Exodus 23:1
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English Standard Version
“You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

King James Bible
Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

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

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.

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

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

Exodus 23:1 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

If a man should lend to one of the poor of his own people, he was not to oppress him by demanding interest; and if he gave his upper garment as a pledge, he was to give it him back towards sunset, because it was his only covering; as the poorer classes in the East use the upper garment, consisting of a large square piece of cloth, to sleep in. "It is his clothing for his skin:" i.e., it serves for a covering to his body. "Wherein shall he lie?" i.e., in what shall be wrap himself to sleep? (cf. Deuteronomy 24:6, Deuteronomy 24:10-13). - With Exodus 22:28. God directs Himself at once to the hearts of the Israelites, and attacks the sins of selfishness and covetousness, against which the precepts in Exodus 22:21-27 were directed in their deepest root, for the purpose of opposing all inward resistance to the promotion of His commands.

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shalt not

Exodus 23:7 Keep you far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay you not: for I will not justify the wicked.

Exodus 20:16 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Leviticus 19:16 You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you stand against the blood of your neighbor...

2 Samuel 16:3 And the king said, And where is your master's son? And Ziba said to the king, Behold, he stays at Jerusalem: for he said...

2 Samuel 19:27 And he has slandered your servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God...

Psalm 15:3 He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor.

Psalm 101:5 Whoever privately slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that has an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.

Psalm 120:3 What shall be given to you? or what shall be done to you, you false tongue?

Proverbs 10:18 He that hides hatred with lying lips, and he that utters a slander, is a fool.

Proverbs 17:4 A wicked doer gives heed to false lips; and a liar gives ear to a naughty tongue.

Proverbs 25:23 The north wind drives away rain: so does an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.

Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting...

Matthew 28:14,15 And if this come to the governor's ears, we will persuade him, and secure you...

Romans 3:8 And not rather, (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come?...

raise or receive. an unrighteous witness

Deuteronomy 5:20 Neither shall you bear false witness against your neighbor.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21 If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong...

1 Kings 21:10-13 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, You did blaspheme God and the king...

Psalm 27:12 Deliver me not over to the will of my enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

Psalm 35:11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

Proverbs 6:19 A false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brothers.

Proverbs 12:17 He that speaks truth shows forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.

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

Proverbs 21:28 A false witness shall perish: but the man that hears speaks constantly.

Proverbs 24:28 Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause; and deceive not with your lips.

Proverbs 25:18 A man that bears false witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Matthew 19:18 He said to him, Which? Jesus said, You shall do no murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal...

Matthew 26:59-61 Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death...

Luke 3:14 And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said to them, Do violence to no man...

Luke 19:8 And Zacchaeus stood, and said to the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor...

Acts 6:11-13 Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God...

Ephesians 4:25 Why putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor: for we are members one of another.

2 Timothy 3:3 Without natural affection, truce breakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

1 Peter 3:16 Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers...

Revelation 12:10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ...

Cross References
Luke 3:14
Soldiers also asked him, "And we, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not extort money from anyone by threats or by false accusation, and be content with your wages."

John 7:51
"Does our law judge a man without first giving him a hearing and learning what he does?"

Acts 6:11
Then they secretly instigated men who said, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God."

Genesis 39:17
and she told him the same story, saying, "The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought among us, came in to me to laugh at me.

Exodus 20:16
"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Leviticus 19:11
"You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; you shall not lie to one another.

Deuteronomy 5:20
"'And you shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

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