Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

New American Standard Bible

You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

King James Version

Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Holman Bible

“You must not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked to be a malicious witness.

International Standard Version

"You are not to spread a false report, nor are you to join forces with the wicked to be a malicious witness.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not take up a FALSE report. Do not put thy hand with the wicked man to be an unrighteous witness.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not take up a false report: put not thy hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

Amplified

“You shall not give a false report; you shall not join hands with the wicked to be a malicious witness [promoting wrong and violence].

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not accept a false report; extend not thy hand to the wicked, to be an unrighteous witness.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not take up a false report: thou shalt not put thy hand with the unjust one to be a witness of wrong.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'You will not {spread} a false report. Do not lift your hand with [the] wicked to be a malicious witness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not accept a vain tale, neither shalt put thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

NET Bible

"You must not give a false report. Do not make common cause with the wicked to be a malicious witness.

New Heart English Bible

"You shall not spread a false report. Do not join your hand with the wicked to be an unjust witness.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not utter a false report. Do not lay thy hand with a lawless man, to become a witness helping forward violence and wrong.

Webster

Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thy hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.

World English Bible

"You shall not spread a false report. Don't join your hand with the wicked to be a malicious witness.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

a false
שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

שׁמע 
Shema` 
Usage: 18

put
שׁית 
Shiyth 
Usage: 83

not thine hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

with the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

to be an unrighteous
חמס 
Chamac 
Usage: 60

References

Context Readings

Regulations Regarding Justice

1 You shall not raise a false report. Do not put your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. 2 You shall not follow a multitude to do evil. Neither shall you speak in a cause in order to follow many in order to wrest judgment.


Cross References

Psalm 35:11

Cruel witnesses rose up; they asked of me that which I never knew.

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, I will cut him off; him who has a high look and a proud heart, I will not allow.

Exodus 20:16

You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Exodus 23:7

Keep far from a false matter, and do not kill the innocent and righteous. For I will not justify the wicked.

Leviticus 19:11

You shall not steal, nor lie, nor be deceitful to one another.

Leviticus 19:16

You shall not go as a slanderer among your people; you shall not stand against the blood of your neighbor. I am Jehovah.

Deuteronomy 5:20

And you shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

If a false witness rises up against any man to testify a falling away against him,

Psalm 15:3

he does not backbite with his tongue, nor does evil to his neighbor, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor;

Proverbs 10:18

He who hides hatred with lying lips, and he who speaks a slander, is a fool.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and a breather of lies shall not escape.

Matthew 26:59-61

And the chief priests and the elders and all the sanhedrin sought false witness against Jesus, in order to put Him to death.

2 Samuel 16:3

And the king said, And where is your master's son? And Ziba said to the king, Behold, he remains at Jerusalem. For he said, Today the house of Israel shall restore to me the kingdom of my father.

2 Samuel 19:27

And he spoke slander against your servant to my lord the king. But my lord the king is as an angel of God. And do what is good in your eyes.

1 Kings 21:10-13

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

Psalm 27:12

Deliver me not over to the will of my enemies; for false witnesses have risen up against me, and he that breathes out cruelty.

Psalm 120:3

What shall be given to you? Or what shall be done to you, O false tongue?

Proverbs 6:19

a false witness who speaks lies, and he who causes fighting among brothers.

Proverbs 12:17

He who breathes truth shows forth righteousness, but a false witness deceit.

Proverbs 17:4

A wicked doer gives heed to false lips; a liar gives ear to an evil tongue.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and one speaking lies shall perish.

Proverbs 19:28

An ungodly witness scorns judgment, and the mouth of the wicked devours iniquity.

Proverbs 21:28

A false witness shall perish, but the man who hears speaks on and on.

Proverbs 24:28

Do not be a witness against your neighbor without cause, nor deceive with your lips.

Proverbs 25:18

A man who bears false witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Proverbs 25:23

The north wind drives away rain; so does an angry face a backbiting tongue.

Jeremiah 20:10

For I heard the slanders of many, Terror is all around! Expose! Yea, let us expose him! Every man of my peace is watching for my fall, saying, Perhaps he will be lured away, and we shall prevail over him, and we shall take our revenge on him.

Matthew 19:18

He said to Him, Which? Jesus said, You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not bear false witness,

Matthew 28:14-15

And if this comes to the governor's ears, we will persuade him and make you free from care.

Luke 3:14

And the soldiers also asked of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said to them, Do not forcibly extort anyone, nor accuse any falsely. And be content with your wages.

Luke 19:8

And Zaccheus stood and said to the Lord, Behold, Lord, I give half of my goods to the poor. And in anything I accused anyone falsely, I restore it fourfold.

Acts 6:11-13

And they induced men to be saying, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God.

Romans 3:8

And not rather, (as we are wrongly accused, and as some affirm that we say), Let us do bad things that good may come? Their condemnation is just.

Ephesians 4:25

Therefore putting away lying, let each man speak truth with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.

2 Timothy 3:3

without natural affection, unyielding, false accusers, without self-control, savage, despisers of good,

1 Peter 3:16

having a good conscience, that while they speak against you as evildoers they may be shamed, those falsely accusing your good behavior in Christ.

Revelation 12:10

And I heard a great voice saying in Heaven, Now has come the salvation and power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of His Christ. For the accuser of our brothers is cast down, who accused them before our God day and night.

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