bearing false witness


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Synonyms for bearing false witness

criminal offense of making false statements under oath

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Next time you plan on bearing false witness against a pro-Christian magazine published by a pro-Catholic Jew, you might want to pick up the phone to check your facts.
Officially, the three personalities were arrested for preventing the course of justice and bearing false witness.
* AND LO IT CAME TO PASS THAT THE SCRIBES WERE SCEPTICAL AND FEARED MARTIN BE SMOTE DOWN FOR BEARING FALSE WITNESS ..
I guess Arkes's conception of natural law does not include any prohibition against leveling baseless accusations or bearing false witness. If he wants to get out of the gutter and debate the merits of my secular theory of rights--a theory for those who do not believe in divine revelation or "truths outside ourselves"--I would be happy to engage him.
Of the many humiliations endured by the "ex-gay" movement, a few of which have been noted here--sightings of prominent "ex-gay" leaders at gay bars or renting porn--outright criminality had not been too prevalent; but allegations of kidnapping and bearing false witness have surfaced:
Another Biblical phrase I'm rather fond of is ``judge not,lest ye be judged'',or Matthew 7:1 for those who want to look it up and check I'm not bearing false witness (another Biblical no-no).That along with John 8:7 -``let he who is without sin cast a first stone'' -might be suitable reading for those who have got themselves into a bit of a strop about the recent appointment of Anthony Crockett as the new Bishop of Bangor.
The two commandments not yet considered are the ones that prohibit stealing and bearing false witness. These, I grant, are accepted by most people.
What is that commandment about not bearing false witness?
The famous justice cycles formerly in the city halls of Brussels, Leuven, and Bruges each represented wrongful actions, such as bearing false witness or accepting a bribe.
This future Moderator of the United Church would have done well to heed the Ninth Commandment, which deals with bearing false witness.) A proposal to place Dr.
Only three of the commandments prohibit actual criminal conduct: killing, stealing, and bearing false witness. "Honor thy father and thy mother" is a fine principle, but it is not the law of the land.
Lying is not exactly forbidden in the Bible, except for that Ninth Commandment about not bearing false witness against thy neighbor.