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The purpose of this page is to show, with Scriptural references, the desire of YHWH for HIS people to be honest and truthful in all areas of their life.  This is a subset of the 9th Commandment.  (Exodus 20:16)

Honesty Adage


  7 'Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.'  (KJV)

11 "Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another."  (KJV)

36 'A sword is upon the liars; and they shall dote: a sword is upon her mighty men; and they shall be dismayed. '  (KJV)

  3 "Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;"  (KJV)

6 "Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man."  (KJV)

leasing/ - (H3577) - from 'kazab' (3576); falsehood; literally (untruth) or figuratively (idol):--deceitful, false, leasing, + liar, lie, lying.; (H3576) - a primitive root; to lie (i.e. deceive), literally or figuratively:--fail, (be found a, make a) liar, lie, lying, be in vain.

163 'I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.'  (KJV)

  5 "A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape."  (KJV)

  9 "A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish."  (KJV)

28 "A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin."  (KJV)

  8 "But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death."  (KJV)

Honesty Adage