Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Shalt not

Exodus 23:7
You will stay far from a {false charge}, and do not kill [the] innocent and [the] righteous, because I will not declare [the] wicked righteous.
Exodus 20:16
"You shall not testify against your neighbor [with] a false witness.
Leviticus 19:16
You shall not go [about with] slander among your people; {you shall not endanger your neighbor's life}; I [am] Yahweh.
2 Samuel 16:3
Then the king said, "Where [is] the son of your lord?" And Ziba said to the king, "He [is] living in Jerusalem for he said, 'Today the house of Israel shall return the kingdom of my father to me.'"
2 Samuel 19:27
But he slandered against your servant to my lord the king. My lord the king [is] like the angel of God; {do as you see fit.}."
Psalm 15:3
He does not slander with his tongue. He does not harm his friend, nor {bring up} a disgrace against his neighbor.
Psalm 101:5
One who slanders his neighbor in secret, him I will destroy. [One] haughty of eyes and {arrogant} of heart, him I will not endure.
Psalm 120:3
What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, deceitful tongue?
Proverbs 10:18
He who conceals hatred [has] lips of deceit, and he who utters slander--he is a fool.
Proverbs 17:4
He who does evil listens to lips of wickedness, [and] the liar gives heed to the tongue of mischief.
Proverbs 25:23
The wind of the north produces rain, and a backbiting tongue, angry faces.
Jeremiah 20:10
For I hear the rumor of many, "Terror [is] from all around, denounce [him], yes, let us denounce him!" {All my close friends} [are] watchers of my stumbling, [saying], "perhaps he can be persuaded, and we can prevail over him, and we can take our revenge on him."
Matthew 28:14
And if this [matter] is heard before the governor, we will satisfy him and {keep you out of trouble}."
Romans 3:8
And [why] not (as we are slandered, and as some affirm that we say), "Let us do evil, in order that good may come [of it]? Their condemnation is just!

An unrighteous witness

Deuteronomy 5:20
'And you shall not falsely bear evidence against your neighbor.
Deuteronomy 19:16
If {a malicious witness} gets up {to accuse} anyone to testify against him falsely,
1 Kings 21:10
Seat two men, {scoundrels}, opposite him. Let them witness against him saying, 'You cursed God and the king.' Then you shall bring him out and stone him so that he dies."
Psalm 27:12
Do not give me over to the desire of my enemies, because false witnesses have arisen against me, and [each] breathing out violence.
Psalm 35:11
Violent witnesses rise up; they ask me [concerning] what I do not know.
Proverbs 6:19
a false witness who breathes lies and sends out discord between brothers.
Proverbs 12:17
He who will speak truth will reveal righteousness, but the witness of falsehood, deceit.
Proverbs 19:5
A witness of falsehood will not go unpunished, and he who breathes lies will not escape.
Proverbs 21:28
A false witness will perish, but a man who listens will testify with success.
Proverbs 24:28
Do not be a witness without cause against your neighbor nor deceive with your lips.
Proverbs 25:18
[Like] a club and sword and a sharp arrow [is] a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.
Matthew 19:18
He said to him, "Which [ones]?" And Jesus said, "Do not commit murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony,
Matthew 26:59
Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false testimony against Jesus in order that they could put him to death.
Luke 3:14
And those who served in the army were also asking him, saying, "What should we also do?" And he said to them, "Extort from no one, and do not blackmail [anyone], and be content with your pay."
Luke 19:8
And Zacchaeus stopped [and] said to the Lord, "Behold, half of my possessions, Lord, I am giving to the poor, and if I have extorted anything from anyone, I am paying [it] back four times [as much]!"
Acts 6:11
Then they secretly instigated men who said, "We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God!"
Ephesians 4:25
Therefore, putting aside the lie, speak truth each one of you with his neighbor, because we are members of one another.
2 Timothy 3:3
hardhearted, irreconcilable, slanderous, without self-control, savage, with no interest for what is good,
1 Peter 3:16
But [do so] with courtesy and respect, having a good conscience, so that in [the things] in which you are slandered, the ones who malign your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame.
Revelation 12:10
And I heard a loud voice in heaven saying, "Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, because the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, the one who accuses them before our God day and night.

General references

Genesis 39:17
Then she spoke to him according to these words, saying, "The Hebrew slave that you brought to us came to me to make fun of me.
Deuteronomy 5:20
'And you shall not falsely bear evidence against your neighbor.
Deuteronomy 22:14
and {he accuses her falsely}, and {he defames her}, and he says 'This woman I took and I lay with her and {I discovered that she was not a virgin},'
Proverbs 14:5
A faithful witness does not lie, but he who breathes out falsehood is a witness of deceit.