Deceit, Practice Of
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"You are not to steal or lie or deal falsely with your neighbor.
"You are not to give false testimony against your neighbor.
They claim to know God, but they deny him by their actions. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified to do anything good.
Therefore, rid yourselves of every kind of evil and deception, hypocrisy, jealousy, and every kind of slander.
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.
Do not let anyone deceive you with meaningless words, for it is because of these things that God becomes angry with those who disobey.
The truth teller speaks what is right, but the false witness speaks what is deceitful.
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.
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."
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."
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.
Therefore, stripping off falsehood, "let each of us speak the truth to his neighbor," for we belong to one another.
Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old nature with its practices
"For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.
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.
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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