Parallel Verses

King James 2000

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

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.

Bible in Basic English

Do not give false witness against your neighbour.

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.

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 You shall not steal. 16  You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. 17 You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor any thing that is your neighbor's.


Cross References

Matthew 19:18

He said unto him, Which? Jesus said, You shall do no murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness,

Exodus 23:1

You shall not raise a false report: put not your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Psalm 15:3

He that backbites not with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor.

Proverbs 19:5

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

Matthew 26:59-60

Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;

Exodus 23:6-7

You shall not pervert the justice of your poor in his dispute.

Leviticus 19:11

You shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you take a stand against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.

Deuteronomy 19:15-21

One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sins: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.

1 Samuel 22:8-19

That all of you have conspired against me, and there is none that shows me that my son has made a league with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you that is sorry for me, or shows unto me that my son has stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?

1 Kings 21:10-13

And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, You did blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him, that he may die.

Psalm 101:5-7

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: he that has a haughty look and a proud heart will I not endure.

Proverbs 10:18

He that hides hatred with lying lips, and he that utters a slander, is a fool.

Proverbs 11:13

A talebearer reveals secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit conceals the matter.

Acts 6:13

And set up false witnesses, who said, This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

1 Timothy 1:10

For fornicators, for homosexuals, for slave traders, for liars, for perjurers, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;

2 Timothy 3:3

Without natural affection, truce breakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

James 4:11

Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaks evil of his brother, and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law, and judges the law: but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge.

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