“ You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
Then he *said to Him, “Which ones?” And Jesus said, “ You shall not commit murder; You shall not commit adultery; You shall not steal; You shall not bear false witness;
“ You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.
He does not slander with his tongue, Nor does evil to his neighbor, Nor takes up a reproach against his friend;
A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will not escape.
Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.
“ You shall not pervert the justice due to your needy brother in his dispute.
‘ You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.
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.
“ A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.
For all of you have conspired against me so that there is no one who discloses to me when my son makes a covenant with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you who is sorry for me or discloses to me that my son has stirred up my servant against me to lie in ambush, as it is this day.”
and seat two worthless men before him, and let them testify against him, saying, ‘ You cursed God and the king.’ Then take him out and stone him to death.”
Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.
He who conceals hatred has lying lips, And he who spreads slander is a fool.
He who goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets, But he who is trustworthy conceals a matter.
They put forward false witnesses who said, “This man incessantly speaks against this holy place and the Law;
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,
unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good,
Do not speak against one another, brethren. He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it.