19 Bible Verses about Deception In Fallen Human Nature
Most Relevant Verses
“The heart is more deceitful than all else
And is desperately sick;
Who can understand it?
There is nothing reliable in what they say;
Their inward part is destruction itself.
Their throat is an open grave;
They flatter with their tongue.
His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression;
Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.
“Their throat is an open grave,
With their tongues they keep deceiving,”
“The poison of asps is under their lips”;
“Let everyone be on guard against his neighbor,
And do not trust any brother;
Because every brother deals craftily,
And every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.
“Everyone deceives his neighbor
And does not speak the truth,
They have taught their tongue to speak lies;
They weary themselves committing iniquity.
For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.
For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries, deeds of coveting and wickedness, as well as deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride and foolishness.
being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, “Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”
- Character Of Wicked
- Deceitful Hearts
- Deceitful Tongues
- Evil Speaking
- Heart, Fallen And Redeemed