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Theasaurus: Misrepresentation

11 Bible Verses about Misrepresentation

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 12:13

Say, then, that you are my sister, and so it will be well with me because of you, and my life will be kept safe on your account.

Genesis 20:2

And Abraham said of Sarah, his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech, king of Gerar, sent and took Sarah.

Genesis 20:5

Did he not say to me himself, She is my sister? and she herself said, He is my brother: with an upright heart and clean hands have I done this.

Genesis 26:7

And when he was questioned by the men of the place about his wife, he said, She is my sister; fearing to say, She is my wife; for, he said, the men of the place may put me to death on account of Rebekah; because she is very beautiful.

Genesis 12:19

Why did you say that she was your sister? so that I took her for my wife: now, take your wife and go on your way.

Micah 3:9

Then give ear to this, you heads of the children of Jacob, you rulers of the children of Israel, hating what is right, twisting what is straight.

Deuteronomy 18:21-22

And if you say in your hearts, How are we to be certain that the word does not come from the Lord? When a prophet makes a statement in the name of the Lord, if what he says does not take place and his words do not come true, then his word is not the word of the Lord: the words of the prophet were said in the pride of his heart, and you are to have no fear of him.

Psalm 56:5

Every day they make wrong use of my words; all their thoughts are against me for evil.

Jeremiah 8:8

How is it that you say, We are wise and the law of the Lord is with us? But see, the false pen of the scribes has made it false.

Amos 8:5-6

Saying, When will the new moon be gone, so that we may do trade in grain? and the Sabbath, so that we may put out in the market the produce of our fields? making the measure small and the price great, and trading falsely with scales of deceit; Getting the poor for silver, and him who is in need for the price of two shoes, and taking a price for the waste parts of the grain.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain