Exodus 23:1
Good News Translation
"Do not spread false rumors, and do not help a guilty person by giving false testimony.

Contemporary English Version
Don't spread harmful rumors or help a criminal by giving false evidence.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not receive the voice of a lie: neither shalt thou join thy hand to bear false witness for a wicked person.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou shalt not receive the voice of a lie: neither shalt thou join thy hand to bear false witness for a wicked person.

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Exodus 23:7 Thou shalt fly lying. The innocent and just person thou shalt not put to death: because I abhor the wicked.

Exodus 20:16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Leviticus 19:16 Thou shalt not be a detractor nor a whisperer among the people. Thou shalt not stand against the blood of thy neighbour. I am the Lord.

2 Samuel 16:3 And the king said: Where is thy master's son? And Siba answered the king: He remained in Jerusalem, saying: To day, will the house of Israel restore me the kingdom of my father.

2 Samuel 19:27 Moreover he hath also accused me thy servant to thee, my lord the king: but thou my lord the king art as an angel of God, do what pleaseth thee.

Psalm 15:3 He that speaketh truth in his heart, who hath not used deceit in his tongue: Nor hath done evil to his neighbour: nor taken up a reproach against his neighbours.

Psalm 101:5 The man that in private detracted his neighbour, him did I persecute. With him that had a proud eye, and an unsatiable heart, I would not eat.

Psalm 120:3 What shall be given to thee, or what shall be added to thee, to a deceitful tongue?

Proverbs 10:18 In the multitude of words there shall not want sin: but he that refraineth his lips, is most wise.

Proverbs 17:4 The evil man obeyeth an unjust tongue: and the deceitful hearkeneth to lying lips.

Proverbs 25:23 The north wind driveth away rain, as doth a sad countenance a backbiting tongue.

Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the reproaches of many, and terror on every side: Persecute him, and let us persecute him: from all the men that were my familiars, and continued at my side: if by any means he may be deceived, and we may prevail against him, and be revenged on him.

Matthew 28:14,15 And if the governor shall hear of this, we will persuade him and secure you. . . .

Romans 3:8 And not rather (as we are slandered and as some affirm that we say) let us do evil that there may come good? Whose damnation is just.

raise or receive.

Deuteronomy 5:20 Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21 If a lying witness stand against a man, accusing him of transgression, . . .

1 Kings 21:10-13 And suborn two men, sons of Belial, against him. and let them bear false witness; that he hath blasphemed God and the king: and then carry him out, and stone him, and so let him die. . . .

Psalm 27:12 Deliver me not over to the will of them that trouble me; for unjust witnesses have risen up against me; and iniquity hath lied to itself.

Psalm 35:11 Unjust witnesses rising up have asked me things I knew not.

Proverbs 6:19 My son, keep the commandments of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother.

Proverbs 12:17 He that speaketh that which he knoweth, sheweth forth justice: but he that lieth, is a deceitful witness.

Proverbs 19:5,9,28 A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall not escape. . . .

Proverbs 21:28 A lying witness shall perish: an obedient man shall speak of victory.

Proverbs 24:28 Be not witness without cause against thy neighbour: and deceive not any man with thy lips.

Proverbs 25:18 A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour, is like a dart and a sword and a sharp arrow.

Matthew 19:18 He said to him: Which? And Jesus said: Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness.

Matthew 26:59-61 And the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death. . . .

Luke 3:14 And the soldiers also asked him, saying: And what shall we do? And he said to them: Do violence to no man, neither calumniate any man; and be content with your pay.

Luke 19:8 But Zacheus standing, said to the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have wronged any man of any thing, I restore him fourfold.

Acts 6:11-13 Then they suborned men to say they had heard him speak words of blasphemy against Moses and against God. . . .

Ephesians 4:25 Wherefore, putting away lying, speak ye the truth, every man with his neighbour. For we are members one of another.

2 Timothy 3:3 Without affection, without peace, slanderers, incontinent, unmerciful, without kindness,

1 Peter 3:16 But with modesty and fear, having a good conscience: that whereas they speak evil of you, they may be ashamed who falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

Revelation 12:10 And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying: Now is come salvation and strength and the kingdom of our God and the power of his Christ: because the accuser of our brethren is cast forth, who accused them before our God day and night.

Context
Justice and Mercy
1Thou shalt not receive the voice of a lie: neither shalt thou join thy hand to bear false witness for a wicked person.2Thou shalt not follow the multitude to do evil: neither shalt thou yield in judgment, to the opinion of the most part, to stray from the truth.…
Cross References
Luke 3:14
And the soldiers also asked him, saying: And what shall we do? And he said to them: Do violence to no man, neither calumniate any man; and be content with your pay.

John 7:51
Doth our law judge any man, unless it first hear him and know what he doth?

Acts 6:11
Then they suborned men to say they had heard him speak words of blasphemy against Moses and against God.

Genesis 39:17
And said: The Hebrew servant, whom thou hast brought, came to me to abuse me.

Exodus 20:16
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Leviticus 19:11
You shall not steal. You shall not lie: neither shall any man deceive his neighbour.

Deuteronomy 5:20
Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Deuteronomy 19:16
If a lying witness stand against a man, accusing him of transgression,

Psalm 15:3
He that speaketh truth in his heart, who hath not used deceit in his tongue: Nor hath done evil to his neighbour: nor taken up a reproach against his neighbours.

Psalm 35:11
Unjust witnesses rising up have asked me things I knew not.

Psalm 101:5
The man that in private detracted his neighbour, him did I persecute. With him that had a proud eye, and an unsatiable heart, I would not eat.

Proverbs 10:18
In the multitude of words there shall not want sin: but he that refraineth his lips, is most wise.

Proverbs 14:5
A faithful witness will not lie: but a deceitful witness uttereth a lie.

Proverbs 19:5
A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall not escape.

Additional Translations
You shall not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked by being a malicious witness.You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Thou shalt not take up a false report: put not thy hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Thou shalt not receive a vain report: thou shalt not agree with the unjust man to become an unjust witness.

Thou shalt not accept a false report; extend not thy hand to the wicked, to be an unrighteous witness.

Thou shalt not take up a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thy hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

"You shall not spread a false report. Don't join your hand with the wicked to be a malicious witness.

'Thou dost not lift up a vain report; thou dost not put thy hand with a wicked man to be a violent witness.
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