New Living Translation
A false witness will not go unpunished, nor will a liar escape.
King James Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
Darby Bible Translation
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape.
World English Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.
Young's Literal Translation
A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered.
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LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
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The Unity of God
Man's Misery by the Fall
Covenanting According to the Purposes of God.
"You must not pass along false rumors. You must not cooperate with evil people by lying on the witness stand.
"If a malicious witness comes forward and accuses someone of a crime,
you must impose on the accuser the sentence he intended for the other person. In this way, you will purge such evil from among you.
1 Kings 13:18
But the old prophet answered, "I am a prophet, too, just as you are. And an angel gave me this command from the LORD: 'Bring him home with you so he can have something to eat and drink.'" But the old man was lying to him.
Don't let them get away with their wickedness; in your anger, O God, bring them down.
a false witness who pours out lies, a person who sows discord in a family.
An honest witness does not lie; a false witness breathes lies.
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