New Living Translation
Those who refuse to gossip or harm their neighbors or speak evil of their friends.
King James Bible
He that backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.
Darby Bible Translation
He that slandereth not with his tongue, doeth not evil to his companion, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour;
World English Bible
He who doesn't slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;
Young's Literal Translation
He hath not slandered by his tongue, He hath not done to his friend evil; And reproach he hath not lifted up Against his neighbour.
Psalm 15:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:3 He - He that doth not speak evil of his neighbour. Neighbour - That is, any man. Nor taketh - Into his mouth, doth not raise it, neither spread or propagate it; or believe it without sufficient reason.
LibraryThou Shalt not Bear False Witness against Thy Neighbor.
This Commandment seems small, and yet is so great, that he who would rightly keep it must risk and imperil life and limb, goods and honor, friends and all that he has; and yet it includes no more than the work of that small member, the tongue, and is called in German Wahrheit sagen, "telling the truth" and, where there is need, gainsaying lies; so that it forbids many evil works of the tongue. First: those which are committed by speaking, and those which are committed by keeping silent. By speaking, …
Dr. Martin Luther—A Treatise on Good Works
Life of a Christian Man. Scriptural Arguments Exhorting to It.
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The King --Continued.
"You must not pass along false rumors. You must not cooperate with evil people by lying on the witness stand.
"Do not spread slanderous gossip among your people. "Do not stand idly by when your neighbor's life is threatened. I am the LORD.
Do not drag me away with the wicked--with those who do evil--those who speak friendly words to their neighbors while planning evil in their hearts.
You sit around and slander your brother--your own mother's son.
"Beware of your neighbor! Don't even trust your brother! For brother takes advantage of brother, and friend slanders friend.
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