Bible verses about "deceit" | BBE

Psalms 32:2

2 Happy is the man in whom the Lord sees no evil, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Proverbs 27:6

6 The wounds of a friend are given in good faith, but the kisses of a hater are false.

Proverbs 14:25

25 A true witness is the saviour of lives; but he who says false things is a cause of deceit.

Jeremiah 23:26

26 Is my word in the hearts of the prophets who give out false words, even the prophets of the deceit of their hearts?

Mark 7:22

22 The taking of goods and of life, broken faith between husband and wife, the desire of wealth, wrongdoing, deceit, sins of the flesh, an evil eye, angry words, pride, foolish acts:

Romans 1:29

29 Being full of all wrongdoing, evil, desire for the goods of others, hate, envy, putting to death, fighting, deceit, cruel ways, evil talk, and false statements about others;

2 Corinthians 4:4

4 Because the god of this world has made blind the minds of those who have not faith, so that the light of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, might not be shining on them.

2 John 1:7

7 Because a number of false teachers have gone out into the world, who do not give witness that Jesus Christ came in the flesh. Such a one is a false teacher and Antichrist.

Job 27:4

4 Truly, there is no deceit in my lips, and my tongue does not say what is false.

Psalms 35:20

20 For they do not say words of peace; in their deceit they are designing evil things against the quiet ones in the land.

Proverbs 11:18

18 The sinner gets the payment of deceit; but his reward is certain who puts in the seed of righteousness.

Jeremiah 9:5

5 Everyone will make sport of his neighbour with deceit, not saying what is true: their tongues have been trained to say false words; they are twisted, hating to come back.

Jeremiah 8:5

5 Why do these people of Jerusalem go back, for ever turning away? they will not give up their deceit, they will not come back.

Matthew 5:27-28

27 You have knowledge that it was said, You may not have connection with another man's wife: 28 But I say to you that everyone whose eyes are turned on a woman with desire has had connection with her in his heart.

Obadiah 1:3-7

3 You have been tricked by the pride of your heart, O you whose living-place is in the cracks of the rock, whose house is high up; who has said in his heart, Who will make me come down to earth? 4 Though you go up on high like an eagle, though your house is placed among the stars, I will make you come down from there, says the Lord. 5 If thieves came, attacking you by night, how are you cut off! would they not go on taking till they had enough? if men came cutting your grapes would they take them all? 6 How are the things of Esau searched out! how are his secret stores looked for! 7 All the men who were united with you have been false to you, driving you out to the edge of the land: the men who were at peace with you have overcome you; they have taken their heritage in your place.

1 Peter 2:22

22 Who did no evil, and there was no deceit in his mouth:

James 3:18

18 And the fruit of righteousness is planted in peace for those who make peace.

Revelation 14:5

5 And in their mouth there was no false word, for they are untouched by evil.

Job 15:35

35 Evil has made them with child, and they give birth to trouble; and the fruit of their body is shame for themselves.

Jeremiah 5:27

27 As the fowl-house is full of birds, so are their houses full of deceit: for this reason they have become great and have got wealth.

Ephesians 4:14

14 So that we may be no longer children, sent this way and that, turned about by every wind of teaching, by the twisting and tricks of men, by the deceits of error;

2 Corinthians 4:2

2 And we have given up the secret things of shame, not walking in false ways, and not making use of the word of God with deceit; but by the revelation of what is true, as before God, we have the approval of every man's sense of right and wrong.

Galatians 5:19-21

19 Now the works of the flesh are clear, which are these: evil desire, unclean things, wrong use of the senses, 20 Worship of images, use of strange powers, hates, fighting, desire for what another has, angry feelings, attempts to get the better of others, divisions, false teachings, 21 Envy, uncontrolled drinking and feasting, and such things: of which I give you word clearly, even as I did in the past, that they who do such things will have no part in the kingdom of God.

2 Thessalonians 2:10

10 And with every deceit of wrongdoing among those whose fate is destruction; because they were quite without that love of the true faith by which they might have salvation.

Revelation 22:15

15 Outside are the dogs, and those who make use of evil powers, those who make themselves unclean, and the takers of life, and those who give worship to images, and everyone whose delight is in what is false.

Psalms 5:6

6 You will send destruction on those whose words are false; the cruel man and the man of deceit are hated by the Lord.

Proverbs 12:5

5 The purposes of upright men are right, but the designs of evil-doers are deceit.

Proverbs 12:17

17 The breathing out of true words gives knowledge of righteousness; but a false witness gives out deceit.

Romans 3:13

13 Their throat is like an open place of death; with their tongues they have said what is not true: the poison of snakes is under their lips:

2 Corinthians 11:13

13 For such men are false Apostles, workers of deceit, making themselves seem like Apostles of Christ.

Proverbs 14:8

8 The wisdom of the man of good sense makes his way clear; but the unwise behaviour of the foolish is deceit.

Proverbs 24:28

28 Do not be a violent witness against your neighbour, or let your lips say what is false.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

3 For our witness does not come from error or from an unclean heart or from deceit:

1 Peter 3:10

10 For it is said, Let the man who has a love of life, desiring to see good days, keep his tongue from evil and his lips from words of deceit:

Revelation 21:8

8 But those who are full of fear and without faith, the unclean and takers of life, those who do the sins of the flesh, and those who make use of evil powers or who give worship to images, and all those who are false, will have their part in the sea of ever-burning fire which is the second death.

2 Timothy 3:12-15

12 Yes, and all whose purpose is to be living in the knowledge of God in Christ Jesus, will be cruelly attacked. 13 Evil and false men will become worse and worse, using deceit and themselves overcome by deceit. 14 But see that you keep to the teaching you have been given and the things of which you are certain, conscious of who has been your teacher; 15 And that from the time when you were a child, you have had knowledge of the holy Writings, which are able to make you wise to salvation, through faith in Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:13

13 Evil and false men will become worse and worse, using deceit and themselves overcome by deceit.

Colossians 3:9-10

9 Do not make false statements to one another; because you have put away the old man with all his doings, 10 And have put on the new man, which has become new in knowledge after the image of his maker;

1 Peter 2:1

1 So putting away all wrongdoing, and all tricks and deceits and envies and evil talk,

Jeremiah 9:6

6 There is wrong on wrong, deceit on deceit; they have given up the knowledge of me, says the Lord.

Psalms 10:7

7 His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and false words: under his tongue are evil purposes and dark thoughts.

Mark 7:20-23

20 And he said, That which comes out of the man, that makes the man unclean. 21 Because from inside, from the heart of men, come evil thoughts and unclean pleasures, 22 The taking of goods and of life, broken faith between husband and wife, the desire of wealth, wrongdoing, deceit, sins of the flesh, an evil eye, angry words, pride, foolish acts: 23 All these evil things come from inside, and make the man unclean.

Proverbs 19:9

9 A false witness will not go without punishment, and the breather out of deceit will be cut off.

Psalms 43:1

1 Be my judge, O God, supporting my cause against a nation without religion; O keep me from the false and evil man.

Colossians 2:8

8 Take care that no one takes you away by force, through man's wisdom and deceit, going after the beliefs of men and the theories of the world, and not after Christ:

Jeremiah 17:9

9 The heart is a twisted thing, not to be searched out by man: who is able to have knowledge of it?

Romans 16:18

18 For such people are not servants of the Lord Christ, but of their stomachs; and by their smooth and well-said words the hearts of those who have no knowledge of evil are tricked.

Psalms 36:3

3 In the words of his mouth are evil and deceit; he has given up being wise and doing good.

Psalms 120:2

2 O Lord, be the saviour of my soul from false lips, and from the tongue of deceit.

Proverbs 26:24-26

24 With his lips the hater makes things seem what they are not, but deceit is stored up inside him; 25 When he says fair words, have no belief in him; for in his heart are seven evils: 26 Though his hate is covered with deceit, his sin will be seen openly before the meeting of the people.

Psalms 101:7

7 The worker of deceit will not come into my house; the false man will have no place before my eyes.

Proverbs 6:16-19

16 Six things are hated by the Lord; seven things are disgusting to him: 17 Eyes of pride, a false tongue, hands which take life without cause; 18 A heart full of evil designs, feet which are quick in running after sin; 19 A false witness, breathing out untrue words, and one who lets loose violent acts among brothers.

Proverbs 20:17

17 Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but after, his mouth will be full of sand.

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