds. As worldly creatures, we often want to get revenge, either physically or through our thoughts.

In moments of clouded judgment, we have to be still. We need to forget about the circumstance and concentrate on Christ. Replaying the betrayal in our mind will only cause us further anger, anger that we want to release.

All of our troubles must be presented to the Lord. He will quiet our inner turmoil. We must imitate Christ, who was betrayed as well. We need to open our eyes to how much God has pardoned us in the past.

Proverbs 27:6

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Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.

God asks all of his children to be merciful, even to those who have hurt them. We must lean on the Spirit to give us rest. Even if it is difficult, we must ask for help from the Holy Spirit in loving our enemies and in driving out any resentment and rage from our hearts.

Recognize that God will use every challenging situation we encounter for His higher purpose. Even if someone has used ill will against you, God still means everything for good.

Psalm 109:4

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In return for my love they accuse me, but I give myself to prayer.

When you focus on Christ, He will give you an incredible sense of love and peace. Find a peaceful area. Scream to God. Allow God to ease your suffering. Pray for your traitor in the same way that Christ prayed for His foes.

True spiritual calm is an inner power that gives its recipient unwavering hope for the future. The calm that the Holy Spirit bestows upon us allows us to see the bigger picture. This lets us find comfort in knowing that God has a plan and is bringing everything together for our ultimate good. We can then let go of our grievances.

Psalm 41:9

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Even my close friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up his heel against me.

Attaining peace may be difficult. It requires us to do it with our own strength and power. We won’t be able to find peace if we try to force it. We must learn to let go of our grievances. Free your anxieties through prayer. Build a stronger relationship with God and remember that His path for us will prevail.

Our desired solution to a problem might not be the correct one. We must trust our sovereign Lord that everything is under His control. In this way, we may find peace even in difficult circumstances that we may not fully understand.

Ephesians 5:25

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

Matthew 24:10

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And then many will fall away and betray one another and hate one another.

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Luke 22:21

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But behold, the hand of the one betraying Me is with Mine on the table.

Psalm 55:13

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But it is you, a man my equal, My companion and my familiar friend;

Revelation 13:13

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He performs great signs, so that he even makes fire come down out of heaven to the earth in the presence of men.

Dear Lord God,

Please forgive my transgressions towards you, and please also forgive the transgressions of anyone who may have done anything to me or any other person at all. I ask that you rebuke these people for their bad behavior toward us here on Earth. Please give them a strong sense of shame for what they have done. I ask this in your name,


Philippians 4:13

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I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 125:1

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A Song of Ascents. Those who trust in the Lord Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever.

Isaiah 31:6

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Return to Him from whom you have deeply defected, O sons of Israel.

Proverbs 6:34

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For jealousy enrages a man, And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.

Proverbs 11:13

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He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is trustworthy conceals a matter.

Genesis 4:8

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Cain spoke to Abel his brother. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him.

Luke 22:22

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For the Son of Man goes as it has been determined, but woe to that man by whom he is betrayed!”

Luke 22:3

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Then Satan entered into Judas called Iscariot, who was of the number of the twelve.

Romans 1:29

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They were filled with all manner of unrighteousness, evil, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, maliciousness. They are gossips.

Psalm 12:2

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They speak falsehood to one another; With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.

Mark 14:10

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Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went to the chief priests in order to betray him to them.

Psalm 69:9

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For zeal for your house has consumed me, and the reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me.

Romans 3:24

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And are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus,

Leviticus 19:11

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‘You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.

Proverbs 11:31

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If the righteous is repaid on earth, how much more the wicked and the sinner!

Romans 3:13

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Their throat is an open grave; they use their tongues to deceive. The venom of asps is under their lips.

Luke 22:5

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And they were glad, and agreed to give him money.

Matthew 21:44

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And he who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it will scatter him like dust.”

Proverbs 29:25

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The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the Lord will be exalted.

Psalm 55:15

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Let death come deceitfully upon them; Let them go down alive to Sheol, For evil is in their dwelling, in their midst.

Timothy 4:14

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Alexander the coppersmith did me much harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds.

Hebrews 9:22

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Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.

Galatians 1:7

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which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.

Proverbs 18:19

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A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city, And contentions are like the bars of a citadel.

Mark 14:11

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And when they heard it, they were glad and promised to give him money. And he sought an opportunity to betray him.

Proverbs 2:14

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Who delight in doing evil And rejoice in the perversity of evil;

Galatians 3:26

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For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith.

Psalm 55:14

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We who had sweet fellowship together Walked in the house of God in the throng.

Proverbs 4:16

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For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

Romans 3:23

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For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Luke 21:16

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But you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,

Proverbs 25:9

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Argue your case with your neighbor, And do not reveal the secret of another,

Mark 11:25

And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.

If you are the one who has been betrayed, the Bible tells us to forgive people who trespass against us. That isn’t always easy but it is what God teaches us. God’s forgiveness for our sins is so great and many times we let the hurt of betrayal keep us away from praying, reading the word of God or attending church services.

Just because God tells us to forgive that doesn’t mean it’s right to betray someone.

Acts 1:25

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To take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place.”

Proverbs 25:8

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Do not go out hastily to argue your case; Otherwise, what will you do in the end, When your neighbor humiliates you?

Proverbs 25:10

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Or he who hears it will reproach you, And the evil report about you will not pass away.

Matthew 26:25

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Judas, who would betray him, answered, “Is it I, Rabbi?” He said to him, “You have said so.”

Psalm 118:8

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It is better to take refuge in the Lord Than to trust in man.

Matthew 10:36

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and a man’s enemies will be the members of his household.

Jeremiah 5:11

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For the house of Israel and the house of Judah have been utterly treacherous to me, declares the Lord.

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While it is important to remember that God sees everything, we are also reminded of how much he loves us. Betrayal can feel like the end of the world and cause a sense of hopelessness but these Bible verses remind us that this isn’t so because God’s love will always be there for those who believe in him.

In many ways, betrayal can bring people closer together as they lean on each other through their pain and share encouragement with one another. The good news is that no matter what happens, you have someone watching over you all day long-the best friend anyone could ever ask for.

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