'Lying' in the Bible
And they gave their father wine to drink that night. And the first-born went in, and lay with her father, and he did not know of her lying down, nor of her rising.
And they gave their father wine to drink that night also. And the younger arose, and lay with him; and he did not know of her lying down, nor of her rising.
And he looked, and behold, there was a well in the fields, and behold there, three flocks of sheep were lying by it; for out of that well they watered the flocks, and a great stone was at the mouth of the well.
And the sons of Jacob came from the fields when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had wrought what was disgraceful in Israel, in lying with Jacob's daughter, which thing ought not to be done.
If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under its burden, beware of leaving it to him: thou shalt certainly loosen it with him.
And now slay every male among the little ones, and slay every woman that hath known man by lying with him,
but all the children among the women that have not known lying with a man, keep alive for yourselves.
and of human persons, of the women that had not known lying with a man, all the persons were thirty-two thousand.
If one be found slain in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee to possess, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath smitten him,
If a man be found lying with a man's wife, they shall both of them die, the man that lay with the woman, and the woman; and thou shalt put away evil from Israel.
But Ja'el the wife of Heber took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand, and went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple, till it went down into the ground, as he was lying fast asleep from weariness. So he died.
Now she had men lying in wait in an inner chamber. And she said to him, "The Philistines are upon you, Samson!" But he snapped the bowstrings, as a string of tow snaps when it touches the fire. So the secret of his strength was not known.
So Deli'lah took new ropes and bound him with them, and said to him, "The Philistines are upon you, Samson!" And the men lying in wait were in an inner chamber. But he snapped the ropes off his arms like a thread.
And her master rose up in the morning, and when he opened the doors of the house and went out to go on his way, behold, there was his concubine lying at the door of the house, with her hands on the threshold.
And they found among the inhabitants of Ja'besh-gil'ead four hundred young virgins who had not known man by lying with him; and they brought them to the camp at Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan.
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.
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.
I have hated them that observe lying vanities; and as for me, I have confided in Jehovah.
Let the lying lips become dumb, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.
Thou hast loved evil rather than good, lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.
Because of the sin of their mouth, the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and because of cursing and lying which they speak.
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,
Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue.
Thou searchest out my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways;
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood;
He that covereth hatred hath lying lips, and he that sendeth forth a slander is a fool.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.
A righteous man hateth lying; but the wicked maketh himself odious and cometh to shame.
Excellent speech becometh not a vile man; how much less do lying lips a noble!
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting breath of them that seek death.
A lying witness shall perish; and a man that heareth shall speak constantly.
A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
If a ruler hearken to lying words, all his servants are wicked.
that this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of Jehovah;
The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
His watchmen are all of them blind, they are without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs that cannot bark, dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber:
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.
How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of Jehovah is with us? Behold, certainly the lying pen of the scribes hath made it falsehood.
He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, a lion in secret places.
They have seen vanity and lying divination, that say, Jehovah saith! and Jehovah hath not sent them; and they make them to hope that the word will be fulfilled.
Have ye not seen a vain vision, and spoken a lying divination, when ye say, Jehovah saith; and I have not spoken?
And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for morsels of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to lying?
but if ye do not make known unto me the dream, there is but one decree for you; for ye have prepared lying and corrupt words to speak before me, till the time be changed: therefore tell me the dream, and I shall know that ye can shew me its interpretation.
Swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out; and blood toucheth blood.
For they have applied their heart like an oven to their lying in wait: their baker sleepeth all the night; in the morning it burneth like a flaming fire.
They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.
Blessed are ye when they may reproach and persecute you, and say every wicked thing against you, lying, for my sake.
And the king was grieved; but on account of the oaths, and those lying at table with him, he commanded it to be given.
And they derided him. But he, having put them all out, takes with him the father of the child, and the mother, and those that were with him, and enters in where the child was lying.
And the king, while made very sorry, on account of the oaths and those lying at table with him would not break his word with her.
And having gone away to her house she found the demon gone out, and her daughter lying on the bed.
And this is the sign to you: ye shall find a babe wrapped in swaddling-clothes, and lying in a manger.
And they came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger;
But when thou hast been invited, go and put thyself down in the last place, that when he who has invited thee comes, he may say to thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have honour before all that are lying at table with thee;
And one of those that were lying at table with them, hearing these things, said to him, Blessed is he who shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.
But Peter, rising up, ran to the sepulchre, and stooping down he sees the linen clothes lying there alone, and went away home, wondering at what had happened.
Jesus seeing this man lying there, and knowing that he was in that state now a great length of time, says to him, Wouldest thou become well?
and stooping down he sees the linen cloths lying; he did not however go in.
Simon Peter therefore comes, following him, and entered into the tomb, and sees the linen cloths lying,
and the handkerchief which was upon his head, not lying with the linen cloths, but folded up in a distinct place by itself.
And he found there a certain man, Aeneas by name, who had been lying for eight years upon a couch, who was paralysed.
But Paul's sister's son, having heard of the lying in wait, came and entered into the fortress and reported it to Paul.
And neither sun nor stars appearing for many days, and no small storm lying on us, in the end all hope of our being saved was taken away.
looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured the cross, having despised the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.