Thought for Today


Proverbs regarding cheat, deceiver, fabricator, false witness, liar, phony, trickster

  1. 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)

  2. "Stolen waters are sweet, and food obtained in secret is pleasant!"

    Prov. 9:17 (read whole chapter)

  3. The LORD abhors a person who lies, but those who deal truthfully are his delight.

    Prov. 12:22 (read whole chapter)

  4. A truthful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies.

    Prov. 14:5 (read whole chapter)

  5. A truthful witness rescues lives, but the one who breathes lies brings deception.

    Prov. 14:25 (read whole chapter)

  6. One who acts wickedly pays attention to evil counsel; a liar listens to a malicious tongue.

    Prov. 17:4 (read whole chapter)

  7. A false witness will not go unpunished, and the one who spouts out lies will not escape punishment.

    Prov. 19:5 (read whole chapter)

  8. A crooked witness scorns justice, and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.

    Prov. 19:28 (read whole chapter)

  9. Bread gained by deceit tastes sweet to a person, but afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.

    Prov. 20:17 (read whole chapter)

  10. Making a fortune by a lying tongue is like a vapor driven back and forth; they seek death.

    Prov. 21:6 (read whole chapter)

  11. A lying witness will perish, but the one who reports accurately speaks forever.

    Prov. 21:28 (read whole chapter)

  12. A lying tongue hates those crushed by it, and a flattering mouth works ruin.

    Prov. 26:28 (read whole chapter)


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