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Theasaurus: Hypocrisy

45 Bible Verses about Hypocrisy

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Luke 12:56

Hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky, but why don’t you know how to interpret this time?

Luke 12:1

In these circumstances, a crowd of many thousands came together, so that they were trampling on one another. He began to say to His disciples first:“Be on your guard against the yeastof the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Luke 13:15

But the Lord answered him and said, “Hypocrites! Doesn’t each one of you untie his ox or donkey from the feeding trough on the Sabbath and lead it to water?

Matthew 23:27

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men’s bones and every impurity.

Matthew 23:28

In the same way, on the outside you seem righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

Psalm 26:4

I do not sit with the worthless
or associate with hypocrites.

Daniel 11:34

When defeated, they will be helped by some, but many others will join them insincerely.

Matthew 24:51

He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 23:13

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.

Mark 12:15

Should we pay, or should we not pay?”But knowing their hypocrisy, He said to them, “Why are you testing Me? Bring Me a denarius to look at.”

Matthew 7:5

Hypocrite! First take the log out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.

Job 34:30

so that godless men should not rule
or ensnare the people.

Matthew 16:3

And in the morning, ‘Today will be stormy because the sky is red and threatening.’ You know how to read the appearance of the sky, but you can’t read the signs of the times.

Job 27:8

For what hope does the godless man have when he is cut off,
when God takes away his life?

Matthew 23:14

[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]

Job 13:16

Yes, this will result in my deliverance,
for no godless person can appear before Him.

Matthew 6:16

“Whenever you fast, don’t be sad-faced like the hypocrites. For they make their faces unattractiveso their fasting is obvious to people. I assure you: They’ve got their reward!

Matthew 23:29

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You build the tombs of the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous,

Luke 6:42

Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself don’t see the log in your eye? Hypocrite! First take the log out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck in your brother’s eye.

Job 36:13

Those who have a godless heart harbor anger;
even when God binds them, they do not cry for help.

Galatians 2:13

Then the rest of the Jews joined his hypocrisy, so that even Barnabas was carried away by their hypocrisy.

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.

Matthew 23:15

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to make one proselyte, and when he becomes one, you make him twice as fit for hell as you are!

Job 20:5

the joy of the wicked has been brief
and the happiness of the godless has lasted only a moment?

Mark 7:6

He answered them, “Isaiah prophesied correctly about you hypocrites, as it is written:These people honorMe with their lips,
but their heart is far from Me.

Isaiah 9:17

Therefore the Lord does not rejoice
over Israel’s young men
and has no compassion
on its fatherless and widows,
for everyone is a godless evildoer,
and every mouth speaks folly.
In all this, His anger is not removed,
and His hand is still raised to strike.

Job 15:34

For the company of the godless will have no children,
and fire will consume the tents of those who offer bribes.

Matthew 7:3

Why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye but don’t notice the log in your own eye?

From Thematic Bible


Condemnation » Increased by » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:14

[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]

Fools » Characteristics of » Hypocrisy

Luke 11:39-40

But the Lord said to him: "Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside you are full of greed and evil. Fools! Didn't He who made the outside make the inside too?

Hypocrisy » General references to

Luke 12:1

In these circumstances, a crowd of many thousands came together, so that they were trampling on one another. He began to say to His disciples first:“Be on your guard against the yeastof the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Matthew 23:28

In the same way, on the outside you seem righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.

Proverbs 23:7

for it’s like someone calculating inwardly.
“Eat and drink,” he says to you,
but his heart is not with you.

More verses: Proverbs 26:25

Hypocrisy » Abstaining from hypocrisy

Hypocrisy » What lacks hypocrisy

Hypocrisy » What is hypocrisy

Luke 12:1

In these circumstances, a crowd of many thousands came together, so that they were trampling on one another. He began to say to His disciples first:“Be on your guard against the yeastof the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

Judas » Characteristics of » Hypocrisy

John 12:5-6

"Why wasn't this fragrant oil sold for 300 denarii and given to the poor?" He didn't say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the money-bag and would steal part of what was put in it.

Religion » Sanctimony, distinguishing marks of » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:14

[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]

Reproof » On account of » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:13

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You lock up the kingdom of heaven from people. For you don’t go in, and you don’t allow those entering to go in.

Sanctimony » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:14

[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]

FALSE » Sanctimony, distinguishing marks of » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:14

[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]

Topics on Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy, Description Of

40;23;5-7

They do everything to be observed by others: They enlarge their phylacteriesand lengthen their tassels.

Hypocrisy, Examples Of

1;27;6-35

Rebekah said to her son Jacob, “Listen! I heard your father talking with your brother Esau. He said,

Showing Hypocrisy

41;12;15

Should we pay, or should we not pay?”But knowing their hypocrisy, He said to them, “Why are you testing Me? Bring Me a denarius to look at.”

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