Dictionary of Bible Themes – 6241 seduction
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6241 seduction

6241 seduction

The deliberate enticement or persuasion of someone into the abandonment of godly principles. Scripture speaks of both sexual and spiritual seduction.

Sexual seduction

Warnings to avoid temptation Pr 7:1-22; 2Ti 2:22 See also Pr 1:10; Pr 2:16-19

Examples of enticement Ge 39:6-12; Nu 25:1-3 See also Nu 31:15-16; Jdg 16:1,4-5; 2Sa 11:1-4; 1Ki 11:1-6; Rev 2:14-16,20-22

The law as a deterrent Ex 22:16-17 See also Heb 13:4

Resisting temptation Job 31:1 See also Mal 2:14; Mt 5:27-30; 1Co 7:2-3; Php 4:8; 1Th 4:3-6

Spiritual seduction

Through Satan Ge 3:1 See also Jn 8:44; 2Co 2:11; 2Co 11:3,14; Eph 6:11

Through lying spirits and false prophets 1Jn 4:1 See also 1Ki 22:19-23 pp 2Ch 18:18-22; 1Ti 4:1; Mt 24:24-25 pp Mk 13:22-23

Through false teachers 2Pe 2:1,14-15 See also 2Ti 3:6-7,13; 1Jn 2:18-19; 2Jn 7-8; Jude 10-12

The need for vigilance 1Th 5:21-22 See also Ac 20:28-31

The process of seduction

A thought planted Ge 3:2-3 See also Mt 4:3; Jas 1:14; 1Jn 2:15

An advantage promised Ge 3:4-5 See also Mt 4:6

Attraction Ge 3:6 See also 1Jn 2:16

Persistence on the part of the seducer Mt 4:8-9 See also Ge 19:9; Jdg 16:15-16

Yielding Ge 3:6 See also Jas 1:15

See also

4120Satan
5746youth
6145deceit
7751persuasion
7774prophets, false
8482spiritual warfare
8490watchfulness
8749false teachers
8776lies

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