99 Bible Verses about Lie

Here are 99 Bible verses about lie, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 19:5 KJV

5 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

Proverbs 6:16-19 KJV

16 These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: 17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, 18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, 19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

Proverbs 12:22 KJV

22 Lying lips are abomination to the Lord: but they that deal truly are his delight.

Proverbs 12:19 KJV

19 The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Revelation 21:8 KJV

8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

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Leviticus 19:11 KJV

11 Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

John 8:44 KJV

44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

Romans 1:29 KJV

29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

Numbers 23:19 KJV

19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

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Romans 6:23 KJV

23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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Acts 5:1-10 KJV

1 But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, 2 And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ feet. 3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? 4 Whiles it remained, was …

Proverbs 19:9 KJV

9 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.

Exodus 20:16 KJV

16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Ephesians 4:25 KJV

25 Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.

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Colossians 3:9-10 KJV

9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; 10 And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

Proverbs 14:5 KJV

5 A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.

Psalm 101:7 KJV

7 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.

2 Peter 3:9 KJV

9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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1 Timothy 1:10 KJV

10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;

Colossians 3:9 KJV

9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

1 John 1:9 KJV

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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Titus 1:2 KJV

2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

Proverbs 17:7 KJV

7 Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.

Proverbs 13:5 KJV

5 A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.

Proverbs 26:28 KJV

28 A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Proverbs 19:22 KJV

22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.

Proverbs 14:25 KJV

25 A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.

Psalm 119:163 KJV

163 I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.

Titus 3:5 KJV

5 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 KJV

9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are …

Luke 8:17 KJV

17 For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.

Proverbs 21:6 KJV

6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.

1 John 2:4 KJV

4 He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

1 Timothy 4:2 KJV

2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;

Acts 5:3 KJV

3 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?

Matthew 15:18-20 KJV

18 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. 19 For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: 20 These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.

Psalm 120:2 KJV

2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

Psalm 5:6 KJV

6 Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the Lord will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

Leviticus 19:11-12 KJV

11 Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another. 12 And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the Lord.

Revelation 22:15 KJV

15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

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1 Peter 3:10 KJV

10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

Hebrews 6:18 KJV

18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

John 14:6 KJV

6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Luke 16:10 KJV

10 He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.

Proverbs 30:8 KJV

8 Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me:

Proverbs 25:18 KJV

18 A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Proverbs 24:28 KJV

28 Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.

Proverbs 10:18 KJV

18 He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.

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Psalm 58:3 KJV

3 The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.

Psalm 51:6 KJV

6 Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.

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1 Kings 22:20-23 KJV

20 And the Lord said, Who shall persuade Ahab, that he may go up and fall at Ramothgilead? And one said on this manner, and another said on that manner. 21 And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the Lord, and said, I will persuade him. 22 And the Lord said unto him, Wherewith? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou …

Revelation 2:2 KJV

2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:

1 Peter 3:10-11 KJV

10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: 11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

James 1:26 KJV

26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

Romans 12:17-21 KJV

17 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. 18 If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. 19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord. 20 Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, …

Matthew 5:37 KJV

37 But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.

Matthew 5:11 KJV

11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

Zechariah 8:16 KJV

16 These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:

Zephaniah 3:13 KJV

13 The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

Nahum 3:1 KJV

1 Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey departeth not;

Ezekiel 13:19 KJV

19 And will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies?

Jeremiah 23:32 KJV

32 Behold, I am against them that prophesy false dreams, saith the Lord, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their lightness; yet I sent them not, nor commanded them: therefore they shall not profit this people at all, saith the Lord.

Proverbs 26:18-19 KJV

18 As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death, 19 So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

Proverbs 9:2 KJV

2 She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table.

Psalm 119:69 KJV

69 The proud have forged a lie against me: but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

Psalm 119:29 KJV

29 Remove from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously.

Psalm 109:2 KJV

2 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Psalm 55:23 KJV

23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.

Psalm 34:13 KJV

13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

Psalm 31:18 KJV

18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Deuteronomy 5:20 KJV

20 Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Numbers 11:23 KJV

23 And the Lord said unto Moses, Is the Lord’s hand waxed short? thou shalt see now whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not.

Leviticus 20:10-16 KJV

10 And the man that committeth adultery with another man’s wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death. 11 And the man that lieth with his father’s wife hath uncovered his father’s nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. 12 And if a man lie with his daughter in law, …

Exodus 20:1-26 KJV

1 And God spake all these words, saying, 2 I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me. 4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. …

Genesis 19:1-38 KJV

1 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground; 2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant’s house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night. …

Genesis 3:4 KJV

4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

Revelation 21:27 KJV

27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life.

Revelation 21:7-8 KJV

7 He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son. 8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Revelation 12:9 KJV

9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

James 3:14 KJV

14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Ephesians 4:15-16 KJV

15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: 16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

Romans 16:17-18 KJV

17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. 18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.

John 8:43-47 KJV

43 Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word. 44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. 45 And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not. …

John 8:32 KJV

32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Luke 8:15 KJV

15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Matthew 9:23 KJV

23 And when Jesus came into the ruler’s house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise,

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Hosea 4:2 KJV

2 By swearing, and lying, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery, they break out, and blood toucheth blood.

Ezekiel 16:49-50 KJV

49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. 50 And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.

Isaiah 32:7 KJV

7 The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

Proverbs 10:9 KJV

9 He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

Psalm 59:12 KJV

12 For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.

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Exodus 23:1 KJV

1 Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

1 John 4:1 KJV

1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

James 5:12 KJV

12 But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.

John 3:16-17 KJV

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Matthew 7:15 KJV

15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

Micah 6:12 KJV

12 For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.