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Deception (24 Occurrences)

Matthew 27:64 Command therefore that the tomb be made secure until the third day, lest perhaps his disciples come at night and steal him away, and tell the people,'He is risen from the dead;' and the last deception will be worse than the first." (WEB NAS NIV)

Mark 14:1 It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by deception, and kill him. (WEB)

John 7:18 The man whose teaching originates with himself aims at his own glory. He who aims at the glory of Him who sent him teaches the truth, and there is no deception in him. (WEY)

2 Corinthians 4:2 but did renounce for ourselves the hidden things of shame, not walking in craftiness, nor deceitfully using the word of God, but by the manifestation of the truth recommending ourselves unto every conscience of men, before God; (See NIV)

2 Corinthians 12:16 But be it so, I did not myself burden you. But, being crafty, I caught you with deception. (WEB)

Colossians 2:8 See that no one shall be carrying you away as spoil through the philosophy and vain deceit, according to the deliverance of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not according to Christ, (See NAS)

1 Thessalonians 2:3 For our exhortation is not of error, nor of uncleanness, nor in deception. (WEB)

2 Thessalonians 2:10 and with all deception of wickedness for those who are being lost, because they didn't receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved. (WEB WEY NAS RSV)

Job 15:35 They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity, and their belly prepareth deceit. (See NAS)

Psalms 4:2 You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah. (See NAS)

Psalms 12:2 Everyone says false words to his neighbour: their tongues are smooth in their talk, and their hearts are full of deceit. (See NIV)

Psalms 38:12 They also that seek after my life lay snares for me; and they that seek my hurt speak crafty devices, and utter deceits all the day. (See NIV)

Proverbs 14:8 The wisdom of the prudent is to look well to his way; but the folly of fools is deceit. (See NIV)

Proverbs 26:26 His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. (WEB NIV)

Proverbs 30:8 Put far from me all false and foolish things: do not give me great wealth or let me be in need, but give me only enough food: (See NAS)

Jeremiah 3:10 But for all this, her false sister Judah has not come back to me with all her heart, but with deceit, says the Lord. (See NAS)

Jeremiah 3:23 Truly, the hills, and the noise of an army on the mountains, are a false hope: truly, in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel. (See NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 9:6 Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know Me, saith the LORD. (See NIV)

Jeremiah 14:14 And Jehovah saith unto me: Falsehood the prophets are prophesying in My name, I did not send them, nor command them, Nor have I spoken unto them: A false vision, and divination, and vanity, And the deceit of their own heart, they are prophesying to you. (See NAS)

Jeremiah 23:26 Till when is it in the heart of the prophets? The prophets of falsehood, Yea, prophets of the deceit of their heart, (See NAS)

Daniel 11:23 And after they join themselves unto him, he worketh deceit, and hath increased, and hath been strong by a few of the nation. (See NAS)

Hosea 4:2 There is cursing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break boundaries, and bloodshed causes bloodshed. (See NAS)

Hosea 10:13 You have been ploughing sin, you have got in a store of evil, the fruit of deceit has been your food: for you put faith in your way, in the number of your men of war. (See NIV)

Micah 1:14 For this cause give a parting offering to Moresheth-gath: the daughter of Achzib will be a deceit to the king of Israel. (See NAS)

Deception (24 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Deception (24 Occurrences). ... He who aims at the glory of
Him who sent him teaches the truth, and there is no deception in him. (WEY). ...
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Abimelech (63 Occurrences)
... him a settlement in any part of his country; while at the same time he delicately
and yet severely rebuked him for having practised a deception upon him in ...
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Fraud (15 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Deception deliberately practiced with a view to gaining an unlawful or unfair
advantage; artifice by which the right or interest of another is injured ...
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Rebekah (31 Occurrences)
... She it was who led him into the deception practiced upon Isaac (Genesis 27:5-17),
and she it was who devised the plan for extricating Jacob from the dangerous ...
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Deceive (48 Occurrences)
... to ensnare. 2. (vt) To beguile; to amuse, so as to divert the attention;
to while away; to take away as if by deception. 3. (vt) To ...
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Disguise (7 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A dress or exterior put on for purposes of concealment or of deception;
as, persons doing unlawful acts in disguise are subject to heavy penalties. ...
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Cheat (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) An act of deception or fraud; that which is the
means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture. ...
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Gibeon (39 Occurrences)
... had been specially warned against any league with the inhabitants of Canaan (Exodus
23:32; 34:12; Numbers 33:55; Deuteronomy 7:2). The deception practised on ...
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Lie (291 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A falsehood uttered or acted for the purpose of deception; an intentional
violation of truth; an untruth spoken with the intention to deceive. ...
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Deceptive (11 Occurrences)

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539. apate -- deceit
... deceit. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: apate Phonetic Spelling:
(ap-at'-ay) Short Definition: deceit, deception Definition: deceit, deception ...
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538. apatao -- to deceive
... 538 ("lure into deception") emphasizes the to bring in error (delusion). [This of
deception with 538 () is often ( desires, pleasure; cf. A. Deissmann).]. ...
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4106. plane -- a wandering
... Cognate: 4106 (a feminine noun derived from 4105 ) -- deviant behavior; a from what
God says is true; an error (deception) which results in (roaming into sin). ...
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1818. exapatao -- to seduce wholly, deceive
... 1818 ("deceived into illusion") emphasizes the of deception -- ie missing
true reality because "biting on the that brings the !". ...
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Topical Bible Verses
Proverbs 24:28
Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause; and deceive not with your lips.—AKJV

1 John 4:1
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.—AKJV

1 John 5:19
And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness.—AKJV

Psalm 52:2
The tongue devises mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.—AKJV

1 Kings 13:18
He said to him, I am a prophet also as you are; and an angel spoke to me by the word of the LORD, saying, Bring him back with you into your house, that he may eat bread and drink water. But he lied to him.—AKJV

Job 6:15
My brothers have dealt deceitfully as a brook, and as the stream of brooks they pass away;—AKJV

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of deceiving or misleading.

2. (n.) The state of being deceived or misled.

3. (n.) That which deceives or is intended to deceive; false representation; artifice; cheat; fraud.

Strong's Hebrew
8267. sheqer -- deception, disappointment, falsehood
... << 8266, 8267. sheqer. 8268 >>. deception, disappointment, falsehood. Transliteration:
sheqer Phonetic Spelling: (sheh'-ker) Short Definition: falsehood. ...
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8649b. tarmith -- deceitfulness
... << 8649a, 8649b. tarmith. 8650 >>. deceitfulness. Transliteration: tarmith Short
Definition: deception. Word Origin from ramah Definition ...
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391. akzab -- deceptive, disappointing
... << 390, 391. akzab. 392 >>. deceptive, disappointing. Transliteration: akzab
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-zawb') Short Definition: deception. ...
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3584. kachash -- to disappoint, deceive, fail, grow lean
... root Definition to disappoint, deceive, fail, grow lean NASB Word Usage cringe
(1), deceive (1), deceived (1), deceives (1), deception (1), denied (2), deny (3 ...
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3577. kazab -- a lie, falsehood, deceptive thing
... Word Origin from kazab Definition a lie, falsehood, deceptive thing NASB Word Usage
deception (1), deceptive (1), false (1), falsehood (4), liar* (1), lie (2 ...
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4820. mirmah -- deceit, treachery
... Word Origin from ramah Definition deceit, treachery NASB Word Usage deceit (21),
deceitful (6), deceitfully (2), deception (2), deceptive (1), dishonest (1 ...
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7723. shav -- emptiness, vanity
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition emptiness, vanity NASB Word Usage deceit
(2), deceitful (1), deception (1), emptiness (2), empty (1), false (9 ...
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Deception by Satan

Deception in Representing to Their Father That Joseph had been Destroyed by Wild Beasts

Deception: Abraham, in Stating That Sarah Was his Sister

Deception: Amnon Deceives Tamar by Feigning Sickness

Deception: Ananias and Sapphira

Deception: Chief Priests

Deception: David Feigns Madness

Deception: Delilah Deceives Samson

Deception: Doeg

Deception: Ehud Deceives Eglon, and Kills Him

Deception: Gehazi

Deception: Herod

Deception: Hushai Deceives Absalom

Deception: Isaac, in Stating That his Wife Was his Sister

Deception: Jacob and Rebekah, in Imposing Jacob on his Father, and Jacob's Impersonating Esau

Deception: Jacob's Sons, in Entrapping the Shechemites

Deception: Job's Friends

Deception: Joseph, in his Ruse With his Brothers

Deception: Lawyer

Deception: Pharisees

Deception: Sanballat Tries to Deceive Nehemiah

Deception: The Gibeonites, in Misrepresenting Their Habitat

Deception: The Old Prophet

Deception: when he Avenged his Sister

Deception: when he Began his Conspiracy

Self-Deception: General Scriptures Concerning

Related Terms

Abimelech (63 Occurrences)

Fraud (15 Occurrences)

Rebekah (31 Occurrences)

Deceive (48 Occurrences)

Disguise (7 Occurrences)

Cheat (5 Occurrences)

Gibeon (39 Occurrences)

Lie (291 Occurrences)

Deceptive (11 Occurrences)

Keepers (78 Occurrences)

Unleavened (51 Occurrences)

Originates (3 Occurrences)

Otherwise (78 Occurrences)

Overreach (1 Occurrence)


Lest (282 Occurrences)

Lying (203 Occurrences)

Guile (21 Occurrences)

Granting (4 Occurrences)

Grave (128 Occurrences)

Worse (62 Occurrences)

Imposture (1 Occurrence)

Impose (12 Occurrences)

Impostor (1 Occurrence)

Isaac (127 Occurrences)

Impure (28 Occurrences)

Imposition (3 Occurrences)

Face (780 Occurrences)

Teaches (24 Occurrences)

Third (192 Occurrences)

Trickery (5 Occurrences)

Trick (11 Occurrences)

Raised (267 Occurrences)

Rabshakeh (15 Occurrences)

Refused (89 Occurrences)

Risen (169 Occurrences)

Esau (89 Occurrences)

Exhortation (16 Occurrences)

Duplicity (1 Occurrence)

Delusion (12 Occurrences)

Decently (2 Occurrences)

Deceit (160 Occurrences)

Deceivableness (1 Occurrence)

Dor (7 Occurrences)

Pergamos (1 Occurrence)

Pergamum (2 Occurrences)

Pretence (5 Occurrences)

Perhaps (89 Occurrences)

Play (61 Occurrences)

Crafty (15 Occurrences)

Counterfeit (3 Occurrences)

Caught (110 Occurrences)

Artifice (1 Occurrence)

Abraham (2539 Occurrences)

Steal (29 Occurrences)

Seize (91 Occurrences)

Secure (78 Occurrences)

Sought (199 Occurrences)

Stealth (3 Occurrences)

Sly (3 Occurrences)

Exposed (39 Occurrences)

Tomb (70 Occurrences)

Perdition (14 Occurrences)

Crimes (22 Occurrences)

Command (442 Occurrences)

Servants (763 Occurrences)

Crime (45 Occurrences)

Malice (24 Occurrences)

Welcome (31 Occurrences)

Teachers (87 Occurrences)

Poor (276 Occurrences)

Error (90 Occurrences)

Concealed (36 Occurrences)

Spring (122 Occurrences)

Molech (16 Occurrences)


Kill (310 Occurrences)

Lost (85 Occurrences)

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