Be not a witness against your neighbor without cause; and deceive not with your lips.…
The verses suggest three kinds of wrong testimony.
I. A CAUSELESS ONE. "Be not s witness against thy neighbour without cause." There are those who are, for no service, either to themselves or to society, testifying of the defects and infirmities of their neighbours.
II. A FALSE ONE. "And deceive not with thy lips."
III. A REVENGEFUL ONE. "Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me: I will render to the man according to his work."
Parallel VersesKJV: Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.