bear false witness


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For example, they are the thieves, burglars, cutpurses, footpads, robbers of temples, man-stealers of the community; or if they are able to speak they turn informers, and bear false witness, and take bribes.
This I say only: that those who murder and rob and oppress the innocent and bear false witness shall lie in that place of fire.
That's Taglish (Tagalog-English) for the 8th Commandment, 'Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
I forgive all those who bear false witness and testimony against me and I look forward to meeting my new daughter and granddaughter but not in a prison visiting room.
The Bible tells us "Thou Shall Not Bear False Witness Against Thy Neighbor.
Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness Thou shalt not
explores a biblical basis for interreligious dialogue in which he singles out the ninth (or eighth) commandment, not to bear false witness against our neighbor (112), and the example of Jesus with the woman at the well (113).
Recognizing the potential weakness of the two-witness rule, the Torah warned against false testimony in the Decalogue--You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor (Ex.
The Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Rev James Jones, who chaired the panel, describes this hour-long documentary as a film about the ninth commandment: Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness.
In the three monotheistic religions we are commanded not to bear false witness.
Any comment or critical approach should be made in a spirit of mutual respect, making sure not to bear false witness concerning other religions.
Perhaps he could profit by considering these: "Thou shalt not bear false witness .