Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.
- Colossians 3:9-10
” ‘Do not swear falsely by my name and so profane the name of your God. I am the Lord.’ “
- Leviticus 19:12
Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is one who gives false testimony against a neighbor.
- Proverbs 25:18
“Do not plot evil against each other, and do not love to swear falsely. I hate all this,” declares the Lord.
- Zechariah 8:17
An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies.
- Proverbs 14:5
The king said to him, “How many times must I make you swear to tell me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord?”
- 1 Kings 22:16
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free.
- Proverbs 19:5
“Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.”
- Exodus 23:1
If a malicious witness takes the stand to accuse someone of a crime, the two people involved in the dispute must stand in the presence of the Lord before the priests and the judges who are in office at the time. The judges must make a thorough investigation, and if the witness proves to be a liar, giving false testimony against a fellow Israelite, then do to the false witness as that witness intended to do to the other party. You must purge the evil from among you.
- Deuteronomy 19:16-19
But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars—they will be consigned to the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.”
- Revelation 21:8
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will perish.
- Proverbs 19:9
Do not testify against your neighbor without cause—would you use your lips to mislead?
- Proverbs 24:28
Even from birth the wicked go astray; from the womb they are wayward, spreading lies.
- Psalm 58:3
But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.
- James 3:14
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
- Proverbs 12:19