Leviticus 19:16

“Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt not goe vp and downe as a tale-bearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor: I am Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not go about saying untrue things among your people, or take away the life of your neighbour by false witness: I am the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Thou shalt not go about as a talebearer among thy people; thou shalt not stand up against the life of thy neighbour: I am Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt not go up and down as a tale-bearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor; I am the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

'You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people. 'You shall not endanger the life of your neighbor. I am Yahweh.
- World English Bible

`Thou dost not go slandering among thy people; thou dost not stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I [am] Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand idly by the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 19:16


19:16 Stand against the blood - In judgment as a false accuser or false witness, for accusers and witnesses use to stand, whilst the judges sit in courts of judicature.


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