Deuteronomy 19:16

16 If a malicious witness takes the stand to accuse someone of a crime,

Read Deuteronomy 19:16 Using Other Translations

If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;
If a malicious witness arises to accuse a person of wrongdoing,
“If a malicious witness comes forward and accuses someone of a crime,

What does Deuteronomy 19:16 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 19:16

If a false witness rise up against any man
In a court of judicature:

to testify against him:
that which is not true of him, let it be in what case it will; Aben Ezra instances in idolatry, but it holds good of any other.

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