'Lying' in the Bible
And he looked and saw a well in the field, and, behold, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it, for out of that well they watered the flocks, and a great stone was upon the well's mouth.
And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter, a thing which ought not to be done.
If thou see the ass of him that hates thee lying under his burden, will thou forbear to help him? Thou shalt surely help him to raise it up.
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones and kill every woman that has known a man by lying with him.
But all the female children that have not known a man by lying with him keep alive for yourselves.
and thirty-two thousand persons in all, of women that had not known a man by lying with him.
and thou shalt repeat them diligently unto thy sons and shalt talk of them being in thy house and walking by the way, lying down in bed, and rising up;
And ye shall teach them to your children that ye may think of them sitting in thy house and walking by the way, lying down in bed, and rising up.
When one is found dead in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee to inherit, lying in the field, and it is not known who has slain him,
If a man is found lying with a woman married to a husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman and the woman; so shalt thou put away evil from Israel.
Now there were men lying in wait in a chamber of her house. And she said unto him, The Philistines are upon thee, Samson. And he broke the wicker strands as a thread of tow is broken when it touches the fire. So the secret of his strength was not known.
Delilah therefore took new ropes and bound him with them and said unto him, The Philistines are upon thee, Samson. And there were men lying in wait abiding in a chamber. But he broke them from off his arms like a thread.
And they found among the inhabitants of Jabeshgilead four hundred young virgins that had known no man by lying with any male, and they brought them unto the camp to Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan.
So Tamar went to her brother Amnon's house, and he was lying down. And she took flour and kneaded it and made cakes in his sight and baked the cakes.
And the LORD said unto him, In what manner? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt persuade him, and prevail also; go forth and do so.
Now, therefore, behold, the LORD has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the LORD has decreed evil concerning thee.
And he said, I will go out and be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And the LORD said, Thou shalt entice him, and thou shalt also prevail; go out and do even so.
Now, therefore, behold, the LORD has put a lying spirit in the mouth of these thy prophets, and the LORD has decreed evil concerning thee.
I have hated those that regard lying vanities; but I wait in the LORD.
Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.
Thou dost love evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.
for the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me; they have spoken of me with a lying tongue.
Remove from me the way of lying, and from thy law grant me mercy.
I hate and abhor lying, but I love thy law.
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips and from a deceitful tongue.
A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
He that hides hatred has lying lips, and he that utters 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 abomination to the LORD: but the workers of the truth are his delight.
The righteous man hates lying: but the wicked man makes himself loathsome, and abominable.
Excellent speech is not suitable for a fool: much less lying lips for a prince!
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of those that seek death.
A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it, and a flattering mouth works ruin.
Of the ruler who hearkens unto the lying word, all his ministers are evil.
That this is a rebellious people, lying sons, sons that did not desire to hear the law of the LORD:
Certainly the greedy use evil measures: he devises wicked devices to ensnare the simple with lying words and to speak in judgment against the poor.
His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant; they are all dumb dogs; they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, they love to slumber.
Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom do ye make a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? Are ye not rebellious sons, a lying seed of transgression,
Do not trust in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD are these.
Behold, ye trust in lying words that cannot profit.
Daleth He was unto me as a bear lying in wait and as a lion in secret places.
They have seen vanity and lying divination, saying, The LORD saith: and the LORD has not sent them, and they have made others to wait for the word to be confirmed.
Have ye not seen a vain vision and have ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The LORD hath said it; albeit I have not spoken?
And will ye profane me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, slaying the souls that should not die and giving life to the souls that should not live, by your lying to my people that listen to the lie?
But if ye will not make known unto me the dream, there is but one decree for you for ye certainly prepare lying and corrupt words to speak before me, until the time is changed; therefore tell me the dream, and I shall know that ye can show me its interpretation.
By swearing and lying and murdering and stealing and committing adultery, they prevailed, and blood touches blood.
Those that observe lying vanities forsake his mercy.
And when Jesus was come into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother lying in bed and with fever.
And, behold, they brought him a paralyzed man, lying on a bed; and Jesus, seeing their faith, said unto the paralyzed man, Trust, son; thy sins are forgiven thee.
And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he took the father and the mother of the damsel and those that were with him and entered in where the damsel was lying.
And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.
And they came with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the babe lying in the manger.
When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he said unto him, Dost thou desire to be made whole?
And he, stooping down and looking in, saw the linen clothes lying; yet he did not go in.
Then came Simon Peter following him and went into the sepulchre and saw the linen clothes lying
and the napkin, that had been placed over his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.
that wicked one, who shall come by the working of Satan with great power and signs and lying miracles,