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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Deceit

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dē̇ -sēt ´ (מרמה , mirmāh ; δόλος , dólos ): The intentional misleading or beguiling of another; in Scripture represented as a companion of many other forms of wickedness, as cursing (Psalm 10:7 ), hatred (Proverbs 26:24 ), theft, covetousness, adultery, murder (Mark 7:22; Romans 1:29 ). The Revised Version (British and American) introduces the word in Proverbs 14:25; 2 Thessalonians 2:10; but in such passages as Psalm 55:11; Proverbs 20:17; Proverbs 26:26; 1 Thessalonians 2:3 , renders a variety of words, more accurately than the King James Version, by "oppression," "falsehood," "guile," "error.»

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Deceit'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/d/deceit.html. 1915.

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