Avoiding Deceit

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Leviticus 6:2

"When a person {displays infidelity} against Yahweh and he deceives his fellow citizen regarding something entrusted or {a pledge} or stealing or he exploits his fellow citizen,

Leviticus 6:3

or he finds lost property and lies about it and swears {falsely} {in regard to} any one of these things by which {a person} might commit sin,

Psalm 101:7

There will not live in the midst of my house a worker of deceit. One who speaks lies will not remain before my eyes.

Proverbs 24:28

Do not be a witness without cause against your neighbor nor deceive with your lips.

Psalm 4:2

O sons of man, how long will my honor be a disgrace? [How long] will you love vanity? [How long] will you seek lies? Selah

Zephaniah 3:13

The remnant of Israel shall not do wickedness; they shall not speak deception, nor shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth. For they shall graze and lie down, and none shall frighten [them]."

2 Kings 18:29

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

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one deceive you: the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as that one is righteous.

Colossians 2:4

I say this in order that no one will deceive you with persuasive speech,

Psalm 17:1

O Yahweh, hear a just cause. Hear my cry; heed my prayer [I make] without deceitful lips.

1 Thessalonians 2:3

For our exhortation [is] not from error or from impurity or with deceit,

2 Corinthians 6:8

through glory and dishonor, through slander and good repute, [regarded] as deceivers and [yet] truthful,

Job 27:4

my lips surely will not speak falseness, and my tongue surely will not utter deceit.

Psalm 120:2

"Deliver my life, O Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue."

Jeremiah 29:8

For thus says Yahweh of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Do not let your prophets who [are] in your midst, and your diviners, deceive you, and you must not listen to your dreams that you [are] causing [them] to dream.

Zechariah 13:4

{And then} on that day, each of the prophets will be ashamed because of his vision when he was prophesying, and they will not put on a cloak of hair in order to deceive,

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