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Theasaurus: Distrust

27 Bible Verses about distrust

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Genesis 50:15-17

And when Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, Joseph will perhaps hate us, and will certainly pay back to us all the evil which we did unto him. And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying, Your father did command before he died, saying, So shall you say unto Joseph, Forgive, I pray you now, the trespass of your brothers, and their sin; for they did unto you evil: and now, we pray you, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of your father. And Joseph wept when they spoke unto him.

Genesis 32:6-8

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to your brother Esau, and also he comes to meet you, and four hundred men with him. Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that were with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands; And said, If Esau comes to the one company, and smites it, then the other company which is left shall escape.

Judges 11:19-20

And Israel sent messengers unto Sihon king of the Amorites, the king of Heshbon; and Israel said unto him, Let us pass, we pray you, through your land into my place. But Sihon trusted not Israel to pass through his territory: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and encamped in Jahaz, and fought against Israel.

Acts 15:37-38

And Barnabas determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark. But Paul thought it not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.

Zephaniah 3:2

She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God.

Deuteronomy 1:32-33

Yet in this thing you did not believe the LORD your God, Who went in the way before you, to search you out a place to pitch your tents in, in fire by night, to show you by what way you should go, and in a cloud by day.

Deuteronomy 9:23-24

Likewise when the LORD sent you from Kadeshbarnea, saying, Go up and possess the land which I have given you; then you rebelled against the commandment of the LORD your God, and you believed him not, nor hearkened to his voice. You have been rebellious against the LORD from the day that I knew you.

Psalm 78:7

That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:

2 Kings 17:14-15

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

Jeremiah 13:25

This is your lot, the portion of your measures from me, says the LORD; because you have forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.

Ezekiel 33:13

When I shall say to the righteous, that he shall surely live; if he trusts in his own righteousness, and commits iniquity, all his righteousnesses shall not be remembered; but for his iniquity that he has committed, he shall die for it.

Malachi 3:6-10

For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore you sons of Jacob are not consumed. Even from the days of your fathers you have gone away from my ordinances, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, says the LORD of hosts. But you say, How shall we return? Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed me. But you say, How have we robbed you? In tithes and offerings.read more.
You are cursed with a curse: for you have robbed me, even this whole nation. Bring you all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house, and test me now in this, says the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

Job 15:15

Behold, he puts no trust in his holy ones; yea, the heavens are not clean in his sight.

John 2:24

But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all men,

Job 39:12

Will you believe him, that he will bring home your grain, and gather it into your barn?

Jeremiah 7:4

Trust you not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take you heed everyone of his neighbor, and trust you not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbor will walk with slanders.

Habakkuk 2:18

What profits the graven image that its maker has shaped it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the maker of his work trusts in it, to make dumb idols?

From Thematic Bible


Distrust » Of religious men » Unbelievers, general references to

Luke 12:46

The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looks not for him, and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in pieces, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.

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

Numbers 20:12

And the LORD spoke unto Moses and Aaron, Because you believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore you shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.

Numbers 11:21

And Moses said, The people, among whom I am, are six hundred thousand footmen; and you have said, 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 forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O you of little faith, why did you doubt?

Matthew 16:8

Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O you of little faith, why reason you among yourselves, because you have brought no bread?

Distrust » Doubt » The two on the way to emmaus

John 20:27

Then said he to Thomas, Reach here your finger, and behold my hands; and reach here your hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing.

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

Matthew 17:19-20

Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out? And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you shall say unto this mountain, Remove from here to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

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

Distrust » Doubt » The disciples powerless to heal

Matthew 17:17

Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I endure you? bring him here to me.

Distrust » Doubt » Rebuked by Christ

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

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

Luke 1:20

And, behold, you shall be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because you believe not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their time.

Distrust » Doubt » The disciples in the storm

Mark 4:40

And he said unto them, Why are you so fearful? how is it that you have no faith?