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Joshua 8:15

Joshua and all Israel pretended to be beaten before them, and fled by the way of the wilderness.

Joshua 9:3-13

When the inhabitants of Gibeon heard what Joshua had done to Jericho and to Ai,

Joshua 9:22

Then Joshua called for them and spoke to them, saying, "Why have you deceived us, saying, 'We are very far from you,' when you are living within our land?

1 Samuel 21:13

So he disguised his sanity before them, and acted insanely in their hands, and scribbled on the doors of the gate, and let his saliva run down into his beard.

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2 Samuel 13:5

Jonadab then said to him, "Lie down on your bed and pretend to be ill; when your father comes to see you, say to him, 'Please let my sister Tamar come and give me some food to eat, and let her prepare the food in my sight, that I may see it and eat from her hand.'"

2 Samuel 13:6

So Amnon lay down and pretended to be ill; when the king came to see him, Amnon said to the king, "Please let my sister Tamar come and make me a couple of cakes in my sight, that I may eat from her hand."

2 Samuel 14:2

So Joab sent to Tekoa and brought a wise woman from there and said to her, "Please pretend to be a mourner, and put on mourning garments now, and do not anoint yourself with oil, but be like a woman who has been mourning for the dead many days;

2 Samuel 22:45

"Foreigners pretend obedience to me; As soon as they hear, they obey me.

Psalm 18:44

As soon as they hear, they obey me; Foreigners submit to me.

1 Kings 14:5

Now the LORD had said to Ahijah, "Behold, the wife of Jeroboam is coming to inquire of you concerning her son, for he is sick. You shall say thus and thus to her, for it will be when she arrives that she will pretend to be another woman."

1 Kings 14:6

When Ahijah heard the sound of her feet coming in the doorway, he said, "Come in, wife of Jeroboam, why do you pretend to be another woman? For I am sent to you with a harsh message.

Proverbs 13:7

There is one who pretends to be rich, but has nothing; Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.

Mark 12:40

who devour widows' houses, and for appearance's sake offer long prayers; these will receive greater condemnation."

Acts 27:30

But as the sailors were trying to escape from the ship and had let down the ship's boat into the sea, on the pretense of intending to lay out anchors from the bow,

Psalm 26:4

I do not sit with deceitful men, Nor will I go with pretenders.

Luke 20:20

So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, in order that they might catch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule and the authority of the governor.

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