Exod 5:9

(NIV)
Make the work harder for the people so that they keep working and pay no attention to lies.’

(ESV)
Let heavier work be laid on the men that they may labor at it and pay no regard to lying words.”

Exod 20:16

(NIV)
‘You shall not give false testimony against your neighbour.
(ESV)
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Exod 23:7

(NIV)
Have nothing to do with a false charge and do not put an innocent or honest person to death, for I will not acquit the guilty.

(ESV)
Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent and righteous, for I will not acquit the wicked.

Lev 6:3

(NIV)
or if they find lost property and lie about it, or if they swear falsely about any such sin that people may commit –
(ESV)
or has found something lost and lied about it, swearing falsely—in any of all the things that people do and sin thereby

Lev 6:5

(NIV)
or whatever it was they swore falsely about. They must make restitution in full, add a fifth of the value to it and give it all to the owner on the day they present their guilt offering.
(ESV)
or anything about which he has sworn falsely, he shall restore it in full and shall add a fifth to it, and give it to him to whom it belongs on the day he realizes his guilt.

Lev 19:12

(NIV)
‘“Do not swear falsely by my name and so profane the name of your God. I am the  Lord.

(ESV)
You shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am the  Lord.

Deut 19:18

(NIV)
The judges must make a thorough investigation, and if the witness proves to be a liar, giving false testimony against a fellow Israelite,
(ESV)
The judges shall inquire diligently, and if the witness is a false witness and has accused his brother falsely,

1Sam 25:21

(NIV)
David had just said, ‘It’s been useless – all my watching over this fellow’s property in the wilderness so that nothing of his was missing. He has paid me back evil for good.
(ESV)
Now David had said, “Surely in vain have I guarded all that this fellow has in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that belonged to him, and he has returned me evil for good.

2Sam 18:13

(NIV)
And if I had put my life in jeopardy – and nothing is hidden from the king – you would have kept your distance from me.’

(ESV)
On the other hand, if I had dealt treacherously against his life (and there is nothing hidden from the king), then you yourself would have stood aloof.”

1Kgs 22:22

(NIV)
‘“By what means?” the  Lord asked.

‘“I will go out and be a deceiving spirit in the mouths of all his prophets,” he said.

‘“You will succeed in enticing him,” said the  Lord. “Go and do it.”

(ESV)
And the  Lord said to him, ‘By what means?’ And he said, ‘I will go out, and will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.’ And he said, ‘You are to entice him, and you shall succeed; go out and do so.’

1Kgs 22:23

(NIV)
‘So now the  Lord has put a deceiving spirit in the mouths of all these prophets of yours. The  Lord has decreed disaster for you.’

(ESV)
Now therefore behold, the  Lord has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these your prophets; the  Lord has declared disaster for you.”

2Kgs 9:12

(NIV)
‘That’s not true!’ they said. ‘Tell us.’

Jehu said, ‘Here is what he told me: “This is what the  Lord says: I anoint you king over Israel.”’

(ESV)
And they said, “That is not true; tell us now.” And he said, “Thus and so he spoke to me, saying, ‘Thus says the  Lord, I anoint you king over Israel.’”

2Chr 18:21

(NIV)
‘“I will go and be a deceiving spirit in the mouths of all his prophets,” he said.

‘“You will succeed in enticing him,” said the  Lord. “Go and do it.”

(ESV)
And he said, ‘I will go out, and will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.’ And he said, ‘You are to entice him, and you shall succeed; go out and do so.’

2Chr 18:22

(NIV)
‘So now the  Lord has put a deceiving spirit in the mouths of these prophets of yours. The  Lord has decreed disaster for you.’

(ESV)
Now therefore behold, the  Lord has put a lying spirit in the mouth of these your prophets. The  Lord has declared disaster concerning you.”

Job 13:4

(NIV)
You, however, smear me with lies;
you are worthless physicians, all of you!
(ESV)
As for you, you whitewash with lies;
worthless physicians are you all.

Job 36:4

(NIV)
Be assured that my words are not false;
one who has perfect knowledge is with you.
(ESV)
For truly my words are not false;
one who is perfect in knowledge is with you.

Ps 7:14

(NIV)
Whoever is pregnant with evil
conceives trouble and gives birth to disillusionment.
(ESV)
Behold, the wicked man conceives evil
and is pregnant with mischief
and gives birth to lies.

Ps 27:12

(NIV)
Do not hand me over to the desire of my foes,
for false witnesses rise up against me,
spouting malicious accusations.
(ESV)
Give me not up to the will of my adversaries;
for false witnesses have risen against me,
and they breathe out violence.

Ps 31:18

(NIV)
Let their lying lips be silenced,
for with pride and contempt
they speak arrogantly against the righteous.
(ESV)
Let the lying lips be mute,
which speak insolently against the righteous
in pride and contempt.

Ps 33:17

(NIV)
A horse is a vain hope for deliverance;
despite all its great strength it cannot save.
(ESV)
The war horse is a false hope for salvation,
and by its great might it cannot rescue.

Ps 35:19

(NIV)
Do not let those gloat over me
who are my enemies without cause;
do not let those who hate me without reason
maliciously wink the eye.
(ESV)
Let not those rejoice over me
who are wrongfully my foes,
and let not those wink the eye
who hate me without cause.

Ps 38:19

(NIV)
Many have become my enemies without cause ;
those who hate me without reason are numerous.
(ESV)
But my foes are vigorous, they are mighty,
and many are those who hate me wrongfully.

Ps 52:3

(NIV)
You love evil rather than good,
falsehood rather than speaking the truth.
(ESV)
You love evil more than good,
and lying more than speaking what is right.  Selah

Ps 63:11

(NIV)
But the king will rejoice in God;
all who swear by God will glory in him,
while the mouths of liars will be silenced.
(ESV)
But the king shall rejoice in God;
all who swear by him shall exult,
for the mouths of liars will be stopped.

Ps 69:4

(NIV)
Those who hate me without reason
outnumber the hairs of my head;
many are my enemies without cause,
those who seek to destroy me.
I am forced to restore
what I did not steal.
(ESV)
More in number than the hairs of my head
are those who hate me without cause;
mighty are those who would destroy me,
those who attack me with lies.
What I did not steal
must I now restore?

Ps 101:7

(NIV)
No one who practises deceit
will dwell in my house;
no one who speaks falsely
will stand in my presence.
(ESV)
No one who practices deceit
shall dwell in my house;
no one who utters lies
shall continue before my eyes.

Ps 109:2

(NIV)
for people who are wicked and deceitful
have opened their mouths against me;
they have spoken against me with lying tongues.
(ESV)
For wicked and deceitful mouths are opened against me,
speaking against me with lying tongues.

Ps 119:29

(NIV)
Keep me from deceitful ways;
be gracious to me and teach me your law.
(ESV)
Put false ways far from me
and graciously teach me your law!

Ps 119:69

(NIV)
Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies,
I keep your precepts with all my heart.
(ESV)
The insolent smear me with lies,
but with my whole heart I keep your precepts;

Ps 119:78

(NIV)
May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause;
but I will meditate on your precepts.
(ESV)
Let the insolent be put to shame,
because they have wronged me with falsehood;
as for me, I will meditate on your precepts.

Ps 119:86

(NIV)
All your commands are trustworthy;
help me, for I am being persecuted without cause.
(ESV)
All your commandments are sure;
they persecute me with falsehood; help me!

Ps 119:104

(NIV)
I gain understanding from your precepts;
therefore I hate every wrong path.
(ESV)
Through your precepts I get understanding;
therefore I hate every false way.

Ps 119:118

(NIV)
You reject all who stray from your decrees,
for their delusions come to nothing.
(ESV)
You spurn all who go astray from your statutes,
for their cunning is in vain.

Ps 119:128

(NIV)
and because I consider all your precepts right,
I hate every wrong path.
(ESV)
Therefore I consider all your precepts to be right;
I hate every false way.

Ps 119:163

(NIV)
I hate and detest falsehood
but I love your law.
(ESV)
I hate and abhor falsehood,
but I love your law.

Ps 120:2

(NIV)
Save me,  Lord,
from lying lips
and from deceitful tongues.
(ESV)
Deliver me, O  Lord,
from lying lips,
from a deceitful tongue.

Ps 144:8

(NIV)
whose mouths are full of lies,
whose right hands are deceitful.
(ESV)
whose mouths speak lies
and whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.

Ps 144:11

(NIV)
deliver me;
rescue me from the hands of foreigners
whose mouths are full of lies,
whose right hands are deceitful.
(ESV)
Rescue me and deliver me
from the hand of foreigners,
whose mouths speak lies
and whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.

Prov 6:17

(NIV)
haughty eyes,
a lying tongue,
hands that shed innocent blood,
(ESV)
haughty eyes a lying tongue,
and hands that shed innocent blood,

Prov 6:19

(NIV)
a false witness who pours out lies
and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.
(ESV)
a false witness who breathes out lies,
and one who sows discord among brothers.

Prov 10:18

(NIV)
Whoever conceals hatred with lying lips
and spreads slander is a fool.
(ESV)
The one who conceals hatred has lying lips,
and whoever utters slander is a fool.

Prov 11:18

(NIV)
A wicked person earns deceptive wages,
but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
(ESV)
The wicked earns deceptive wages,
but one who sows righteousness gets a sure reward.

Prov 12:17

(NIV)
An honest witness tells the truth,
but a false witness tells lies.
(ESV)
Whoever speaks the truth gives honest evidence,
but a false witness utters deceit.

Prov 12:19

(NIV)
Truthful lips endure for ever,
but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
(ESV)
Truthful lips endure forever,
but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Prov 12:22

(NIV)
The  Lord detests lying lips,
but he delights in people who are trustworthy.
(ESV)
Lying lips are an abomination to the  Lord,
but those who act faithfully are his delight.

Prov 13:5

(NIV)
The righteous hate what is false,
but the wicked make themselves obnoxious
and bring shame on themselves.
(ESV)
The righteous hates falsehood,
but the wicked brings shame and disgrace.

Prov 14:5

(NIV)
An honest witness does not deceive,
but a false witness pours out lies.
(ESV)
A faithful witness does not lie,
but a false witness breathes out lies.

Prov 17:4

(NIV)
A wicked person listens to deceitful lips;
a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.
(ESV)
An evildoer listens to wicked lips,
and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.

Prov 17:7

(NIV)
Eloquent lips are unsuited to a godless fool –
how much worse lying lips to a ruler!
(ESV)
Fine speech is not becoming to a fool;
still less is false speech to a prince.

Prov 19:5

(NIV)
A false witness will not go unpunished,
and whoever pours out lies will not go free.
(ESV)
A false witness will not go unpunished,
and he who breathes out lies will not escape.

Prov 19:9

(NIV)
A false witness will not go unpunished,
and whoever pours out lies will perish.
(ESV)
A false witness will not go unpunished,
and he who breathes out lies will perish.

Prov 20:17

(NIV)
Food gained by fraud tastes sweet,
but one ends up with a mouth full of gravel.
(ESV)
Bread gained by deceit is sweet to a man,
but afterward his mouth will be full of gravel.

Prov 21:6

(NIV)
A fortune made by a lying tongue
is a fleeting vapour and a deadly snare.
(ESV)
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue
is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.

Prov 25:14

(NIV)
Like clouds and wind without rain
is one who boasts of gifts never given.
(ESV)
Like clouds and wind without rain
is a man who boasts of a gift he does not give.

Prov 25:18

(NIV)
Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow
is one who gives false testimony against a neighbour.
(ESV)
A man who bears false witness against his neighbor
is like a war club, or a sword, or a sharp arrow.

Prov 26:28

(NIV)
A lying tongue hates those it hurts,
and a flattering mouth works ruin.
(ESV)
A lying tongue hates its victims,
and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Prov 29:12

(NIV)
If a ruler listens to lies,
all his officials become wicked.
(ESV)
If a ruler listens to falsehood,
all his officials will be wicked.

Prov 31:30

(NIV)
Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting;
but a woman who fears the  Lord is to be praised.
(ESV)
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain,
but a woman who fears the  Lord is to be praised.

Isa 9:15

(NIV)
the elders and dignitaries are the head,
the prophets who teach lies are the tail.
(ESV)
the elder and honored man is the head,
and the prophet who teaches lies is the tail;

Isa 28:15

(NIV)
You boast, ‘We have entered into a covenant with death,
with the realm of the dead we have made an agreement.
When an overwhelming scourge sweeps by,
it cannot touch us,
for we have made a lie our refuge
and falsehood our hiding-place.’
(ESV)
Because you have said, “We have made a covenant with death,
and with Sheol we have an agreement,
when the overwhelming whip passes through
it will not come to us,
for we have made lies our refuge,
and in falsehood we have taken shelter”;
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