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"Do not accuse anyone falsely.
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Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
Exodus 23:6,7 Thou shalt not go aside in the poor man's judgment. . . .
Leviticus 19:11,16 You shall not steal. You shall not lie: neither shall any man deceive his neighbour. . . .
Deuteronomy 19:15-21 One witness shall not rise up against any man, whatsoever the sin or wickedness be: but in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word shall stand. . . .
1 Samuel 22:8-19 That all of you have conspired against me, and there is no one to inform me, especially when even my son hath entered into league with the son of Isai? There is not one of you that pitieth my case, nor that giveth me any information: because my son hath raised up my servant against me, plotting against me to this day. . . .
1 Kings 21:10-13 And suborn two men, sons of Belial, against him. and let them bear false witness; that he hath blasphemed God and the king: and then carry him out, and stone him, and so let him die. . . .
Psalm 15:3 He that speaketh truth in his heart, who hath not used deceit in his tongue: Nor hath done evil to his neighbour: nor taken up a reproach against his neighbours.
Psalm 101:5-7 The man that in private detracted his neighbour, him did I persecute. With him that had a proud eye, and an unsatiable heart, I would not eat. . . .
Proverbs 10:18 In the multitude of words there shall not want sin: but he that refraineth his lips, is most wise.
Proverbs 11:13 Where there is no governor, the people shall fall: but there is safety where there is much counsel.
Matthew 26:59,60 And the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death. . . .
Acts 6:13 And they set up false witnesses, who said: This man ceaseth not to speak words against the holy place and the law.
Ephesians 4:31 Let all bitterness and anger and indignation and clamour and blasphemy be put away from you, with all malice.
1 Timothy 1:10 For fornicators, for them who defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and whatever other thing is contrary to sound doctrine:
2 Timothy 3:3 Without affection, without peace, slanderers, incontinent, unmerciful, without kindness,
James 4:11 Detract not one another, my brethren. He that detracteth his brother, or he that judgeth his brother, detracteth the law and judgeth the law. But if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
ContextThe Ten Commandments
…15Thou shalt not steal. 16Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.17Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house; neither shalt thou desire his wife, nor his servant, nor his handmaid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his.…
He said to him: Which? And Jesus said: Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness.
And the soldiers also asked him, saying: And what shall we do? And he said to them: Do violence to no man, neither calumniate any man; and be content with your pay.
Thou shalt not receive the voice of a lie: neither shalt thou join thy hand to bear false witness for a wicked person.
Thou shalt fly lying. The innocent and just person thou shalt not put to death: because I abhor the wicked.
You shall not steal. You shall not lie: neither shall any man deceive his neighbour.
Seek not revenge, nor be mindful of the injury of thy citizens. Thou shalt love thy friend as thyself. I am the Lord.
Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour, is like a dart and a sword and a sharp arrow.
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