25 Bible Verses About Lieing (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Lieing (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Lieing


Proverbs 6:16-19

16   There are six things that the LORD hates,
    seven that are an abomination to him:
17   haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
    and hands that shed innocent blood,
18   a heart that devises wicked plans,
    feet that make haste to run to evil,
19   a false witness who breathes out lies,
    and one who sows discord among brothers.

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Proverbs 12:22

22   Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD,
    but those who act faithfully are his delight.

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Proverbs 19:9

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

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Psalm 101:7

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

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Proverbs 12:19

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

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Colossians 3:9-10

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

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Luke 8:17

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

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John 8:44

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 does not stand in 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.

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Exodus 20:16

16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

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Ephesians 4:25

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

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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,

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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.”

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Proverbs 19:5

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

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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.

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Leviticus 19:11

11 “You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.

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Proverbs 24:28

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

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Proverbs 21:6

  The getting of treasures by a lying tongue
    is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.

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Proverbs 14:5

  A faithful witness does not lie,
    but a false witness breathes out lies.

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Matthew 15:18-20

18 But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person. 19 For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander. 20 These are what defile a person. But to eat with unwashed hands does not defile anyone.”

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Psalm 58:3

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

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James 3:14

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

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John 8:32

32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

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Colossians 3:9

Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices

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Proverbs 26:18-19

18   Like a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death
19   is the man who deceives his neighbor
    and says, “I am only joking!”

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Proverbs 13:5

  The righteous hates falsehood,
    but the wicked brings shame and disgrace.

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