Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5810 complacency
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5810 complacency

5810 complacency

A self-satisfied state of negligence or carelessness, especially in relation to one’s personal situation.

Spiritual complacency

Zep 1:12; Lk 12:19 See also Dt 8:14; 2Ch 20:33; Ps 10:4; Isa 43:22; Isa 64:7; Jer 10:21; Eze 33:31; Da 9:13; Hos 7:7; Zep 1:6; Heb 6:12; Heb 12:25

Examples of complacency

Jer 6:14; Ob 3; 1Co 5:1-2 See also Pr 30:20; Isa 16:6; Eze 28:2; Hag 1:2; Mal 1:6-14; Mt 7:26; Mt 22:5; Mt 26:33; Lk 12:47-48; Lk 14:18; 1Co 4:8; Rev 3:15-17

Warnings against complacency

Am 6:1; 2Co 13:5 See also Pr 1:32; Pr 10:4; Pr 12:27; Ecc 10:18; Isa 32:9,11; Isa 47:8-9; Eze 30:9; 1Co 10:12; Heb 2:3

See also

5135blindness, spiritual
5343idleness
5539sluggard
5803carelessness
5885indifference
8704apostasy
8783neglect
8802pride
8823self-righteousness

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