Thou shalt not revile God, nor curse a ruler of thy people.
And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth his God shall bear his sin.
And he that blasphemeth the name of Jehovah, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the sojourner, as the home-born, when he blasphemeth the name (of Jehovah), shall be put to death.
One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall a matter be established.
And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Begone, begone, thou man of blood, and base fellow:
Then they suborned men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and (against) God.
And Paul said, I knew not, brethren, that he was high priest: for it is written, Thou shalt not speak evil of a ruler of thy people.