6 Bible Verses about Not Telling The Truth

Proverbs 6:16-19 ESV / 95 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:9-10 ESV / 88 helpful votes

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.

Proverbs 12:22 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

John 8:32 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Numbers 23:19 ESV / 21 helpful votes

God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?

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