Proverbs regarding cheat, deceiver, fabricator, false witness, liar, phony, trickster
There are six things that the LORD hates, even seven things 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 are swift to run to evil,
a false witness who pours out lies, and a person who spreads discord among family members.
Prov. 6:16-19 (read whole chapter)
"Stolen waters are sweet, and food obtained in secret is pleasant!"
Prov. 9:17 (read whole chapter)
The LORD abhors a person who lies, but those who deal truthfully are his delight.
Prov. 12:22 (read whole chapter)
A truthful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies.
Prov. 14:5 (read whole chapter)
A truthful witness rescues lives, but the one who breathes lies brings deception.
Prov. 14:25 (read whole chapter)
One who acts wickedly pays attention to evil counsel; a liar listens to a malicious tongue.
Prov. 17:4 (read whole chapter)
A false witness will not go unpunished, and the one who spouts out lies will not escape punishment.
Prov. 19:5 (read whole chapter)
A crooked witness scorns justice, and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.
Prov. 19:28 (read whole chapter)
Bread gained by deceit tastes sweet to a person, but afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.
Prov. 20:17 (read whole chapter)
Making a fortune by a lying tongue is like a vapor driven back and forth; they seek death.
Prov. 21:6 (read whole chapter)
A lying witness will perish, but the one who reports accurately speaks forever.
Prov. 21:28 (read whole chapter)
A lying tongue hates those crushed by it, and a flattering mouth works ruin.
Prov. 26:28 (read whole chapter)