ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS 60-61 11/3/19

60. What is the Ninth Commandment?

ANS: Thou shalt not bear false witness.

SEE: Exodus 20:16

61. What is the significance of the Ninth Commandment?

ANS: The Ninth Commandment requires both the maintenance and the promotion of truth between human beings, and of our own and of our neighbor’s good name, especially in witness-bearing.

SEE: Gen 12:11-13, 19; 20:1-14; 30:31-33; Ex 1:15-21; 22:10-12, 23:1; Leve 5:1; 19:11, 15-16; Num 35:30; Deut 1:15-17; 13:1-18; 17:6-12; 18:20-22; 19:15-21; 22:13-21; Josh 2:2-21; 1 Sam 16:1-5; 19:1-5; 2 Sam 17:15-22; 1  Kings 21:1-13; 22:6-28; 2 Kings 5:5-27; 6:8-20; job 5:21; 27:3-6; Ps 5:6; 12:1-5; 15:1-4; 27:12; 31:6; 35:11, 16;, 20-21; 50:16-20; 55:21; 58:3; 116:11; 139:4, 23-24; Prov 6:16-19;Eccl 5:1-8; Isa 5:23; Matt 5:33-37;, 48; 7:1-6; 10:17-20; 111:16-19; John 8:444; 14:6; Acts 5:1-10; Rom 1:25; 3:8, 13-14; 1 Cor 4:3-5; 2 Cor 2:17; Eph 4:25; 29-31; Col 3:8-9; 4:6; Titus 1:2; Heb 6:13-18; 10:28-29; James 1:26; 3:5-13; 1 Peter 3:16; 1 John 2:21-23; Rev 21:8, 27; 22:15