Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Do not give false witness against your neighbour.

New American Standard Bible

"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

King James Version

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Holman Bible

Do not give false testimony against your neighbor.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not bear FALSE witness against thy neighbor.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.

Amplified

You shall not witness falsely against your neighbor.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt not give false testimony against thy neighbour.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not testify against thy friend for falsehood.

King James 2000

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall not testify against your neighbor [with] a false witness.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thou shalt bear no false witness against thy neighbor.

NET Bible

"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not testify against thy neighbour, with a witness of falsehood.

Webster

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.

World English Bible

"You shall not 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

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

עד 
`ed 
Usage: 69

Context Readings

The Ten Commandments

15 Do not take the property of another. 16 Do not give false witness against your neighbour. 17 Let not your desire be turned to your neighbour's house, or his wife or his man-servant or his woman-servant or his ox or his ass or anything which is his.


Cross References

Matthew 19:18

He says to him, Which? And Jesus said, Do not put anyone to death, Do not be untrue in married life, Do not take what is not yours, Do not give false witness,

Exodus 23:1

Do not let a false statement go further; do not make an agreement with evil-doers to be a false witness.

Exodus 23:1

Do not let a false statement go further; do not make an agreement with evil-doers to be a false witness.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness will not go without punishment, and the breather out of deceit will not go free.

Matthew 26:59-60

Now the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin were looking for false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death;

Exodus 23:6-7

Let no wrong decisions be given in the poor man's cause.

Leviticus 19:11

Do not take anyone's property or be false in act or word to another.

Leviticus 19:16

Do not go about saying untrue things among your people, or take away the life of your neighbour by false witness: I am the Lord.

Deuteronomy 19:15-21

One witness may not make a statement against a man in relation to any sin or wrongdoing which he has done: on the word of two or three witnesses a question is to be judged.

1 Samuel 22:8-19

That all of you have made designs against me, and not one of you gave me word when my son made an agreement with the son of Jesse, and not one of you has pity for me or has made my eyes open to the fact that my servant has been moved by my son against me, as at this day?

1 Kings 21:10-13

And get two good-for-nothing persons to come before him and give witness that he has been cursing God and the king. Then take him out and have him stoned to death.

1 Kings 21:10-7

And get two good-for-nothing persons to come before him and give witness that he has been cursing God and the king. Then take him out and have him stoned to death.

Proverbs 10:18

Hate is covered up by the lips of the upright man, but he who lets out evil about another is foolish.

Proverbs 11:13

He who goes about talking of others makes secrets public, but the true-hearted man keeps things covered.

Acts 6:13

And they got false witnesses who said, This man is for ever saying things against this holy place and against the law:

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitter, sharp and angry feeling, and noise, and evil words, be put away from you, with all unkind acts;

1 Timothy 1:10

For those who go after loose women, for those with unnatural desires, for those who take men prisoners, who make false statements and false oaths, and those who do any other things against the right teaching,

2 Timothy 3:3

Without natural love, bitter haters, saying evil of others, violent and uncontrolled, hating all good,

James 4:11

Do not say evil against one another, my brothers. He who says evil against his brother or makes himself his brother's judge, says evil against the law and is judging the law: and in judging the law you become, not a doer of the law but a judge.

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