Our illustration for the ninth commandment shows two boys in a classroom setting. One is pointing to the other in a way that suggests he is telling a lie about his classmate. This familiar scene could spark a conversation about telling the truth in everyday life.
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This commandment is found in Exodus 20:16 NIV
“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
Other familiar translations for the 9th commandment:
- You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. Exodus 20:16 ESV
- Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. Exodus 20:16 KJV
- You must not tell lies about your neighbor in court. Exodus 20:16 ICB (International Children’s Bible