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95 Bible Verses About Telling Lies

Here are 95 Bible verses about telling lies from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

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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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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1 John 2:4 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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Proverbs 12:22 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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Ephesians 4:25 KJV

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

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Exodus 20:16 KJV

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

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Proverbs 12:19 KJV

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

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Numbers 23:19 KJV

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

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Proverbs 19:9 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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1 John 4:1 KJV

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

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Proverbs 6:16-19 KJV

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

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Colossians 3:9 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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Leviticus 19:11 KJV

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

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Proverbs 19:5 KJV

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

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2 Peter 2:9 KJV

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

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Hebrews 6:18 KJV

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

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Matthew 19:18 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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Psalms 119:163 KJV

He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,

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Revelation 21:27 KJV

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

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1 John 1:9 KJV

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.

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Titus 1:2 KJV

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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John 14:6 KJV

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

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Psalms 5:6 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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Colossians 3:9-10 KJV

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

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Psalms 101:7 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 14:5 KJV

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

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Proverbs 26:28 KJV

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

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Proverbs 26:23-28 KJV

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

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Proverbs 19:22 KJV

Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross. He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him; When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart. Whose hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the whole congregation. Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him. A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

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Proverbs 14:25 KJV

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

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Zechariah 8:16 KJV

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

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2 Corinthians 11:14 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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Proverbs 25:18 KJV

And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.

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1 Peter 3:10 KJV

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

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1 Timothy 4:2 KJV

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:

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Mark 9:43 KJV

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

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Proverbs 17:4 KJV

And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:

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1 Corinthians 14:33 KJV

A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.

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Proverbs 24:28 KJV

For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.

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Psalms 58:3 KJV

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

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Revelation 22:15 KJV

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

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Hebrews 2:14 KJV

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

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil;

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Proverbs 13:5 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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Exodus 23:1 KJV

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

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Acts 5:3 KJV

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

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Genesis 3:4 KJV

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?

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Psalms 119:29 KJV

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

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Proverbs 26:18-19 KJV

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

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Proverbs 21:6 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 5:20 KJV

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

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Nahum 3:1 KJV

Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.

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Psalms 31:18 KJV

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

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Revelation 2:2 KJV

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

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Romans 13:9 KJV

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:

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Psalms 55:23 KJV

For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Revelation 12:9 KJV

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.

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Jeremiah 23:32 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 17:7 KJV

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.

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Psalms 51:6 KJV

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

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Leviticus 19:11-12 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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Zephaniah 3:13 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

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.

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Proverbs 12:5 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Proverbs 8:7 KJV

The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

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Proverbs 6:16-17 KJV

For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

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Psalms 15:2 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,

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James 3:14 KJV

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

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1 Corinthians 13:6 KJV

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

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Romans 3:4 KJV

Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;

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John 1:14 KJV

God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged.

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1 John 1:6 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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1 Peter 2:1 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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Proverbs 11:1 KJV

Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings,

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Matthew 15:18-20 KJV

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

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1 John 2:21 KJV

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

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Psalms 120:2 KJV

I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

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Psalms 109:2 KJV

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

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Psalms 34:12-13 KJV

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.

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Jude 1:16 KJV

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good? Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

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Matthew 18:18 KJV

These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men’s persons in admiration because of advantage.

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Proverbs 11:9 KJV

Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

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Psalms 119:69 KJV

An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.

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Psalms 59:12 KJV

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

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Revelation 22:14-15 KJV

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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Zechariah 10:2 KJV

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

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Hosea 4:2 KJV

For the idols have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore they went their way as a flock, they were troubled, because there was no shepherd.

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Romans 10:9 KJV

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

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Romans 6:23 KJV

That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

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Romans 1:25 KJV

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

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Matthew 5:11 KJV

Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

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Jeremiah 27:10 KJV

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

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Isaiah 32:7 KJV

For they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish.

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1 Timothy 1:9-10 KJV

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.

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Ephesians 4:29 KJV

Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, 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;

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John 17:17 KJV

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

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