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Honesty and Dishonesty
Telling the truth; sincerity.
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Key passages
Ge 3:4

But the serpent said to the woman, “You shall not surely die.

Ex 20:16

“You shall not testify against your neighbor with a false witness.

Dt 25:13–16

“There shall not be for your use in your bag two kinds of stone weights, a large one and a small one. There shall not be in your house for your use two kinds of measures. Rather a full and honest weight shall be for your use; there shall be for you a full and honest measure, …

Pr 19:9

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes lies will perish.

Jn 8:44–46

You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father! That one was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand firm in the truth, because truth is not in him. Whenever he speaks the lie, he speaks from his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of lies. …

2 Co 4:2

but we have renounced shameful hidden things, not behaving with craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but with the open proclamation of the truth commending ourselves to every person’s conscience before God.

Tt 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who does not lie, promised before eternal ages,

See also
Ge 3:1–4:15; Ge 12:10–20; Ge 18:1–15; Ge 20:1–18; Ge 21:22–34; Ge 25:29–34; Ge 26:6–27:40; Ge 29:15–30; Ge 30:25–31:42; Ge 34:1–31; Ge 37:12–39:23; Ge 42:1–24; Ge 43:1–34; Ex 20:1–17; Ex 23:1–9; Ex 32:1–35; Le 5:1–6:7; Le 19:9–37; Dt 5:1–22; Dt 19:14–21; Dt 21:22–22:30; Dt 25:11–16; Dt 27:11–26; Jos 2:1–24; Jos 7:10–26; Jos 9:1–27; Jdg 3:12–30; Jdg 4:1–24; Jdg 16:1–22; Jdg 17:1–13; 1 Sa 12:1–25; 1 Sa 15:10–35; 1 Sa 19:1–24; 1 Sa 21:1–15; 1 Sa 22:6–23; 1 Sa 27:1–28:25; 2 Sa 1:1–16; 2 Sa 13:1–33; 2 Sa 14:1–24; 2 Sa 15:1–16:4; 2 Sa 17:5–29; 2 Sa 19:24–30; 1 Ki 13:11–14:18; 1 Ki 21:1–16; 1 Ki 22:1–40; 2 Ki 5:20–27; 2 Ki 10:18–31; 2 Ki 12:1–16; 2 Ki 22:3–20; 2 Ch 36:11–14; Ezr 4:1–24; Ne 6:1–14; Es 3:1–15; Job 13:1–19; Job 21:1–34; Job 24:1–25; Job 27:1–23; Job 31:1–40; Ps 4:1–8; Ps 5:1–12; Ps 7:1–17; Ps 10:1–18; Ps 12:1–8; Ps 15:1–5; Ps 24:1–10; Ps 26:1–12; Ps 31:1–24; Ps 32:1–11; Ps 34:1–22; Ps 35:1–28; Ps 40:1–17; Ps 43:1–5; Ps 50:1–23; Ps 52:1–9; Ps 58:1–11; Ps 59:1–17; Ps 63:1–11; Ps 78:32–55; Ps 89:19–37; Ps 101:1–8; Ps 119:65–88; Ps 119:137–144; Ps 119:153–160; Ps 120:1–7; Ps 144:1–15; Pr 4:1–5:23; Pr 6:12–19; Pr 10:18; Pr 11:1; Pr 11:3; Pr 12:5; Pr 12:17; Pr 12:19; Pr 12:22; Pr 13:5; Pr 14:5; Pr 14:25; Pr 16:11; Pr 16:13; Pr 16:28; Pr 16:30; Pr 17:4; Pr 17:7; Pr 17:20; Pr 17:26; Pr 19:5; Pr 19:9; Pr 19:22; Pr 19:28; Pr 20:10; Pr 20:14; Pr 20:17; Pr 20:23; Pr 21:6; Pr 21:28; Pr 24:26; Pr 24:28–29; Pr 25:14; Pr 25:18; Pr 26:18–19; Pr 26:23–28; Pr 27:5; Pr 28:6; Pr 28:13; Pr 28:16; Pr 28:18; Pr 28:23; Pr 29:12; Pr 29:27–30:9; Is 28:16–22; Is 30:8–17; Is 32:1–8; Is 33:10–16; Is 36:1–22; Is 44:9–20; Is 44:24–28; Is 45:14–25; Is 52:13–53:12; Is 57:1–13; Is 59:1–15; Is 63:7–14; Is 65:1–16; Je 5:1–7:27; Je 8:4–9:16; Je 14:1–18; Je 17:1–13; Je 22:11–23; Je 23:9–40; Je 26:1–27:22; Je 29:1–32; Je 40:1–16; Eze 13:1–23; Eze 17:1–21; Eze 21:28–32; Eze 22:23–31; Eze 45:9–17; Da 8:15–27; Da 11:5–28; Ho 4:1–10; Ho 7:11–16; Ho 11:12–12:14; Am 5:4–15; Am 8:1–14; Ob 1–9; Mic 2:6–11; Mic 3:1–12; Mic 6:9–16; Na 3:1–19; Zep 3:8–13; Zec 5:1–4; Zec 8:1–23; Zec 10:1–12; Mal 1:6–2:9; Mal 3:1–7; Mt 15:1–20; Mt 19:16–26; Mt 21:28–32; Mt 26:57–75; Mt 27:57–66; Mt 28:11–15; Mk 7:1–23; Mk 10:17–22; Mk 14:53–72; Lk 3:1–20; Lk 4:1–13; Lk 16:1–13; Lk 18:18–27; Lk 22:54–62; Lk 23:1–7; Jn 1:43–51; Jn 7:14–31; Jn 8:39–59; Jn 12:1–11; Jn 18:12–27; Jn 19:17–37; Ac 5:1–11; Ac 6:8–15; Ac 13:4–12; Ac 16:16–24; Ac 24:10–21; Ac 25:1–12; Ro 1:18–32; Ro 3:1–8; Ro 9:1–5; Ro 16:17–20; 1 Co 5:1–8; 2 Co 1:12–14; 2 Co 2:12–17; 2 Co 4:1–6; 2 Co 6:1–10; 2 Co 11:5–15; 2 Co 11:22–12:6; 2 Co 12:14–21; Ga 1:18–24; Ga 4:8–20; Eph 4:7–16; Eph 4:25–32; Php 4:8–9; Col 2:1–10; Col 3:1–11; Col 3:18–4:1; 1 Th 2:1–12; 2 Th 2:1–12; 1 Ti 1:3–11; 1 Ti 2:1–7; 1 Ti 3:8–13; 1 Ti 4:1–5; 2 Ti 3:1–9; Tt 1:1–4; Tt 1:10–16; Heb 6:13–20; Jas 3:13–18; Jas 5:1–6; 1 Pe 1:22–2:3; 1 Pe 2:18–25; 1 Pe 3:8–12; 1 Jn 1:5–2:2; 1 Jn 2:18–23; Re 14:1–5; Re 15:1–16:1; Re 19:1–10; Re 21:1–8; Re 22:12–17;
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