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Lying and Dishonesty

Lying and Dishonesty

Luke 16:10 — He who is faithful in what is least is faithful also in much; and he who is unjust inwhat is least is unjust also in much.

Ephesians 4:25 — Therefore, putting away lying, Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor,” for we are members of one another.

Proverbs 20:23 — Diverse weights are an abomination to the Lord, And dishonest scales are not good.

Proverbs 12:22 — Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, But those who deal truthfully are His delight.

Leviticus 19:11 — ‘You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.

Proverbs 14:2 — He who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord, But he who is perverse in his ways despises Him.

Proverbs 4:24-26 — Put away from you a deceitful mouth, And put perverse lips far from you. Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you. Ponder the path of your feet, And let all your ways be established.

Proverbs 12:19 — The truthful lip shall be established forever, But a lying tongue is but for a moment.

Proverbs 15:27 — He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.

Proverbs 21:6 — Getting treasures by a lying tongue Is the fleeting fantasy of those who seek death.

Proverbs 13:11 — Wealth gained by dishonesty will be diminished, But he who gathers by labor will increase.

Romans 13:9-10 — For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not bear false witness,” “You shall not covet,” and if there is any other commandment, are all summed up in this saying, namely, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.

Psalm 101:7 — He who works deceit shall not dwell within my house; He who tells lies shall not continue in my presence.

Unless noted otherwise, all Scripture verses are from The New King James Version. 1996, ©1982. Nashville: Thomas Nelson.