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33 Bible Verses about Lying

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Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things doth Jehovah hate, yea, seven are an abomination unto him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood; a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations; feet that are swift in running to mischief;read more.
a false witness that uttereth lies, and he that soweth discords among brethren.

Isaiah 59:2-3

but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he doth not hear. For your hands are stained with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips speak lies, your tongue muttereth unrighteousness:

1 Kings 22:22

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.

2 Kings 4:16

And he said, At this appointed time, when thy term is come, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, man of God, do not lie to thy handmaid.

2 Kings 4:28

And she said, Did I desire a son of my lord? did I not say, Do not deceive me?

James 3:14

but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth.

Proverbs 14:25

A true witness delivereth souls; but deceit uttereth lies.

Proverbs 17:7

Excellent speech becometh not a vile man; how much less do lying lips a noble!

Psalm 120:2

Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue.

Job 6:28

Now therefore if ye will, look upon me; and it shall be to your face if I lie.

Job 31:5

If I have walked with falsehood, and my foot hath hasted to deceit,

Isaiah 44:20

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?

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall perish.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Romans 3:7

For if the truth of God, in my lie, has more abounded to his glory, why yet am I also judged as a sinner?

From Thematic Bible


Adversary » Power of » Lying

Character » Of the wicked » Lying

Isaiah 59:4

none calleth for justice, none pleadeth in truthfulness. They trust in vanity, and speak falsehood; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Character of the wicked » Lying

Isaiah 59:4

none calleth for justice, none pleadeth in truthfulness. They trust in vanity, and speak falsehood; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Covetousness » Leads to » Lying

2 Kings 5:22-25

And he said, All is well. My master has sent me saying, Behold, even now there are come to me from mount Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets; give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver, and two changes of raiment. And Naaman said, Consent to take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of raiment, and laid them upon two of his young men; and they bore them before him. And when he came to the hill, he took them from their hand, and stowed them in the house; and he let the men go, and they departed. read more.
And he entered in and stood before his master. And Elisha said to him, Whence comest thou, Gehazi? And he said, Thy servant went no whither.

Hatred » We should exhibit against » Lying

Kings » Specially warned against » Lying

Proverbs 17:7

Excellent speech becometh not a vile man; how much less do lying lips a noble!

Lying » A characteristic of the apostacy

Lying » Excludes from heaven

Lying » Forbidden

Lying » False witnesses addicted to

Proverbs 14:25

A true witness delivereth souls; but deceit uttereth lies.

Lying » False prophets addicted to

Jeremiah 23:14

And in the prophets of Jerusalem have I seen a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in falsehood, and strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that none doth return from his wickedness. They are all become unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.

Ezekiel 22:28

And her prophets have daubed for them with untempered mortar, seeing vanity and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah! and Jehovah hath not spoken.

Lying » Saints » Hate

Lying » Saints » Pray to be preserved from

Lying » Saints » Avoid

Zephaniah 3:13

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.

Isaiah 63:8

And he said, They are indeed my people, children that will not lie; and he became their Saviour.

Lying » The wicked » Prepare their tongues for

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow of falsehood, and not for fidelity are they valiant in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 9:5

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.

Lying » Lying spirit from God

1 Kings 22:21-23

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before Jehovah, and said, I will entice him. 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. And now, behold, Jehovah has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and Jehovah has spoken evil concerning thee.

2 Chronicles 18:20-22

And there came forth a spirit, and stood before Jehovah and said, I will entice him. 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. And now, behold, Jehovah has put a lying spirit in the mouth of these thy prophets; and Jehovah has spoken evil concerning thee.

Lying » Punishment for

Psalm 120:3-4

What shall be given unto thee, what shall be added unto thee, thou deceitful tongue? Sharp arrows of a mighty one, with burning coals of broom-wood.

Lying » The devil excites men to

1 Kings 22:22

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.

Lying » Antinomians guilty of

Lying » Exemplified » Joseph's brethren

Genesis 37:31-32

And they took Joseph's vest, and slaughtered a buck of the goats, and dipped the vest in the blood; and they sent the vest of many colours and had it carried to their father, and said, This have we found: discern now whether it is thy son's vest or not.

Lying » Hateful to God

Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things doth Jehovah hate, yea, seven are an abomination unto him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood; a heart that deviseth wicked imaginations; feet that are swift in running to mischief; read more.
a false witness that uttereth lies, and he that soweth discords among brethren.

Lying » They who are guilty of, shall be cast into hell

Lying » Exemplified » Michal

1 Samuel 19:14

And Saul sent messengers to take David, and she said, He is sick.

Lying » Exemplified » saul

1 Samuel 15:13

And Samuel came to Saul; and Saul said to him, Blessed art thou of Jehovah: I have fulfilled the word of Jehovah.

Lying » Leads to » Hatred

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Lying » The evil of rulers hearkening to

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler hearken to lying words, all his servants are wicked.

Lying » Folly of concealing hatred by

Lying » Poverty preferable to

Proverbs 19:22

The charm of a man is his kindness; and a poor man is better than a liar.

Lying » Shall be detected

Proverbs 12:19

The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Lying » An abomination to God

Lying » Exemplified » Prophet of bethel

1 Kings 13:18

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.

Lying » Exemplified » Gibeonites

Joshua 9:9-13

And they said to him, From a very far country are thy servants come, because of the name of Jehovah thy God; for we have heard the fame of him, and all that he did in Egypt, and all that he did to the two kings of the Amorites that were beyond Jordan, to Sihon the king of Heshbon, and to Og the king of Bashan, who was at Ashtaroth. And our elders and all the inhabitants of our country spoke to us, saying, Take victuals in your hand for the way, and go to meet them, and say to them, We are your servants, and now make a covenant with us. read more.
This our bread we took warm for our provision out of our houses on the day we came forth to go unto you; and now, behold, it is dry, and is become mouldy. And these flasks of wine which we filled new, behold, they are rent; and these our garments and our sandals are become old by reason of the very long journey.

Lying » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 21:2

And David said to Ahimelech the priest, The king has commanded me a business, and has said to me, Let no man know anything of the business whereon I send thee, and what I have commanded thee; and I have directed the young men to such and such a place.

Lying » Exemplified » Sarah

Genesis 18:15

And Sarah denied, saying, I did not laugh; for she was afraid. And he said, No; but thou didst laugh.

Lying » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 27:19

And Jacob said to his father, I am Esau, thy firstborn. I have done according as thou didst say to me. Arise, I pray thee, sit and eat of my venison, in order that thy soul may bless me.

Lying » Exemplified » Peter

Matthew 26:72

And again he denied with an oath: I do not know the man.

Lying » The wicked » Give heed to

Proverbs 17:4

The evil-doer giveth heed to iniquitous lips; the liar giveth ear to a mischievous tongue.

Lying » Leads to » Love of impure conversation

Proverbs 17:4

The evil-doer giveth heed to iniquitous lips; the liar giveth ear to a mischievous tongue.

Lying » Vanity of getting riches by

Lying » A hindrance to prayer

Isaiah 59:2-3

but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he doth not hear. For your hands are stained with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips speak lies, your tongue muttereth unrighteousness:

Lying » Unbecoming in rulers

Proverbs 17:7

Excellent speech becometh not a vile man; how much less do lying lips a noble!

Lying » Exemplified » Gehazi

2 Kings 5:22

And he said, All is well. My master has sent me saying, Behold, even now there are come to me from mount Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets; give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver, and two changes of raiment.

Lying » Exemplified » Samson

Judges 16:10

And Deli'lah said to Samson, "Behold, you have mocked me, and told me lies; please tell me how you might be bound."

Lying » Exemplified » Cain

Lying » Saints » Reject those who practice

Psalm 101:7

He that practiseth deceit shall not dwell within my house; he that speaketh falsehoods shall not subsist in my sight.

Lying » Often accompanied by gross crimes

Hosea 4:1-2

Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land; for there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land. Swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out; and blood toucheth blood.

Lying » Hypocrites, a seed of

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom do ye make a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? Are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,

Lying » Hypocrites addicted to

Hosea 11:12

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.

Lying » Exemplified

Lying » Exemplified » Cretans

Lying » The wicked » Addicted to, from their infancy

Lying » The wicked » Bring forth

Psalm 7:14

Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, yea, he hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood:

Lying » The wicked » Delight in

Lying » The wicked » Love

Psalm 52:3

Thou hast loved evil rather than good, lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Lying » Saints » Respect not those who practice

Lying » The wicked » Seek after

Psalm 4:2

Ye sons of men, till when is my glory to be put to shame? How long will ye love vanity, will ye seek after a lie? Selah.

Lying » The devil, the father of

Lying » Exemplified » Job's friends

Job 13:4

For ye indeed are forgers of lies, ye are all physicians of no value.

Satan » Vanquished promises of ultimate triumph » Lying

Satan's » Work » Lying

Serpent » Power of » Lying

Servants » Characteristics of wicked servants: » Lying

2 Kings 5:22

And he said, All is well. My master has sent me saying, Behold, even now there are come to me from mount Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets; give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver, and two changes of raiment.

2 Kings 5:25

And he entered in and stood before his master. And Elisha said to him, Whence comest thou, Gehazi? And he said, Thy servant went no whither.

Tempter » Power of » Lying

satan's Work » Lying

Topics on Lying

God Hates Lying

20;12;22

Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.

God Hating Lying

20;12;22

Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.

Lying And Deceit

19;120;2

Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue.

Lying Down To Rest

19;4;8

In peace will I both lay me down and sleep; for thou, Jehovah, alone makest me to dwell in safety.

Lying Wonders

53;2;9

whose coming is according to the working of Satan in all power and signs and wonders of falsehood,

Lying, Examples Of

1;3;4

And the serpent said to the woman, Ye will not certainly die;

Not Lying

66;14;5

and in their mouths was no lie found; for they are blameless.

Saints Response To Lying

19;119;163

I hate and abhor falsehood; thy law do I love.