Deceit, Practice Of
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“You must not steal. You must not act deceptively or lie to one another.
Do not give false testimony against your neighbor.
They profess to know God, but they deny Him by their works. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified for any good work.
So rid yourselves of all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all slander.
Instead, we have renounced shameful secret things, not walking in deceit or distorting God’s message, but commending ourselves to every person’s conscience in God’s sight by an open display of the truth.
Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, for God’s wrath is coming on the disobedient because of these things.
Whoever speaks the truth declares what is right,
but a false witness, deceit.
Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord?
Who may stand in His holy place? The one who has clean hands and a pure heart,
who has not set his mind on what is false,
and who has not sworn deceitfully.
The remnant of Israel will no longer
do wrong or tell lies;
a deceitful tongue will not be found
in their mouths.
But they will pasture and lie down,
with nothing to make them afraid.
God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Therefore, let us observe the feast, not with old yeast or with the yeast of malice and evil but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Since you put away lying, Speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another.
Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old self with its practices
For theone who wants to love life
and to see good days
must keep his tongue from evil
and his lips from speaking deceit,
God, You will bring them down
to the Pit of destruction;
men of bloodshed and treachery
will not live out half their days.
But I will trust in You.
Their tongues are deadly arrows—
they speak deception.
With his mouth
a man speaks peaceably with his friend,
but inwardly he sets up an ambush. Should I not punish them for these things?
This is the Lord’s declaration.
Should I not avenge Myself
on such a nation as this?
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