19 Bible Verses about

Deception In Fallen Human Nature

Most Relevant Verses

Job 15:35

"They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity, And their mind prepares deception."

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace, But they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Micah 6:12

"For the rich men of the city are full of violence, Her residents speak lies, And their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares for me; And those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction, And they devise treachery all day long.

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are just, But the counsels of the wicked are deceitful.

Jeremiah 9:4-5

"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.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim surrounds Me with lies And the house of Israel with deceit; Judah is also unruly against God, Even against the Holy One who is faithful.

Mark 7:21-22

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

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