""Cursed is the one who makes a sculptured or cast image a detestable thing to the LORD, the work of a craftsman and sets it up secretly.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'
""Cursed is one who strikes his neighbor secretly.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'
ran away from me secretly, and stole from me by not keeping me informed. Otherwise, I could have sent you off with a party and singing, accompanied by a band playing tambourines and harps.
Nothing is hidden except for the purpose of having it revealed, and nothing is secret except for the purpose of having it come to light.
There is nothing hidden that won't be revealed, and there is nothing secret that won't become known and come to light.
since no one acts in secret if he wants to be known publicly. If you're going to do these things, you should reveal yourself to the world!"
Jesus answered him, "I have spoken publicly to the world. I have always taught in the synagogue or in the Temple, where all Jews meet together, and I have said nothing in secret.
But Paul told the guards, "The magistrates have had us beaten publicly without a trial and have thrown us into jail, even though we are Roman citizens. Now are they going to throw us out secretly? Certainly not! Have them come and escort us out."
Indeed, the king knows about these things, and I can speak to him freely. For I'm certain that none of these things has escaped his notice, since this wasn't done in a corner.
2 Corinthians 4:2
Instead, we have renounced secret and shameful ways. We do not use trickery or pervert God's word. By clear statements of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.