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102 Bible Verses about False Confidence

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Psalm 49:5

Wherefore shall I fear in the days of evil, the iniquity of my heel shall surround me.

Luke 12:19-20

And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast many good things laid up for many years; rest, eat, drink, be gladdened. And God said to him, O foolish one, this night they require thy soul from thee: and what thou hast prepared, to whom shall it be?

Psalm 33:16-17

The king was not saved by much strength: the strong one will not be delivered by much power. The horse was false to salvation, and he shall not deliver by the multitude of his strength.

Psalm 31:6

I hated those watching vanities of falsehood, and I trusted to Jehovah.

Jeremiah 7:8

Behold, you trusting to yourselves upon words of falsehood not to receive profit.

Deuteronomy 29:19

And it was in his hearing the words of this oath, and he blessed himself in his heart, saying, Peace shall be to me, if in the hardness of my heart, I shall go to add satiating to thirst:

1 Kings 20:11

And the king of Israel will answer and say, Speak ye. He binding shall not boast as he loosening.

Psalm 49:6

They trusting upon their wealth, and they will glory in the multitude of their riches.

Isaiah 22:11

And ye made a gathering place between the two walls for the water of the old pool; and ye looked not to him making it, and ye saw not him forming it from far off.

Isaiah 31:1-3

Wo to those going down to Egypt for help; and they will look upon horses, and trust upon chariots, because they are many; and upon horsemen because they were strong greatly; and they looked not upon the Holy One of Israel, and sought not Jehovah. And he also being wise and he will bring evil, and he removed not his words: and he rose up against the house of those doing evil, and against the help of those working vanity. And the Egyptians, men and not God; and their horses, flesh and not spirit And Jehovah will stretch forth his hand, and he helping became weak, and he being helped, fell, and together shall they all be finished.

Jeremiah 48:7

For because of thy boasting in thy works and in thy treasures, also thou shalt be taken: and Chemosh shall go forth into captivity, his priests and his chiefs together.

Zechariah 4:6

And he will answer And say to me, saying, This the word of Jehovah to Zerubbabel, saying, Not by strength, not by power, but by my spirit, said Jehovah of armies.

Mark 10:24

And his disciples were amazed at his words. And Jesus again having answered, says to them, How difficult, children, is it for those trusting in property to enter into the kingdom of God!

Psalm 62:9

Surely the sons of man vanity, the sons of man falsehood: to be brought up into the balances, they together of vanity.

Psalm 146:4

His spirit shall go forth, he shall turn back to his earth; in that day his thoughts perished.

Hosea 5:13

And Ephraim will see his disease and Judah his wound, and Ephraim will go to Assur, and he will send to king Jareb: and he will not be able to heal for you, and he will not remove from you the wound.

Deuteronomy 29:18

Lest there be among you man or woman, or family or tribe, whom his heart turn this day from Jehovah our God, to go to serve the gods of these nations; lest there be among you a root bearing poverty and wormwood;

Isaiah 36:6

Behold, thou trustedst upon the staff of this broken reed, upon Egypt; which, shall a man rest upon it, it was into his hand and pierced it: thus Pharaoh king of Egypt to all trusting upon him.

Job 11:20

And the eyes of the unjust shall be consumed, and flight shall perish from them, and their hope a breathing out of the soul.

Job 15:31

He being deceived shall not trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his compensation.

Job 29:18

And saying, I shall expire with my nest I shall multiply days as the sand.

Psalm 10:6

Saying in his heart, I shall not be moved: to generation and generation for not in evil.

Psalm 30:6

And I said in my security, I shall not be moved forever.

Psalm 36:2

For he made smooth to himself in his eyes, to find his iniquity to hate.

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way straight before a man, and its latter state the ways of death.

Proverbs 18:11

The rich one's wealth his strong city, and as a wall lifted up in his imagination.

Proverbs 29:26

Many are seeking the face of the ruler, and from Jehovah a man's judgment

Isaiah 8:12

Ye shall not say, A conspiracy to all whom this people shall say a conspiracy; and ye shall not fear their fear, and ye shall not be afraid.

Isaiah 9:9

And the people shall know, all they of Ephraim and the inhabitants of Shomeron, in pride and in greatness of heart, saying,

Isaiah 28:15

Because ye said, We cut out a covenant with death, and with hades we did this; when this overflowing scourge passed through it shall not come to us, for we set falsehood our refuge, and in ahewe hid ourselves.,

Isaiah 30:10

Who said to the seeing, Ye shall not see, and to the perceiving, Ye shall not perceive for us right things, speak to us smooth things, perceive delusions.

Isaiah 47:7

And thou wilt say, I shall be mistress forever: till thou didst not set these upon thy heart, thou didst not remember its last part

Isaiah 56:12

Come ye, I will take wine, and we will drink strong drink to excess; and the morrow being as this day, the remainder great exceedingly.

Isaiah 57:13

In thy crying out, shall thy gatherings deliver thee? and the wind shall lift them all up; a breath shall take: and he taking refuge in me shall inherit the land, and he shall inherit my holy mountain;

Jeremiah 3:23

Truly in vain from the hills; the multitude of mountains; truly in Jehovah our God the salvation of Israel.

Jeremiah 5:17

And it ate thy harvest and thy bread, that thy sons and thy daughters shall eat: it shall eat thy sheep and thine oxen: it shall eat thy vine and thy fig-trees: it shall break down thy fortified cities which thou trustedst in them, with the sword.

Jeremiah 6:14

And they will heal the breaking of the daughter of my people by making light, and saying, Peace, peace; and no peace.

Jeremiah 8:11

And they will heal the breaking of the daughter of my people by making light of, saying, Peace, peace; and no peace.

Jeremiah 12:5

If thou didst run with the footmen and they will weary thee, and how wilt thou contend with horses? and in the land of peace thou trustest, and how wilt thou do in the grandeur of Jordan

Jeremiah 14:13

And saying, Ah, Lord Jehovah! behold, the prophets saying to them, Ye shall not see the sword, and famine shall not be to you; for the peace of truth will I give to you in this place.

Jeremiah 21:13

Behold me against thee, thou inhabitress of the valley, rock of the plain, says Jehovah; those saying, Who shall come down against us? and who shall come into our habitations?

Jeremiah 23:17

Saying to say to those despising the word of Jehovah, There shall be peace to you; and every one going in the stubbornness of his heart, they said, Evil shall not come to you.

Jeremiah 49:4

Wherefore wilt thou boast in the valleys, thy valley flowing away, O daughter turning away? trusting in her treasures, Who shall come to me?

Lamentations 4:17

Continuing, yet our eyes will fail, for our help in vain: in our watching we watched for a nation it will not save us.

Ezekiel 8:12

And he said to me, Sawest, thou son of man, what the old men of the house of Israel are doing in darkness, a man in the chambers of his images? for they are saying, Jehovah sees us not; Jehovah forsook the earth.

Ezekiel 13:10

Because, and because they led my people astray, saying, Peace; and no peace; and he built a wall and they plastering it with plaster:

Ezekiel 29:6

And all the inhabitants of Egypt shall know that I am Jehovah, because they were a support of reed to the house of Israel:

Ezekiel 30:8

And they knew that I am Jehovah in my giving fire in Egypt, and all her helpers were broken.

Hosea 7:9

Strangers consumed his strength, and he knew not: also grayness of hair was sprinkled upon him, and he knew not

Hosea 10:13

Ye ploughed injustice, ye reaped iniquity; ye ate the fruit of falsehood: for thou didst trust in thy way in the multitude of thy strong ones.

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim fed upon the wind, and he pursued the east wind: all the day he multiplied falsehood and destruction; and they will cut out a covenant with Assur, and oil will be brought to Egypt

Hosea 14:3

Assur will not save us; we will not ride upon a horse, and we will no more say, Our God, to the work of our hands, for in thee the orphan shall be compassionated.

Amos 6:1

Wo! to those living at ease in Zion, and trusting in the mountain of Shomeron, being distinguished the chief of the nations, and to them the house of Israel came.

Amos 6:13

Rejoicing to no word, saying, Did we not take horns by our strength?

Amos 9:10

By the sword shall all sinning of my people die, saying, It shall not draw near, and the evil shall not cleave about us.

Micah 3:11

Her heads will judge for a gift, and her priests will teach for hire, and her prophets will divine for silver: and they will lean upon Jehovah, saying, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? he will not bring evil upon us.

Zephaniah 1:12

And it was in that time, I will search out Jerusalem with lights, and I reviewed upon the men curdled upon their lees, saying in their heart, Jehovah will do good and not evil.

Zephaniah 2:15

This the exulting city dwelling confidently, saying in her heart, I, and none besides me. How was she for a desolation, a piece of lying down for the beast! all passing by her shall hiss and wave his hand.

Matthew 25:5

And the bridegroom delaying, they all slumbered and slept.

Mark 14:29-31

And Peter said to him, And if all shall be offended, yet not I. And Jesus says to him, Truly I say to thee, That to day, in this night, surely before the cock has uttered a sound twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he said more excessively, If I should die with thee, I shall not deny thee. And so likewise they all said.

Matthew 26:33-35

And Peter having answered, said to him, And if all men shall be scandalized in thee, I will never be scandalized. Jesus says to him, Truly I say to thee that in this night, before the cock utters a sound, thou shalt deny me thrice. Peter says to him, Though it should be necessary for me to die with thee, I will not deny thee: likewise also said all the disciples.

Luke 17:26-30

And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be in the days of the Son of man. They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, till the day which Noe came into the ark, and the overflow came, and destroyed all. And likewise as it was in the days of Lot; they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;read more.
And the day which Lot went out of Sodom, it rained fire and sulphur from heaven, and destroyed all. According to these shall be the day in which the Son of man is revealed.

Luke 18:9-14

And he spake to certain trusting upon themselves that they were just, and setting at nought the rest, this parable: Two men went up to the temple to pray; one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee having stood, prayed these to himself, O God, I return thee thanks that I am not as the rest of men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or also as this publican.read more.
I fast twice of the Sabbath; I pay tithes of all I possess. And the publican, standing afar off, would not either lift up the eyes to heaven, but struck upon his breast, saying, God propitiate for me the sinful. I say to you, this one went down to his house justified rather than that one: for every one lifting up himself shall be humbled; and he humbling himself shall be lifted up.

John 5:45

Think not that I shall accuse you to the Father: he accusing you is Moses, in whom ye have hoped.

Romans 2:3

And thinkest thou this, O man, judging them doing such things, and doing the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God?

James 4:13-15

Come on now, ye saying, To day or to morrow let us go to this city, and do there one year, and let us trade, and derive profit: (Which know not that of the morrow. For what your life? For it is a steam, appearing for a little, and then invisible.) For you should say, If the Lord will, and we live, and should do this, or that.

Revelation 18:7

As much as she glorified herself, and led an insolent life, give her so much torture and grief: for in her heart she says, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and I should see no grief.

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Isaiah 47:8

And now hear this, thou living delicately, dwelling securely, saying in her heart, I, and none besides me; I shall not sit a widow, and I shall not know bereavement

Obadiah 1:3

The pride of thy heart deceived thee, dwelling in the refuges of the rock, the height his seat; he said in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the earth?

Matthew 26:33

And Peter having answered, said to him, And if all men shall be scandalized in thee, I will never be scandalized.

More verses: Hosea 10:13 Luke 18:9

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Zephaniah 2:15

This the exulting city dwelling confidently, saying in her heart, I, and none besides me. How was she for a desolation, a piece of lying down for the beast! all passing by her shall hiss and wave his hand.

Matthew 20:22

And Jesus having answered, said, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink the cup which I am about to drink, and be immersed with the immersion which I am immersed? They say to him, We can.

Jeremiah 48:7

For because of thy boasting in thy works and in thy treasures, also thou shalt be taken: and Chemosh shall go forth into captivity, his priests and his chiefs together.

Mark 14:31

And he said more excessively, If I should die with thee, I shall not deny thee. And so likewise they all said.

More verses: Luke 22:33

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Psalm 49:6

They trusting upon their wealth, and they will glory in the multitude of their riches.

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Hosea 5:13

And Ephraim will see his disease and Judah his wound, and Ephraim will go to Assur, and he will send to king Jareb: and he will not be able to heal for you, and he will not remove from you the wound.

Psalm 62:9

Surely the sons of man vanity, the sons of man falsehood: to be brought up into the balances, they together of vanity.

false Confidence » Instances of » Peter, in asserting his devotion to jesus

Luke 22:33-34

And he said to him, Lord, with thee am I ready to go, and to prison, and to death. And he said, I say to thee, Peter, the cock shall not utter a sound this day, before thou shalt thrice deny knowing me.

John 13:37-38

Peter says to him, Lord, why can I not follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thee. Jesus answered, Wilt thou lay down thy life for me Truly, truly, I say to thee, The cock shall not utter a sound, till thou deny me thrice.

false Confidence » Instances of » Asa, in relying on syria rather than on God

2 Chronicles 16:7-9

And in that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and he will say to him, In thy relying upon the king of Aram, and thou didst not rely upon Jehovah thy God, for this the power of the king of Aram escaped from thy hand. Were not the Cushites and the Lubims for an army for multitude, for chariots, and for horsemen to a great multitude? and in thy relying upon Jehovah he gave them into thy hand. For Jehovah, his eyes run to and fro in all the earth to strengthen himself with the perfected heart of them to him. Thou wert foolish for this that from now there is wars with thee.

false Confidence » Instances of » Sennacherib, in the siege of jerusalem

2 Kings 19:23

By the hand of thy messengers thou didst reproach Jehovah, and thou wilt say, With the chariot of my horseman I came up upon the height of the mountains of the sides of Lebanon, and I said, I will cut off the height of the cedars and the chosen of its cypresses: and I will go in to the lodging-place of the extremity of the forest of its Carmel.

false Confidence » Instances of » Hezekiah, in the defenses of jerusalem

Isaiah 22:11

And ye made a gathering place between the two walls for the water of the old pool; and ye looked not to him making it, and ye saw not him forming it from far off.

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