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
" 'You will not {spread} a false report. Do not lift your hand with [the] wicked to be a malicious witness.
Leviticus 19:11
" 'You shall not steal, and you shall not deceive, and you shall not lie {to one another};
Deuteronomy 19:16
If {a malicious witness} gets up {to accuse} anyone to testify against him falsely,
Job 22:23
If you return to Shaddai, you will be restored; [if] you remove wickedness from your tent,
Proverbs 4:14
In the path of the wicked do not go; do not walk in the way of those who do evil.
Isaiah 33:15
He who walks [in] righteousness and speaks uprightness, who rejects [the] gain of extortion, who {refuses} bribe, who stops up his ears from hearing {bloodshed} and shuts his eyes from seeing evil.
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."
Ephesians 4:25
Therefore, putting aside the lie, speak truth each one of you with his neighbor, because we are members of one another.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
Abstain from every form of evil.

The innocent

Deuteronomy 27:25
'Cursed be the one who takes a bribe {to murder an innocent person}.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

For i will not

Exodus 34:7
keeping loyal love to the thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and he does not leave utterly unpunished, punishing [the] guilt of fathers on sons and on sons of sons on third and fourth [generations]."
Proverbs 17:15
He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous, the two of them [are] both abominations of Yahweh.
Nahum 1:3
Yahweh is slow to anger but great [in] power; he will certainly not allow [the guilty] to go unpunished. {He marches} in storm wind and in gale; storm clouds [are the] dust of his feet.
Romans 1:18
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all impiety and unrighteousness of people, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,
Romans 2:5
But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart, you are storing up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath and of the revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

General references

Exodus 20:16
"You shall not testify against your neighbor [with] a false witness.
Leviticus 19:15
" 'You shall not do injustice in judgment; {you shall not show partiality to the powerless}; you shall not give preference {to the powerful}; you shall judge your fellow citizen with justice.
Deuteronomy 25:1
"When a legal dispute {takes place} between men and they come near to the court, and [the judges] judge [with respect to] them, then they shall declare the righteous [to be] in the right and they shall condemn the wicked,
Deuteronomy 27:25
'Cursed be the one who takes a bribe {to murder an innocent person}.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'
Proverbs 4:15
Avoid it; do not transgress it; turn away from it and pass by.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
Abstain from every form of evil.