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Theasaurus: Distrust

27 Bible Verses about distrust

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Genesis 50:15-17

And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, If now Joseph should be hostile to us, and should indeed requite us all the evil that we did to him! And they sent a messenger to Joseph, saying, Thy father commanded before he died, saying, Thus shall ye speak to Joseph: Oh forgive, I pray thee, the transgression of thy brethren, and their sin! for they did evil to thee. And now, we pray thee, forgive the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father. And Joseph wept when they spoke to him.

Genesis 32:6-8

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother, to Esau; and he also is coming to meet thee, and four hundred men with him. Then Jacob was greatly afraid, and was distressed; and he divided the people that were with him, and the sheep and the cattle and the camels, into two troops. And he said, If Esau come to the one troop and smite it, then the other troop which is left shall escape.

Judges 11:19-20

Israel then sent messengers to Sihon king of the Amorites, king of Heshbon; and Israel said to him, 'Let us pass, we pray, through your land to our country.' But Sihon did not trust Israel to pass through his territory; so Sihon gathered all his people together, and encamped at Jahaz, and fought with Israel.

Acts 15:37-38

And Barnabas proposed to take with them John also, called Mark; but Paul thought it not well to take with them him who had abandoned them, going back from Pamphylia, and had not gone with them to the work.

Zephaniah 3:2

She hearkened not to the voice; she received not correction; she confided not in Jehovah; she drew not near her God.

Deuteronomy 1:32-33

But In this thing ye did not believe Jehovah your God, who went in the way before you, to search you out a place for your encamping, in fire by night, to shew you by what way ye should go, and in the cloud by day.

Deuteronomy 9:23-24

And when Jehovah sent you from Kadesh-barnea, saying, Go up and take possession of the land which I have given you, ye rebelled against the word of Jehovah your God, and ye believed him not, nor hearkened to his voice. Ye have been rebellious against Jehovah from the day that I knew you.

Psalm 78:7

And that they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but observe his commandments;

2 Kings 17:14-15

But they would not hear, and hardened their necks, like to the neck of their fathers, who did not believe in Jehovah their God. And they rejected his statutes, and his covenant which he had made with their fathers, and his testimonies which he had testified unto them; and they followed vanity and became vain, and went after the nations that were round about them, concerning whom Jehovah had charged them that they should not do like them.

Jeremiah 13:25

This shall be thy lot, thy measured portion from me, saith Jehovah; because thou hast forgotten me, and confided in falsehood.

Ezekiel 33:13

When I say to the righteous that he shall certainly live, and he trusteth to his righteousness and doeth what is wrong, none of his righteous acts shall be remembered; but in his unrighteousness which he hath done, in it shall he die.

Malachi 3:6-10

For I Jehovah change not, and ye, sons of Jacob, are not consumed. Since the days of your fathers have ye departed from my statutes, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith Jehovah of hosts. But ye say, Wherein shall we return? Will a man rob God? But ye rob me. And ye say, Wherein do we rob thee? In tithes and heave-offerings.read more.
Ye are cursed with a curse; and me ye rob, even this whole nation. Bring the whole tithe into the treasure-house, that there may be food in my house, and prove me now herewith, saith Jehovah of hosts, if I open not to you the windows of the heavens, and pour you out a blessing, till there be no place for it.

Job 15:15

Behold, he putteth no trust in his holy ones, and the heavens are not pure in his sight:

John 2:24

But Jesus himself did not trust himself to them, because he knew all men,

Job 39:12

Wilt thou trust him to bring home thy seed, and gather it into thy threshing-floor?

Jeremiah 7:4

Confide ye not in words of falsehood, saying, Jehovah's temple, Jehovah's temple, Jehovah's temple is this.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take ye heed every one of his friend, and confide not in any brother; for every brother only supplanteth, and every friend goeth about with slander.

Habakkuk 2:18

What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it? the molten image, and the teacher of falsehood, that the maker of his work dependeth thereon, to make dumb idols?

From Thematic Bible


Distrust » Of religious men » Unbelievers, general references to

Acts 14:2

But the Jews who did not believe stirred up the minds of those of the nations and made them evil-affected against the brethren.

Luke 12:46

the lord of that bondman shall come in a day when he does not expect it, and in an hour he knows not of, and shall cut him in two and appoint his portion with the unbelievers.

Distrust » Of religious men » Moses, when told the host of israel should be fed

Numbers 20:12

And Jehovah said to Moses and to Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to hallow me before the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land that I have given them.

Numbers 11:21

And Moses said, The people in whose midst I am are six hundred thousand footmen; and thou sayest, I will give them flesh that they may eat a whole month.

Distrust » Doubt » Peter sinking in the sea

Matthew 14:31

And immediately Jesus stretched out his hand and caught hold of him, and says to him, O thou of little faith, why didst thou doubt?

Matthew 16:8

And Jesus knowing it, said, Why reason ye among yourselves, O ye of little faith, because ye have taken no bread?

Distrust » Doubt » The two on the way to emmaus

John 20:27

Then he says to Thomas, Bring thy finger here and see my hands; and bring thy hand and put it into my side; and be not unbelieving, but believing.

Distrust » Of religious men » The disciples, in failing to heal a demoniac

Matthew 17:19-20

Then the disciples, coming to Jesus apart, said to him, Why were not we able to cast him out? And he says to them, Because of your unbelief; for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say to this mountain, Be transported hence there, and it shall transport itself; and nothing shall be impossible to you.

Distrust » Of religious men » Abraham, when promised a child in old age

Genesis 17:17

And Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born to him that is a hundred years old? and shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear?

Distrust » Doubt » The disciples powerless to heal

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus answering said, O unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? Bring him here to me.

Distrust » Doubt » Rebuked by Christ

Distrust » Of religious men » The disciples, when told of the resurrection of Christ

Luke 24:11

And their words appeared in their eyes as an idle tale, and they disbelieved them.

Distrust » Of religious men » Zacharias, when promised that he should have a great son

Luke 1:20

and behold, thou shalt be silent and not able to speak, till the day in which these things shall take place, because thou hast not believed my words, the which shall be fulfilled in their time.

Distrust » Doubt » The disciples in the storm

Mark 4:40

And he said to them, Why are ye thus fearful? how is it ye have not faith?