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30 Bible Verses about Exaggerations

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Numbers 13:32-33

So they sent forth a rumour of the land which they had spied out, among the sons of Israel, saying, - As touching the land through which we passed to spy it out, it is, land that eateth up them who dwell therein, And all the people that we saw in the midst thereof, were men of great stature. And, there, saw we the giants, sons of Anak descended of the giants, - And we were in our own eyes, as grass-hoppers, And, so, were we in their eyes.

Deuteronomy 1:28

Whither, are, we, to go up? Our own brethren, have made our heart melt saying - A people greater and taller than we, cities large and walled-up into the heavens, - yea, moreover sons of Anakim, have we seen there.

Deuteronomy 9:1

Hear O Israel! thou art passing, to-day, over the Jordan, to go in to dispossess nations, greater and stronger than thou, - cities great and fortified into the heavens;

Job 21:7-10

Wherefore do, lawless men, live, advance in years, even wax mighty in power? Their seed, is established in their sight, along with them, yea their offspring, before their eyes; Their houses, are at peace, without dread, neither is, the rod of GOD, upon them;read more.
His bull, covereth, and causeth not aversion, His cow safely calveth, and casteth not her young;

Psalm 73:3-12

For I was envious of the boasters, At the prosperity of the lawless, used I to look. For they have no pangs in their death, And vigorous is their body; Of the toil of weak mortals, have they none, Nor, with the sons of earth, are they hard smitten.read more.
For this cause, doth arrogance deck them as a neck-chain, And a garment of wrong is their attire; Their iniquity, hath proceeded from fatness, They have surpassed the imaginations of the heart; They mock, and wickedly command oppression, From on high, they command; They have set, in the heavens, their mouth, And, their tongue, marcheth through the earth. Therefore must his people return thither, And, the waters of abundance, are drained by them; And they say - How doth GOD know? And is there knowledge in the Most High? Lo! these, are the lawless, Who are secure for an age, They have attained unto wealth.

Ezekiel 27:3

And thou shalt say unto Tyre, O thou that dwellest by the entrances of the sea, Thou merchant of the peoples unto many shores, - Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, O Tyre, Thou saidst, I, am the perfection of beauty!

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man Say to the Prince of Tyre. Thus, saith My Lord. Yahweh - Because lofty, is thy heart and thou hast said A GOD, am I, In the seat of God, have I taken my seat In the heart of the seas; Whereas thou art a man, and not a GOD, But hast set thy heart as the heart of God:

Hosea 12:8

So then Ephraim said, Surely I have gotten me riches, I have found wealth for myself, - in all my toils, they cannot find in me perversity which is sin.

Matthew 8:19

And a certain scribe, coming near, said unto him, - Teacher; I will follow thee, whithersoever Thou goest.

Luke 9:57

And, as they were journeying on the road, one said unto him - I will follow thee, whithersoever thou shalt depart.

Acts 12:21-23

And, on an appointed day, Herod, putting on royal apparel, and seating himself upon the tribunal, proceeded to deliver an oration unto them. And, the populace, began to shout - A god's, voice, and not, a man's! And, instantly, there smote him, a messenger of the Lord, because he gave not the glory unto God; and, becoming worm-eaten, he expired.

1 Corinthians 4:8

Already, ye have become full, already, ye are become rich, - apart from us, ye are become kings! And I would indeed ye had become kings, that, we also, with you, might have together become kings!

1 Samuel 21:11

And the servants of Achish said unto him, Is not, this, David, king of the land? Was it not, of this man, that they kept responding in the dances, saying, Saul, hath smitten his, thousands, but, David, his, tens of thousands?

1 Samuel 18:7

And the women that made merry responded to each other in song, and said, - Saul, hath smitten, his thousands, but, David, his, tens of thousands.

1 Samuel 29:5

Is not this David, of whom they made responses in the dances, saying, - Saul, hath smitten, his thousands, But, David, his, tens of thousands?

1 Kings 18:22

Then said Elijah unto the people - I, am left, Yahweh's, only, prophet, - but, the prophets of Baal, are four hundred and fifty men.

1 Kings 19:10

And he said - Very jealous, have I been, for Yahweh, God of hosts, because the sons of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thine altars, have they thrown down, thy prophets, also have they slain with the sword, - and, I alone, am left, and they have sought my life, to take it.

Psalm 12:1-2

O save Yahweh, for the man of lovingkindness, is no more, for the faithful, have vanished, from among the sons of men. Deception, speak they, every one with his neighbour, - with lips uttering smooth things - with a heart and a heart, do they speak.

Matthew 7:3-5

Why, moreover, beholdest thou the mote, in the eye of thy brother, - while, the beam in thine own eye, thou dost not consider? Or how wilt thou say unto thy brother, Let me cast the mote out of thine eye, - when 1o! a beam, is in thine own eye? Hypocrite! cast first, out of thine own eye, the beam, - and, then, shalt thou see clearly to cast the mote, out of the eye of thy brother.

Luke 6:41-42

But why beholdest thou the mote that is in the eye of thy brother, while, the beam that is in thine own eye, thou dost not consider? How canst thou say to thy brother - Brother! let me cast out the mote that is in thine eye, - thyself, the beam in thine own eye, not beholding? Hypocrite! cast out, first, the beam out of thine own eye, and, then, shalt thou see clearly, to cast out, the mote that is in the eye of thy brother.

Matthew 5:29-30

And, if, thy right eye, is causing thee to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from thee, - for it profiteth thee, that, one of thy members, should perish, and not, thy whole body, be cast into gehenna. And, if, thy right hand, is causing thee to stumble, cut it off, and cast it from thee, - for it profiteth thee, that, one of thy members, should perish, and not, thy whole body, into gehenna, depart.

Matthew 7:9-10

Or what man, from among yourselves, whom his son shall ask for a loaf, - a stone, will give him? Or, a fish also, shall ask, - a serpent, will give him?

Luke 11:11-12

But which is the father, from among yourselves, whom the son will ask for, a fish, who, instead of a fish, will give him, a serpent? Or shall also ask, an egg, who will give him, a scorpion?

Matthew 13:33

Another parable, spake he unto them: - The kingdom of the heavens is like, unto leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour until, the whole, was leavened.

Luke 13:20

And, again, he said - Whereunto, shall I liken the kingdom of God?

Matthew 19:24

Again I say unto you - Easier, is it for, a camel, through the eye of a needle, to enter, than a rich man - into the kingdom of God.

Mark 10:25

It is, easier, for a camel, through the eye of a needle, to pass, than for, a rich man, into the kingdom of God, to enter.

Luke 18:25

For it is, easier, for a camel, to enter, through the eye of a needle, than for, a rich man, to enter, into the kingdom of God.