New Living Translation
"Do not spread slanderous gossip among your people. "Do not stand idly by when your neighbor's life is threatened. I am the LORD.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English Bible
"'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.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou dost not go slandering among thy people; thou dost not stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am Jehovah.
Leviticus 19:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:16 Stand against the blood - In judgment as a false accuser or false witness, for accusers and witnesses use to stand, whilst the judges sit in courts of judicature.
LibraryThe Real Nature and Purpose of the Old Testament
[Sidenote: A large and complex library] Turning from the Jewish and mediaeval traditions and theories which so easily beset us, we ask, What is the real nature of the Old Testament as it is revealed in this new and clearer light? The first conclusion is that it is a library containing a large and complex literature, recording the varied experiences, political, social, ethical, and religious, of the Israelitish race. The fact that it is a library consisting of many different books is recognized …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
How those are to be Admonished who do Bad Things Secretly and Good Things Openly, and those who do Contrariwise.
The Tables Turned: the Questioners Questioned
Bands of Love; Or, Union to Christ. "I Drew them with Cords of a Man, with Bands of Love: and I was to them as they that Take Off the Yoke on their Jaws, and I Laid Meat unto Them. " --Hosea xi. 4.
"Be sure never to charge anyone falsely with evil. Never sentence an innocent or blameless person to death, for I never declare a guilty person to be innocent.
'Cursed is anyone who accepts payment to kill an innocent person.' And all the people will reply, 'Amen.'
They betray their friends for their own advantage, so let their children faint with hunger.
Those who refuse to gossip or harm their neighbors or speak evil of their friends.
A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence.
They are the worst kind of rebel, full of slander. They are as hard as bronze and iron, and they lead others into corruption.
"Beware of your neighbor! Don't even trust your brother! For brother takes advantage of brother, and friend slanders friend.
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Jump to NextAct Blood False. Forth Idly Life Neighbor Neighbor's Neighbour Slander Slanderer Slandering Spreading Stand Talebearer Tale-Bearer Untrue Witness
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