Laws of Justice and Mercy

23 “Do not spread false reports.(A) Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.(B)

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Have nothing to do with a false charge(A) and do not put an innocent(B) or honest person to death,(C) for I will not acquit the guilty.(D)

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20 You sit and testify against your brother(A)
    and slander your own mother’s son.

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Whoever slanders their neighbor(A) in secret,
    I will put to silence;
whoever has haughty eyes(B) and a proud heart,
    I will not tolerate.

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29 Keep me from deceitful ways;(A)
    be gracious to me(B) and teach me your law.

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18 “Which ones?” he inquired.

Jesus replied, “‘You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery,(A) you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony,

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19 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not murder, you shall not commit adultery, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, you shall not defraud, honor your father and mother.’[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 10:19 Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20

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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20 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.’[a](A)

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 18:20 Exodus 20:12-16; Deut. 5:16-20