Leviticus 19:16
Good News Translation
Do not spread lies about anyone, and when someone is on trial for his life, speak out if your testimony can help him. I am the LORD.

Contemporary English Version
Don't be a gossip, but never hesitate to speak up in court, especially if your testimony can save someone's life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

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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.

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.

Proverbs 11:13 Where there is no governor, the people shall fall: but there is safety where there is much counsel.

Proverbs 20:19 Meddle not with him that revealeth secrets, and walketh deceitfully, and openeth wide his lips.

Jeremiah 6:28 All these princes go out of the way, they walk deceitfully, they are brass and iron: they are all corrupted.

Jeremiah 9:4 Let every man take heed of his neighbour, and let him not trust in any brother of his: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every friend will walk deceitfully.

Ezekiel 22:9 Slanderers have been in thee to shed blood, and they have eaten upon the mountains in thee, they have committed wickedness in the midst of thee.

1 Timothy 3:11 The women in like manner: chaste, not slanderers, but sober, faithful in all things.

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

Titus 2:3 The aged women, in like manner, in holy attire, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teaching well:

1 Peter 2:1 Wherefore laying away all malice and all guile and dissimulations and envies and all detractions,

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

Exodus 23:1,7 Thou shalt not receive the voice of a lie: neither shalt thou join thy hand to bear false witness for a wicked person. . . .

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. . . .

Matthew 26:60,61 And they found not, whereas many false witnesses had come in. And last of all there came two false witnesses: . . .

Matthew 27:4 Saying: I have sinned in betraying innocent blood. But they said: What is that to us? Look thou to it.

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

Acts 24:4-9 But that I be no further tedious to thee, I desire thee of thy clemency to hear us in a few words. . . .

Context
Love Your Neighbor
15Thou shalt not do that which is unjust, nor judge unjustly. Respect not the person of the poor: nor honour the countenance of the mighty. But judge thy neighbour according to justice. 16Thou 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.17Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart: But reprove him openly, lest thou incur sin through him.…
Cross References
Exodus 23:7
Thou shalt fly lying. The innocent and just person thou shalt not put to death: because I abhor the wicked.

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

Job 17:5
He promiseth a prey to his companions, and the eyes of his children shall fail.

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.

Proverbs 11:13
Where there is no governor, the people shall fall: but there is safety where there is much counsel.

Jeremiah 6:28
All these princes go out of the way, they walk deceitfully, they are brass and iron: they are all corrupted.

Jeremiah 9:4
Let every man take heed of his neighbour, and let him not trust in any brother of his: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every friend will walk deceitfully.

Ezekiel 22:9
Slanderers have been in thee to shed blood, and they have eaten upon the mountains in thee, they have committed wickedness in the midst of thee.

Additional Translations
You must not go about spreading slander among your people. You must not endanger the life of your neighbor. I am the LORD.You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you stand against the blood of your neighbor; I am the LORD.

Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor: I am Jehovah.

Thou shalt not walk deceitfully among thy people; thou shalt not rise up against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the Lord your God.

Thou shalt not go about as a talebearer among thy people; thou shalt not stand up against the life of thy neighbour: I am Jehovah.

Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.

Thou shalt not go up and down as a tale-bearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor; I am the LORD.

"'You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people. "'You shall not endanger the life of your neighbor. I am Yahweh.

Thou dost not go slandering among thy people; thou dost not stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am Jehovah.
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