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96 Bible Verses About Not Telling the Truth

Here are 96 Bible verses about not telling the truth from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 6:16-19 KJV

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

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Colossians 3:9-10 KJV

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

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Proverbs 12:22 KJV

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

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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

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John 8:32 KJV

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

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

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

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John 14:6 KJV

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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Numbers 23:19 KJV

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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Ephesians 4:25 KJV

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

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John 8:44 KJV

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.

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Zechariah 8:16 KJV

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:

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1 John 3:18 KJV

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

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John 4:24 KJV

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.

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John 1:14 KJV

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

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Psalms 25:5 KJV

Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

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Revelation 21:8 KJV

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.

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Galatians 4:16 KJV

Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?

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John 8:31-32 KJV

Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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John 17:17 KJV

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

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James 1:18 KJV

Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.

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Hebrews 6:18 KJV

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:

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Exodus 20:16 KJV

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

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Proverbs 19:5 KJV

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

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Proverbs 12:19 KJV

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

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1 John 1:8 KJV

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

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1 John 1:6 KJV

If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth:

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Psalms 86:11 KJV

Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.

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Psalms 43:3 KJV

O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.

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1 John 2:4 KJV

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

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James 5:12 KJV

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.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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Ephesians 6:14 KJV

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

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Psalms 119:160 KJV

Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.

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Romans 1:18 KJV

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

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Jeremiah 13:25 KJV

This is thy lot, the portion of thy measures from me, saith the LORD; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.

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Proverbs 14:5 KJV

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

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Psalms 15:1-2 KJV

LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

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2 Corinthians 2:17 KJV

For we are not as many, which corrupt the word of God: but as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God speak we in Christ.

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John 14:17 KJV

Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.

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John 1:17 KJV

For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

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Proverbs 28:13 KJV

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

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Psalms 51:6 KJV

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

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Psalms 5:6 KJV

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

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John 18:37 KJV

Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.

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Matthew 4:4 KJV

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

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Jeremiah 9:5 KJV

And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.

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Psalms 34:13 KJV

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

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3 John 1:4 KJV

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.

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Hebrews 12:14 KJV

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

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Titus 1:2 KJV

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

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1 Timothy 2:7 KJV

Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.

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John 17:8 KJV

For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.

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