28 Bible Verses about Deceit, Practice Of
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‘You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
‘You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity.
They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.
Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,
but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man’s conscience in the sight of God.
Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
You destroy those who speak falsehood;
The Lord abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.
“Can I justify wicked scales
And a bag of deceptive weights?
He who speaks truth tells what is right,
But a false witness, deceit.
A trustworthy witness will not lie,
But a false witness utters lies.
A false witness will not go unpunished,
And he who tells lies will perish.
My lips certainly will not speak unjustly,
Nor will my tongue mutter deceit.
Who may ascend into the hill of the Lord?
And who may stand in His holy place?
He who has clean hands and a pure heart,
Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood
And has not sworn deceitfully.
How blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity,
And in whose spirit there is no deceit!
“The remnant of Israel will do no wrong
And tell no lies,
Nor will a deceitful tongue
Be found in their mouths;
For they will feed and lie down
With no one to make them tremble.”
God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Therefore let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Therefore, laying aside falsehood, speak truth each one of you with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.
Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,
“The one who desires life, to love and see good days,
Must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.
And no lie was found in their mouth; they are blameless.
For everyone who does these things, everyone who acts unjustly is an abomination to the Lord your God.
But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction;
Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days.
But I will trust in You.
You have rejected all those who wander from Your statutes,
For their deceitfulness is useless.
Bread obtained by falsehood is sweet to a man,
But afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.
The acquisition of treasures by a lying tongue
Is a fleeting vapor, the pursuit of death.
“Their tongue is a deadly arrow;
It speaks deceit;
With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor,
But inwardly he sets an ambush for him.
“Shall I not punish them for these things?” declares the Lord.
“On a nation such as this
Shall I not avenge Myself?
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