Where Is The Seven Deadly Sins In The Bible Located?


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Alex Wheeler Profile
Alex Wheeler answered
The Seven Deadly Sins is an interesting subject. Although all seven sins can be found in the Bible, they are only vaguely touched upon and hinted at, you won't find a long list of deadly sins within your bible. This is because the sins, although inspired by several things God is said to frown upon, were actually constructed by somebody else.

The modern concept of the Seven Deadly Sins was actually thought up and written by a monk in the four century named Evagrius Ponticus who actually wrote up eight deadly sins. It was not until just over two centuries later that the list was reviewed and revised to create a more modern and more understandable list that the list then contained seven sins, instead of eight.

The new modern list which is now known by the whole world as the Seven Deadly Sins was re-constructed by Pope Gregory I and these are now famously known after the famous Dante Alighieri whoe used them in his poem, The Divine Comedy.

The Seven Deadly Sins as we know them now and as created by Pope Gregory I are Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Discouragement (Sloth), Wrath, Envy and Pride.

Although the Seven Deadly Sins aren't present in the Bbible, each of the seven can be found in many parts of the bible in popular stories that are very well known, especially in Proverbs and Galatians.

The Bible and its contents (especially its stories involving God and teaching lessons) inspired what we have come to learn as the Seven Deadly Sins, written by Pope Gregory I, but if you want to read the sins in the Bible, you'll find them hidden in the many tiles in the Bible, upon almost every page from start to finish, where they will appear individually.
The concept of the "Seven Deadly Sins" was part of the early Christian church. Protestant churches abandoned the notion but it is still a part of the Catholic faith. The bible doesn't have any such list per se but it does enumerate a number of sins in Galatians 5:19-21: Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, and revellings.
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Anonymous commented
Quite interesting and informative...but quite off the mark with regard to the actual, seven deadly sins, which come in only one form from one ...not early of late Christian, not PProtestant, not Catholic, not Biblical, .... Source.
dmcal McAllister
dmcal McAllister commented
"And so I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven"

Sin is sin! And all sin has been atoned for by the shed blood of Christ. The idea of seven deadly sins comes from the traditions of Roman Catholicism, just like the sacraments, purgatory, maryism, the ucharist and how about that 13th centure B.C. Egyptian obelisk used for phallus and sun worship sitting out in the middle of St. Peter's square? What an aboination!
Tauseef Sheikh Profile
Tauseef Sheikh answered
Although different names have been given to identify the seven deadly sins, they can be read about in Proverbs 6: 16 – 19.
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Anonymous commented
Thank God for people that know the Scriptures and passes on the knowledge
Anonymous commented
Sorry, those deadly sins identify themselves as such (in Greek) and have no redundancy in other cultures/traditions.
Michael Skinner
Michael Skinner commented
These are things God hates, which are sin. But they are not the seven deadly sins. Because all sin will keep you out of the presence of God(Hell) unless you repent and turn to Jesus.
Perry Donaldson Profile
Perry Donaldson answered
Proverbs 6, 16-19
   There are six things the Lord hates, SEVEN are detestable to him.
   (1) Haughty eyes...Intellectual Elitists
   (2) a Lying Tongue.... All of use one time or another
   (3) Hands that shed innocent blood...Abortion
   (4) A heart that devises wicked schemes.....Saddem H.
   (5) Feet that are quick to rush to evil
   (6) A false witness who pours out lies
   (7) A man who sows discord amongst the brothers...false teachers amongst us

The Catholic church came up with their own list hundreds of years ago, which are sin, no doubt
These are some people might take lightly.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
In checking in a Bible dictionary, there's quite a lot on the #7, but no mention of 7 deadly sins which would indicate that it's not actually Biblical.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
They are in the bible but its not the seven you have been told your whole life. This is right from the NASB BIBLE Proverbs 6:16-19 but I did change
Haughty eyes to prideful eyes and strife to agreements not to many people know 15th century english I know I didt till I looked it up lol
16 There are six things which the LORD hates,
Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:
17 Haughty (prideful) eyes, a lying tongue,
And hands that shed innocent blood,
18 A heart that devises wicked plans,
Feet that run rapidly to evil,
19 A false witness who utters lies,
And one who spreads strife (agreements) among brothers.
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Philip Pouliot Profile
Philip Pouliot answered
No where in the bible bring out one of the verse the subject like "7 DEADLY SINS", since it was brought out by man statement. Yet, in the bible; it does tell us similar meaning for any kinds of numbers of sins.
Michael Skinner Profile
Michael Skinner answered
That is a wifes tale, just like many other things people think is in the bible. Like cleanliness is next to godliness, ect. All sin is deadly! The bible even goes as far as saying that all liers will have their part in the lake of fire. Do you know anyone who hasn`t lied? I don`t... Thank God that he had a plan   to forgive and restore through Jesus to save us sinners!
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Guest 5 and Strange000, It's in the Bible! See in Proverbs 6 verse 16-19. 7 things what God hates and that mean it's 7 deadly sins
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
You won't find it written in the Holy Bible, as such. The term, 'seven deadly sins' is strictly a Catholic interpretation of excerpts of scriptures which better explain their beliefs about the ways a person may loose their soul.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered

Okay here's the real scoop.

The seven deadly sins are of Greek, not Biblical (not Christian, not Hebrew) origin. Period. Therefore, the "seven deady sins in the Bible" are located other than in the Bible.
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Lynne Dwyer
Lynne Dwyer commented
Wrong. The origin of the 7 deadly sins was actualy the work of Monk Evagrius Ponticus a Christain, who wrote The Eight Evil Thoughts, while in Egypt. The text was in Greek. As were all writings. ( 4th century ) It was later translated to Latin by the R.C.s. In the late 6th century Pope Gregory I, revised the list and re-titled it Seven Deadliest Sins. Which is in Proverbs 6: 16 – 19. Also additional list. Epistle to the Galatians (Galatians 5:19-21),
Anonymous commented
Thanks for that information.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
I strongly belive that all sin are deadly.The Bible said be holy even as your father is holy.
Stewart Pinkerton Profile
Proverbs 6:16-19, but note how all the little cults put their own interpretation on it, such as claiming that abortion is shedding innocent blood.

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