Deceit, Practice Of

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 19:9

A witness to lies will not go unpunished; the teller of falsehoods will perish.

Psalm 24:3-4

Who may ascend the mountain of the LORD? Who may stand in his Holy Place? The one who has innocent hands and a pure heart; the person who does not delight in what is false and does not swear an oath deceitfully.

Psalm 32:2

How blessed is the person against whom the LORD does not charge iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Zephaniah 3:13

The survivors of Israel will not practice lawlessness nor tell lies, nor will a deceitful message be found in their mouths, because they will eat and rest, with no one to cause fear."

1 Corinthians 5:8

So let's keep celebrating the festival, neither with old yeast nor with yeast that is evil and wicked, but with yeast-free bread that is both sincere and true.

Psalm 55:23

But you, God, bring them down to the Pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful people will not live out half their days. But I put my full confidence in you. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "A Silent Dove Far Away," when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

Psalm 119:118

You reject all who wander from your statutes, since their deceitfulness is vain.

Proverbs 20:17

Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man, but later his mouth will be full of gravel.

Jeremiah 9:8-9

Their tongue is a deadly arrow that speaks deceit. With his mouth a person says, "Peace,' to his friend, but inwardly he sets a trap for him. Should I not punish them for these things?" asks the LORD, "and should I not avenge myself on a nation like this?"

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