INSTANCES OF » Joseph, in the deception he carried on with his brothers(Genesis 42;;)
INSTANCES OF » Pharaoh, in dealing deceitfully with the Israelites(Exodus 7;;;;;)
INSTANCES OF » Aaron, in attempting to shift responsibility for the making of the golden calf(Exodus 32:1-24)
INSTANCES OF » Rahab, in denying that the spies were in her house(Joshua 2:4-6)
INSTANCES OF » The Gibeonites, ambassadors, in the deception they perpetrated upon Joshua and the elders of Israel in leading them to believe that they came from a distant region, when in fact they lived in the immediate vicinity(Joshua 9)
INSTANCES OF » Ehud, in pretending to carry secret messages to Eglon, king of Moab, while his real objective was to assassinate him(Judges 3:16-23)
INSTANCES OF » Sisera, who instructed Jael to mislead his pursuers(Judges 4:20)
INSTANCES OF » Saul, in professing to Samuel to have obeyed the commandment to destroy all spoils of the Amalekites, when in fact he had not obeyed(1 Samuel 15:1-26)
INSTANCES OF » In accusing Ahimelech of conspiring with David against himself(1 Samuel 22:11-16)
INSTANCES OF » David lied to Ahimelech, professing to have a mission from the king, in order that he might obtain provisions and armor(1 Samuel 21)
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