Deuteronomy 19:17
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New International Version
the two people involved in the dispute must stand in the presence of the LORD before the priests and the judges who are in office at the time.

New Living Translation
then both the accuser and accused must appear before the LORD by coming to the priests and judges in office at that time.

English Standard Version
then both parties to the dispute shall appear before the LORD, before the priests and the judges who are in office in those days.

New American Standard Bible
then 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.

King James Bible
Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the two people in the dispute must stand in the presence of the LORD before the priests and judges in authority at that time.

International Standard Version
then both must stand with their dispute in the LORD's presence, the priests, and the judges at that time.

NET Bible
then both parties to the controversy must stand before the LORD, that is, before the priests and judges who will be in office in those days.

New Heart English Bible
then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges who shall be in those days;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The two people involved must stand in the LORD's presence, in front of the priests and judges who are serving at that time.

JPS Tanakh 1917
then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days.

New American Standard 1977
then 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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, who shall be in those days;

King James 2000 Bible
Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, who shall be in those days;

American King James Version
Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;

American Standard Version
then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Both of them, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the Lord in the sight of the priests and the judges that shall be in those days.

Darby Bible Translation
then both the men between whom the controversy is shall stand before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges that shall be in those days;

English Revised Version
then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges which shall be in those days;

Webster's Bible Translation
Then both the men between whom the controversy is shall stand before the LORD, before the priests, and the judges, who shall be in those days;

World English Bible
then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before Yahweh, before the priests and the judges who shall be in those days;

Young's Literal Translation
then have both the men who have the strife stood before Jehovah, before the priests and the judges who are in those days,
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
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. 18"The judges shall investigate thoroughly, and if the witness is a false witness and he has accused his brother falsely,…
Cross References
Exodus 22:8
"If the thief is not caught, then the owner of the house shall appear before the judges, to determine whether he laid his hands on his neighbor's property.

Deuteronomy 17:9
"So you shall come to the Levitical priest or the judge who is in office in those days, and you shall inquire of them and they will declare to you the verdict in the case.

Deuteronomy 21:5
"Then the priests, the sons of Levi, shall come near, for the LORD your God has chosen them to serve Him and to bless in the name of the LORD; and every dispute and every assault shall be settled by them.

Deuteronomy 25:1
"If there is a dispute between men and they go to court, and the judges decide their case, and they justify the righteous and condemn the wicked,

Ezekiel 44:24
"In a dispute they shall take their stand to judge; they shall judge it according to My ordinances. They shall also keep My laws and My statutes in all My appointed feasts and sanctify My sabbaths.
Treasury of Scripture

Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;

Deuteronomy 17:9 And you shall come to the priests the Levites, and to the judge that …

Deuteronomy 21:5 And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them the LORD …

Malachi 2:7 For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek …

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