12 Bible Verses about Deceitful Hearts
Most Relevant Verses
The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked; who shall know it?
If I covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding my iniquity in my bosom; if I feared a great multitude or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept silence, and did not go out of the door?
For there is no uprightness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.
They only consult to cast him down from his greatness; they delight in lies; they bless with their mouth, but they curse in their inward parts. Selah.
if thou should say, Behold, we knew it not; shall not he that weighs the hearts understand it? and he that keeps thy soul, does he not know it? and shall he not render to every man according to his works?
Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross. He that hates dissembles with his lips and lays up deceit within him; when he speaks fair, do not believe him, for there are seven abominations in his heart.
The ashes feed him; his deceived heart inclines him, that he not deliver his soul and say, Is not the lie at my right hand?
But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness and for to shed innocent blood and for oppression and for violence, to do it.
But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.