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Bible Usage:


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

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DECE'IVE, verb transitive [L to take asid, to ensnare.]

1. To mislead the mind; to cause to err; to cause to believe what is false, or disbelieve what is true; to impose on; to delude.

Take heed that no man deceive you. Matthew 24:4.

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves. 1 John 1:1.

2. To beguile; to cheat.

Your father hath deceived me, and changed my wages ten times.

3. To cut off from expectation; to frustrate or disappoint; as, his hopes were deceived.

4. To take from; to rob.

Plant fruit trees in large borders, and set therein fine flowers, but thin and sparingly, lest they deceive the trees.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DECE'IVED, participle passive Misled; led into error; beguiled; cheated; deluded.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DECE'IVER, noun One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an impostor.

I shall seem to my father as a deceiver Genesis 27:12.