Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

The innocent

Bible References

Far from

Exodus 23:1
Thou shalt not admit a false rumour; put not thine hand with the wicked to be a false witness.
Leviticus 19:11
Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.
Deuteronomy 19:16
When a false witness rises up against any man to testify rebellion against him,
Job 22:23
If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tent;
Proverbs 4:14
Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.
Isaiah 33:15
He that walks in righteousness, he that speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of violence, he that shakes his hands from receiving bribes; he that stops his ears to not hear of blood; he who shuts his eyes to not see evil;
Luke 3:14
And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Oppress no one, neither accuse anyone falsely; and be content with your wages.
Ephesians 4:25
Therefore, leaving the lie, speak every man truth with his neighbour, for we are members one of another.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
Separate yourselves from all appearance of evil.

The innocent

Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed is he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

For i will not

Exodus 34:7
keeping mercy for thousands, letting go of iniquity and rebellion and sin; and by no means will I absolve the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons and upon the sons' sons, unto the third and to the fourth generation.
Proverbs 17:15
He that justifies the wicked and he that condemns the just, even they both are abomination to the LORD.
Nahum 1:3
The LORD is slow to anger and great in power and will not at all treat the guilty as though they were innocent; the LORD whose way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Romans 1:18
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and injustice of men, who hold back the truth with injustice;
Romans 2:5
But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasures up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

General references

Exodus 20:16
Thou shalt not give false testimony against thy neighbour.
Leviticus 19:15
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, neither pleasing the poor, nor favoring the mighty; but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Deuteronomy 25:1
If there is a controversy between persons and they come unto judgment and they are judged, then they shall justify the righteous and condemn the wicked.
Deuteronomy 27:25
Cursed is he that takes a bribe to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Proverbs 4:15
Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
Separate yourselves from all appearance of evil.