Exodus 23:1-9 GNT

1 "Do not spread false rumors, and do not help a guilty person by giving false testimony. 1

References for Exodus 23:1

    • 87 23:1 - 23.1 Ex 20.16; Lv 19.11, 12; Dt 5.20.
      2 Do not follow the majority when they do wrong or when they give testimony that perverts justice.
      3 Do not show partiality to a poor person at his trial. 2

      References for Exodus 23:3

        • 88 23:3 - 23.3 Lv 19.15.
          4 "If you happen to see your enemy's cow or donkey running loose, take it back to him.

          References for Exodus 23:4

            • 89 23:4 - 23.4, 5 Dt 22.1-4.
              5 If his donkey has fallen under its load, help him get the donkey to its feet again; don't just walk off.
              6 "Do not deny justice to a poor person when he appears in court. 3

              References for Exodus 23:6

                • 90 23:6 - 23.6-8 Lv 19.15; Dt 16.19.
                  7 Do not make false accusations, and do not put an innocent person to death, for I will condemn anyone who does such an evil thing.
                  8 Do not accept a bribe, for a bribe makes people blind to what is right and ruins the cause of those who are innocent.
                  9 "Do not mistreat a foreigner; you know how it feels to be a foreigner, because you were foreigners in Egypt. 4

                  References for Exodus 23:9

                    • 91 23:9 - 23.9 Ex 22.21; Lv 19.33, 34; Dt 24.17, 18; 27.19.