Deceit, Practice Of
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"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.
Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,
but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood And has not sworn deceitfully.
"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."
"God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."
Therefore let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.
For, "THE ONE WHO DESIRES LIFE, TO LOVE AND SEE GOOD DAYS, MUST KEEP HIS TONGUE FROM EVIL AND HIS LIPS FROM SPEAKING DECEIT.
But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days But I will trust in You.
"Their tongue is a deadly arrow; It speaks deceit; With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor, But inwardly he sets an ambush for him. "Shall I not punish them for these things?" declares the LORD. "On a nation such as this Shall I not avenge Myself?
- Practice (195 instances)
- Avoiding Deceit
- Character Of Wicked
- Deceit Leading to Judgment
- Deception, Christians Must Not Practice
- Deception, Forbidden By God
- Faithfulness, In Human Relationships