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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
LEASING. A ‘leasing’ is a lie. Wyclif uses the word often. Thus John 8:44 ‘Whanne he spekith a lesinge, he spekitb of his owne thingis; for he is a lyiere, and fadir of it.’ The word occurs in AV [Note: Authorized Version.] in Psalms 4:2; Psalms 5:6 and 2Es 14:18 .
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Leasing'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/l/leasing.html. 1909.