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43 Bible Verses about Lying And Deceit

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Psalm 120:2

"Deliver my life, O Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue."

Psalm 109:2

for {wicked and deceitful mouths} have opened against me. They speak to me with a lying tongue.

Psalm 52:3

You love evil more than good, a lie more than speaking {what is right}. Selah

Proverbs 30:8

Keep falsehood and a {lying word} far from me; do not give me poverty or wealth; provide me [with] food [only for] my need.

Psalm 119:29

Remove from me [the] deceptive way, and graciously give me your law.

Proverbs 12:19

A lip of truth endures forever, but a tongue of deception lasts only a moment.

Psalm 12:2

They speak falseness {to each other}. [With] flattering lips, [with] {a double heart} they speak.

Psalm 101:7

There will not live in the midst of my house a worker of deceit. One who speaks lies will not remain before my eyes.

Hosea 11:12

Ephraim has surrounded me with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit; and Judah is still wandering with God and [is] faithful to the Holy One.

Psalm 78:36

But they enticed him with their mouth and lied to him with their tongue.

1 Kings 22:22

He said, 'I will go out and I will be a false spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.' And he said, 'You shall entice and succeed, go out and do so.'

Psalm 55:11

Destruction [is] within it, and oppression and deceit do not depart from its public square.

2 Chronicles 18:21

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

Proverbs 26:28

A tongue of deceit hates its victim, and a flattering mouth makes ruin.

2 Thessalonians 2:11

And because of this, God sends them {a powerful delusion} so that they will believe the lie,

Jeremiah 9:6

Your dwelling [is] in the midst of deceit, upon deceit they refuse to know me," {declares} Yahweh.

Jeremiah 9:5

And everyone deceives his neighbor, and they do not speak [the] truth, they have taught their tongues to speak lies, they are tired [from] going astray.

1 Kings 22:23

So then, see that Yahweh has placed a false spirit in the mouth of all of these your prophets, and Yahweh has spoken disaster concerning you."

Micah 6:12

Because her rich are full of violence, and her inhabitants speak lies, and their tongue [is] deceitful in their mouth.

Daniel 11:27

{And two of the kings} {will bend their hearts} to evil. And at the {same table} they will speak lies, but [what is discussed] will not succeed, for still an end [is coming] at the appointed time.

Proverbs 14:25

He who saves lives [is] a witness of truth, but he who utters lies [is] a betrayer.

Jeremiah 7:8

Look, you [are] relying for yourselves on {deceitful words} without benefiting.

Isaiah 59:13

transgressing and denying Yahweh, and turning {away from following} our God; speaking oppression and falsehood, conceiving and uttering words of deception from [the] heart.

Isaiah 44:20

[He] feeds [on] ashes; a {deceived mind} misleads him. And he cannot save {himself}, and he cannot say, "Is [this] not an illusion in my right hand?"

Proverbs 24:28

Do not be a witness without cause against your neighbor nor deceive with your lips.

Jeremiah 23:26

{How long} [will] this be in the hearts of the prophets who prophesy lies, even the prophets of the deceitfulness of their hearts,

Psalm 144:11

Rescue me and deliver me from [the] hand of foreigners, whose mouth speaks falsely, and whose right hand [is] a false right hand,

1 Kings 13:18

Then he said, "I [am] also a prophet like you. An angel spoke to me by the word of Yahweh, saying, 'Let him return with you to your house that he may eat food and drink water.'" He lied to him.

Zephaniah 3:13

The remnant of Israel shall not do wickedness; they shall not speak deception, nor shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth. For they shall graze and lie down, and none shall frighten [them]."

Isaiah 30:9

For it [is] a people of rebellion, deceitful children, children [who are] not willing to hear the instruction of Yahweh,

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