What are some Bible verses about lying?


By BibleAsk Team

Bible Verses about Lying

Here are 20 Bible verses about lying using the New King James Version (NKJV):

  • Proverbs 6:16-19: “These six things the Lord hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him: A proud look, A lying tongue, Hands that shed innocent blood…”
  • Proverbs 12:22: “Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, But those who deal truthfully are His delight.”
  • Proverbs 19:5: “A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who speaks lies will not escape.”
  • Proverbs 19:9: “A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who speaks lies shall perish.”
  • Proverbs 21:6: “Getting treasures by a lying tongue Is the fleeting fantasy of those who seek death.”
  • Psalm 101:7: “He who works deceit shall not dwell within my house; He who tells lies shall not continue in my presence.”
  • Exodus 20:16: “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.”
  • Colossians 3:9: “Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds.”
  • Ephesians 4:25: “Therefore, putting away lying, ‘Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor,’ for we are members of one another.”
  • Leviticus 19:11: “You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.”
  • Revelation 21:8: “But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”
  • Psalm 119:163: “I hate and abhor lying, But I love Your law.”
  • Zechariah 8:16: “These are the things you shall do: Speak each man the truth to his neighbor; Give judgment in your gates for truth, justice, and peace.”
  • Proverbs 14:5: “A faithful witness does not lie, But a false witness will utter lies.”
  • Psalm 58:3-4: “The wicked are estranged from the womb; They go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.”
  • Revelation 22:15: “But outside are dogs and sorcerers and sexually immoral and murderers and idolaters, and whoever loves and practices a lie.”
  • Jeremiah 9:5: “Everyone will deceive his neighbor, And will not speak the truth; They have taught their tongue to speak lies; They weary themselves to commit iniquity.”
  • Psalm 120:2-3: “Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips And from a deceitful tongue. What shall be given to you, Or what shall be done to you, You false tongue?”
  • Proverbs 17:7: “Excellent speech is not becoming to a fool, Much less lying lips to a prince.”
  • Psalm 34:13: “Keep your tongue from evil, And your lips from speaking deceit.”

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