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Want to know what the Bible says about Hypocrisy? Here are 285 Bible verses about Hypocrisy from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 John 4:20 NIV
Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.
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Matthew 7:5 NIV
You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.
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James 1:26 NIV
Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.
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Matthew 6:1 NIV
“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
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Matthew 15:7-9 NIV
7 You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you:
8 “‘These people honor me with their lips,
    but their hearts are far from me.
9 They worship me in vain;
    their teachings are merely human rules.
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Romans 2:3 NIV
So when you, a mere human being, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God’s judgment?
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1 John 2:9 NIV
Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness.
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Luke 12:2 NIV
There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.
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2 Timothy 3:5 NIV
having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.
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Titus 1:16 NIV
They claim to know God, but by their actions they deny him. They are detestable, disobedient and unfit for doing anything good.
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Matthew 7:15 NIV
“Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves.
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1 John 2:4 NIV
Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person.
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Matthew 6:5 NIV
“And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
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Matthew 7:21-23 NIV
21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ 23 Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!’
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Matthew 6:2 NIV
“So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
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Matthew 23:23 NIV
“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former.
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Romans 2:1 NIV
You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things.
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1 Peter 2:1 NIV
Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind.
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1 Peter 2:16 NIV
Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves.
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Matthew 23:15 NIV
“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are.
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