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The LORD hates liars, but is pleased with those who keep their word.
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Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord: but they that deal faithfully, please him.
Proverbs 6:16,17 Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, . . .
Psalm 5:6 Thou hatest all the workers of iniquity: thou wilt destroy all that speak a lie. The bloody and the deceitful man the Lord will abhor.
Isaiah 9:15 The aged and honourable, he is the head: and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.
Ezekiel 13:19,22 And they violated me among my people, for a handful of barley, and a piece of bread, to kill souls which should not die, and to save souls alive which should not live, telling lies to my people that believe lies. . . .
Revelation 21:8 But the fearful and unbelieving and the abominable and murderers and whoremongers and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, they shall have their portion in the pool burning with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
Revelation 22:15 Without are dogs and sorcerers and unchaste and murderers and servers of idols and every one that loveth and maketh a lie.
Proverbs 11:1,20 Where pride is, there also shall be reproach: but where humility is, there also is wisdom. . . .
Proverbs 15:8 The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable.
Jeremiah 9:24 But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, for I am the Lord that exercise mercy, and judgment, and justice in the earth: for these things please me, saith the Lord.
ContextLoving Discipline and Knowledge
…21Whatsoever shall befall the just man, shall not make him sad: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief. 22Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord: but they that deal faithfully, please him.23A cautious man concealeth knowledge: and the heart of fools publisheth folly.…
Without are dogs and sorcerers and unchaste and murderers and servers of idols and every one that loveth and maketh a lie.
1 Kings 13:18
He said to him: I also am a prophet like unto thee: and an angel spoke to me, in the word of the Lord, saying: Bring him back with thee into thy house, that he may eat bread, and drink water. He deceived him,
O Lord, deliver my soul from wicked lips, and a deceitful tongue.
A heart that deviseth wicked plots, feet that are swift to run into mischief,
Eloquent words do not become a fool, nor lying lips a prince.
Additional TranslationsLying lips are detestable to the LORD, but those who deal faithfully are His delight.Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; But they that deal truly are his delight.
Lying lips are a abomination to the Lord; but he that deals faithfully is accepted with him.
Lying lips are an abomination to Jehovah; but they that deal truly are his delight.
Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
Lying lips are an abomination to Yahweh, but those who do the truth are his delight.
An abomination to Jehovah are lying lips, And stedfast doers are his delight.
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