Exodus 23:1-3 Living Bible (TLB)
23 “Do not pass along untrue reports. Do not cooperate with an evil man by affirming on the witness stand something you know is false.
2-3 “Don’t join mobs intent on evil. When on the witness stand, don’t be swayed in your testimony by the mood of the majority present, and do not slant your testimony in favor of a man just because he is poor.
Exodus 23:1-2 New International Version (NIV)
Laws of Justice and Mercy
23 “Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.
2 “Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you give testimony in a lawsuit, do not pervert justice by siding with the crowd,