Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people; neither shall you stand against the life of your neighbor. I am the LORD.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the Lord.

King James Version

Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.

Holman Bible

You must not go about spreading slander among your people; you must not jeopardize your neighbor’s life; I am Yahweh.

International Standard Version

"You are not to go around slandering your people. "You are not to stand idle when your neighbor's life is at stake. I am the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people, neither shall thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor. I am LORD.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor: I am Jehovah.

Amplified

You shall not go around as a gossip among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor [with slander or false testimony]; I am the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Do not go about saying untrue things among your people, or take away the life of your neighbour by false witness: I am the Lord.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt not go about as a talebearer among thy people; thou shalt not stand up against the life of thy neighbour: I am Jehovah.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not go a slanderer among thy people; thou shalt not stand upon the blood of thy neighbor: I Jehovah.

King James 2000

You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you take a stand against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall not go [about with] slander among your people; {you shall not endanger your neighbor's life}; I [am] Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Thou shalt not go up and down a privy accuser among thy people, neither shalt thou help to shed the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.

NET Bible

You must not go about as a slanderer among your people. You must not stand idly by when your neighbor's life is at stake. I am the Lord.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou shalt not go about talebearing, among thy people Thou shalt not stand by, over the blood of thy neighbour: I, am Yahweh.

Webster

Thou shalt not go up and down as a tale-bearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor; I am the LORD.

World English Bible

"'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.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou dost not go slandering among thy people; thou dost not stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Thou shalt not go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

up and down as a talebearer
רכיל 
Rakiyl 
Usage: 6

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

References

Context Readings

Justice, Love, And Propriety

15 "'You shall do no injustice in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor show favoritism to the great; but you shall judge your neighbor in righteousness. 16 "'You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people; neither shall you stand against the life of your neighbor. I am the LORD. 17 "'You shall not hate your brother in your heart. You shall surely rebuke your neighbor, and not bear sin because of him.



Cross References

Exodus 23:1

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

Exodus 23:7

"Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent and righteous: for I will not justify the wicked.

Psalm 15:3

He who doesn't slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor casts slurs against his fellow man;

Proverbs 11:13

One who brings gossip betrays a confidence, but one who is of a trustworthy spirit is one who keeps a secret.

Ezekiel 22:9

Slanderous men have been in you to shed blood; and in you they have eaten on the mountains: in the midst of you they have committed lewdness.

1 Kings 21:10-13

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."

Proverbs 20:19

He who goes about as a tale-bearer reveals secrets; therefore do not keep company with him who opens wide his lips.

Jeremiah 6:28

"They are all grievous rebels, going about with slanders; they are brass and iron: they all of them deal corruptly.

Jeremiah 9:4

"Take heed everyone of his neighbor, and do not trust in any brother; for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbor will go about with slanders.

Matthew 26:60-61

and they found none. Even though many false witnesses came forward. But at last two false witnesses came forward,

Acts 6:11-13

Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God."

Exodus 20:16

"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

Matthew 27:4

saying, "I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? You see to it."

Acts 24:4-9

But, that I do not delay you, I entreat you to bear with us and hear a few words.

1 Timothy 3:11

Their wives in the same way must be reverent, not slanderers, temperate, faithful in all things.

2 Timothy 3:3

unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, hateful of good,

Titus 2:3

and that older women likewise be reverent in behavior, not slanderers nor enslaved to much wine, teachers of that which is good;

1 Peter 2:1

Putting away therefore all wickedness, and all deceit, and hypocrisy, and envy, and all slander,

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