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28 Bible Verses about Deceit, Practice Of

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness will not go unpunished,
And he who tells lies will perish.

Psalm 24:3-4

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.

Zephaniah 3:13

“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.”

1 Corinthians 5:8

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.

Deuteronomy 25:16

For everyone who does these things, everyone who acts unjustly is an abomination to the Lord your God.

Psalm 55:23

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.

Psalm 119:118

You have rejected all those who wander from Your statutes,
For their deceitfulness is useless.

Proverbs 20:17

Bread obtained by falsehood is sweet to a man,
But afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.

Jeremiah 9:8-9

“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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