'Deceptive' in the Bible
So increase the work load on the people, and let them do it so they don't pay attention to deceptive speeches."
because what I have to say isn't deceptive, and the one who has perfect knowledge is with you."
The words from his mouth are vain and deceptive. He has abandoned behaving wisely and doing good.
Evil people earn deceptive wages, but those who plant righteousness are truly rewarded.
Don't crave his delicacies, because the meal is deceptive.
"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,'
"Look, you're trusting in deceptive words that cannot benefit.
Why is my pain unending and my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? You are like a deceptive brook, whose waters cannot be depended on.
Your prophets look on your behalf; they see false and deceptive visions. They did not expose your sins in order to restore what had been captured. Instead, they crafted oracles for you that are false and misleading.
""They say, ""declares the LORD," even though the LORD didn't send them. And they hope for the fulfillment of their message. You've crafted a false prophesy and spoken deceptive divination, haven't you? But then you say, ""declares the LORD," although I haven't spoken a single word.
My hand will oppose the prophets who see false visions and speak deceptive divinations. They won't be included with the council of my people, nor will they be entered into the registry of Israel's house or enter Israel's land. Then you'll know that I am the Lord GOD,
Will I tolerate those who maintain deceptive standards and who use deceitful weights in their business?
Regarding your former way of life, you were taught to strip off your old nature, which is being ruined by its deceptive desires,
In their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. The ancient verdict against them is still in force, and their destruction is not delayed.