'Lying' in the Bible
He looked, and behold, a well in the field, and, behold, three flocks of sheep lying there by it. For out of that well they watered the flocks. The stone on the well's mouth was large.
The sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it. The men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had done folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; a which thing ought not to be done.
"Issachar is a strong donkey, lying down between the saddlebags.
Let heavier work be laid on the men, that they may labor therein; and don't let them pay any attention to lying words."
Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man by lying with him.
But all the girls, who have not known man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.
and thirty-two thousand persons in all, of the women who had not known man by lying with him.
If he thrust him of hatred, or hurled at him, lying in wait, so that he died,
"'But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or hurled on him anything without lying in wait,
If one be found slain in the land which Yahweh your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it isn't known who has struck him;
If a man be found lying with a woman married to a husband, then they shall both of them die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman: so you shall put away the evil from Israel.
They found among the inhabitants of Jabesh Gilead four hundred young virgins, who had not known man by lying with him; and they brought them to the camp to Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan.
Yahweh said to him, 'How?' He said, 'I will go out and will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.' He said, 'You will entice him, and will also prevail. Go out and do so.'
Now therefore, behold, Yahweh has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these your prophets; and Yahweh has spoken evil concerning you."
"He said, 'I will go forth, and will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.' "He said, 'You will entice him, and will prevail also. Go forth, and do so.'
"Now therefore, behold, Yahweh has put a lying spirit in the mouth of these your prophets; and Yahweh has spoken evil concerning you."
I hate those who regard lying vanities, but I trust in Yahweh.
Let the lying lips be mute, which speak against the righteous insolently, with pride and contempt.
You love evil more than good, lying rather than speaking the truth. Selah.
for they have opened the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of deceit against me. They have spoken to me with a lying tongue.
Deliver my soul, Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.
You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood;
He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.
The words of the wicked are about lying in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
Truth's lips will be established forever, but a lying tongue is only momentary.
Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.
Arrogant speech isn't fitting for a fool, much less do lying lips fit a prince.
Getting treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor for those who seek death.
A lying tongue hates those it hurts; and a flattering mouth works ruin.
For it is a rebellious people, lying children, children who will not hear the law of Yahweh;
The ways of the scoundrel are evil. He devises wicked devices to destroy the humble with lying words, even when the needy speaks right.
His watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they can't bark; dreaming, lying down, loving to slumber.
Don't trust in lying words, saying, The temple of Yahweh, the temple of Yahweh, the temple of Yahweh, are these.
Behold, you trust in lying words, that can't profit.
Then Yahweh said to me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name; I didn't send them, neither have I commanded them, neither spoke I to them: they prophesy to you a lying vision, and divination, and a thing of nothing, and the deceit of their own heart.
Behold, I am against those who prophesy lying dreams, says Yahweh, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their vain boasting: yet I didn't send them, nor commanded them; neither do they profit this people at all, says Yahweh.
He is to me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.
They have seen falsehood and lying divination, who say, Yahweh says; but Yahweh has not sent them: and they have made men to hope that the word would be confirmed.
Haven't you seen a false vision, and haven't you spoken a lying divination, in that you say, Yahweh says; but I have not spoken?
You have profaned me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to kill the souls who should not die, and to save the souls alive who should not live, by your lying to my people who listen to lies.
But if you don't make known to me the dream, there is but one law for you; for you have prepared lying and corrupt words to speak before me, until the time be changed: therefore tell me the dream, and I shall know that you can show me its interpretation.
There is cursing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break boundaries, and bloodshed causes bloodshed.
Those who regard lying vanities forsake their own mercy.
Don't trust in a neighbor. Don't put confidence in a friend. With the woman lying in your embrace, be careful of the words of your mouth!
When Jesus came into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother lying sick with a fever.
Behold, they brought to him a man who was paralyzed, lying on a bed. Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, "Son, cheer up! Your sins are forgiven you."
He is not here, for he has risen, just like he said. Come, see the place where the Lord was lying.
When they could not come near to him for the crowd, they removed the roof where he was. When they had broken it up, they let down the mat that the paralytic was lying on.
They ridiculed him. But he, having put them all out, took the father of the child, her mother, and those who were with him, and went in where the child was lying.
This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth, lying in a feeding trough."
They came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby was lying in the feeding trough.
lying in wait for him, and seeking to catch him in something he might say, that they might accuse him.
But Peter got up and ran to the tomb. Stooping and looking in, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves, and he departed to his home, wondering what had happened.
When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had been sick for a long time, he asked him, "Do you want to be made well?"
So they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, "Father, I thank you that you listened to me.
Stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths lying, yet he didn't enter in.
Then Simon Peter came, following him, and entered into the tomb. He saw the linen cloths lying,
and the cloth that had been on his head, not lying with the linen cloths, but rolled up in a place by itself.
But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the barracks and told Paul.
I tell the truth in Christ. I am not lying, my conscience testifying with me in the Holy Spirit,
Now about the things which I write to you, behold, before God, I'm not lying.
even he whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
to which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth in Christ, not lying), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.