Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,
that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
Therefore, laying aside falsehood, speak truth each one of you with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.
‘ You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.
“They bend their tongue like their bow; Lies and not truth prevail in the land; For they proceed from evil to evil, And they do not know Me,” declares the Lord.
“The remnant of Israel will do no wrong And tell no lies, Nor will a deceitful tongue Be found in their mouths; For they will feed and lie down With no one to make them tremble.”
You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
knowing this, that our old self was crucified with Him, in order that our body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be slaves to sin;
Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.
For He said, “Surely, they are My people, Sons who will not deal falsely.” So He became their Savior.
These are the things which you should do: speak the truth to one another; judge with truth and judgment for peace in your gates.
But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.
and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, “ Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.”
But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.