New International Version
Have nothing to do with a false charge and do not put an innocent or honest person to death, for I will not acquit the guilty.
King James Bible
Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt keep far from the cause of falsehood; and the innocent and righteous slay not; for I will not justify the wicked.
World English Bible
"Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
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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LibraryThe Feast of Ingathering in the End of the Year
'And the feast of harvest, the first-fruits of thy labours, which them hast sown In thy field: and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.' --EXODUS xxiii. 16. The Israelites seem to have had a double beginning of the year--one in spring, one at the close of harvest; or it may only be that here the year is regarded from the natural point of view--a farmer's year. This feast was at the gathering in of the fruits, which was …
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The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
In the Temple at the Feast of Tabernacles.
The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness,
Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body.
Then Abraham approached him and said: "Will you sweep away the righteous with the wicked?
"You shall not murder.
"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
maintaining love to thousands, and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation."
"'Do not go about spreading slander among your people. "'Do not do anything that endangers your neighbor's life. I am the LORD.
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