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Want to know what the Bible says about Falsehood? Here are 130 Bible verses about Falsehood from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Exodus 20:16 NIV
“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
Exodus 23:1 NIV
“Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.
Leviticus 6:2-7 NIV
2 “If anyone sins and is unfaithful to the Lord by deceiving a neighbor about something entrusted to them or left in their care or about something stolen, or if they cheat their neighbor, 3 or if they find lost property and lie about it, or if they swear falsely about any such sin that people may commit— 4 when they sin in any of these ways and realize their guilt, they must return what they have stolen or taken by extortion, or what was entrusted to them, or the lost property they found, 5 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. 6 And as a penalty they must bring to the priest, that is, to the Lord, their guilt offering, a ram from the flock, one without defect and of the proper value. 7 In this way the priest will make atonement for them before the Lord, and they will be forgiven for any of the things they did that made them guilty.”
Leviticus 19:11-12 NIV
11 “‘Do not steal.
“‘Do not lie.
“‘Do not deceive one another.
12 “‘Do not swear falsely by my name and so profane the name of your God. I am the Lord.
Job 13:4 NIV
You, however, smear me with lies;
    you are worthless physicians, all of you!
Job 21:34 NIV
“So how can you console me with your nonsense?
    Nothing is left of your answers but falsehood!”
Job 27:4 NIV
my lips will not say anything wicked,
    and my tongue will not utter lies.
Job 31:5-6 NIV
5 “If I have walked with falsehood
    or my foot has hurried after deceit
6 let God weigh me in honest scales
    and he will know that I am blameless
Job 36:4 NIV
Be assured that my words are not false;
    one who has perfect knowledge is with you.
Psalm 5:6 NIV
    you destroy those who tell lies.
The bloodthirsty and deceitful
    you, Lord, detest.
Psalm 10:7 NIV
His mouth is full of lies and threats;
    trouble and evil are under his tongue.
Psalm 28:3 NIV
Do not drag me away with the wicked,
    with those who do evil,
who speak cordially with their neighbors
    but harbor malice in their hearts.
Psalm 31:18 NIV
Let their lying lips be silenced,
    for with pride and contempt
    they speak arrogantly against the righteous.
Psalm 34:13 NIV
keep your tongue from evil
    and your lips from telling lies.
Psalm 36:3 NIV
The words of their mouths are wicked and deceitful;
    they fail to act wisely or do good.
Psalm 55:21 NIV
His talk is smooth as butter,
    yet war is in his heart;
his words are more soothing than oil,
    yet they are drawn swords.
Psalm 58:3 NIV
Even from birth the wicked go astray;
    from the womb they are wayward, spreading lies.
Psalm 59:12 NIV
For the sins of their mouths,
    for the words of their lips,
    let them be caught in their pride.
For the curses and lies they utter,
Psalm 62:4 NIV
Surely they intend to topple me
    from my lofty place;
    they take delight in lies.
With their mouths they bless,
    but in their hearts they curse.
Psalm 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.

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