Lying And Deceit

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Psalm 120:2

Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.

Psalm 109:2

For the mouths of the wicked and the mouth of deceit are opened against me; they have spoken to me and against me with lying tongues.

Psalm 52:3

You love evil more than good, and lying rather than to speak righteousness, justice, and right. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 144:8

Whose mouths speak deceit and whose right hands are right hands [raised in taking] fraudulent oaths.

Psalm 119:29

Remove from me the way of falsehood and unfaithfulness [to You], and graciously impart Your law to me.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is [credited] but for a moment.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be silenced, which speak insolently against the [consistently] righteous with pride and contempt.

Psalm 12:2

To his neighbor each one speaks words without use or worth or truth; with flattering lips and double heart [deceitfully] they speak.

Psalm 101:7

He who works deceit shall not dwell in my house; he who tells lies shall not continue in my presence.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim surrounds Me with lies and the house of Israel with deceit, and Judah is not yet steadfast with God, with the faithful Holy One.

Psalm 78:36

Nevertheless they flattered Him with their mouths and lied to Him with their tongues.

1 Kings 22:22

The Lord said to him, By what means? And he said, I will go forth and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets. [The Lord] said, You shall entice him and succeed also. Go forth and do it.

Psalm 55:11

Violence and ruin are within it; fraud and guile do not depart from its streets and marketplaces.

2 Chronicles 18:21

And he said, I will go out and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets. And the Lord said, You shall entice him and also succeed. Go forth and do so.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those it wounds and crushes, and a flattering mouth works ruin.

2 Thessalonians 2:11

Therefore God sends upon them a misleading influence, a working of error and a strong delusion to make them believe what is false,

Jeremiah 9:6

Your habitation is in the midst of deceit [oppression upon oppression and deceit upon deceit]; through deceit they refuse to know and understand Me, says the Lord.

Jeremiah 9:5

And they deceive and mock every one his neighbor and do not speak the truth. They have taught their tongues to speak lies; they weary themselves committing iniquity.

1 Kings 22:23

So the Lord has put a lying spirit in the mouths of all these prophets; and the Lord has spoken evil concerning you.

Micah 6:12

For [the city's] rich men are full of violence; her inhabitants have spoken lies and their tongues are deceitful in their mouths.

Daniel 11:27

And as for both of these kings, their hearts and minds shall be set on doing mischief; they shall speak lies over the same table, but it will not succeed, for the end is yet to be at the time appointed.

Proverbs 14:25

A truthful witness saves lives, but a deceitful witness speaks lies [and endangers lives].

Jeremiah 7:8

Behold, you trust in lying words that cannot benefit [so that you do not profit].

Acts 5:3

But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart that you should lie to and attempt to deceive the Holy Spirit, and should [in violation of your promise] withdraw secretly and appropriate to your own use part of the price from the sale of the land?

Isaiah 59:13

Rebelling against and denying the Lord, turning away from following our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving in and muttering and moaning from the heart words of falsehood.

Isaiah 44:20

That kind of man feeds on ashes [and finds his satisfaction in ashes]! A deluded mind has led him astray, so that he cannot release and save himself, or ask, Is not [this thing I am holding] in my right hand a lie?

Proverbs 24:28

Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause, and deceive not with your lips.

Jeremiah 23:26

[How long shall this state of things continue?] How long yet shall it be in the minds of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, even the prophets of the deceit of their own hearts,

Psalm 144:11

Rescue me and deliver me out of the power of [hostile] alien [tribes] whose mouths speak deceit and whose right hands are right hands [raised in taking] fraudulent oaths.

1 John 1:10

If we say (claim) we have not sinned, we contradict His Word and make Him out to be false and a liar, and His Word is not in us [the divine message of the Gospel is not in our hearts].

1 Kings 13:18

He answered, I am a prophet also, as you are. And an angel spoke to me by the word of the Lord, saying, Bring him back with you to your house, that he may eat bread and drink water. But he lied to him.

1 John 1:6

[So] if we say we are partakers together and enjoy fellowship with Him when we live and move and are walking about in darkness, we are [both] speaking falsely and do not live and practice the Truth [which the Gospel presents].

Zephaniah 3:13

What is left of Israel shall not do iniquity or speak lies, neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth, for they shall feed and lie down and none shall make them afraid.

Isaiah 30:9

For this is a rebellious people, faithless and lying sons, children who will not hear the law and instruction of the Lord;

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