Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 testify falsely [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

Thou shalt not bear false witness 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.

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 'Thou dost not steal. 16 'Thou dost not answer against thy neighbour a false testimony. 17 Thou dost not desire the house of thy neighbour, thou dost not desire the wife of thy neighbour, or his man-servant, or his handmaid, or his ox, or his ass, or anything which is thy neighbour's.'


Cross References

Matthew 19:18

He saith to him, 'What kind?' And Jesus said, 'Thou shalt not kill, thou shalt not commit adultery, thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not bear false witness,

Exodus 23:1

'Thou dost not lift up a vain report; thou dost not put thy hand with a wicked man to be a violent witness.

Psalm 15:3

He hath not slandered by his tongue, He hath not done to his friend evil; And reproach he hath not lifted up Against his neighbour.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered.

Matthew 26:59-60

And the chief priests, and the elders, and all the council, were seeking false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death,

Exodus 23:6-7

'Thou dost not turn aside the judgment of thy needy one in his strife;

Leviticus 19:11

'Ye do not steal, nor feign, nor lie one against his fellow.

Leviticus 19:16

Thou dost not go slandering among thy people; thou dost not stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 19:15-21

'One witness doth not rise against a man for any iniquity, and for any sin, in any sin which he sinneth; by the mouth of two witnesses, or by the mouth of three witnesses, is a thing established.

1 Samuel 22:8-19

for ye have conspired all of you against me, and there is none uncovering mine ear about my son's covenanting with the son of Jesse, and there is none of you grieving for me, and uncovering mine ear, that my son hath raised up my servant against me, to lie in wait as at this day.'

1 Kings 21:10-13

and cause two men -- sons of worthlessness -- to sit over-against him, and they testify of him, saying, Thou hast blessed God and Melech; and they have brought him out, and stoned him, and he dieth.'

Psalm 101:5-7

Whoso slandereth in secret his neighbour, Him I cut off, The high of eyes and proud of heart, him I endure not.

Proverbs 10:18

Whoso is covering hatred with lying lips, And whoso is bringing out an evil report is a fool.

Proverbs 11:13

A busybody is revealing secret counsel, And the faithful of spirit is covering the matter.

Acts 6:13

they set up also false witnesses, saying, 'This one doth not cease to speak evil sayings against this holy place and the law,

Ephesians 4:31

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

1 Timothy 1:10

whoremongers, sodomites, men-stealers, liars, perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that to sound doctrine is adverse,

2 Timothy 3:3

without natural affection, implacable, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, not lovers of those who are good,

James 4:11

Speak not one against another, brethren; he who is speaking against a brother, and is judging his brother, doth speak against law, and doth judge law, and if law thou dost judge, thou art not a doer of law but a judge;

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