5804 charm

5804 charm

The gracious effect of attracting and captivating others or the subtle ability to deceive and mislead them.

Charm to attract and captivate others

King Xerxes by Esther Est 2:17

A husband by his wife Pr 5:18-19

The lovers in the Song of Solomon SS 1:15-16 See also SS 2:14; SS 4:9-10; SS 5:16; SS 6:4-5; SS 7:6

Charm to deceive people

Pr 26:24-25 See also Pr 6:25-26; Pr 31:30

The devil subtly seeks to deceive people 2Co 11:3,14 See also Ge 3:1-5,13; Mt 4:1-11 pp Mk 1:12-13 pp Lk 4:1-13

Absalom deceived others 2Sa 15:1-6

False teachers use charm to deceive others

For their own gain Ro 16:18 See also Jude 16

To draw people away from Jesus Christ 2Pe 2:18 See also 2Co 11:13-15

Christians must not be deceived by such charm Eph 4:14; Eph 5:6; Col 2:4

See also

4040beauty
4185sorcery and magic
5863flattery
6145deceit
6241seduction
6248temptation
7751persuasion
8749false teachers
8750false teachings