Sunday, January 24, 2016
Bible Questions Answered:
Isn't this an error of christianity, Jesus definitely spoke against the Scribs and Pharisees, when plainly in Leviticus 19:16, all are told not to be a talebearer! King David spoke Psalm 34, a violation of this as well!
Carl/ Lewisburg, Tennessee U.S.A.
A Bible Look At Leviticus 19:15:
Leviticus 19:16 KJV
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor; I am The Lord.
Leviticus 19:16 NLT
Do not spread slanderous gossip among your people.
Leviticus 19:16 AMP
You shall not go around as a gossip among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor [with slander or false testimony]; I am The Lord.
Leviticus 19:16 CEV
Don’t be a gossip, but never hesitate to speak up in court, especially if your testimony can save someone’s life.
Leviticus 19:16 ERV
You must not go around spreading false stories against other people. Don’t do anything that would put your neighbor’s life in danger. I am The Lord.
Leviticus 19:16 EXB
You must not spread ·false stories [slander] against other people, and you must not do anything that would ·put your neighbor’s life in danger [L stand against the blood of your neighbor]. I am The Lord.
Leviticus 19:16 GNT
Do not spread lies about anyone, and when someone is on trial for his life, speak out if your testimony can help him. I am The Lord.
Leviticus 19:16 NABRE
You shall not go about spreading slander among your people; nor shall you stand by idly when your neighbor’s life is at stake. I am The Lord.
Leviticus 19:16 NCV
You must not spread false stories against other people, and you must not do anything that would put your neighbor’s life in danger. I am The Lord.
Leviticus 19:16 NLV
Do not go around saying things that hurt your people. Do not do things against the life of your neighbor. I am The Lord.
Leviticus 19:16 VOICE
Do not go around spreading malicious lies about other people. Do not take a stand that would endanger your neighbor’s life. I am The Eternal One.
Leviticus 19:16 WYC
Thou shalt not be a slanderer, that is, a false accuser, neither a privy backbiter in the people (nor a backbiter in private among the people); thou shalt not stand against the blood of thy neighbor; I am The Lord.
A malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report:
Our Lord, never gave any false report (lies) against the Scribes and Pharisees, everything He said of them, was true, this the people knew only too well.
Jesus did not “shirk,” as some prophets of today do, from pointing out the false teachers among the people!
Matthew 7:15,21-23 KJV
15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
21 Not every one that saith unto Me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of My Father which is in heaven.
22 Many will say to Me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from Me, ye that work iniquity.
Smooth operators of religious pomp and circumstance, rites and rituals, but who never had nor advocated having a “personal relationship to Jesus Christ, The Savior, The Author, and Finisher of Christian faith.”
Psalm 34:12,13 KJV
12 What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
Psalm 34:12,13 ERV
12 Do you want to enjoy life? Do you want to have many happy days?
13 Then avoid saying anything hurtful, and never let a lie come out of your mouth.
To tell The Truth, is “not,” talebearing, and our Lord always spoke The Truth!
It is the duty of all Christian people everywhere to tell The Truth.
Matthew 7:1-5 KJV
1 Judge* not, that ye be not judged.
Judge-Greek: Krino (Kree-no): To Decide, to condemn, punish, condemn, damn, sentence.
2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
It is “not,” the duty of a Christian, to sentence anyone, but it is the duty of a Christian to warn others!
There is only one Judge....
Romans 12:19 KJV
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is Mine; I will repay, saith The Lord.
The Duty Of God's Child:
Ezekiel 3:17-21 KJV
17 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from Me.
18 When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
19 Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.
20 Again, When a righteous man doth turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumbling-block before him, he shall die: because thou hast not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he hath done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
21 Nevertheless if thou warn the righteous man, that the righteous sin not, and he doth not sin, he shall surely live, because he is warned; also thou hast delivered thy soul.
Is it talebearing to tell others that some religious leader is a false prophet? No, this Jesus did openly.
And it is not wrong, because it is The Truth, (not a lie, or a false claim of slander), to warn others.
Talebearing in the church is when someone speaks of Mr. Jones alcoholism, when we was delivered from alcoholism over 10 years ago, and is today serving The Lord with all his heart, yet some won't let the story end, these are talebearers.
Proverbs 26:20 KJV
Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth