Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause. ... Keep thee far from
a false matter; and the innocent
and righteous slay thou not: for I will not
justify the wicked.
Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one
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.
One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth
of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established. ... And thine eye
shall not pity; [but
] life [shall
go] for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
1 Samuel 22:8
That all of you have conspired against me, and [there is
] none that sheweth me that my son
hath made a league with the son of Jesse, and [there is
] none of you that is sorry for me, or sheweth unto me that my son hath stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day? ... And Nob
, the city of the priests, smote he with the edge
of the sword, both men
and women, children and sucklings, and oxen, and asses, and sheep, with the edge of the sword.
1 Kings 21:10
And set two men
, sons of Belial
, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme
God and the king. And [then
] carry him out, and stone him, that he may die. ... And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: and the men of Belial
witnessed against him, [even
] against Naboth, in the presence of the people, saying, Naboth did blaspheme God
and the king
. Then they carried him
forth out of the city, and stoned him with stones, that he died.
not with his tongue, nor doeth
evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up
a reproach against his neighbour.
privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high
look and a proud heart will not I suffer. ... He that worketh
deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight
He that hideth
] lying lips, and he that uttereth
a slander, [is
] a fool.
A talebearer revealeth
secrets: but he
that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter.
Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought
false witness against Jesus, to put him to death; ... But found none
: yea, though many false witnesses came, [yet
] found they none. At
the last came two false witnesses,
up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
Let all bitterness
, and wrath
, and anger, and clamour
, and evil speaking
, be put away from you, with
1 Timothy 1:10
, for them that defile
themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars
, for perjured
persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary
to sound doctrine;
2 Timothy 3:3
, false accusers
, incontinent, fierce
of those that are good,
James 4:11 Speak
not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of [his
] brother, and judgeth
his brother, speaketh evil of the law
, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer
of the law, but a judge.