156 verses

Gen 21:30

(NIV)
He replied, ‘Accept these seven lambs from my hand as a witness that I dug this well.’

(ESV)
He said, “These seven ewe lambs you will take from my hand, that this may be a witness for me that I dug this well.”

Gen 31:44

(NIV)
Come now, let’s make a covenant, you and I, and let it serve as a witness between us.’

(ESV)
Come now let us make a covenant, you and I. And let it be a witness between you and me.”

Gen 31:48

(NIV)
Laban said, ‘This heap is a witness between you and me today.’ That is why it was called Galeed.
(ESV)
Laban saidThis heap is a witness between you and me today.” Therefore he named it Galeed,

Gen 31:50

(NIV)
If you ill-treat my daughters or if you take any wives besides my daughters, even though no one is with us, remember that God is a witness between you and me.’

(ESV)
If you oppress my daughters, or if you take wives besides my daughters, although no one is with us, see God is witness between you and me.”

Gen 31:52

(NIV)
This heap is a witness, and this pillar is a witness, that I will not go past this heap to your side to harm you and that you will not go past this heap and pillar to my side to harm me.
(ESV)
This heap is a witness, and the pillar is a witness, that I will not pass over this heap to you, and you will not pass over this heap and this pillar to me, to do harm.

Gen 43:3

(NIV)
But Judah said to him, ‘The man warned us solemnly, “You will not see my face again unless your brother is with you.”
(ESV)
But Judah said to him, “The man solemnly warned us, saying, ‘You shall not see my face unless your brother is with you.’

Exod 19:21

(NIV)
and the  Lord said to him, ‘Go down and warn the people so they do not force their way through to see the  Lord and many of them perish.
(ESV)
And the  Lord said to Moses, “Go down and warn the people, lest they break through to the  Lord to look and many of them perish.

Exod 19:23

(NIV)
Moses said to the  Lord, ‘The people cannot come up Mount Sinai, because you yourself warned us, “Put limits around the mountain and set it apart as holy.”’

(ESV)
And Moses said to the  Lord, “The people cannot come up to Mount Sinai, for you yourself warned us, saying, ‘Set limits around the mountain and consecrate it.’”

Exod 20:16

(NIV)
‘You shall not give false testimony against your neighbour.
(ESV)
“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Exod 21:29

(NIV)
If, however, the bull has had the habit of goring and the owner has been warned but has not kept it penned up and it kills a man or woman, the bull is to be stoned and its owner also is to be put to death.
(ESV)
But if the ox has been accustomed to gore in the past, and its owner has been warned but has not kept it in, and it kills a man or a woman, the ox shall be stoned, and its owner also shall be put to death.

Exod 22:13

(NIV)
If it was torn to pieces by a wild animal, the neighbour shall bring in the remains as evidence and shall not be required to pay for the torn animal.

(ESV)
If it is torn by beasts, let him bring it as evidence. He shall not make restitution for what has been torn.

Exod 23:1

(NIV)
‘Do not spread false reports. Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.

(ESV)
“You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with a wicked man to be a malicious witness.

Lev 5:1

(NIV)
‘“If anyone sins because they do not speak up when they hear a public charge to testify regarding something they have seen or learned about, they will be held responsible.

(ESV)
“If anyone sins in that he hears a public adjuration to testify, and though he is a witness, whether he has seen or come to know the matter, yet does not speak, he shall bear his iniquity;

Num 5:13

(NIV)
so that another man has sexual relations with her, and this is hidden from her husband and her impurity is undetected (since there is no witness against her and she has not been caught in the act),
(ESV)
if a man lies with her sexually, and it is hidden from the eyes of her husband, and she is undetected though she has defiled herself, and there is no witness against her, since she was not taken in the act,

Num 35:30

(NIV)
‘“Anyone who kills a person is to be put to death as a murderer only on the testimony of witnesses. But no one is to be put to death on the testimony of only one witness.

(ESV)
“If anyone kills a person, the murderer shall be put to death on the evidence of witnesses. But no person shall be put to death on the testimony of one witness.

Deut 4:26

(NIV)
I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you this day that you will quickly perish from the land that you are crossing the Jordan to possess. You will not live there long but will certainly be destroyed.
(ESV)
I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that you will soon utterly perish from the land that you are going over the Jordan to possess. You will not live long in it, but will be utterly destroyed.

Deut 4:45

(NIV)
These are the stipulations, decrees and laws Moses gave them when they came out of Egypt
(ESV)
These are the testimonies, the statutes, and the rules, which Moses spoke to the people of Israel when they came out of Egypt,

Deut 5:20

(NIV)
‘You shall not give false testimony against your neighbour.
(ESV)
“‘And you shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

Deut 6:17

(NIV)
Be sure to keep the commands of the  Lord your God and the stipulations and decrees he has given you.
(ESV)
You shall diligently keep the commandments of the  Lord your God, and his testimonies and his statutes, which he has commanded you.

Deut 6:20

(NIV)
In the future, when your son asks you, ‘What is the meaning of the stipulations, decrees and laws the  Lord our God has commanded you?’
(ESV)
“When your son asks you in time to come, ‘What is the meaning of the testimonies and the statutes and the rules that the  Lord our God has commanded you?’

Deut 8:19

(NIV)
If you ever forget the  Lord your God and follow other gods and worship and bow down to them, I testify against you today that you will surely be destroyed.
(ESV)
And if you forget the  Lord your God and go after other gods and serve them and worship them, I solemnly warn you today that you shall surely perish.

Deut 17:6

(NIV)
On the testimony of two or three witnesses a person is to be put to death, but no one is to be put to death on the testimony of only one witness.
(ESV)
On the evidence of two witnesses or of three witnesses the one who is to die shall be put to death; a person shall not be put to death on the evidence of one witness.

Deut 17:7

(NIV)
The hands of the witnesses must be the first in putting that person to death, and then the hands of all the people. You must purge the evil from among you.

(ESV)
The hand of the witnesses shall be first against him to put him to death, and afterward the hand of all the people. So you shall purge the evil from your midst.

Deut 19:15

(NIV)
One witness is not enough to convict anyone accused of any crime or offence they may have committed. A matter must be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.

(ESV)
“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. Only on the evidence of two witnesses or of three witnesses shall a charge be established.

Deut 19:16

(NIV)
If a malicious witness takes the stand to accuse someone of a crime,
(ESV)
If a malicious witness arises to accuse a person of wrongdoing,

Deut 19:18

(NIV)
The judges must make a thorough investigation, and if the witness proves to be a liar, giving false testimony against a fellow Israelite,
(ESV)
The judges shall inquire diligently, and if the witness is a false witness and has accused his brother falsely,

Deut 30:19

(NIV)
This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live
(ESV)
I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live,

Deut 31:19

(NIV)
‘Now write down this song and teach it to the Israelites and make them sing it, so that it may be a witness for me against them.
(ESV)
Now therefore write this song and teach it to the people of Israel. Put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the people of Israel.

Deut 31:21

(NIV)
And when many disasters and calamities come on them, this song will testify against them, because it will not be forgotten by their descendants. I know what they are disposed to do, even before I bring them into the land I promised them on oath.’
(ESV)
And when many evils and troubles have come upon them, this song shall confront them as a witness (for it will live unforgotten in the mouths of their offspring). For I know what they are inclined to do even today, before I have brought them into the land that I swore to give.”

Deut 31:26

(NIV)
‘Take this Book of the Law and place it beside the ark of the covenant of the  Lord your God. There it will remain as a witness against you.
(ESV)
Take this Book of the Law and put it by the side of the ark of the covenant of the  Lord your God, that it may be there for a witness against you.

Deut 31:28

(NIV)
Assemble before me all the elders of your tribes and all your officials, so that I can speak these words in their hearing and call the heavens and the earth to testify against them.
(ESV)
Assemble to me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears and call heaven and earth to witness against them.

Deut 32:46

(NIV)
he said to them, ‘Take to heart all the words I have solemnly declared to you this day, so that you may command your children to obey carefully all the words of this law.
(ESV)
he said to them, “Take to heart all the words by which I am warning you today, that you may command them to your children, that they may be careful to do all the words of this law.

Josh 22:27

(NIV)
On the contrary, it is to be a witness between us and you and the generations that follow, that we will worship the  Lord at his sanctuary with our burnt offerings, sacrifices and fellowship offerings. Then in the future your descendants will not be able to say to ours, “You have no share in the  Lord.”

(ESV)
but to be a witness between us and you, and between our generations after us, that we do perform the service of the  Lord in his presence with our burnt offerings and sacrifices and peace offerings, so your children will not say to our children in time to come, “You have no portion in the  Lord.”’

Josh 22:28

(NIV)
‘And we said, “If they ever say this to us, or to our descendants, we will answer: look at the replica of the  Lord’s altar, which our ancestors built, not for burnt offerings and sacrifices, but as a witness between us and you.”

(ESV)
And we thought, ‘If this should be said to us or to our descendants in time to come, we should say, “Behold, the copy of the altar of the  Lord, which our fathers made, not for burnt offerings, nor for sacrifice, but to be a witness between us and you.”’

Josh 22:34

(NIV)
And the Reubenites and the Gadites gave the altar this name: A Witness Between Us – that the  Lord is God.

(ESV)
The people of Reuben and the people of Gad called the altar Witness, “For,” they said, “it is a witness between us that the  Lord is God.”

Josh 24:22

(NIV)
Then Joshua said, ‘You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen to serve the  Lord.’

‘Yes, we are witnesses,’ they replied.

(ESV)
Then Joshua said to the people, “You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen the  Lord, to serve him.” And they said, “We are witnesses.”

Josh 24:27

(NIV)
‘See!’ he said to all the people. ‘This stone will be a witness against us. It has heard all the words the  Lord has said to us. It will be a witness against you if you are untrue to your God.’

(ESV)
And Joshua said to all the people, “Behold, this stone shall be a witness against us, for it has heard all the words of the  Lord that he spoke to us. Therefore it shall be a witness against you, lest you deal falsely with your God.”

Ruth 4:9

(NIV)
Then Boaz announced to the elders and all the people, ‘Today you are witnesses that I have bought from Naomi all the property of Elimelek, Kilion and Mahlon.
(ESV)
Then Boaz said to the elders and all the people, “You are witnesses this day that I have bought from the hand of Naomi all that belonged to Elimelech and all that belonged to Chilion and to Mahlon.

Ruth 4:10

(NIV)
I have also acquired Ruth the Moabite, Mahlon’s widow, as my wife, in order to maintain the name of the dead with his property, so that his name will not disappear from among his family or from his home town. Today you are witnesses!’

(ESV)
Also Ruth the Moabite, the widow of Mahlon, I have bought to be my wife, to perpetuate the name of the dead in his inheritance, that the name of the dead may not be cut off from among his brothers and from the gate of his native place. You are witnesses this day.”

Ruth 4:11

(NIV)
Then the elders and all the people at the gate said, ‘We are witnesses. May the  Lord make the woman who is coming into your home like Rachel and Leah, who together built up the family of Israel. May you have standing in Ephrathah and be famous in Bethlehem.
(ESV)
Then all the people who were at the gate and the elders said, “We are witnesses. May the  Lord make the woman, who is coming into your house, like Rachel and Leah, who together built up the house of Israel. May you act worthily in Ephrathah and be renowned in Bethlehem,

1Sam 8:9

(NIV)
Now listen to them; but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will reign over them will claim as his rights.’

(ESV)
Now then, obey their voice; only you shall solemnly warn them and show them the ways of the king who shall reign over them.”

1Sam 12:5

(NIV)
Samuel said to them, ‘The  Lord is witness against you, and also his anointed is witness this day, that you have not found anything in my hand.’

‘He is witness,’ they said.

(ESV)
And he said to them, “The  Lord is witness against you, and his anointed is witness this day, that you have not found anything in my hand.” And they said, “He is witness.”

1Kgs 2:42

(NIV)
the king summoned Shimei and said to him, ‘Did I not make you swear by the  Lord and warn you, “On the day you leave to go anywhere else, you can be sure you will die”? At that time you said to me, “What you say is good. I will obey.”
(ESV)
the king sent and summoned Shimei and said to him, “Did I not make you swear by the  Lord and solemnly warn you, saying, ‘Know for certain that on the day you go out and go to any place whatever, you shall die’? And you said to me, ‘What you say is good; I will obey.’

1Kgs 21:10

(NIV)
But put two scoundrels opposite him and get them to bring charges that he has cursed both God and the king. Then take him out and stone him to death.’

(ESV)
And set two worthless men opposite him, and let them bring a charge against him, saying, ‘You have cursed God and the king.’ Then take him out and stone him to death.”

1Kgs 21:13

(NIV)
Then two scoundrels came and sat opposite him and brought charges against Naboth before the people, saying, ‘Naboth has cursed both God and the king.’ So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death.
(ESV)
And the two worthless men came in and sat opposite him. And the worthless men brought a charge against Naboth in the presence of the people, saying, “Naboth cursed God and the king.” So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

2Kgs 17:13

(NIV)
The  Lord warned Israel and Judah through all his prophets and seers: ‘Turn from your evil ways. Observe my commands and decrees, in accordance with the entire Law that I commanded your ancestors to obey and that I delivered to you through my servants the prophets.’

(ESV)
Yet the  Lord warned Israel and Judah by every prophet and every seer, saying, “Turn from your evil ways and keep my commandments and my statutes, in accordance with all the Law that I commanded your fathers, and that I sent to you by my servants the prophets.”

2Kgs 17:15

(NIV)
They rejected his decrees and the covenant he had made with their ancestors and the statutes he had warned them to keep. They followed worthless idols and themselves became worthless. They imitated the nations around them although the  Lord had ordered them, ‘Do not do as they do.’

(ESV)
They despised his statutes and his covenant that he made with their fathers and the warnings that he gave them. They went after false idols and became false, and they followed the nations that were around them, concerning whom the  Lord had commanded them that they should not do like them.

2Chr 24:19

(NIV)
Although the  Lord sent prophets to the people to bring them back to him, and though they testified against them, they would not listen.

(ESV)
Yet he sent prophets among them to bring them back to the  Lord. These testified against them, but they would not pay attention.

Neh 9:26

(NIV)
‘But they were disobedient and rebelled against you; they turned their backs on your law. They killed your prophets, who had warned them in order to turn them back to you; they committed awful blasphemies.
(ESV)
“Nevertheless, they were disobedient and rebelled against you and cast your law behind their back and killed your prophets, who had warned them in order to turn them back to you, and they committed great blasphemies.

Neh 9:29

(NIV)
‘You warned them in order to turn them back to your law, but they became arrogant and disobeyed your commands. They sinned against your ordinances, of which you said, “The person who obeys them will live by them.” Stubbornly they turned their backs on you, became stiff-necked and refused to listen.
(ESV)
And you warned them in order to turn them back to your law. Yet they acted presumptuously and did not obey your commandments, but sinned against your rules which if a person does them, he shall live by them, and they turned a stubborn shoulder and stiffened their neck and would not obey.

Neh 9:30

(NIV)
For many years you were patient with them. By your Spirit you warned them through your prophets. Yet they paid no attention, so you gave them into the hands of the neighbouring peoples.
(ESV)
Many years you bore with them and warned them by your Spirit through your prophets. Yet they would not give ear. Therefore you gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.

Neh 9:34

(NIV)
Our kings, our leaders, our priests and our ancestors did not follow your law; they did not pay attention to your commands or the statutes you warned them to keep.
(ESV)
Our kings, our princes, our priests, and our fathers have not kept your law or paid attention to your commandments and your warnings that you gave them.

Neh 13:15

(NIV)
In those days I saw people in Judah treading winepresses on the Sabbath and bringing in grain and loading it on donkeys, together with wine, grapes, figs and all other kinds of loads. And they were bringing all this into Jerusalem on the Sabbath. Therefore I warned them against selling food on that day.
(ESV)
In those days I saw in Judah people treading winepresses on the Sabbath, and bringing in heaps of grain and loading them on donkeys, and also wine, grapes, figs, and all kinds of loads, which they brought into Jerusalem on the Sabbath day. And I warned them on the day when they sold food.

Neh 13:21

(NIV)
But I warned them and said, ‘Why do you spend the night by the wall? If you do this again, I will arrest you.’ From that time on they no longer came on the Sabbath.
(ESV)
But I warned them and said to them, “Why do you lodge outside the wall? If you do so again, I will lay hands on you.” From that time on they did not come on the Sabbath.

Job 10:17

(NIV)
You bring new witnesses against me
and increase your anger towards me;
your forces come against me wave upon wave.
(ESV)
You renew your witnesses against me
and increase your vexation toward me;
you bring fresh troops against me.

Job 16:8

(NIV)
You have shrivelled me up – and it has become a witness;
my gauntness rises up and testifies against me.
(ESV)
And he has shriveled me up,
which is a witness against me,
and my leanness has risen up against me;
it testifies to my face.

Job 16:19

(NIV)
Even now my witness is in heaven;
my advocate is on high.
(ESV)
Even now, behold, my witness is in heaven,
and he who testifies for me is on high.

Job 29:11

(NIV)
Whoever heard me spoke well of me,
and those who saw me commended me,
(ESV)
When the ear heard, it called me blessed,
and when the eye saw, it approved,

Ps 20:8

(NIV)
They are brought to their knees and fall,
but we rise up and stand firm.
(ESV)
They collapse and fall,
but we rise and stand upright.

Ps 25:10

(NIV)
All the ways of the  Lord are loving and faithful
toward those who keep the demands of his covenant.
(ESV)
All the paths of the  Lord are steadfast love and faithfulness,
for those who keep his covenant and his testimonies.
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