King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index

Is falsehood
Psalms 119:118

The tongue an instrument of
Romans 3:13

Comes from the heart
Mark 7:22

Characteristic of the heart
Jeremiah 17:9

God abhors
Psalms 5:6

Proverbs 24:28; 1 Peter 3:10

Christ was perfectly free from
Isaiah 53:9; 1 Peter 2:22


Free from
Psalms 24:4; Zephaniah 3:13; Revelation 14:5

Purpose against
Job 27:4

Job 31:5

Shun those addicted to
Psalms 101:7

Pray for deliverance from those who use
Psalms 43:1; Psalms 120:2

Delivered from those who use
Psalms 72:14

Should beware of those who teach
Ephesians 5:6; Colossians 2:8

Should lay aside in seeking truth
1 Peter 2:1

Ministers should lay aside
2 Corinthians 4:2; 1 Thessalonians 2:3

The wicked:

The wicked:
Romans 1:29

Psalms 35:20; Psalms 38:12; Proverbs 12:5

Psalms 10:7; Psalms 36:3

Proverbs 11:18

Increase in
2 Timothy 3:13

Use, to each other
Jeremiah 9:5

Use, to themselves
Jeremiah 37:9; Obadiah 1:3; Obadiah 1:7

Delight in
Proverbs 20:17

False teachers:

Are workers of
2 Corinthians 11:13

Jeremiah 14:14; Jeremiah 23:26

Impose on others by
Romans 16:18; Ephesians 4:14

Sport themselves with
2 Peter 2:13

Hypocrites devise
Job 15:35

Hypocrites practice
Hosea 11:12

False witnesses use
Proverbs 12:17

A characteristic of antichrist
2 John 1:7

Characteristic of the apostasy
2 Thessalonians 2:10

Evil of:

Hinders knowledge of God
Jeremiah 9:6

Keeps from turning to God
Jeremiah 8:5

Leads to pride and oppression
Jeremiah 5:27-28

Leads to lying
Proverbs 14:25

Often accompanied by fraud and injustice
Psalms 10:7; Psalms 43:1

Hatred often concealed by
Proverbs 26:24-26

The folly of fools is
Proverbs 14:8

The kisses of an enemy are
Proverbs 27:6

Blessedness of being free from
Psalms 24:4-5; Psalms 32:2

Punishment of
Psalms 55:23; Jeremiah 9:7-9
Confidence, False; Deception; Falsehood; Flattery; Hypocrisy

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Literally, a catching or ensnaring. Hence, the misleading of a person; the leading of another person to believe what is false, or not to believe what is true, and thus to ensnare him; fraud; fallacy; cheat; any declaration, artifice or practice, which misleads another, or causes him to believe what is false.

My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit Job 27:4.

2. Stratagem; artifice; device intended to mislead.

They imagine deceits all the day long. Psalms 38:12.

3. In scripture, that which is obtained by guile, fraud or oppression.

Their houses are full of deceit Jeremiah 5:27. Zeph. I.

4. In law, any trick, device, craft, collusion, shift, covin, or underhand practice, used to defraud another.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DECE'ITFUL, adjective

1. Tending to mislead, deceive or ensnare; as deceitful words; deceitful practices.

Favor is deceitful Proverbs 31:30.

2. Full of deceit; trickish; fraudulent; cheating; as a deceitful man.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DECE'ITFULLY, adverb In a deceitful manner; fraudulently; with deceit; in a manner or with a view to deceive.

The sons of Jacob answered Shechem and Hamor his father deceitfully Genesis 34:13.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Tendency to mislead or deceive; as the deceitfulness of sin.

2. The quality of being fraudulent; as the deceitfulness of a man's practices.

3. The disposition to deceive; as, a man's deceitfulness may be habitual.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DECE'ITLESS, adjective Free from deceit.