22 Bible Verses about Men Deceiving
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Whose mouths speak deceit,
And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
Like a madman who throws
Firebrands, arrows and death,
So is the man who deceives his neighbor,
And says, “Was I not joking?”
“Everyone deceives his neighbor
And does not speak the truth,
They have taught their tongue to speak lies;
They weary themselves committing iniquity.
‘Then behold, all of the women who have been left in the palace of the king of Judah are going to be brought out to the officers of the king of Babylon; and those women will say,
“Your close friends
Have misled and overpowered you;
While your feet were sunk in the mire,
They turned back.”
“Why then has this people, Jerusalem,
Turned away in continual apostasy?
They hold fast to deceit,
They refuse to return.
“Therefore I will give their wives to others,
Their fields to new owners;
Because from the least even to the greatest
Everyone is greedy for gain;
From the prophet even to the priest
Everyone practices deceit.
But evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.
He who hates disguises it with his lips,
But he lays up deceit in his heart.
and said, “You who are full of all deceit and fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease to make crooked the straight ways of the Lord?
being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,
‘Like a cage full of birds,
So their houses are full of deceit;
Therefore they have become great and rich.
For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
Bread obtained by falsehood is sweet to a man,
But afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.
Do not desire his delicacies,
For it is deceptive food.
After an alliance is made with him he will practice deception, and he will go up and gain power with a small force of people.
For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.
For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,
Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.
If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;
These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to deceive you.
Many false prophets will arise and will mislead many.
Your prophets have seen for you
False and foolish visions;
And they have not exposed your iniquity
So as to restore you from captivity,
But they have seen for you false and misleading oracles.
- Deceiving (26 instances)