Deuteronomy 19:15-21 ESV

Laws Concerning Witnesses

15 "A single witness shall not suffice against a person for any crime or for any wrong in connection with any offense that he has committed. 1Only on the evidence of two witnesses or of three witnesses shall a charge be established.

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16 If 2a malicious witness arises to accuse a person of wrongdoing,

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17 then both parties to the dispute shall appear before the LORD, 3before the priests and the judges who are in office in those days.

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18 The judges shall 4inquire diligently, and if the witness is a false witness and has accused his brother falsely,

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19 5then you shall do to him as he had meant to do to his brother. So you shall purge the evila from your midst.

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    • ‘ 19:19 - Or evil person
      20 And the rest 6shall hear and fear, and shall never again commit any such evil among you.

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      21 7Your eye shall not pity. 8It shall be life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

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