Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » Seducers
But the Spirit speaks expressly, that in latter times some shall apostatise from the faith, giving their mind to deceiving spirits and teachings of demons
But wicked men and juggling impostors shall advance in evil, leading and being led astray.
and from among your own selves shall rise up men speaking perverted things to draw away the disciples after them.
But they would not hearken, and Manasseh led them astray to do more evil than the nations that Jehovah had destroyed from before the children of Israel.
Because, yea because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace! and there is no peace; and one buildeth up a wall, and lo, they daub it with untempered mortar --
For false Christs and false prophets will arise, and give signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.
These things have I written to you concerning those who lead you astray:
Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » Enticers
For while speaking great highflown words of vanity, they allure with the lusts of the flesh, by dissoluteness, those who have just fled those who walk in error,
If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, who is to thee as thy soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods (whom thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;
My son, if sinners entice thee, consent not.
Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, shall himself fall into his own pit; but the perfect shall inherit good.
A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into a way that is not good.
The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire; thou shalt not covet the silver and gold that is on them and take it unto thee, lest thou be ensnared therein; for it is an abomination to Jehovah thy God.
lest thou learn his paths, and get a snare to thy soul.
It is a snare to a man rashly to say, It is hallowed, and after vows to make inquiry.
Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » Scoffing
Scornful men set the city in a flame; but the wise turn away anger.
Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » greed
But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.
know for a certainty that Jehovah your God will no more dispossess these nations from before you, and they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which Jehovah your God hath given you.
Take heed to thyself, that thou make no covenant with the inhabitants of the land to which thou shalt come, lest it be a snare in the midst of thee;
They shall not dwell in thy land, lest they make thee sin against me; for if thou serve their gods, it is sure to be a snare unto thee.
Temptation » Special sources of worldly snares » Idolatry
And they served their idols; and they were a snare unto them: