–General scriptures concerning Ex 20:16; 23:1; Le 6:2-7; 19:11,12,16; Job 13:4; 21:34; 27:4; 31:5,6,33; 36:4; Ps 5:6,9; 10:7; 12:2,3; 28:3; 31:18; 34:13; 36:3; 50:19,20; 52:2-5; 55:21,23; 58:3; 59:12; 62:4; 63:11; 101:5,7; 109:2; 116:11; 119:29,69,163; 120:2-4; 144:8,11; Pr 2:12-15; 3:3; 6:12,13,17-19; 10:9,10,18,31; 11:9; 12:17,19,20,22; 13:5; 14:5,8,25; 17:4,7; 19:5,9,22,28; 20:17; 21:6; 26:18,19,24-26,28; 27:14; Ec 5:6; Isa 28:15; 32:7; 57:11; 59:3,4,12,13; 63:8; Jer 7:8,28; 9:3,5,6,8; 12:6; 50:36; Eze 22:9; Ho 4:1,2; Ob 1:7; Mic 6:12; Na 3:1; Zep 3:13; Mt 25:44-46; Joh 8:44,45; Eph 4:25,29; Col 3:9; 1Ti 1:9,10; 4:2; 1Pe 3:10,16; Re 21:8,27; 22:15












In deceiving Eve Ge 3:4,5

In impugning Job’s motives for being righteous Job 1:9,10; 2:4,5

In his false pretensions to Jesus Mt 4:8,9; Lu 4:6,7

.Adam and Eve, in attempting to evade responsibility Ge 3:12,13

.Cain, in denying knowledge of his brother Ge 4:9

.Abraham, in denying that Sarah was his wife Ge 12:11-19; 20:2


To the angels, denying her derisive laugh of unbelief Ge 18:15

In denying to the king of Gerar, that she was Abraham’s wife Ge 20:5,16

.Isaac, denying that Rebekah was his wife Ge 26:7-10

.Rebekah and Isaac, in the conspiracy against Esau Ge 27:6-24,46

.Jacob’s sons, in the scheme to destroy the Shechemites by first having them circumcised Ge 34

.Joseph’s brothers, in deceiving their father into a belief that Joseph was killed by wild beasts Ge 37:29-35

.Potiphar’s wife, in falsely accusing Joseph Ge 39:14-17

.Joseph, in the deception he carried on with his brothers Ge 42; 43; 44

.Pharaoh, in dealing deceitfully with the Israelites Ex 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

.Aaron, in attempting to shift responsibility for the making of the golden calf Ex 32:1-24

.Rahab, in denying that the spies were in her house Jos 2:4-6

.The Gibeonites, ambassadors, in the deception they perpetrated upon Joshua and the elders of Israel in leading them to believe that they came from a distant region, when in fact they lived in the immediate vicinity Jos 9

.Ehud, in pretending to carry secret messages to Eglon, king of Moab, while his real objective was to assassinate him Jud 3:16-23

.Sisera, who instructed Jael to mislead his pursuers Jud 4:20

.Saul, in professing to Samuel to have obeyed the commandment to destroy all spoils of the Amalekites, when in fact he had not obeyed 1Sa 15:1-26

.In accusing Ahimelech of conspiring with David against himself 1Sa 22:11-16

.David lied to Ahimelech, professing to have a mission from the king, in order that he might obtain provisions and armor 1Sa 21

.David in feigning madness 1Sa 21:13-15

.David’s other deceits with the Philistines 1Sa 27:8-12

.The falsehood of friendship to Absalom that David put in the mouth of Hushai 2Sa 15:34-37

.Michal, in the false statement that David was sick, in order to save him from Saul’s violence 1Sa 19:12-17

.The Amalekite who claimed to have killed Saul 2Sa 1:10-12


In false professions to Absalom 2Sa 16:16-19

In his deceitful counsel to Absalom 2Sa 17:7-14

.The wife of the Bahurimite who saved the lives of Hushai’s messengers, sent to apprise David of the movements of Absalom’s army 2Sa 17:15-22

.The murder, under false pretense

Of Adonijah 1Ki 2:23

Of Shimei 1Ki 2:42,43

Of Jeroboam’s wife 1Ki 14:2

.The old prophet of Beth-el who misguided the prophet of Judah 1Ki 13:11-22

.Jeroboam’s wife, feigning herself to be another woman 1Ki 14:5-7

.The conspirators against Naboth 1Ki 21:7-13

.Gehazi, when he ran after Naaman, and misrepresented that Elisha wanted a talent of silver and two changes of clothes 2Ki 5:20-24

.Hazael, servant of the king of Syria, lied to the king in misstating the prophet Elisha’s message with regard to the king’s recovery 2Ki 8:7-15

.Jehu lied to the worshipers of Baal in order to gain the advantage over them and destroy them 2Ki 10:18-28

.Zedekiah, in violating his oath of allegiance to Nebuchadnezzer 2Ch 36:13; Eze 16:59; 17:15-20

.Samaritans, in their efforts to hinder the rebuilding of the temple at Jerusalem Ezr 4

.Sanballat in trying to obstruct the rebuilding of Jerusalem Ne 6

.Haman, in his conspiracy against the Jews Es 3:8

.Jeremiah’s adversaries, in accusing him of joining the Chaldeans Jer 37:13-15

.Princes of Israel, when they went to Jeremiah for a vision from the Lord Jer 42:20

.Herod the Great, to the wise men, in professing to desire to worship Jesus Mt 2:8

.Jewish leaders

In falsely accusing Jesus of being gluttonous and a winebibber (a wino) Mt 11:19

In refusing to bear truthful testimony concerning John the Baptist Mt 21:24-27

Falsely accusing Jesus of blasphemy, when he forgave sin Mt 9:2-6; Mr 2:7; Lu 5:21

And when Jesus announced that he was the Son of God Mt 26:65; Mr 14:64; Joh 10:33-38

.Peter, in denying Jesus Mt 26:69-75; Mr 14:68-71; Lu 22:56-62; Joh 18:25-27

.The Roman soldiers, who said the disciples stole the body of Jesus Mt 28:13,15

.The disobedient son, who promised to work in the vineyard, but did not Mt 21:30

.Ananias and Sapphira falsely state that they had sold their land for a given sum Ac 5:1-10

.Stephen’s accusers, who falsely accused him of blaspheming Moses and God Ac 6:11-14

.Paul’s traducers, falsely accusing him of treason to Caesar Ac 16:20,21; 17:5-7; 24:5; 25:7,8

.The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies Tit 1:12







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