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Perjury

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Zechariah 8:16-17

'These are the things which you should do: speak the truth to one another; judge with truth and judgment for peace in your gates.

Psalm 24:3-4

Who may ascend into the hill of the LORD? And who may stand in His holy place?

Isaiah 48:1

"Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are named Israel And who came forth from the loins of Judah, Who swear by the name of the LORD And invoke the God of Israel, But not in truth nor in righteousness.

Jeremiah 5:2

"And although they say, 'As the LORD lives,' Surely they swear falsely."

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Jeremiah 7:9-10

"Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery and swear falsely, and offer sacrifices to Baal and walk after other gods that you have not known,

Hosea 10:4

They speak mere words, With worthless oaths they make covenants; And judgment sprouts like poisonous weeds in the furrows of the field.

Zechariah 5:3-4

Then he said to me, "This is the curse that is going forth over the face of the whole land; surely everyone who steals will be purged away according to the writing on one side, and everyone who swears will be purged away according to the writing on the other side.

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

1 Timothy 1:9-10

realizing the fact that law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers

Exodus 23:1-3

"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Numbers 30:2

"If a man makes a vow to the LORD, or takes an oath to bind himself with a binding obligation, he shall not violate his word; he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

Leviticus 6:1-7

Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

"If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing,

1 Kings 21:1-19

Now it came about after these things that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard which was in Jezreel beside the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.

Matthew 26:59-61

Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.

Mark 14:55-59

Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, and they were not finding any.

Acts 6:12-14

And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came up to him and dragged him away and brought him before the Council.

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Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

Leviticus 6:3

or has found what was lost and lied about it and sworn falsely, so that he sins in regard to any one of the things a man may do;

Zechariah 5:4

"I will make it go forth," declares the LORD of hosts, "and it will enter the house of the thief and the house of the one who swears falsely by My name; and it will spend the night within that house and consume it with its timber and stones."

1 Timothy 1:10

and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,

Perjury » Instances of » Jesus

Matthew 26:59

Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.

Mark 14:56-57

For many were giving false testimony against Him, but their testimony was not consistent. Some stood up and began to give false testimony against Him, saying,

Perjury » Instances of » Peter, when he denied jesus with an oath

Mark 14:71

But he began to curse and swear, "I do not know this man you are talking about!"

Perjury » Instances of » Stephen

Acts 6:11

Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God."

Acts 6:13-14

They put forward false witnesses who said, "This man incessantly speaks against this holy place and the Law; for we have heard him say that this Nazarene, Jesus, will destroy this place and alter the customs which Moses handed down to us."

Perjury » Instances of » Witnesses against naboth

1 Kings 21:8-13

So she wrote letters in Ahab's name and sealed them with his seal, and sent letters to the elders and to the nobles who were living with Naboth in his city. Now she wrote in the letters, saying, "Proclaim a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people; and seat two worthless men before him, and let them testify against him, saying, 'You cursed God and the king ' Then take him out and stone him to death." read more.
So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent word to them, just as it was written in the letters which she had sent them. They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people. Then the two worthless men came in and sat before him; and the worthless men testified against him, even against Naboth, before the people, saying, "Naboth cursed God and the king." So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

Perjury » Instances of » Zedekiah

2 Chronicles 36:13

He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar who had made him swear allegiance by God But he stiffened his neck and hardened his heart against turning to the LORD God of Israel.

Perjury » Instances of » David

Psalm 35:11

Malicious witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I do not know.

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Zechariah 5:4

"I will make it go forth," declares the LORD of hosts, "and it will enter the house of the thief and the house of the one who swears falsely by My name; and it will spend the night within that house and consume it with its timber and stones."



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