Verses About Lying

Colossians 3:9-10

Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.

Leviticus 19:12

Do not swear falsely by my name and so profane the name of your God. I am the LORD.

Proverbs 25:18

Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is the man who gives false testimony against his neighbor.

Zechariah 8:17

“Do not plot evil against your neighbor, and do not love to swear falsely. I hate all this,” declares the LORD.

Proverbs 14:5

A truthful witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies.

1 Kings 22:16

The king said to him, “How many times must I make you swear to tell me nothing but the truth in the name of the LORD ?”

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will not go free.

Deuteronomy 19:16-19

If a malicious witness takes the stand to accuse a man of a crime, the two men involved in the dispute must stand in the presence of the LORD before the priests and the judges who are in office at the time. The judges must make a thorough investigation, and if the witness proves to be a liar, giving false testimony against his brother, then do to him as he intended to do to his brother. You must purge the evil from among you.

Revelation 21:8

But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars—their place will be in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.

Proverbs 19:9

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

Proverbs 24:28

Do not testify against your neighbor without cause, or use your lips to deceive.

Psalm 58:3

Even from birth the wicked go astray; from the womb they are wayward and speak lies.

James 3:14

But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.

Exodus 23:1

Do not spread false reports. Do not help a wicked man by being a malicious witness.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.