Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.
Proverbs 19:1 ESV
Better is a poor person who walks in his integrity than one who is crooked in speech and is a fool.
John 8:32 ESV
And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
Proverbs 6:16-20 ESV
There are six things that the Lord hates, seven that are an abomination to him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who sows discord among brothers. My son, keep your father’s commandment, and forsake not your mother’s teaching.
2 Corinthians 8:21 ESV
For we aim at what is honorable not only in the Lord’s sight but also in the sight of man.
1 Peter 3:10-12 ESV
For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days, let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit; let him turn away from evil and do good; let him seek peace and pursue it. For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer. But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
Philippians 4:8-9 ESV
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.
Colossians 3:9 ESV
Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices
Proverbs 11:3 ESV
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them.
Proverbs 16:13 ESV
Righteous lips are the delight of a king, and he loves him who speaks what is right.
Matthew 5:37 ESV
Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil.
Hebrews 13:18 ESV
Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience, desiring to act honorably in all things.
Luke 6:31 ESV
And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.
Exodus 20:16 ESV
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
James 1:26 ESV
If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless.
Acts 24:16 ESV
So I always take pains to have a clear conscience toward both God and man.