Bible verses including the word or topic of Dishonesty.
Biblical Verses related to Dishonesty.
A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, But a just weight is His delight.
Wealth obtained by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases it.
Differing weights are an abomination to the LORD, And a false scale is not good.
“He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much.
“You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a large and a small.
But Abraham complained to Abimelech because of the well of water which the servants of Abimelech had seized.
Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.
A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, He loves to oppress.
‘You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity.
“Can I justify wicked scales And a bag of deceptive weights?
1 Timothy 3:8
Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,
2 Corinthians 11:13
For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.
who must be silenced because they are upsetting whole families, teaching things they should not teach for the sake of sordid gain.
“Let the one who does wrong, still do wrong; and the one who is filthy, still be filthy; and let the one who is righteous, still practice righteousness; and the one who is holy, still keep himself holy.”
1 Peter 5:2
shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;
“But your eyes and your heart Are intent only upon your own dishonest gain, And on shedding innocent blood And on practicing oppression and extortion.”
being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,
“And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by means of the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it fails, they will receive you into the eternal dwellings.
“Furthermore, you shall select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens.
1 Samuel 8:3
His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and took bribes and perverted justice.
For the overseer must be above reproach as God’s steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,
A perverse man spreads strife, And a slanderer separates intimate friends.