Cheating • Unscrupulous
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
DISHONESTY — deceit, usually for the sake of profit. To God dishonesty is as despicable and morally destructive as sexual depravity (Ezek. 22:11–13). The fact that God struck Ananias and Sapphira dead for their deceit (Acts 5:1–11) shows His intolerance of dishonest Christians. For the unbeliever, the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DISHONESTY<dis-on’-es-ti>: Only in 2 Corinthians 4:2, the King James Version rendering of Greek aischune; the King James Version elsewhere and the Revised Version (British and American) uniformly, “shame.”
Pocket Dictionary of Ethics
cheating. The practice of fraud or deception with the *intention of personal gain. Cheating can also be understood as unfaithfulness to one’s marital partner. A person who practices deception for personal gain is called a cheat.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
DISHONESTY, dis-on′es-ti: Only in 2 Cor 4:2, the AV rendering of Gr aischúnē; AV elsewhere and RV uniformly, “shame.”
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