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23 Bible Verses about Lying


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For “He who would love life And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, And his lips from speaking deceit. Let him turn away from evil and do good; Let him seek peace and pursue it.”For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it.”
He who walks uprightly, And works righteousness, And speaks the truth in his heart; He who does not backbite with his tongue, Nor does evil to his neighbor, Nor does he take up a reproach against his friend.He who walks blamelessly and does what is right and speaks truth in his heart; who does not slander with his tongue and does no evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his friend.
Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips And from a deceitful tongue.Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.
And He said, “What comes out of a man, that defiles a man. For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lewdness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within and defile a man.”And he said, “What comes out of a person is what defiles him. For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.”
Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, But those who deal truthfully are His delight.Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.
A perverse man sows strife, And a whisperer separates the best of friends.A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.
Whoever hides hatred has lying lips, And whoever spreads slander is a fool.The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever utters slander is a fool.
If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.
Keep your tongue from evil, And your lips from speaking deceit.Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking deceit.
He who walks with integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will become known.Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.
Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him.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.
A talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is of a faithful spirit conceals a matter.Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.
A faithful witness does not lie, But a false witness will utter lies.A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies.
Remove falsehood and lies far from me; Give me neither poverty nor riches— Feed me with the food allotted to me.Remove far from me falsehood and lying; give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is needful for me.
A wholesome tongue is a tree of life, But perverseness in it breaks the spirit.A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
‘You shall not murder,’ ‘You shall not commit adultery,’ ‘You shall not steal,’ ‘You shall not bear false witness,’ ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’“You shall not murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother, and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.
The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverse mouth I hate.The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.
The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked what is perverse.The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable, but the mouth of the wicked, what is perverse.
Put away from you a deceitful mouth, And put perverse lips far from you.Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you.
Excellent speech is not becoming to a fool, Much less lying lips to a prince.Fine speech is not becoming to a fool; still less is false speech to a prince.
You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it.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.
But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back part of the price of the land for yourself? While it remained, was it not your own? And after it was sold, was it not in your own control? Why have you conceived this thing in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God.”But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back for yourself part of the proceeds of the land? While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not at your disposal? Why is it that you have contrived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to man but to God.”

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Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.
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