43 Bible Verses about Lying And Deceit
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Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue.
For the mouth of the wicked man and the mouth of deceit are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue,
Thou hast loved evil rather than good, lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.
Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
Remove far from me vanity and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the bread of my daily need:
Remove from me the way of falsehood, and graciously grant me thy law.
Ye shall not steal, and ye shall not deal falsely, and ye shall not lie one to another.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Let the lying lips become dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.
They speak falsehood every one with his neighbour: with flattering lip, with a double heart, do they speak.
A faithful witness will not lie; but a false witness uttereth lies.
He that practiseth deceit shall not dwell within my house; he that speaketh falsehoods shall not subsist in my sight.
Ephraim encompasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit; but Judah yet walketh with God, and with the holy things of truth.
Do not lie to one another, having put off the old man with his deeds,
But they flattered him with their mouth, and lied unto him with their tongue;
And Jehovah said unto him, Wherewith? And he said, I will go forth, and will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt entice him, and also succeed: go forth, and do so.
Perversities are in the midst thereof; and oppression and deceit depart not from its streets.
And he said, I will go forth, and will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt entice him, and also succeed: go forth, and do so.
A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
Ye are of the devil, as your father, and ye desire to do the lusts of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks falsehood, he speaks of what is his own; for he is a liar and its father:
And for this reason God sends to them a working of error, that they should believe what is false,
Thy habitation is in the midst of deceit; through deceit they refuse to know me, saith Jehovah.
And they act deceitfully every one with his neighbour, and speak not the truth: they teach their tongue to speak falsehood, they weary themselves with perverse dealing.
And now, behold, Jehovah has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and Jehovah has spoken evil concerning thee.
For her rich men are full of violence, and her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.
And both these kings' hearts shall meditate mischief, and they shall speak lies at one table; but it shall not prosper; for yet the end shall be at the time appointed.
A true witness delivereth souls; but deceit uttereth lies.
Thou wilt destroy them that speak lies: Jehovah abhorreth a man of blood and deceit.
Behold, ye confide in words of falsehood that cannot profit.
Believe ye not in a companion, put not confidence in a familiar friend: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.
But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled thy heart that thou shouldest lie to the Holy Spirit, and put aside for thyself a part of the price of the estate?
in transgressing and lying against Jehovah, and departing away from our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.
He feedeth on ashes; a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and wouldest thou deceive with thy lips?
How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, and who are prophets of the deceit of their own heart?
Rescue me, and deliver me from the hand of aliens, whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.
And he said to him, I am a prophet also as thou art; and an angel spoke to me by the word of Jehovah saying, Bring him back with thee into thy house, that he may eat bread and drink water. He lied unto him.
If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not practise the truth.
The remnant of Israel shall not work unrighteousness, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: but they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.
Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.
who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth;
that this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of Jehovah;