Exodus 23:7
Good News Translation
Do not make false accusations, and do not put an innocent person to death, for I will condemn anyone who does such an evil thing.

Contemporary English Version
Don't bring false charges against anyone or sentence an innocent person to death. I won't forgive you if you do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt fly lying. The innocent and just person thou shalt not put to death: because I abhor the wicked.

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

far from

Exodus 23:1 Thou shalt not receive the voice of a lie: neither shalt thou join thy hand to bear false witness for a wicked person.

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

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

Job 22:23 If thou wilt return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, and shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacle.

Proverbs 4:14,15 Flee from it, pass not by it: go aside, and forsake it. . . .

Isaiah 33:15 He that walketh in justices, and speaketh truth, that casteth away avarice by oppression, and shaketh his hands from all bribes, that stoppeth his ears lest he hear blood, and shutteth his eyes that he may see no evil.

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.

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

1 Thessalonians 5:22 From all appearance of evil refrain yourselves.

the innocent

Deuteronomy 27:25 Cursed be he that taketh gifts, to slay an innocent person: and all the people shall say: Amen.

for I will not

Exodus 34:7 Who keepest mercy unto thousands: who takest away iniquity, and wickedness, and sin, and no man of himself is innocent before thee. Who renderest the iniquity of the fathers to the children, and to the grandchildren unto the third and fourth generation.

Proverbs 17:15 He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, both are abominable before God.

Nahum 1:3 The Lord is patient, and great in power, and will not cleanse and acquit the guilty. The Lord's ways are in a tempest, and a whirlwind, and clouds are the dust of his feet.

Romans 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and injustice of those men that detain the truth of God in injustice:

Romans 2:5,6 But according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, thou treasurest up to thyself wrath, against the day of wrath and revelation of the just judgment of God: . . .

Context
Justice and Mercy
6Thou shalt not go aside in the poor man's judgment. 7Thou shalt fly lying. The innocent and just person thou shalt not put to death: because I abhor the wicked.8Neither shalt thou take bribes, which even blind the wise, and pervert the words of the just.…
Cross References
Romans 1:18
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and injustice of those men that detain the truth of God in injustice:

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

Genesis 18:23
And drawing nigh, he said: Wilt thou destroy the just with the wicked?

Exodus 20:13
Thou shalt not kill.

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

Exodus 34:7
Who keepest mercy unto thousands: who takest away iniquity, and wickedness, and sin, and no man of himself is innocent before thee. Who renderest the iniquity of the fathers to the children, and to the grandchildren unto the third and fourth generation.

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.

Deuteronomy 25:1
If there be a controversy between men, and they call upon the judges: they shall give the prize of justice to him whom they perceive to be just: and him whom they find to be wicked, they shall condemn of wickedness.

Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed be he that taketh gifts, to slay an innocent person: and all the people shall say: Amen.

Psalm 94:21
They will hunt after the soul of the just, and will condemn innocent blood.

Psalm 119:29
Remove from me the way of iniquity: and out of thy law have mercy on me.

Proverbs 17:15
He that justifieth the wicked, and he that condemneth the just, both are abominable before God.

Additional Translations
Stay far away from a false accusation. Do not kill the innocent or the just, for I will not acquit the guilty.Keep you far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay you not: for I will not justify the wicked.

Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

Thou shalt abstain from every unjust thing: thou shalt not slay the innocent and just, and thou shalt not justify the wicked for gifts.

Thou shalt keep far from the cause of falsehood; and the innocent and righteous slay not; for I will not justify the wicked.

Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

"Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.

from a false matter thou dost keep far off, and an innocent and righteous man thou dost not slay; for I do not justify a wicked man.
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