Deception In Fallen Human Nature

Most Relevant Verses

Job 15:35

They conceive trouble and give birth to evil;
their womb prepares deception.

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak in friendly ways,
but contrive deceitful schemes
against those who live peacefully in the land.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are malicious and deceptive;
he has stopped acting wisely and doing good.

Micah 6:12

For the wealthy of the city are full of violence,
and its residents speak lies;
the tongues in their mouths are deceitful.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life set traps,
and those who want to harm me threaten to destroy me;
they plot treachery all day long.

Jeremiah 9:4-5

Everyone has to be on guard against his friend.
Don’t trust any brother,
for every brother will certainly deceive,
and every friend spread slander. Each one betrays his friend;
no one tells the truth.
They have taught their tongues to speak lies;
they wear themselves out doing wrong.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim surrounds me with lies,
the house of Israel, with deceit.
Judah still wanders with God
and is faithful to the holy ones.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders, adulteries, greed, evil actions, deceit, promiscuity, stinginess, blasphemy, pride, and foolishness.

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