See also Deceit, Deceive, Deception; Evil Speaking; Honest, Honesty
Any communication of falsehood or untruth for the purpose of deception.
Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie, Lev. 19:11.
I hate and abhor lying, Ps. 119:163.
Lying lips are abomination to the Lord, Prov. 12:22.
They are my people that will not lie, Isa. 63:8.
The devil is a liar and the father of lies, John 8:44 (2 Ne. 2:18; Ether 8:25; Moses 4:4).
Thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God, Acts 5:4 (Alma 12:3).
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar, 1 Jn. 4:20.
All liars have part in the second death, Rev. 21:8 (D&C 63:17).
Wo unto the liar, for he shall be thrust down to hell, 2 Ne. 9:34.
Many will teach false doctrine, saying: lie a little and there is no harm in it, 2 Ne. 28:8–9 (D&C 10:25).
Do ye imagine you can lie unto the Lord, Alma 5:17.
Thou art a God of truth and canst not lie, Ether 3:12 (Num. 23:19; 1 Sam. 15:29; Titus 1:2; Heb. 6:18; Enos 1:6).
He that lieth and will not repent shall be cast out, D&C 42:21.
Liars inherit telestial glory, D&C 76:81, 103–106.
We believe in being honest, A of F 1:13.