New American Standard Bible
Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause, And do not deceive with your lips.
King James Bible
Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and deceive not with thy lips.
Darby Bible Translation
Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; and wouldest thou deceive with thy lips?
World English Bible
Don't be a witness against your neighbor without cause. Don't deceive with your lips.
Young's Literal Translation
Be not a witness for nought against thy neighbour, Or thou hast enticed with thy lips.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Deceive not with thy lips - Better, wilt thou deceive with thy lips?
LibraryThe Sluggard's Farm
A sermon (No. 2027) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 3rd 1888, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."--Proverbs 24:30-32. No doubt Solomon was sometimes glad …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
2 Cor. Iii. 5
Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.
"When a person sins and acts unfaithfully against the LORD, and deceives his companion in regard to a deposit or a security entrusted to him, or through robbery, or if he has extorted from his companion,
or has found what was lost and lied about it and sworn falsely, so that he sins in regard to any one of the things a man may do;
'You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.
Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow Is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.
So is the man who deceives his neighbor, And says, "Was I not joking?"
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