GOD'S OPINION: ABOUT LYING AND SLANDER

"Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour." Exodus 20:16. "Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment:" Exodus 23:1-2. "The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment." Proverbs 12:19. "A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin." Proverbs 26:28. "A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue." Proverbs 17:4. "The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar." Proverbs 19:22. "Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar." Proverbs 30:5-6. "These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: a proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, an heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, a false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren." Proverbs 6:16-19. "He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool." Proverbs 10:18. "Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight." Proverbs 12:22. "Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince." Proverbs 17:7. "The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death." Proverbs 21:6. "Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another." Ephesians 4:25.

[GOD'S OPINION COLUMN #20 Approximately 350 Words. The above Bible verses were compiled by Louis A. Turk and were published in The Daily Press of Paso Robles, California in the late 1980's. Copyright by Louis A. Turk. May be freely used unmodified with inclusiony this paragraph.]





Louis A. Turk, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

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