Why is 'You shall not give false testimony' in the Ten Commandments?


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Part of the Ten Commandments, also known as the Decalogue, this 9th commandment forbids the Israelites from bearing false witness or giving false testimony against one another (Exodus 20:16; Deuter...

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Mini Albert Ogier
Jesus said that we should love God with everything and our neighbours as ourselves. All the law depends on these. So the first four of the commandments are the important ones. Paul refers to the fifth as the first with a promise. Surely, then, if it is the first there must be more. The next five do not say, “You must not.” Rather they are a promise (a command from God to himself if you like), that if you love God fully, then none of these things will be allowed to happen.

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