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Theasaurus: Error

30 Bible Verses about Error

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1 John 4:6

We are from God. Anyone who knows God listens to us; anyone who is not from God does not listen to us. From this we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of deception.

Ecclesiastes 10:5

There is an evil I have seen under the sun, an error proceeding from the presence of the ruler:

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Do not let your mouth bring guilt on you, and do not say in the presence of the messenger that it was a mistake. Why should God be angry with your words and destroy the work of your hands?

Proverbs 30:6

Don’t add to His words,
or He will rebuke you, and you will be proved a liar.

Job 19:4

Even if it is true that I have sinned,
my mistake concerns only me.

2 Thessalonians 2:11

For this reason God sends them a strong delusion so that they will believe what is false,

Romans 1:27

The males in the same way also left natural relations with females and were inflamed in their lust for one another. Males committed shameless acts with males and received in their own persons the appropriate penalty of their error.

2 Peter 2:18

For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.

Daniel 6:4

The administrators and satraps, therefore, kept trying to find a charge against Daniel regarding the kingdom. But they could find no charge or corruption, for he was trustworthy, and no negligence or corruption was found in him.

Ezekiel 13:10

“Since they have led My people astray saying, ‘Peace,’ when there is no peace, for when someone builds a wall they plaster it with whitewash,

Isaiah 35:8

A road will be there and a way;
it will be called the Holy Way.
The unclean will not travel on it,
but it will be for the one who walks the path.
Even the fool will not go astray.

2 Samuel 6:7

Then the Lord’s anger burned against Uzzah, and God struck him dead on the spot for his irreverence, and he died there next to the ark of God.

Isaiah 32:6

For a fool speaks foolishness
and his mind plots iniquity.
He lives in a godless way
and speaks falsely about the Lord.
He leaves the hungry empty
and deprives the thirsty of drink.

From Thematic Bible


Drunkenness » Leads to » Error

Isaiah 28:7

These also stagger because of wine
and stumble under the influence of beer:
priest and prophet stagger because of beer,
they are confused by wine.
They stumble because of beer,
they are muddled in their visions,
they stumble in their judgments.

Error » Sin's penalty » Abandonment by God

Romans 1:24

Therefore God delivered them over in the cravings of their hearts to sexual impurity, so that their bodies were degraded among themselves.

2 Chronicles 30:7

Don’t be like your fathers and your brothers who were unfaithful to Yahweh, the God of their ancestors so that He made them an object of horror as you yourselves see.

Matthew 23:38

See, your house is left to you desolate.

Judges 16:20

Then she cried, “Samson, the Philistines are here!” When he awoke from his sleep, he said, “I will escape as I did before and shake myself free.” But he did not know that the Lord had left him.

Error » Sin's penalty » Penalty sometimes delayed

Isaiah 48:9

I will delay My anger for the honor of My name,
and I will restrain Myself for your benefit and for My praise,
so that you will not be destroyed.

1 Peter 3:20

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared. In it a few—that is, eight people—were saved through water.

1 Kings 21:29

“Have you seen how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? I will not bring the disaster during his lifetime, because he has humbled himself before Me. I will bring the disaster on his house during his son’s lifetime.”

1 Kings 11:12

However, I will not do it during your lifetime because of your father David; I will tear it out of your son’s hand.

Error » Sin's penalty » Death, physical and spiritual

Deuteronomy 32:51

For both of you broke faith with Me among the Israelites at the waters of Meribath-kadesh in the Wilderness of Zin by failing to treat Me as holy in their presence.

Error » Known to God » Loved by men

Job 15:16

how much less one who is revolting and corrupt,
who drinks injustice like water?

Job 20:12

Though evil tastes sweet in his mouth
and he conceals it under his tongue,

Isaiah 5:18

Woe to those who drag wickedness
with cords of deceit
and pull sin along with cart ropes,

Error » Definition of » Sin deceptive

Error » Definition of » To be forsaken

More verses: Isaiah 55:7 Job 11:14

Error » Known to God » Hateful to God

2 Samuel 11:27

When the time of mourning ended, David had her brought to his house. She became his wife and bore him a son. However, the Lord considered what David had done to be evil.

Psalm 5:4

For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil cannot dwell with You.

Error » Definition of » Despised by saints

Psalm 101:3

I will not set anything worthless before my eyes.
I hate the practice of transgression;
it will not cling to me.

2 Peter 2:7

and if He rescued righteous Lot, distressed by the unrestrained behavior of the immoral

Psalm 119:104

I gain understanding from Your precepts;
therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:113

?SamekI hate those who are double-minded,
but I love Your instruction.

Proverbs 8:7

For my mouth tells the truth,
and wickedness is detestable to my lips.

More verses: Proverbs 8:13 Romans 7:15

Error » Definition of » Consequences of parents' sins upon children

Exodus 20:5

5 You must not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the fathers’ sin, to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,

Numbers 14:33

Your children will be shepherds in the wilderness for 40 years and bear the penalty for your acts of unfaithfulness until all your corpses lie scattered in the wilderness.

Psalm 37:28

For the Lord loves justice
and will not abandon His faithful ones.
They are kept safe forever,
but the children of the wicked will be destroyed.

Isaiah 14:20

You will not join them in burial,
because you destroyed your land
and slaughtered your own people.
The offspring of evildoers
will never be remembered.

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked will be destroyed,
but the tent of the upright will stand.

More verses: Lamentations 5:7

Error » Known to God » Allurements of

2 Peter 2:18

For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoils a beautiful cloak from Babylon, 200 silver shekels, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, I coveted them and took them. You can see for yourself. They are concealed in the ground inside my tent, with the money under the cloak.”

More verses: James 1:14

Error » Definition of » Forbidden

John 5:14

After this, Jesus found him in the temple complex and said to him, “See, you are well. Do not sin anymore, so that something worse doesn’t happen to you.”

John 8:11

“No one, Lord,” she answered.“Neither do I condemn you,” said Jesus. “Go, and from now on do not sin anymore.”]

More verses: 1 Corinthians 15:34

Error » Sin's penalty » Separation from God

Exodus 33:3

Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey. But I will not go with you because you are a stiff-necked people; otherwise, I might destroy you on the way.”

Joshua 7:11-12

Israel has sinned. They have violated My covenant that I appointed for them. They have taken some of what was set apart. They have stolen, deceived, and put [the things] with their own belongings. This is why the Israelites cannot stand against their enemies. They will turn their backs [and run] from their enemies, because they have been set apart for destruction. I will no longer be with you unless you remove from you what is set apart.

More verses: Hosea 5:6

Error » Sins » Our deliverance from, through Christ

Error » Sins » Of ignorance

Luke 12:48

But the one who did not know and did things deserving of blows will be beaten lightly. Much will be required of everyone who has been given much. And even more will be expected of the one who has been entrusted with more.

Leviticus 4:2

“Tell the Israelites: When someone sins unintentionally against any of the Lord’s commands and does anything prohibited by them—

Leviticus 5:17

“If someone sins and without knowing it violates any of the Lord’s commands concerning anything prohibited, he bears the consequences of his guilt.

Acts 3:17

“And now, brothers, I know that you did it in ignorance, just as your leaders also did.

Error » Definition of » Forgiven

Psalm 78:38

Yet He was compassionate;
He atoned for their guilt
and did not destroy them.
He often turned His anger aside
and did not unleash all His wrath.

Psalm 85:2

You took away Your people’s guilt;
You covered all their sin.Selah

Error » Sins » Of omission

Luke 12:47

And that slave who knew his master’s will and didn’t prepare himself or do it will be severely beaten.

Matthew 25:45

“Then He will answer them, ‘I assure you: Whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for Me either.’

Error » Definition of » Origin of

Error » Definition of » Inexcusable

Romans 2:1

Therefore, any one of you who judges is without excuse. For when you judge another, you condemn yourself, since you, the judge, do the same things.

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin.Now they have no excuse for their sin.

Error » Definition of » Contempt for others

Proverbs 14:21

The one who despises his neighbor sins,
but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

Error » Definition of » Vain talk

Error » Definition of » Foolish thoughts

Error » Definition of » Unbelief

Error » Definition of » All unrighteousness

1 John 5:17

All unrighteousness is sin, and there is sin that does not bring death.

Error » Definition of » Transgression of the law

Error » Definition of » Neglect of opportunity

Ignorance of God » Leads to » Error

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