'Dishonest' in the Bible
Judah said, "Let her keep the things for herself. Otherwise we will appear to be dishonest. I did indeed send this young goat, but you couldn't find her."
You are to look for capable men among the people, men who fear God, men of integrity who hate dishonest gain. You are to set these men over them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens.
Do not give dishonest testimony against your neighbor.
However, his sons did not walk in his ways—they turned toward dishonest gain, took bribes, and perverted justice.
Because the wicked hath boasted Of the desire of his soul, And a dishonest gainer he hath blessed, He hath despised Jehovah.
I do not associate with deceitful men, or consort with those who are dishonest.
I will not even consider doing what is dishonest. I hate doing evil; I will have no part of it.
Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies, And not unto dishonest gain.
So are the paths of every gainer of dishonest gain, The life of its owners it taketh.
Put away from you a deceitful (lying, misleading) mouth,And put devious lips far from you.
Dishonest scales are detestable to the Lord,but an accurate weight is His delight.
An honest witness does not deceive,but a dishonest witness utters lies.
A dishonest gainer is troubling his house, And whoso is hating gifts liveth.
Differing weights are detestable to the Lord,and dishonest scales are unfair.
A leader lacking understanding multiplieth oppressions, Whoso is hating dishonest gain prolongeth days.
A dishonest man detests the righteous, and the upright in their ways detest the wicked.
The heart of her husband trusts in her [with secure confidence],And he will have no lack of gain.
And the dogs are strong of desire, They have not known sufficiency, And they are shepherds! They have not known understanding, All of them to their own way they did turn, Each to his dishonest gain from his quarter:
For the iniquity of his dishonest gain, I have been wroth, and I smite him, Hiding -- and am wroth, And he goeth on turning back in the way of his heart.
"Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.
Therefore, I'll give their wives to others, and their fields to new owners. Indeed, from the least important to the most important, they're all greedy for dishonest gain. From prophet to priest, they all act deceitfully.
Lord, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives?
But your eyes and heart are on nothing but your dishonest gain, shedding the blood of innocent people, and practicing oppression and extortion."
O dweller on many waters, abundant in treasures, Come in hath thine end, the measure of thy dishonest gain.
Behold, therefore I have smitten mine hand at thy dishonest gain which thou hast made, and at thy blood which hath been in the midst of thee.
Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
You profaned your sanctuariesby the magnitude of your iniquitiesin your dishonest trade.So I made fire come from within you,and it consumed you.I reduced you to ashes on the groundin the sight of everyone watching you.
And they come in unto thee as the coming in of a people, And they sit before thee -- My people, And have heard thy words, and they do them not, For doting loves with their mouth they are making, After their dishonest gain their heart is going.
A merchant loves to extortwith dishonest scales in his hands.
asking, “When will the New Moon be overso we may sell grain,and the Sabbath,so we may market wheat?We can reduce the measurewhile increasing the priceand cheat with dishonest scales.
Get up and smash them to pieces, daughter of Zion, because I will make your horn like iron and your hooves like bronze! And you will beat many people to pieces, and I will consecrate their dishonest gain to the LORD and their assets to the Lord of the entire earth."
"I will not overlook, O sinful house, the dishonest gain you have hoarded away, or the smaller-than-standard measure I hate so much.
Shall I be pure with dishonest scales, and with a bag of deceitful weights?
The master praised the dishonest servant manager for being so clever, because worldly people are more clever than enlightened people in dealing with their own.
Whoever is faithful with very little is also faithful with a lot, and whoever is dishonest with very little is also dishonest with a lot.
The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed, "O God, I thank you that I'm not like other people thieves, dishonest people, adulterers, or even this tax collector.
Such people are false apostles, dishonest workers who are masquerading as apostles of the Messiah.
Deacons likewise must be men worthy of respect [honorable, financially ethical, of good character], not double-tongued [speakers of half-truths], not addicted to wine, not greedy for dishonest gain,
For it is necessary [for] the overseer to be blameless as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not violent, not greedy for dishonest gain,
It is necessary to silence them; they overthrow whole households by teaching what they shouldn’t in order to get money dishonestly.
And if he was ever dishonest or is in your debt, debit me with the amount.
Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising the oversight, not under compulsion, but voluntarily, not for dishonest gain, but willingly;
Let the dishonest man act dishonestly still; let the filthy make himself filthy still; let the righteous practise righteousness still; and let the holy be made holy still."
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