Stay far away from a false accusation. Do not kill the innocent and the just, for I will not acquit the guilty.
Cross ReferencesRomans 1:18
The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness.
Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are members of one another.
Abraham stepped forward and said, "Will You really sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
You shall not murder.
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
maintaining loving devotion to a thousand generations, forgiving iniquity, transgression, and sin. Yet He will by no means excuse the guilty; He will visit the iniquity of the fathers on their children and grandchildren to the third and fourth generations."
You must not go about spreading slander among your people. You must not endanger the life of your neighbor. I am the LORD.
If there is a dispute between men, they are to go to court to be judged, so that the innocent may be acquitted and the guilty condemned.
Cursed is he who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person.' And let all the people say, 'Amen!'
They band together against the righteous and condemn the innocent to death.
Remove me from the path of deceit and graciously grant me Your law.
Acquitting the guilty and condemning the righteous--both are detestable to the LORD.
Chapter Outline1. Of slander, false witness, and partiality
4. Of charitableness
6. Of justice in judgment
8. Of taking bribes
9. Of oppressing a stranger
10. Of the year of rest
12. Of the Sabbath
13. Of idolatry
14. Of the three feasts
18. Of the blood and the fat of the sacrifice
20. An angel is promised, with a blessing, if they obey him
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