Leviticus 19:16
Text Analysis
3808 [e]לֹא־
1980 [e]תֵלֵ֤ךְ
You shall go aboutV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
7400 [e]רָכִיל֙
[as] a talebearerN-ms
5971 [e]בְּעַמֶּ֔יךָ
among your peoplePrep-b | N-mpc | 2ms
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
5975 [e]תַעֲמֹ֖ד
shall you take a standV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
5921 [e]עַל־
1818 [e]דַּ֣ם
the lifeN-msc
7453 [e]רֵעֶ֑ךָ
of your neighborN-msc | 2ms
589 [e]אֲנִ֖י
3068 [e]יְהוָֽה׃
[am] YahwehN-proper-ms

Hebrew Texts
ויקרא 19:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לֹא־תֵלֵ֤ךְ רָכִיל֙ בְּעַמֶּ֔יךָ לֹ֥א תַעֲמֹ֖ד עַל־דַּ֣ם רֵעֶ֑ךָ אֲנִ֖י יְהוָֽה׃

ויקרא 19:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לא־תלך רכיל בעמיך לא תעמד על־דם רעך אני יהוה׃

ויקרא 19:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לא־תלך רכיל בעמיך לא תעמד על־דם רעך אני יהוה׃

ויקרא 19:16 Hebrew Bible
לא תלך רכיל בעמיך לא תעמד על דם רעך אני יהוה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD.

King James Bible
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You must not go about spreading slander among your people; you must not jeopardize your neighbor's life; I am Yahweh."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Exodus 23:1 You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked …

Psalm 15:3 He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, …

Proverbs 11:13 A talebearer reveals secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit …

Proverbs 20:19 He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore meddle …

Jeremiah 6:28 They are all grievous rebels, walking with slanders: they are brass …

Jeremiah 9:4 Take you heed every one of his neighbor, and trust you not in any …

Ezekiel 22:9 In you are men that carry tales to shed blood: and in you they eat …

1 Timothy 3:11 Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful …

2 Timothy 3:3 Without natural affection, truce breakers, false accusers, incontinent, …

Titus 2:3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, …

1 Peter 2:1 Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and …


Exodus 20:16 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Exodus 23:1,7 You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked …

1 Kings 21:10-13 And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against …

Matthew 26:60,61 But found none: yes, though many false witnesses came, yet found …

Matthew 27:4 Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. …

Acts 6:11-13 Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous …

Acts 24:4-9 Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious to you, I pray you …

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