International Standard Bible EncyclopediaFALSEHOOD
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) Want of truth or accuracy; an untrue assertion or representation; error; misrepresentation; falsity.
2. (n.) A deliberate intentional assertion of what is known to be untrue; a departure from moral integrity; a lie.
3. (n.) Treachery; deceit; perfidy; unfaithfulness.
Greek5579. pseudos -- a falsehood, untruth, lie
... a falsehood, untruth, lie. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: pseudos
Phonetic Spelling: (psyoo'-dos) Short Definition: a lie Definition: a lie ...
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5582. pseusma -- a lie, falsehood
893. apseudes -- free from falsehood
5574. pseudomai -- to lie
5576. pseudomartureo -- to bear false witness, give false ...
Strong's Hebrew8267. sheqer -- deception, disappointment, falsehood
... << 8266, 8267. sheqer. 8268 >>. deception, disappointment, falsehood. Transliteration:
sheqer Phonetic Spelling: (sheh'-ker) Short Definition: falsehood. ...
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3577. kazab -- a lie, falsehood, deceptive thing
4604. maal -- an unfaithful or treacherous act
7723. shav -- emptiness, vanity
391. akzab -- deceptive, disappointing
Commandment Third. On Avoiding Falsehood, and on the Repentance of ...
Whether There Can be Falsehood in the Intellect of an Angel?
Psalm 56. Deliverance from Oppression and Falsehood; Or, God's ...
He Shows the Falsehood of Eunomius' Calumnious Charge that the ...
Whether Treachery, Fraud, Falsehood, Perjury, Restlessness ...
Psalm 56 Deliverance from Oppression and Falsehood.
Truth First, Falsehood Afterwards, as Its Perversion Christ's ...
Of the Constant Falsehood of the Devil, and of the Powers and ...
We must not Lie, Even for the Sake of Moderation. The Praise of ...
The Devil is Well Practised in Falsehood, by which Adam Having ...
ThesaurusFalsehood (107 Occurrences)
... imposture. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. FALSEHOOD. fols'-hood. See LYING.
Multi-Version Concordance Falsehood (107 Occurrences). John ...
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Lie (291 Occurrences)
Leasing (2 Occurrences)
Deception (24 Occurrences)
Deceitfully (22 Occurrences)
Prophesying (58 Occurrences)
Falsely (72 Occurrences)
Crime (45 Occurrences)
Perverseness (46 Occurrences)
Satan (50 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceFalsehood (107 Occurrences)
John 7:18 He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory, but he who seeks the glory of him who sent him is true, and no unrighteousness is in him. (See RSV)
John 8:44 Ye are of the devil, as your father, and ye desire to do the lusts of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks falsehood, he speaks of what is his own; for he is a liar and its father: (DBY YLT)
Romans 1:25 who changed the truth of God into falsehood, and honoured and served the creature more than him who had created it, who is blessed for ever. Amen. (DBY YLT)
Romans 3:7 If, for instance, a falsehood of mine has made God's truthfulness more conspicuous, redounding to His glory, why am I judged all the same as a sinner? (WEY YLT RSV NIV)
Romans 9:1 I am telling you the truth as a Christian man--it is no falsehood, for my conscience enlightened, as it is, by the Holy Spirit adds its testimony to mine-- (WEY)
Ephesians 4:25 Therefore, putting away falsehood, speak truth each one with his neighbor. For we are members of one another. Paul's Letter to the Colossians (WEB WEY ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
2 Thessalonians 2:9 whose coming is according to the working of Satan in all power and signs and wonders of falsehood, (DBY)
2 Peter 2:1 But there were also false prophets among the people, as there will be teachers of falsehood among you also, who will cunningly introduce fatal divisions, disowning even the Sovereign Lord who has redeemed them, and bringing on themselves swift destruction. (WEY)
1 John 2:27 And as for you, the anointing which you received from Him remains within you, and there is no need for any one to teach you. But since His anointing gives you instruction in all things--and is true and is no falsehood--you are continuing in union with Him even as it has taught you to do. (WEY)
1 John 4:6 We are of God. He who knows God listens to us. He who is not of God doesn't listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error. (See NIV)
Revelation 21:27 And nothing unclean may come into it, or anyone whose works are cursed or false; but only those whose names are in the Lamb's book of life. (See RSV)
Revelation 22:15 Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood. (WEB WEY RSV NIV)
Exodus 23:7 Thou shalt keep far from the cause of falsehood; and the innocent and righteous slay not; for I will not justify the wicked. (DBY)
Leviticus 6:3 or hath found a lost thing, and hath lied concerning it, and hath sworn to a falsehood, concerning one of all 'these' which man doth, sinning in them: (YLT)
Leviticus 19:12 And ye do not swear by My name to falsehood, or thou hast polluted the name of thy God; I 'am' Jehovah. (YLT)
Deuteronomy 19:18 and the judges have searched diligently, and lo, the witness 'is' a false witness, a falsehood he hath testified against his brother: (YLT)
2 Samuel 18:13 Otherwise I should have wrought falsehood against mine own life: for there is no matter hid from the king, and thou thyself wouldest have set thyself against me. (KJV WBS)
1 Kings 22:22 and he saith, I go out, and have been a spirit of falsehood in the mouth of all his prophets; and He saith, Thou dost entice, and also thou art able; go out and do so. (YLT)
1 Kings 22:23 And now, lo, Jehovah hath put a spirit of falsehood in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and Jehovah hath spoken concerning thee -- evil.' (YLT)
2 Chronicles 18:21 and he saith, I go out, and have become a spirit of falsehood in the mouth of all his prophets. And He saith, Thou dost entice, and also, thou art able; go out and do so. (YLT)
2 Chronicles 18:22 And, now, lo, Jehovah hath put a spirit of falsehood in the mouth of these thy prophets, and Jehovah hath spoken concerning thee -- evil.' (YLT)
Job 13:4 And yet, ye 'are' forgers of falsehood, Physicians of nought -- all of you, (YLT)
Job 21:34 So how can you comfort me with nonsense, seeing that in your answers there remains only falsehood?" (WEB KJV ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Job 27:4 Truly, there is no deceit in my lips, and my tongue does not say what is false. (See RSV)
Job 31:5 "If I have walked with falsehood, and my foot has hurried to deceit (WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 4:2 You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah. (WEB JPS ASV WBS)
Psalms 5:6 Thou wilt destroy them that speak lies: Jehovah abhorreth the blood-thirsty and deceitful man. (See JPS WBS NAS)
Psalms 7:14 Behold, he travails with iniquity. Yes, he has conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Psalms 12:2 They speak falsehood every one with his neighbor: With flattering lip, and with a double heart, do they speak. (ASV DBY JPS NAS)
Psalms 24:4 He who has clean hands and a pure heart; who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood, and has not sworn deceitfully. (WEB ASV NAS)
Psalms 26:4 I have not sat with men of falsehood; Neither will I go in with dissemblers. (ASV JPS)
Psalms 31:18 Let lips of falsehood become dumb, That are speaking against the righteous, Ancient sayings, in pride and contempt. (YLT)
Psalms 35:19 Mine enemies rejoice not over me 'with' falsehood, Those hating me without cause wink the eye. (YLT)
Psalms 40:4 Happy is the man that hath made the LORD his trust, and hath not turned unto the arrogant, nor unto such as fall away treacherously. (See NAS)
Psalms 41:6 If he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood. His heart gathers iniquity to itself. When he goes abroad, he tells it. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS)
Psalms 52:3 Thou lovest evil more than good, And lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah (See JPS NAS NIV)
Psalms 62:4 They fully intend to throw him down from his lofty place. They delight in lies. They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah. (See NAS RSV)
Psalms 101:7 He who practices deceit won't dwell within my house. He who speaks falsehood won't be established before my eyes. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS)
Psalms 109:2 For the mouth of wickedness, and the mouth of deceit, Against me they have opened, They have spoken with me -- A tongue of falsehood, and words of hatred! (YLT)
Psalms 119:29 Remove from me the way of falsehood; And grant me thy law graciously. (ASV DBY JPS YLT)
Psalms 119:69 The proud have forged falsehood against me: I will observe thy precepts with my whole heart. (DBY YLT)
Psalms 119:78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they have acted perversely towards me with falsehood: as for me, I meditate in thy precepts. (DBY JPS YLT)
Psalms 119:86 All Thy commands 'are' faithfulness, 'With' falsehood they have pursued me, Help Thou me. (YLT RSV)
Psalms 119:118 Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit is falsehood. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Psalms 119:128 Therefore all my appointments I have declared wholly right, Every path of falsehood I have hated! (YLT)
Psalms 119:163 I hate and abhor falsehood. I love your law. (WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 139:20 For they speak against thee wickedly, And thine enemies take thy name in vain. (See JPS)
Psalms 144:8 whose mouths speak deceit, Whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Psalms 144:11 Rescue me, and deliver me out of the hands of foreigners, whose mouths speak deceit, whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
Proverbs 12:19 The lip of truth is established for ever, And for a moment -- a tongue of falsehood. (YLT)
Proverbs 13:5 A false word the righteous hateth, And the wicked causeth abhorrence, and is confounded. (See NAS RSV)
Proverbs 17:4 An evil doer is attentive to lips of vanity, Falsehood is giving ear to a mischievous tongue. (YLT)
Proverbs 17:7 Not comely for a fool is a lip of excellency, Much less for a noble a lip of falsehood. (YLT)
Proverbs 20:17 Bread of falsehood is sweet to a man; But afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel. (ASV DBY JPS YLT NAS)
Proverbs 29:12 If a ruler hearkeneth to falsehood, All his servants are wicked. (ASV JPS NAS RSV)
Proverbs 30:8 Remove far from me falsehood and lies. Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with the food that is needful for me; (WEB JPS ASV RSV NIV)
Isaiah 5:18 Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and wickedness as with cart rope; (WEB ASV NAS RSV)
Isaiah 9:15 Elder, and accepted of face, he 'is' the head, Prophet, teacher of falsehood, he 'is' the tail. (YLT NAS)
Isaiah 28:15 "Because you have said,'We have made a covenant with death, and with Sheol are we in agreement. When the overflowing scourge passes through, it won't come to us; for we have made lies our refuge, and we have hidden ourselves under falsehood.'" (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 57:4 Against whom do you sport yourselves? Against whom do you make a wide mouth, and stick out your tongue? Aren't you children of disobedience, a seed of falsehood, (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Isaiah 59:3 For your hands have been polluted with blood, And your fingers with iniquity, Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue perverseness doth mutter. (YLT NAS)
Isaiah 59:4 none calleth for justice, none pleadeth in truthfulness. They trust in vanity, and speak falsehood; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity. (DBY YLT)
Isaiah 59:13 transgressing and denying Yahweh, and turning away from following our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 3:10 And even for all this her treacherous sister Judah hath not returned unto me with her whole heart, but with falsehood, saith Jehovah. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 5:2 And if they say, 'Jehovah liveth,' Surely to a falsehood they swear. (YLT)
Jeremiah 5:31 the prophets prophesy falsehood, and the priests rule by their means; and my people love to have it so. But what will ye do in the end thereof? (DBY JPS)
Jeremiah 7:4 Confide ye not in words of falsehood, saying, Jehovah's temple, Jehovah's temple, Jehovah's temple is this. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 7:8 Behold, ye confide in words of falsehood that cannot profit. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 7:9 Stealing, murdering, and committing adultery, And swearing to falsehood, and giving perfume to Baal, And going after other gods whom ye knew not. (YLT)
Jeremiah 8:8 How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of Jehovah is with us? Behold, certainly the lying pen of the scribes hath made it falsehood. (DBY)
Jeremiah 9:3 They bend their tongue, as it were their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they don't know me, says Yahweh. (WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)
Jeremiah 9:5 And they act deceitfully every one with his neighbour, and speak not the truth: they teach their tongue to speak falsehood, they weary themselves with perverse dealing. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 10:14 Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is disappointed by his engraved image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Jeremiah 13:25 This is your lot, the portion measured to you from me, says Yahweh; because you have forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
Jeremiah 14:14 And Jehovah said unto me, The prophets prophesy falsehood in my name; I have not sent them, neither have I commanded them, nor spoken unto them: they prophesy unto you a false vision, and divination, and a thing of nought, and the deceit of their heart. (DBY YLT NAS)
Jeremiah 16:19 Jehovah, my strength and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of distress, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and they shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited falsehood and vanity; and in these things there is no profit. (DBY YLT NAS)
Jeremiah 20:6 And thou, Pashur, and all that dwell in thy house shall go into captivity; and thou shalt come to Babylon, and there thou shalt die, and there thou shalt be buried, thou and all thy friends to whom thou hast prophesied falsehood. (DBY)
Jeremiah 23:14 And in the prophets of Jerusalem have I seen a horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in falsehood, and strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that none doth return from his wickedness. They are all become unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah. (DBY NAS)
Jeremiah 23:25 I have heard what the prophets say, who prophesy falsehood in my name, saying, I have dreamed, I have dreamed. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 23:26 How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy falsehood, and who are prophets of the deceit of their own heart? (DBY YLT NAS)
Jeremiah 27:10 For they prophesy falsehood unto you, to remove you far from your land, and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 27:14 And hearken not unto the words of the prophets that speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon; for they prophesy falsehood unto you. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 28:15 And the prophet Jeremiah said unto the prophet Hananiah, Hear now, Hananiah: Jehovah hath not sent thee; and thou makest this people to trust in falsehood. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 29:9 For with falsehood they are prophesying to you in My name; I have not sent them, an affirmation of Jehovah. (YLT)
Jeremiah 29:21 Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, concerning Ahab the son of Kolaiah, and concerning Zedekiah the son of Maaseiah, who prophesy falsehood unto you in my name: Behold, I will give them into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and he shall smite them before your eyes. (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 29:23 because they have committed infamy in Israel, and have committed adultery with their neighbours' wives, and have spoken words of falsehood in my name, which I had not commanded them: and I am he that knoweth, and am witness, saith Jehovah. (DBY)
Jeremiah 29:31 Send to all them of the captivity, saying, Thus saith Jehovah concerning Shemaiah the Nehelamite: Because that Shemaiah hath prophesied unto you, and I sent him not, and he hath caused you to trust in falsehood; (DBY YLT)
Jeremiah 37:14 And Jeremiah saith, 'Falsehood -- I am not falling unto the Chaldeans;' and he hath not hearkened unto him, and Irijah layeth hold on Jeremiah, and bringeth him in unto the heads, (YLT)
Jeremiah 40:16 And Gedaliah son of Ahikam saith unto Johanan son of Kareah, 'Thou dost not do this thing, for falsehood thou art speaking concerning Ishmael.' (YLT)
Jeremiah 43:2 that Azariah son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan son of Kareah, and all the proud men, speak unto Jeremiah, saying, 'Falsehood thou art speaking; Jehovah our God hath not sent thee to say, Do not enter Egypt to sojourn there; (YLT)
Jeremiah 51:17 Every man is become brutish and is without knowledge; every goldsmith is disappointed by his image; for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Lamentations 2:14 Thy prophets have seen vanity and folly for thee; and they have not revealed thine iniquity, to turn away thy captivity; but have seen for thee burdens of falsehood and causes of expulsion. (DBY)
Ezekiel 13:6 They have seen falsehood and lying divination, who say, Yahweh says; but Yahweh has not sent them: and they have made men to hope that the word would be confirmed. (WEB ASV NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 13:8 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because you have spoken falsehood, and seen lies, therefore, behold, I am against you, says the Lord Yahweh. (WEB ASV NAS)
Ezekiel 13:22 Because with falsehood ye have grieved the heart of the righteous, whom I have not made sad; and have strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way, to save his life: (DBY YLT NAS)
Ezekiel 21:29 while they see for thee FALSE visions, while they divine lies unto thee, to lay thee upon the necks of the wicked that are deadly wounded, whose day is come in the time of the iniquity of the end. (See JPS)
Ezekiel 22:28 And her prophets have daubed for them with untempered mortar, seeing FALSE visions, and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah, when Jehovah hath not spoken. (See JPS)
Hosea 7:1 When I would heal Israel, then the iniquity of Ephraim is uncovered, also the wickedness of Samaria; for they commit falsehood, and the thief enters in, and the gang of robbers ravages outside. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Hosea 10:4 They have spoken words, To swear falsehood in making a covenant, And flourished as a poisonous herb hath judgment, on the furrows of a field. (YLT)
Hosea 11:12 Ephraim surrounds me with falsehood, and the house of Israel with deceit. Judah still strays from God, and is unfaithful to the Holy One. (WEB ASV)