Bill Mounce

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δόλος, -ου, ὁ
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deceit, slyness, trickery, as a fig. extension of the base meaning (not used in the NT) of trapping an animal by baiting or by cunning
pr. a bait or contrivance for entrapping, fraud, deceit, cunning, guile, Mt. 26:4; Mk. 7:22; 14:1

Greek-English Concordance for δόλος

Matthew 26:4 and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth (dolō | δόλῳ | dat sg masc) and kill him.
Mark 7:22 adulteries, greedy actions, wicked deeds, deceit (dolos | δόλος | nom sg masc), sensuality, selfishness, slander, arrogance, lack of moral sense.
Mark 14:1 It was now two days before the Passover and Festival of Unleavened Bread. And the ruling priests and the scribes were seeking how to seize him by treachery (dolō | δόλῳ | dat sg masc) and put him to death,
John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Here is a true Israelite, one in whom there is no deceit!” (dolos | δόλος | nom sg masc)
Acts 13:10 and said, “O man full of deceit (dolou | δόλου | gen sg masc) and all fraud, son of the devil, enemy of all righteousness, will you not stop making crooked the straight paths of the Lord?
Romans 1:29 They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit (dolou | δόλου | gen sg masc), meanness. They are gossips,
2 Corinthians 12:16 But be that as it may, I did not burden you; yet being crafty, I took you in by deceit! (dolō | δόλῳ | dat sg masc)
1 Thessalonians 2:3 For our appeal was not based on deceit, nor did it rise from impure motives or by way of trickery (dolō | δόλῳ | dat sg masc),
1 Peter 2:1 Therefore, having put away all malice and all deceit (dolon | δόλον | acc sg masc) and hypocrisy and envy and slander of every kind,
1 Peter 2:22 He did not commit sin, nor was deceit (dolos | δόλος | nom sg masc) found in his mouth.
1 Peter 3:10 For “The one who desires to love life and to see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit (dolon | δόλον | acc sg masc).