Deuteronomy 19:15
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New Living Translation
"You must not convict anyone of a crime on the testimony of only one witness. The facts of the case must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.

King James Bible
One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.

Darby Bible Translation
One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, and for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall a matter be established.

World English Bible
One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sins: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall a matter be established.

Young's Literal Translation
'One witness doth not rise against a man for any iniquity, and for any sin, in any sin which he sinneth; by the mouth of two witnesses, or by the mouth of three witnesses, is a thing established.

Deuteronomy 19:15 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

19:15 Rise - Or be established, accepted, owned as sufficient: it is the same word which in the end of the verse is rendered, be established.

Deuteronomy 19:15 Parallel Commentaries

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Deuteronomy
Owing to the comparatively loose nature of the connection between consecutive passages in the legislative section, it is difficult to present an adequate summary of the book of Deuteronomy. In the first section, i.-iv. 40, Moses, after reviewing the recent history of the people, and showing how it reveals Jehovah's love for Israel, earnestly urges upon them the duty of keeping His laws, reminding them of His spirituality and absoluteness. Then follows the appointment, iv. 41-43--here irrelevant (cf.
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Matthew 18:16
But if you are unsuccessful, take one or two others with you and go back again, so that everything you say may be confirmed by two or three witnesses.

Matthew 26:60
But even though they found many who agreed to give false witness, they could not use anyone's testimony. Finally, two men came forward

John 7:51
"Is it legal to convict a man before he is given a hearing?" he asked.

John 8:17
Your own law says that if two people agree about something, their witness is accepted as fact.

2 Corinthians 13:1
This is the third time I am coming to visit you (and as the Scriptures say, "The facts of every case must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses").

1 Timothy 5:19
Do not listen to an accusation against an elder unless it is confirmed by two or three witnesses.

Hebrews 10:28
For anyone who refused to obey the law of Moses was put to death without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

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