28 Bible Verses about Avoiding Deceit

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Leviticus 6:2

"A person sins against the LORD by acting treacherously toward his neighbor regarding something entrusted to his care, regarding security for a loan, robbery, if he has oppressed his neighbor,

Leviticus 6:3

if he has found something that had been lost and then lied about it, or if he makes a false oath about any of these things, thus committing a sin with respect to these things.

Psalm 32:2

How blessed is the person against whom the LORD does not charge iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Psalm 101:7

A deceitful person will not sit in my house; A liar will not remain in my presence.

Proverbs 24:28

Don't testify against your neighbor without a cause, and don't lie when you speak.

Psalm 4:2

You people, how long will you malign my reputation? How long will you love what is vain and what is false? Interlude

Zephaniah 3:13

The survivors of Israel will not practice lawlessness nor tell lies, nor will a deceitful message be found in their mouths, because they will eat and rest, with no one to cause fear."

1 John 3:7

Little children, don't let anyone deceive you. The person who practices righteousness is righteous, just as the Messiah is righteous.

Colossians 2:4

I say this so that no one will mislead you with nice-sounding rhetoric.

Psalm 17:1

LORD, hear my just plea! Pay attention to my cry! Listen to my prayer, since it does not come from lying lips.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our appeal to you does not spring from deceit, impure motives, or trickery.

2 Corinthians 6:8

through honor and dishonor; through ill repute and good repute; perceived as deceivers and yet true,

Psalm 120:2

"LORD, deliver me from lips that lie and tongues that deceive."

Jeremiah 29:8

For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "Don't let the prophets and diviners who are among you deceive you, and don't listen to them when they tell you their dreams.

Zechariah 13:4

Furthermore, it will come about at that time that every prophet will become ashamed of his vision as he prophesies. They will wear no rough garments intended to deceive others."

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