This is an Old English word meaning lies, or lying, and is the King James Version word used for the Hebrew word kazabh in the following two verses.
…how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing?… —Psalm 4:2 KJV
Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing: the Lord will abhor the bloody and deceitful man. —Psalm 5:6 KJV
Article Version: January 25, 2018