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What are some Bible verses about lying?

Bible verses about lying
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Proverbs 12:22
Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.

Proverbs 19:9
A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will perish.

Psalm 101:7
No one who practices deceit shall dwell in my house; no one who utters lies shall continue before my eyes.

Proverbs 12:19
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Colossians 3:9-10
Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.

Luke 8:17
For nothing is hidden that will not be made manifest, nor is anything secret that will not be known and come to light.

John 8:44
You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Exodus 20:16
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Ephesians 4:25
Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.

1 John 2:4
Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him,

Revelation 21:8
But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.

Proverbs 19:5
A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape.

1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Leviticus 19:11
You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.

Proverbs 24:28
Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause, and do not deceive with your lips.

Proverbs 21:6
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.

Matthew 15:18-20
But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander. These are what defile a person. But to eat with unwashed hands does not defile anyone.

Proverbs 14:5
A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies.

Psalm 58:3
The wicked are estranged from the womb; they go astray from birth, speaking lies.

James 3:14
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth.

Unless otherwise noted, all Bible verses are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® Copyright© 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Special thanks to OpenBible.info for the data on the most well-known Bible verses.

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