Deception, Forbidden By God

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 24:28

Don’t testify against your neighbor without cause.
Don’t deceive with your lips.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness will not go unpunished,
and one who utters lies perishes.

Deuteronomy 25:13

“You must not have two different weights in your bag, one heavy and one light.

Malachi 1:14

“The deceiver is cursed who has an acceptable male in his flock and makes a vow but sacrifices a defective animal to the Lord. For I am a great King,” says Yahweh of Hosts, “and My name will be feared among the nations.

Matthew 23:27-28

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men’s bones and every impurity. In the same way, on the outside you seem righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

Luke 6:46

“Why do you call Me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and don’t do the things I say?

Romans 2:21

you then, who teach another, don’t you teach yourself? You who preach, “You must not steal”—do you steal?

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