Does God ever lie? View all View original

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God cannot tell a lie

Hebrews 6:18 View context

That by two immutable things, in which [it was] impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

God lies by proxy; he sends forth lying spirits to deceive

2 Thessalonians 2:11 View context

And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

1 Kings 22:23 View context

Now therefore, behold, the LORD hath put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these thy prophets, and the LORD hath spoken evil concerning thee.

Ezekiel 14:9 View context

And if the prophet be deceived when he hath spoken a thing, I the LORD have deceived that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand upon him, and will destroy him from the midst of my people Israel.