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45 Bible Verses about Hypocrisy

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Luke 12:56

You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky, yet you don't know how to interpret the present time?"

Luke 13:15

The Lord replied to him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey and lead it out of its stall to give it some water?

Matthew 23:23

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your mint, dill, and cummin, but have neglected the more important matters of the Law: justice, mercy, and faithfulness. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others.

Matthew 23:27

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of dead people's bones and every kind of impurity.

Matthew 23:28

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

Psalm 26:4

I do not sit with those committed to what is false, nor do I travel with hypocrites.

Daniel 11:34

When they fall, they'll be given some relief, but many will join them by pretending to be sympathetic to their cause.

Matthew 24:51

Then his master will punish him severely and assign him a place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

Matthew 23:13

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door to the kingdom from heaven in people's faces. You don't go in yourselves, and you don't allow those who are trying to enter to go in.

Mark 12:15

Seeing through their hypocrisy, Jesus replied to them, "Why are you testing me? Bring me a denarius and let me look at it."

Matthew 7:5

You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you will see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."

Job 34:30

to keep the godless man from reigning or laying a snare for the people."

Proverbs 11:9

By what he says, the godless person can destroy his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous escape.

Job 27:8

For where is the hope of the godless when he is eliminated; when God takes away his life?

Matthew 23:14

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You devour widows' houses and say long prayers to cover it up. Therefore, you will receive greater condemnation!

Job 13:16

I have this as my salvation: the godless person won't be appearing before him.

Matthew 6:16

"Whenever you fast, don't be gloomy like the hypocrites, because they put on sad faces to show others they are fasting. I tell all of you with certainty, they have their full reward!

Matthew 23:29

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You build tombs for the prophets and decorate the monuments of the righteous.

Luke 6:42

How can you say to your brother, "Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' when you don't see the beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! First remove the beam from your own eye, and then you'll see clearly enough to remove the speck from your brother's eye."

Job 36:13

The godless at heart cherish anger; they won't cry out for help when God afflicts them.

Galatians 2:13

The other Jews also joined him in this hypocritical behavior, to the extent that even Barnabas was caught up in their hypocrisy.

Isaiah 32:6

For fools utter contempt, and their minds plot wrong things: practicing ungodliness, spreading lies about the LORD, leaving the pangs of hungry people unsatisfied, and depriving thirsty people of drink.

Matthew 23:15

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to make a single convert, and when this happens you make him twice as fit for hell as you are.

Job 20:5

The wicked triumph only briefly; the joy of the godless is momentary.

Mark 7:6

He told them, "Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites. As it is written, "These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.

Isaiah 9:17

Therefore the Lord does not have pity on their young men, and has no compassion on their orphans and widows, because each of them was godless and an evildoer, and every mouth spoke folly. "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike.

Job 15:34

For the company of the godless is desolation, and fire consumes the tents of those who bribe.

Matthew 23:25

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but on the inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.

Matthew 7:3

"Why do you see the speck in your brother's eye but fail to notice the beam in your own eye?

From Thematic Bible


Condemnation » Increased by » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:14

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You devour widows' houses and say long prayers to cover it up. Therefore, you will receive greater condemnation!

Fools » Characteristics of » Hypocrisy

Luke 11:39-40

But the Lord told him, "Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but on the inside you are full of greed and evil. You fools! The one who made the outside made the inside, too, didn't he?

Hypocrisy » General references to

Matthew 23:28

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

Proverbs 23:7

for as he thinks within himself, so he is. "Eat and drink!" he'll say to you, but his heart won't be with you.

More verses: Proverbs 26:25

Hypocrisy » Abstaining from hypocrisy

Hypocrisy » What lacks hypocrisy

Hypocrisy » What is hypocrisy

Judas » Characteristics of » Hypocrisy

John 12:5-6

"Why wasn't this perfume sold for 300 denarii and the money given to the destitute?" He said this, not because he cared about the destitute, but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the moneybag and would steal what was put into it.

Religion » Sanctimony, distinguishing marks of » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:14

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You devour widows' houses and say long prayers to cover it up. Therefore, you will receive greater condemnation!

Reproof » On account of » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:13

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door to the kingdom from heaven in people's faces. You don't go in yourselves, and you don't allow those who are trying to enter to go in.

Sanctimony » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:14

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You devour widows' houses and say long prayers to cover it up. Therefore, you will receive greater condemnation!

FALSE » Sanctimony, distinguishing marks of » Hypocrisy

Matthew 23:14

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You devour widows' houses and say long prayers to cover it up. Therefore, you will receive greater condemnation!

Topics on Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy, Description Of

Matthew 23:5-7

"They do everything to be seen by people. They increase the size of their phylacteries and lengthen the tassels of their garments.

Hypocrisy, Examples Of

Genesis 27:6-35

Rebekah gave these instructions to her son Jacob: "Quick! Pay attention!" she said. "I heard your father talking to your brother Esau. He told him,

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