Deuteronomy 19:16
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New International Version
If a malicious witness takes the stand to accuse someone of a crime,

New Living Translation
"If a malicious witness comes forward and accuses someone of a crime,

English Standard Version
If a malicious witness arises to accuse a person of wrongdoing,

New American Standard Bible
"If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing,

King James Bible
If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a malicious witness testifies against someone accusing him of a crime,

International Standard Version
When a malicious witness takes the stand against a man and accuses him,

NET Bible
If a false witness testifies against another person and accuses him of a crime,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what you must do whenever a witness takes the stand to accuse a person falsely of a crime.

JPS Tanakh 1917
If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to bear perverted witness against him;

New American Standard 1977
“If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing,

Jubilee Bible 2000
When a false witness rises up against any man to testify rebellion against him,

King James 2000 Bible
If a false witness rises up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;

American King James Version
If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;

American Standard Version
If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to testify against him of wrong-doing,

Douay-Rheims Bible
If a lying witness stand against a man, accusing him of transgression,

Darby Bible Translation
If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to testify against him of an offence;

English Revised Version
If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to testify against him of wrong-doing;

Webster's Bible Translation
If a false witness shall rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;

World English Bible
If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to testify against him of wrongdoing,

Young's Literal Translation
'When a violent witness doth rise against a man, to testify against him apostasy,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:15-21 Sentence should never be passed upon the testimony of one witness alone. A false witness should suffer the same punishment which he sought to have inflicted upon the person he accused. Nor could any law be more just. Let all Christians not only be cautious in bearing witness in public, but be careful not to join in private slanders; and let all whose consciences accuse them of crime, without delay flee for refuge to the hope set before them in Jesus Christ.
Study Bible
The Testimony of Witnesses
15"A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed. 16"If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing, 17then both the men who have the dispute shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges who will be in office in those days.…
Cross References
Exodus 23:1
"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Psalm 27:12
Do not deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, For false witnesses have risen against me, And such as breathe out violence.

Proverbs 14:5
A trustworthy witness will not lie, But a false witness utters lies.

Proverbs 19:5
A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will not escape.
Treasury of Scripture

If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;

a false witness

Exodus 23:1-7 You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked …

1 Kings 21:10-13 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against …

Psalm 27:12 Deliver me not over to the will of my enemies: for false witnesses …

Psalm 35:11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

Mark 14:55-59 And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against …

Acts 6:13 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceases not to speak …

that which is wrong. or, falling away

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