8716 dishonesty, examples of

8716 dishonesty, examples of

Examples of the dishonest behaviour condemned by God.

Dishonest words condemned

Lying Eph 4:25 See also Lev 19:11; Ps 34:13; Col 3:9-10

False witness Ex 20:16 pp Dt 5:20 See also Mt 19:17-18; Mk 10:19; Lk 18:20; Ex 23:1,7; Mt 26:59-60; Ac 6:12-14

Swearing falsely Lev 19:12 See also Ex 20:7; Mt 5:33-37

Dishonest actions condemned

Stealing Ex 20:15 pp Dt 5:19 See also Mt 19:18 pp Mk 10:19 pp Lk 18:20; Ro 13:9

Dishonest dealing Pr 11:1 See also Lev 19:13; Dt 25:13-16; Ps 62:10; Isa 33:15-16; Tit 2:9-10

Israel condemned for dishonest gain

Bribery and extortion Eze 22:12-13 See also Jer 22:13,17-19; Eze 22:27-31; Hab 2:6-9

Cheating and dishonest scales Am 8:4-8 See also Lev 19:35-36; Mic 6:10-13; Mal 1:14 In this case, they were cheating the Lord.

Examples of dishonesty

Ge 26:15-22 Abimelech’s servants Jacob: Ge 25:29-33; Ge 27:6-29; Ge 30:31-43
Ge 29:21-30; Ge 31:19 Rachel; Ge 31:36-42 Laban; Jos 7:11-26 Achan; 1Ki 21:2-16 Ahab and Naboth’s vineyard

See also

5238bribery
5253cheating
5310exploitation
5311extortion
5318fraud
5353interest
5429oaths
5512scales & balances
5555stealing
8751false witness
8776lies

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