Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 19:15
One witness shall not be valid against a man for any iniquity or for any sin, in any sin which he should commit. At the mouth of two witnesses or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.
Numbers 35:30
Whoever kills any person, the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses, but one witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to die.
Matthew 18:16
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.
John 8:17
It is also written in your law that the testimony of two men is true.
2 Corinthians 13:1
This third time I am coming unto you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.
1 Timothy 5:19
Against an elder do not receive an accusation, unless there are two or three witnesses.
Hebrews 10:28
He that despised the law of Moses died without mercy under two or three witnesses: