Deception, Forbidden By God

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 24:28

Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause, and deceive not with your lips.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he who breathes forth lies shall perish.

Deuteronomy 25:13

You shall not have in your bag true and false weights, a large and a small.

Proverbs 20:10

Diverse weights [one for buying and another for selling] and diverse measures -- "both of them are exceedingly offensive and abhorrent to the Lord.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God [to recognize, perceive, and be acquainted with Him], but deny and disown and renounce Him by what they do; they are detestable and loathsome, unbelieving and disobedient and disloyal and rebellious, and [they are] unfit and worthless for good work (deed or enterprise) of any kind.

Malachi 1:14

But cursed is the [cheating] deceiver who has a male in his flock and vows to offer it, yet sacrifices to the [sovereign] Lord a blemished or diseased thing! For I am a great King, says the Lord of hosts, and My name is terrible and to be [reverently] feared among the nations.

Matthew 23:27-28

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, pretenders (hypocrites)! For you are like tombs that have been whitewashed, which look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of dead men's bones and everything impure. Just so, you also outwardly seem to people to be just and upright but inside you are full of pretense and lawlessness and iniquity.

Luke 6:46

Why do you call Me, Lord, Lord, and do not [practice] what I tell you?

Romans 2:21

Well then, you who teach others, do you not teach yourself? While you teach against stealing, do you steal (take what does not really belong to you)?

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