19 Bible Verses about

Deception In Fallen Human Nature

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Job 15:35

"They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity, And their mind prepares deception."

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace, But they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Micah 6:12

"For the rich men of the city are full of violence, Her residents speak lies, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares for me; And those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction, And they devise treachery all day long.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Jeremiah 9:4-5

"Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor, And do not trust any brother; Because every brother deals craftily, And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer. "Everyone deceives his neighbor And does not speak the truth, They have taught their tongue to speak lies; They weary themselves committing iniquity.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim surrounds Me with lies And the house of Israel with deceit; Judah is also unruly against God, Even against the Holy One who is faithful.

Mark 7:21-22

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries, deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.

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