22 Bible verses about Hypocrites (ISV)

22 Bible Verses about

Hypocrites

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Matthew 6:5-6

"And whenever you pray, don't be like the hypocrites who love to stand in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they will be seen by people. I tell all of you with certainty, they have their full reward! But whenever you pray, go into your room, close the door, and pray to your Father who is hidden. And your Father who sees from the hidden place will reward you.

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.

Matthew 6:2

So whenever you give to the poor, don't blow a trumpet before you like the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets so that they will be praised by people. I tell all of you with certainty, they have their full reward!

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."

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Fasting, Of Hypocrites

Isaiah 58:4-5

"Look! You fast only for quarreling, and for fighting, and for hitting with wicked fists. You cannot fast as you do today and have your voice heard on high.

Hypocrites, Description Of

Matthew 23:17

You blind fools! What is more important, the gold or the sanctuary that made the gold holy?

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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 15:7

You hypocrites! How well did Isaiah prophesy of you when he said,

Matthew 23:28

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

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 23:14

"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!

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.

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?"

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."

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."

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.

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.

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Delighting in God » Hypocrites » In heart despise

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom will I speak and give a warning so they'll listen? Look, their ears are closed, and they cannot hear. Look, this message from the LORD is contemptible to them; they don't delight in it.

Job 27:10

Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call on God at all times?"

Delighting in God » Hypocrites » Pretend to

Isaiah 58:2

They seek me day after day, and are eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practices righteousness and has not forsaken the justice of their God. "They ask me to reveal just decisions; they are eager to draw near to God.

Hypocrites » Punishment of

Job 15:34

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

Jeremiah 42:20

that you have deceived yourselves. Indeed, you yourselves sent me to the LORD your God, saying, "Pray to the LORD your God for us, and whatever the LORD our God tells us we will do.'

Isaiah 10:6

I'm sending my fury against a godless nation, and I'll command him against the people with whom I'm angry to seize loot and snatch plunder, and to trample them down like mud in the streets.

Jeremiah 42:22

Now, be fully aware that you will die by the sword, by famine, and by plague in the place where you want to settle."

Hypocrites » Described as » Wilfully blind

Matthew 23:19

You blind men! Which is more important, the gift or the altar that makes the gift holy?

Matthew 23:26

You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup, so that its outside may also be clean.

Matthew 23:17

You blind fools! What is more important, the gold or the sanctuary that made the gold holy?

Hypocrites » Worship of, not acceptable to God

Isaiah 1:11-15

"How do your voluminous sacrifices benefit me?" the LORD is asking. "I've had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of well-fed beasts. I don't enjoy the blood of bulls, lambs, or goats. "When you come to present yourselves in my presence, who has required you to trample on my courts? Stop bringing useless offerings! Incense is detestable to me, as are your New Moons, Sabbaths, and calling of convocations. I cannot stand iniquity within a solemn assembly. read more.
As for your New Moons and your appointed festivals, I abhor them. They've become a burden to me; I've grown weary of carrying that burden. When you spread out your hands in prayer, I'll hide my eyes from you. Even though you pray repeatedly, I won't listen. Your hands are full of blood, your fingers drenched with iniquity."

Isaiah 58:3-5

"Why have we fasted,' they ask, "but you do not see? "Why have we humbled ourselves,' they ask, "but you take no notice?'" "Look! On your fast day you serve your own interest and oppress all your workers. "Look! You fast only for quarreling, and for fighting, and for hitting with wicked fists. You cannot fast as you do today and have your voice heard on high. "Is this the kind of fast that I have chosen, merely a day for a person to humble himself? Is it merely for bowing down one's head like a bulrush, for lying on sackcloth and ashes? Is this what you call a fast, an acceptable day to the LORD?

Hypocrites » Described as » Ostentatious

Matthew 23:5

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

Hypocrites » Described as » Censorious

Matthew 7:3-5

"Why do you see the speck in your brother's eye but fail to notice the beam in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, "Let me take the speck out of your eye,' when the beam is in your own eye? 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."

Luke 13:14-15

But the synagogue leader, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, told the crowd, "There are six days when work is to be done. So come on those days to be healed, and not on the Sabbath day." 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?

Hypocrites » Woe to

Isaiah 29:15

"How terrible it will be for you who go to great depths to hide your plans from the LORD, you whose deeds have been done in the dark, and who say, "Who can see us? Who has recognized us?'

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.

Hypocrites » Described as » Using but lip-worship

Hypocrites » Described as » Covetous

Ezekiel 33:31

Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests.

Hypocrites » Described as » Trusting in privileges

Matthew 3:9

Don't think you can say to yourselves, "We have father Abraham!' because I tell you that God can raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones!

Jeremiah 7:4

"Change your ways and your deeds, and I'll let you live in this place. Don't trust deceptive words like these, and say, "The Temple of the LORD, the Temple of the LORD, the Temple of the LORD,'

Hypocrites » Described as » Self-righteous

Isaiah 65:5

who say, "Keep to yourself!' "Don't touch me!' and "I am too holy for you!' "Such people are smoke in my nostrils, a fire that keeps burning all day long.

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed, "O God, I thank you that I'm not like other people thieves, dishonest people, adulterers, or even this tax collector.

Hypocrites » Hope of perishes

Job 8:13

Such are the paths of everyone who forgets God the hope of the godless will be destroyed:

Job 27:8-9

For where is the hope of the godless when he is eliminated; when God takes away his life? Will God hear his cry when distress overtakes him?

Hypocrites » Described as » Glorying in appearance only

2 Corinthians 5:12

We are not recommending ourselves to you again but are giving you a reason to be proud of us, so that you can answer those who are proud of outward things rather than inward character.

Hypocrites » Described as » Exact in minor, but neglecting important duties

Matthew 23:23-24

"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. You blind guides! You filter out a gnat, yet swallow a camel!

Hypocrites » Described as » Professing but not practising

Ezekiel 33:31-32

Then they come to you as a group, sit down right in front of you as if they were my people, hear your words and then they don't do what you say because they're seeking only their own desires, they pursue ill-gotten profits, and they keep following their own self-interests. As far as they are concerned, you sing romantic songs with a beautiful voice and play a musical instrument well. They'll listen to what you have to say, but they won't put it into practice!

Hypocrites » Illustrated

Matthew 23:27-28

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

Hypocrites » God knows and detects

Isaiah 29:15-16

"How terrible it will be for you who go to great depths to hide your plans from the LORD, you whose deeds have been done in the dark, and who say, "Who can see us? Who has recognized us?' He has turned the tables on you as if the potter were thought to be like heat. Can what is made say of the one who made it, "He did not make me?' Or can what is formed say of the ones who formed it, "He has no skill?'

Hypocrites » Described as » Regarding tradition more than the word of God

Matthew 15:1-3

Then some Pharisees and scribes came from Jerusalem to Jesus and asked, "Why do your disciples disregard the tradition of the elders? They don't wash their hands when they eat." But he answered them, "Why do you also disregard the commandment of God because of your tradition?

Hypocrites » Described as » Loving pre-eminence

Matthew 23:6-7

They love to have the places of honor at festivals, the best seats in the synagogues, to be greeted in the marketplaces, and to be called "Rabbi' by people.

Hypocrites » Described as » Having but a form of Godliness

Hypocrites » Described as » Zealous in making proselytes

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.

Hypocrites » Described as » Devouring widows' houses

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!

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Judas

Matthew 26:49

So Judas immediately went up to Jesus and said, "Hello, Rabbi!" and kissed him tenderly.

Hypocrites » The apostacy to abound with

Hypocrites » Destroy others by slander

Proverbs 11:9

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

Hypocrites » Christ knew and detected

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Simon

Acts 8:13-23

Even Simon believed, and after he was baptized he became devoted to Philip. He was amazed to see the signs and great miracles that were happening. Now when the apostles in Jerusalem heard that Samaritans had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. They went down and prayed for them to receive the Holy Spirit. read more.
Before this, he had not come on any of them. They had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. Then Peter and John laid their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit. Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money and said, "Give me this power too, so that when I lay my hands on someone, he will receive the Holy Spirit." But Peter told him, "May your money perish with you, because you thought you could obtain God's free gift with money! You have no part or share in what we're saying, because your heart isn't right with God. So repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, your heart's intent may be forgiven you. For I see that you're being poisoned by bitterness and you're a prisoner of wickedness!"

Hypocrites » Fearfulness shall surprise

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are terrified; trembling grips the godless: "Who among us can live with the consuming fire? Who among us can live with everlasting flames?"

Hypocrites » Described as » Apparently zealous in the things of God

Isaiah 58:2

They seek me day after day, and are eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practices righteousness and has not forsaken the justice of their God. "They ask me to reveal just decisions; they are eager to draw near to God.

Hypocrites » Described as » Vile

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.

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Cain

Genesis 4:3

Later, after a while, Cain brought an offering to the LORD from the fruit that he had harvested,

Hypocrites » Spirit of, hinders growth in grace

Hypocrites » God has no pleasure in

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.

Hypocrites » Described as » Seeking only outward purity

Luke 11:39

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.

Hypocrites » Exemplified » Ananias

Acts 5:1-8

But then a man named Ananias, with the consent of his wife Sapphira, sold some property. With his wife's full knowledge, he kept back some of the money for himself and brought the remainder and laid it at the apostles' feet. Peter asked, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart so that you should lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back some of the money you got for the land? read more.
As long as it remained unsold, wasn't it your own? And after it was sold, wasn't the money at your disposal? So how could you have thought of doing what you did? You didn't lie only to men, but also to God!" When Ananias heard these words, he fell down and died. And great fear seized everyone who heard about it. The young men got up, wrapped him up, carried him outside, and buried him. After an interval of about three hours, Ananias' wife came in, not knowing what had happened. So Peter asked her, "Tell me, did you sell the land for that price?" She answered, "Yes, that was the price."

Hypocrites » Shall not come before God

Job 13:16

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

Hypocrites » Beware the principles of

Hypocrites » In power, are a snare

Job 34:30

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

Hypocrites » Heap up wrath

Job 36:13

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

Hypocrites » Joy of, but for a moment

Job 20:5

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

Swine » Illustrative of » Hypocrites

2 Peter 2:22

The proverb is true that describes what has happened to them: "A dog returns to its vomit," and "A pig that is washed goes back to wallow in the mud."



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