Parallel Verses

King James Version

Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Holman Bible

Do not give dishonest testimony against your neighbor.

International Standard Version

""You are not to give false testimony against your neighbor.

A Conservative Version

Neither shall thou bear FALSE witness against thy neighbor.

American Standard Version

Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbor.

Amplified

‘You shall not give false testimony [that is, lie, withhold, or manipulate the truth] against your neighbor (any person).

Bible in Basic English

Do not give false witness against your neighbour;

Darby Translation

Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou shalt not speak false testimony against thy friend:

King James 2000

Neither shall you bear false witness against your neighbor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'And you shall not falsely bear evidence against your neighbor.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

'Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

NET Bible

You must not offer false testimony against another.

New Heart English Bible

"And you shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

The Emphasized Bible

Neither shalt thou testify against thy neighbour with a witness of falsehood:

Webster

Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbor.

World English Bible

"Neither shall you give false testimony against your neighbor.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost not answer against thy neighbour -- a false testimony.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

References

Fausets

Law

Smith

Context Readings

Basic Stipulations

19 Neither shalt thou steal. 20 Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour. 21 Neither shalt thou desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is thy neighbour's.



Cross References

Exodus 20:16

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Exodus 23:1

Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;

1 Kings 21:13

And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial witnessed against him, even against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God and the king. Then they carried him forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.

Proverbs 6:19

A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.

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