'Deceitful' in the Bible
Israel has sinned. They broke my covenant that I commanded them by taking some of the things that had been turned over to destruction. They have stolen, have been deceitful, and have stored what they stole among their own belongings.
But as for the wicked, they do not speak truth at all. Inside them there is only wickedness. Their throat is an open grave, on their tongue is deceitful flattery.
Do not let my deceitful enemies gloat over me, nor let those who hate me without justification mock me with their eyes.
You be my judge, God, and plead my case against an unholy nation; rescue me from the deceitful and unjust man.
You love all words that destroy, you deceitful tongue!
But you, God, bring them down to the Pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful people will not live out half their days. But I put my full confidence in you. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "A Silent Dove Far Away," when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
A deceitful person will not sit in my house; A liar will not remain in my presence.
for the mouths of wicked and deceitful people are opened against me; they speak against me with lying tongues.
Whoever conceals hatred is a deceitful liar, and whoever spreads slander is a fool.
The plans of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.
The truth teller speaks what is right, but the false witness speaks what is deceitful.
Deceitful speech is reprehensible to the LORD, but those who act faithfully are his delight.
A truthful witness saves lives, but the person who lies is deceitful.
A deceitful man stirs dissension, and anyone who gossips separates friends.
Appropriate speech is inconsistent with the fool; how much more are deceitful statements with a prince!
Charm is deceitful and beauty fades; but a woman who fears the LORD will be praised.
For they are a rebellious people, deceitful children, children unwilling to hear the LORD's instruction.
How can you say, "We're wise, and the Law of the LORD is with us,' when, in fact, the deceitful pen of the scribe has made it into something that deceives.
"The heart is more deceitful than anything. It is incurable who can know it?
"Now as for the merchant, deceitful balances remain in his hand, and he loves to defraud.
Therefore give your gifts to Moresheth-gath; that is, the houses of Achzib as a deceitful symbol to the kings of Israel.
Are there still wicked treasures in the house of the wicked, along with deceitful and abominable measuring standards?
Will I tolerate those who maintain deceptive standards and who use deceitful weights in their business?
The survivors of Israel will not practice lawlessness nor tell lies, nor will a deceitful message be found in their mouths, because they will eat and rest, with no one to cause fear."
As for what was sown among the thorn bushes, this is the person who hears the word, but the worries of life and the deceitful pleasures of wealth choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.
but the worries of life, the deceitful pleasures of wealth, and the desires for other things come in and choke the word so that it can't produce a crop.
Now the Spirit says clearly that in the last times some people will abandon the faith by following deceitful spirits, the teachings of demons,
suffering harm as punishment for their wrongdoing. They take pleasure in wild parties in broad daylight. They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceitful pleasures while they eat with you.