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Theasaurus: Deviousness

11 Bible Verses about Deviousness

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 21:8

A guilty man’s conduct is crooked,
but the behavior of the innocent is upright.

Proverbs 3:32

for the devious are detestable to the Lord,
but He is a friend to the upright.

Proverbs 2:12

rescuing you from the way of evil—
from the one who says perverse things,

Proverbs 14:2

Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord,
but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Job 5:12

He frustrates the schemes of the crafty
so that they achieve no success.

Genesis 3:3

But about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden, God said, ‘You must not eat it or touch it, or you will die.’”

Genesis 27:18-27

When he came to his father, he said, “My father.”And he answered, “Here I am. Who are you, my son?” Jacob replied to his father, “I am Esau, your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game so that you may bless me.” But Isaac said to his son, “How did you ever find it so quickly, my son?”He replied, “Because the Lord your God worked it out for me.”read more.
Then Isaac said to Jacob, “Please come closer so I can touch you, my son. Are you really my son Esau or not?” So Jacob came closer to his father Isaac. When he touched him, he said, “The voice is the voice of Jacob, but the hands are the hands of Esau.” He did not recognize him, because his hands were hairy like those of his brother Esau; so he blessed him. Again he asked, “Are you really my son Esau?”And he replied, “I am.” Then he said, “Serve me, and let me eat some of my son’s game so that I can bless you.” Jacob brought it to him, and he ate; he brought him wine, and he drank. Then his father Isaac said to him, “Please come closer and kiss me, my son.” So he came closer and kissed him. When Isaac smelled his clothes, he blessed him and said:Ah, the smell of my son
is like the smell of a field
that the Lord has blessed.

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