Deuteronomy 19:15-19 NIV


15 One witness is not enough to convict a man accused of any crime or offense he may have committed. A matter must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.1

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16 If a malicious witness2 takes the stand to accuse a man of a crime,

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17 the two men involved in the dispute must stand in the presence of the LORD before the priests and the judges3 who are in office at the time.

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18 The judges must make a thorough investigation,4 and if the witness proves to be a liar, giving false testimony against his brother,

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19 then do to him as he intended to do to his brother.5 You must purge the evil from among you.

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