Deuteronomy 19:19
Parallel Verses
New International Version
then do to the false witness as that witness intended to do to the other party. You must purge the evil from among you.

New Living Translation
you must impose on the accuser the sentence he intended for the other person. In this way, you will purge such evil from among you.

English Standard Version
then you shall do to him as he had meant to do to his brother. So you shall purge the evil from your midst.

New American Standard Bible
then you shall do to him just as he had intended to do to his brother. Thus you shall purge the evil from among you.

King James Bible
Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
you must do to him as he intended to do to his brother. You must purge the evil from you.

International Standard Version
do to him just as he intended to do to his relative. By doing this you will purge evil from your midst.

NET Bible
you must do to him what he had intended to do to the accused. In this way you will purge evil from among you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
then do to him what he planned to do to the other person. You must get rid of this evil.

Jubilee Bible 2000
then shall ye do unto him as he had thought to have done unto his brother; so shalt thou put the evil away from among you.

King James 2000 Bible
Then shall you do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shall you put the evil away from among you.

American King James Version
Then shall you do to him, as he had thought to have done to his brother: so shall you put the evil away from among you.

American Standard Version
then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to do unto his brother: so shalt thou put away the evil from the midst of thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They shall render to him as he meant to do to his brother, and thou shalt take away the evil out of the midst of thee:

Darby Bible Translation
then shall ye do unto him as he had thought to have done unto his brother; and thou shalt put evil away from thy midst.

English Revised Version
then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to do unto his brother: so shalt thou put away the evil from the midst of thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then shall ye do to him, as he had thought to do to his brother: so shalt thou remove the evil from among you.

World English Bible
then you shall do to him as he had thought to do to his brother: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.

Young's Literal Translation
'Then ye have done to him as he devised to do to his brother, and thou hast put away the evil thing out of thy midst,
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise 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.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 19. - Thought. The verb here used (זָמַם) means generally to meditate, to have in mind, to purpose; but it frequently has the subaudition of meditating evil (cf. Psalm 31:37; 37:12; Proverbs 30:32, etc.).

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Then shall ye do unto him as he had thought to have done unto his brother,.... Inflict the same fine or punishment on him he thought to have brought his brother under by his false testimony of him; whether any pecuniary fine, or whipping and scourging, or the loss of a member, or the value of it, or death itself; whether stoning, strangling, burning, or killing with the sword: though, in the case of accusing a priest's daughter of adultery, as Jarchi observes, such were not to be burnt, as would have been her case if proved, but strangled:

so shalt thou put the evil away from among you; the evil man that bears a false testimony of his brother, or the guilt of sin which would be incurred by conniving at him.



Deuteronomy 19:19 Additional Commentaries
Context
The Testimony of Witnesses
18"The judges shall investigate thoroughly, and if the witness is a false witness and he has accused his brother falsely, 19then you shall do to him just as he had intended to do to his brother. Thus you shall purge the evil from among you. 20"The rest will hear and be afraid, and will never again do such an evil thing among you.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 21:21
Then all the men of his town are to stone him to death. You must purge the evil from among you. All Israel will hear of it and be afraid.

Deuteronomy 22:21
she shall be brought to the door of her father's house and there the men of her town shall stone her to death. She has done an outrageous thing in Israel by being promiscuous while still in her father's house. You must purge the evil from among you.

Proverbs 19:5
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free.

Daniel 6:24
At the king's command, the men who had falsely accused Daniel were brought in and thrown into the lions' den, along with their wives and children. And before they reached the floor of the den, the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.
Treasury of Scripture

Then shall you do to him, as he had thought to have done to his brother: so shall you put the evil away from among you.

Then shall

Proverbs 19:5,9 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaks lies …

Jeremiah 14:15 Therefore thus said the LORD concerning the prophets that prophesy …

Daniel 6:24 And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused …

so shalt

Deuteronomy 13:5 And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; …

Deuteronomy 17:7 The hands of the witnesses shall be first on him to put him to death, …

Deuteronomy 19:20 And those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall from now on …

Deuteronomy 21:20,21 And they shall say to the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn …

Deuteronomy 22:21,24 Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's …

Deuteronomy 24:7 If a man be found stealing any of his brothers of the children of …

Jump to Previous
Devised Evil Intended Meant Midst Purge Purpose Purposed Remove Thought
Jump to Next
Devised Evil Intended Meant Midst Purge Purpose Purposed Remove Thought
Links
Deuteronomy 19:19 NIV
Deuteronomy 19:19 NLT
Deuteronomy 19:19 ESV
Deuteronomy 19:19 NASB
Deuteronomy 19:19 KJV

Deuteronomy 19:19 Bible Apps
Deuteronomy 19:19 Bible Suite
Deuteronomy 19:19 Biblia Paralela
Deuteronomy 19:19 Chinese Bible
Deuteronomy 19:19 French Bible
Deuteronomy 19:19 German Bible

Alphabetical: among as brother do evil from had he him his intended just must purge shall the then Thus to You

OT Law: Deuteronomy 19:19 Then you shall do to him as (Deut. De Du) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Bible Hub
Deuteronomy 19:18
Top of Page
Top of Page