Deception In Fallen Human Nature

Most Relevant Verses

Job 15:35

[They] conceive trouble and bring forth mischief, and their womb prepares deceit."

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace, but against [the] quiet [ones] of [the] land they plan deceitful words.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth [are] wickedness and deceit. He has ceased to have insight [and] to do good.

Micah 6:12

Because her rich are full of violence, and her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue [is] deceitful in their mouth.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares as well, and those intent on my harm speak threats. They also plot deceit all day.

Jeremiah 9:4-5

"Let everyone be on your guard against his neighbor, and you must not trust in any brother, for everyone surely betrays, and every neighbor goes about [with] slander. And everyone deceives his neighbor, and they do not speak [the] truth, they have taught their tongues to speak lies, they are tired [from] going astray.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim has surrounded me with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit; and Judah is still wandering with God and [is] faithful to the Holy One.

Nahum 3:1

Woe to the city [that has shed] {much blood}! {She is a deceiver}, She is filled [with] plunder, {She has hoarded her spoils of war}.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, from the heart of people, come evil plans, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders, adulteries, [acts of] greed, malicious [deeds], deceit, licentiousness, {envy}, abusive speech, pride, foolishness.

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