New International Version
A false witness will not go unpunished, and whoever pours out lies will not go free.
King James Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.
Darby Bible Translation
A false witness shall not be held innocent, and he that uttereth lies shall not escape.
World English Bible
A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.
Young's Literal Translation
A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered.
Proverbs 19:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The poor is separated from his neighbor - Because he has the "disease of all-shunned poverty."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
unpunished or held innocent
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
"Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.
If a malicious witness takes the stand to accuse someone of a crime,
then do to the false witness as that witness intended to do to the other party. You must purge the evil from among you.
1 Kings 13:18
The old prophet answered, "I too am a prophet, as you are. And an angel said to me by the word of the LORD: 'Bring him back with you to your house so that he may eat bread and drink water.'" (But he was lying to him.)
Because of their wickedness do not let them escape; in your anger, God, bring the nations down.
a false witness who pours out lies and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.
An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies.
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