Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Shalt not

Exodus 23:7
"Keep far from a false charge, and don't kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.
Exodus 20:16
"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
Leviticus 19:16
"'You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people. "'You shall not endanger the life of your neighbor. I am Yahweh.
2 Samuel 16:3
The king said, "Where is your master's son?" Ziba said to the king, "Behold, he is staying in Jerusalem; for he said, 'Today the house of Israel will restore me the kingdom of my father.'"
2 Samuel 19:27
He has slandered your servant to my lord the king; but my lord the king is as an angel of God. Do therefore what is good in your eyes.
Psalm 15:3
He who doesn't slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;
Psalm 101:5
I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited.
Psalm 120:3
What will be given to you, and what will be done more to you, you deceitful tongue?
Proverbs 10:18
He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.
Proverbs 17:4
An evildoer heeds wicked lips. A liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.
Proverbs 25:23
The north wind brings forth rain: so a backbiting tongue brings an angry face.
Jeremiah 20:10
For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him, [say] all my familiar friends, those who watch for my fall; perhaps he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Matthew 28:14
If this comes to the governor's ears, we will persuade him and make you free of worry."
Romans 3:8
Why not (as we are slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say), "Let us do evil, that good may come?" Those who say so are justly condemned.

An unrighteous witness

Deuteronomy 5:20
"Neither shall you give false testimony against your neighbor.
Deuteronomy 19:16
If an unrighteous witness rise up against any man to testify against him of wrongdoing,
1 Kings 21:10
Set two men, base fellows, before him, and let them testify against him, saying, 'You cursed God and the king!' Then carry him out, and stone him to death."
Psalm 27:12
Don't deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, for false witnesses have risen up against me, such as breathe out cruelty.
Psalm 35:11
Unrighteous witnesses rise up. They ask me about things that I don't know about.
Proverbs 6:19
a false witness who utters lies, and he who sows discord among brothers.
Proverbs 12:17
He who is truthful testifies honestly, but a false witness lies.
Proverbs 19:5
A false witness shall not be unpunished. He who pours out lies shall not go free.
Proverbs 21:28
A false witness will perish, and a man who listens speaks to eternity.
Proverbs 24:28
Don't be a witness against your neighbor without cause. Don't deceive with your lips.
Proverbs 25:18
A man who gives false testimony against his neighbor is like a club, a sword, or a sharp arrow.
Matthew 19:18
He said to him, "Which ones?" Jesus said, "'You shall not murder.' 'You shall not commit adultery.' 'You shall not steal.' 'You shall not offer false testimony.'
Matthew 26:59
Now the chief priests, the elders, and the whole council sought false testimony against Jesus, that they might put him to death;
Luke 3:14
Soldiers also asked him, saying, "What about us? What must we do?" He said to them, "Extort from no one by violence, neither accuse anyone wrongfully. Be content with your wages."
Luke 19:8
Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my goods I give to the poor. If I have wrongfully exacted anything of anyone, I restore four times as much."
Acts 6:11
Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God."
Ephesians 4:25
Therefore, putting away falsehood, speak truth each one with his neighbor. For we are members of one another.
2 Timothy 3:3
without natural affection, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, fierce, no lovers of good,
1 Peter 3:16
having a good conscience; that, while you are spoken against as evildoers, they may be disappointed who curse your good way of life in Christ.
Revelation 12:10
I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, "Now is come the salvation, the power, and the Kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ; for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them before our God day and night.

General references

Genesis 39:17
She spoke to him according to these words, saying, "The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me,
Deuteronomy 5:20
"Neither shall you give false testimony against your neighbor.
Deuteronomy 22:14
and accuses her of shameful things, and brings up an evil name on her, and says, "I took this woman, and when I came near to her, I didn't find in her the tokens of virginity;"
Proverbs 14:5
A truthful witness will not lie, but a false witness pours out lies.