Does God Lie in the Bible?

God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?

(Numbers 23:19) KJV

God can’t lie and the Bible is true.

Principia Mattymatica – Principle I

We’ve made significant progress using this principle to resolve major issues, including the nature of gravity and planetary orbits, which allow a harmonization of the Bible with physical evidence and empirical observations.

It’s quite natural for there to be an attack on our premise: God cannot lie. The following list, provided by members of the Twitter community, is supposedly a list of Bible passages in which God lies.

Does God Lie in the Bible?

  1. Genesis 2:17, 3:4
  2. 1 Kings 22:6, 22:19-23
  3. 2 Chronicles 18:22
  4. Job 1:21
  5. Psalm 201:7
  6. Proverbs 6:16-19
  7. Jeremiah 4:10, 20:7
  8. Ezekiel 14:9
  9. Matthew 12:40
  10. Matthew 16:28, Mark 9:1, Luke 9:27
  11. John 7:8-10
  12. John 8:44
  13. John 14:11-14
  14. 2 Thessalonians 2:11
  15. Malachi 3:10 vs. Luke 4:12
  16. Psalms 22:19 vs. Matthew 21:17
  17. Ecclesiastes 1:4
  18. Ecclesiastes 9:5
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