"God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent; Has He said, and will He not do it? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good?
"Also the Glory of Israel will not lie or change His mind; for He is not a man that He should change His mind."
"For I, the LORD, do not change; therefore you, O sons of Jacob, are not consumed.
Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.
in the hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised long ages ago,
so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.
"This was a small thing in Your eyes, O God; but You have spoken of Your servant's house for a great while to come, and have regarded me according to the standard of a man of high degree, O LORD God.
"Once I have sworn by My holiness; I will not lie to David.
I will not execute My fierce anger; I will not destroy Ephraim again For I am God and not man, the Holy One in your midst, And I will not come in wrath.
You will give truth to Jacob And unchanging love to Abraham, Which You swore to our forefathers From the days of old.
"For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay.
"Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.