15 In a court of law, do what is just, not unjust. Do not favor one side or the other, the poor or the wealthy; instead, judge your neighbor fairly. 16 Do not go around spreading malicious lies about other people. Do not take a stand that would endanger your neighbor’s life. I am the Eternal One.
17 Do not harbor a deep hatred for any of your relatives. If your neighbor is doing something wrong, correct him or else you could be held responsible for his sin.[a]
- 19:17 Meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
New International Version
16 “‘Do not go about spreading slander(E) among your people.
“‘Do not do anything that endangers your neighbor’s life.(F) I am the Lord.Read full chapter