Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.

Bible References


Proverbs 19:9
A false witness will not go without punishment, and the breather out of deceit will be cut off.
Proverbs 6:19
A false witness, breathing out untrue words, and one who lets loose violent acts among brothers.
Proverbs 21:28
A false witness will be cut off, ...
Exodus 23:1
Do not let a false statement go further; do not make an agreement with evil-doers to be a false witness.
Deuteronomy 19:16
If a false witness makes a statement against a man, saying that he has done wrong,
Daniel 6:24
And at the king's order, they took those men who had said evil against Daniel, and put them in the lions' hole, with their wives and their children; and they had not got to the floor of the hole before the lions overcame them and all their bones were broken.


Deuteronomy 5:11
You are not to make use of the name of the Lord your God for an evil purpose; whoever takes the Lord's name on his lips for an evil purpose will be judged as a sinner by the Lord.
1 Kings 2:9
But do not let him be free from punishment, for you are a wise man; and it will be clear to you what you have to do with him; see that his white head goes down to the underworld in blood.

General references

Genesis 39:17
Then she gave him the same story, saying, The Hebrew servant whom you have taken into our house came in to make sport of me;
Deuteronomy 5:20
Do not give false witness against your neighbour;
Proverbs 14:5
A true witness does not say what is false, but a false witness is breathing out deceit.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain