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Theasaurus: Distrust

27 Bible Verses about distrust

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Genesis 50:15-17

And the brethren of Joseph see that their father is dead, and say, 'Peradventure Joseph doth hate us, and doth certainly return to us all the evil which we did with him.' And they give a charge for Joseph, saying, 'Thy father commanded before his death, saying, Thus ye do say to Joseph, I pray thee, bear, I pray thee, with the transgression of thy brethren, and their sin, for they have done thee evil; and now, bear, we pray thee, with the transgression of the servants of the God of thy father;' and Joseph weepeth in their speaking unto him.

Genesis 32:6-8

And the messengers turn back unto Jacob, saying, 'We came in unto thy brother, unto Esau, and he also is coming to meet thee, and four hundred men with him;' and Jacob feareth exceedingly, and is distressed, and he divideth the people who are with him, and the flock, and the herd, and the camels, into two camps, and saith, 'If Esau come in unto the one camp, and have smitten it -- then the camp which is left hath been for an escape.'

Judges 11:19-20

'And Israel sendeth messengers unto Sihon, king of the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and Israel saith to him, Let us pass over, we pray thee, through thy land, unto my place, and Sihon hath not trusted Israel to pass over through his border, and Sihon gathereth all his people, and they encamp in Jahaz, and fight with Israel;

Acts 15:37-38

And Barnabas counselled to take with them John called Mark, and Paul was not thinking it good to take him with them who withdrew from them from Pamphylia, and did not go with them to the work;

Zephaniah 3:2

She hath not hearkened to the voice, She hath not accepted instruction, In Jehovah she hath not trusted, Unto her God she hath not drawn near.

Deuteronomy 1:32-33

'And in this thing ye are not stedfast in Jehovah your God, who is going before you in the way to search out to you a place for your encamping, in fire by night, to shew you in the way in which ye go, and in a cloud by day.

Deuteronomy 9:23-24

and in Jehovah's sending you from Kadesh-Barnea, saying, Go up, and possess the land which I have given to you, then ye provoke the mouth of Jehovah your God, and have not given credence to Him, nor hearkened to His voice; rebels ye have been with Jehovah from the day of my knowing you.

Psalm 78:7

And place in God their confidence, And forget not the doings of God, But keep His commands.

2 Kings 17:14-15

and they have not hearkened, and harden their neck, like the neck of their fathers, who did not remain stedfast in Jehovah their God, and reject His statutes and His covenant that He made with their fathers, and His testimonies that He testified against them, and go after the vain thing, and become vain, and after the nations that are round about them, of whom Jehovah commanded them not to do like them;

Jeremiah 13:25

This is thy lot, the portion of thy measures from Me -- an affirmation of Jehovah, Because thou hast forgotten me, And dost trust in falsehood.

Ezekiel 33:13

In My saying of the righteous: He surely liveth, And -- he hath trusted on his righteousness, And he hath done perversity, All his righteous acts are not remembered, And for his perversity that he hath done, For it he doth die.

Malachi 3:6-10

For I am Jehovah, I have not changed, And ye, the sons of Jacob, Ye have not been consumed. Even from the days of your fathers Ye have turned aside from My statutes, And ye have not taken heed. Turn back unto Me, and I turn back to you, Said Jehovah of Hosts. And ye have said, 'In what do we turn back?' Doth man deceive God? but ye are deceiving Me, And ye have said: 'In what have we deceived Thee?' The tithe and the heave-offering!read more.
With a curse ye are cursed! And Me ye are deceiving -- this nation -- all of it. Bring in all the tithe unto the treasure-house, And there is food in My house; When ye have tried Me, now, with this, Said Jehovah of Hosts, Do not I open to you the windows of heaven? Yea, I have emptied on you a blessing till there is no space.

Job 4:18

Lo, in His servants He putteth no credence, Nor in His messengers setteth praise.'

Job 15:15

Lo, in His holy ones He putteth no credence, And the heavens have not been pure in His eyes.

John 2:24

and Jesus himself was not trusting himself to them, because of his knowing all men,

Job 39:12

Dost thou trust in him That he doth bring back thy seed? And to thy threshing-floor doth gather it?

Jeremiah 7:4

Do not trust for yourselves Unto the words of falsehood, saying, The temple of Jehovah, the temple of Jehovah, The temple of Jehovah are they!

Jeremiah 9:4

Each of his friend -- beware ye, And on any brother, do not trust, For every brother doth utterly supplant, For every friend slanderously doth walk,

Habakkuk 2:18

What profit hath a graven image given That its former hath graven it? A molten image and teacher of falsehood, That trusted hath the former on his own formation -- 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 in which he doth not look for him, and in an hour that he doth not know, and will cut him off, and his portion with the unfaithful he will appoint.

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

Numbers 20:12

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, and unto Aaron, 'Because ye have not believed in Me to sanctify Me before the eyes of the sons of Israel, therefore ye do not bring in this assembly unto the land which I have given to them.'

Numbers 11:21

And Moses saith, 'Six hundred thousand footmen are the people in whose midst I am; and Thou, Thou hast said, Flesh I give to them, and they have eaten, a month of days!

Distrust » Doubt » Peter sinking in the sea

Matthew 14:31

And immediately Jesus, having stretched forth the hand, laid hold of him, and saith to him, 'Little faith! for what didst thou waver?'

Matthew 16:8

And Jesus having known, said to them, 'Why reason ye in yourselves, ye of little faith, because ye took no loaves?

Distrust » Doubt » The two on the way to emmaus

John 20:27

then he saith to Thomas, 'Bring thy finger hither, and see my hands, and bring thy hand, and put it to my side, and become not unbelieving, but believing.'

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

Matthew 17:19-20

Then the disciples having come to Jesus by himself, said, 'Wherefore were we not able to cast him out?' And Jesus said to them, 'Through your want of faith; for verily I say to you, if ye may have faith as a grain of mustard, ye shall say to this mount, Remove hence to yonder place, and it shall remove, and nothing shall be impossible to you,

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

Genesis 17:17

And Abraham falleth upon his face, and laugheth, and saith in his heart, 'To the son of an hundred years is one born? or doth Sarah -- daughter of ninety years -- bear?'

Distrust » Doubt » The disciples powerless to heal

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus answering said, 'O generation, unstedfast and perverse, till when shall I be with you? till when shall I bear you? bring him to me hither;'

Distrust » Doubt » Rebuked by Christ

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

Luke 24:11

and their sayings appeared before them as idle talk, and they were not believing them.

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

Luke 1:20

and lo, thou shalt be silent, and not able to speak, till the day that these things shall come to pass, because thou didst not believe my words, that shall be fulfilled in their season.'

Distrust » Doubt » The disciples in the storm

Mark 4:40

and he said to them, 'Why are ye so fearful? how have ye not faith?'