28 Bible Verses about

Avoiding Deceit

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Leviticus 6:2

"When a person sins and acts unfaithfully against the LORD, and deceives his companion in regard to a deposit or a security entrusted to him, or through robbery, or if he has extorted from his companion,

Leviticus 6:3

or has found what was lost and lied about it and sworn falsely, so that he sins in regard to any one of the things a man may do;

Psalm 32:2

How blessed is the man to whom the LORD does not impute iniquity, And in whose spirit there is no deceit!

Psalm 101:7

He who practices deceit shall not dwell within my house; He who speaks falsehood shall not maintain his position before me.

Proverbs 24:28

Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause, And do not deceive with your lips.

Psalm 4:2

O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach? How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.

Zephaniah 3:13

"The remnant of Israel will do no wrong And tell no lies, Nor will a deceitful tongue Be found in their mouths; For they will feed and lie down With no one to make them tremble."

2 Kings 18:29

"Thus says the king, 'Do not let Hezekiah deceive you, for he will not be able to deliver you from my hand;

1 John 3:7

Little children, make sure no one deceives you; the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous;

Colossians 2:4

I say this so that no one will delude you with persuasive argument.

Proverbs 30:8

Keep deception and lies far from me, Give me neither poverty nor riches; Feed me with the food that is my portion,

Psalm 17:1

Hear a just cause, O LORD, give heed to my cry; Give ear to my prayer, which is not from deceitful lips.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation does not come from error or impurity or by way of deceit;

2 Corinthians 6:8

by glory and dishonor, by evil report and good report; regarded as deceivers and yet true;

Psalm 120:2

Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue.

Jeremiah 29:8

"For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Do not let your prophets who are in your midst and your diviners deceive you, and do not listen to the dreams which they dream.

Zechariah 13:4

"Also it will come about in that day that the prophets will each be ashamed of his vision when he prophesies, and they will not put on a hairy robe in order to deceive;

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