Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood,
Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.
“So when you spread out your hands in prayer, I will hide My eyes from you; Yes, even though you multiply prayers, I will not listen. Your hands are covered with blood.
Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.
So innocent blood will not be shed in the midst of your land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance, and bloodguiltiness be on you.
For You save an afflicted people, But haughty eyes You abase.
If they say, “Come with us, Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us ambush the innocent without cause;
A trustworthy witness will not lie, But a false witness utters lies.
Haughty eyes and a proud heart, The lamp of the wicked, is sin.
A lying tongue hates those it crushes, And a flattering mouth works ruin.
There is a kind—oh how lofty are his eyes! And his eyelids are raised in arrogance.
The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the Lord alone will be exalted in that day.
The expression of their faces bears witness against them, And they display their sin like Sodom; They do not even conceal it. Woe to them! For they have brought evil on themselves.
Moreover, the Lord said, “Because the daughters of Zion are proud And walk with heads held high and seductive eyes, And go along with mincing steps And tinkle the bangles on their feet,
For your hands are defiled with blood And your fingers with iniquity; Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue mutters wickedness.
‘ Cursed is he who accepts a bribe to strike down an innocent person.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’
and also for the innocent blood which he shed, for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; and the Lord would not forgive.
You destroy those who speak falsehood; The Lord abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.
The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him. All his thoughts are, “ There is no God.”
Let the lying lips be mute, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt.
Therefore pride is their necklace; The garment of violence covers them.
Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue.
A Song of Ascents, of David. O Lord, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me.
Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool, Much less are lying lips to a prince.
Listen to the word of the Lord, O sons of Israel, For the Lord has a case against the inhabitants of the land, Because there is no faithfulness or kindness Or knowledge of God in the land.
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.
You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.
Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.