New International Version
But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that 'every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.'
King James Bible
But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
Darby Bible Translation
But if he do not hear [thee], take with thee one or two besides, that every matter may stand upon the word of two witnesses or of three.
World English Bible
But if he doesn't listen, take one or two more with you, that at the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
Young's Literal Translation
and if he may not hear, take with thee yet one or two, that by the mouth of two witnesses or three every word may stand.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
2. Take with thee one or two more - Men whom he esteems, who may then confirm and enforce what thou sayest; and afterwards, if need require, bear witness of what was spoken. If even this do not succeed, then, and not before,
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"'Anyone who kills a person is to be put to death as a murderer only on the testimony of witnesses. But no one is to be put to death on the testimony of only one witness.
On the testimony of two or three witnesses a person is to be put to death, but no one is to be put to death on the testimony of only one witness.
One witness is not enough to convict anyone accused of any crime or offense they may have committed. A matter must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.
In your own Law it is written that the testimony of two witnesses is true.
2 Corinthians 13:1
This will be my third visit to you. "Every matter must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses."
1 Timothy 5:19
Do not entertain an accusation against an elder unless it is brought by two or three witnesses.
Anyone who rejected the law of Moses died without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.
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