Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds,

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[a](A)Do not lie to one another, since you (B)stripped off the old [b]self with its evil practices,

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  1. Colossians 3:9 Or Stop lying
  2. Colossians 3:9 Lit person

Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old self with its evil practices,

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Do not lie to each other,(A) since you have taken off your old self(B) with its practices

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Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;

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14 Likewise the soldiers asked him, saying, “And what shall we do?”

So he said to them, “Do not [a]intimidate anyone (A)or accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.”

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  1. Luke 3:14 Lit. shake down for money

14 And soldiers also were questioning him, saying, “What are we to do, we as well?” And he said to them, “Do not extort money from anyone, nor [a](A)harass anyone, and (B)be content with your wages.”

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  1. Luke 3:14 Or blackmail

14 Some soldiers asked him, “And what about us, what are we to do?” And he replied to them, “Do not [a]extort money from anyone or harass or blackmail anyone, and be satisfied with your wages.”

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  1. Luke 3:14 The Greek term is similar to our colloquial “shake down,” that is, using violence or threats to force someone to hand over money.

14 Then some soldiers asked him, “And what should we do?”

He replied, “Don’t extort money and don’t accuse people falsely(A)—be content with your pay.”

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14 And the soldiers likewise demanded of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.

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22 What is desired in a man is [a]kindness,
And a poor man is better than a liar.

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  1. Proverbs 19:22 Lit. lovingkindness

22 What is desirable in a person is his [a]kindness,
And it is better to be a poor person than a liar.

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  1. Proverbs 19:22 Or loyalty

22 
That which is desirable in a man is his loyalty and unfailing love,
But it is better to be a poor man than a [wealthy] liar.

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22 What a person desires is unfailing love[a];
    better to be poor than a liar.

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  1. Proverbs 19:22 Or Greed is a person’s shame

22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.

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19 The truthful lip shall be established forever,
(A)But a lying tongue is but for a moment.

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19 Truthful lips will endure forever,
But a (A)lying tongue is only for a moment.

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19 
Truthful lips will be established forever,
But a lying tongue is [credited] only for a moment.

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19 Truthful lips endure forever,
    but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.

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19 The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

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22 (A)Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord,
But those who deal truthfully are His delight.

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22 (A)Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord,
But those who deal faithfully are His delight.

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