'Law' in the Bible
After assembling all the chief priests and experts in the law, he asked them where the Christ was to be born.
Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.
For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
For I tell you, unless your righteousness goes beyond that of the experts in the law and the Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
"Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.
And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
because he taught them like one who had authority, not like their experts in the law.
When Jesus went into Peter's house, He saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever.
Then an expert in the law came to him and said, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go."
Then some of the experts in the law said to themselves, "This man is blaspheming!"
For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John.
But when the Pharisees saw this they said to him, "Look, your disciples are doing what is against the law to do on the Sabbath."
how he entered the house of God and they ate the sacred bread, which was against the law for him or his companions to eat, but only for the priests?
Or have ye not read in the law, how that on the sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?
Then some of the experts in the law along with some Pharisees answered him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from you."
Then he said to them, "Therefore every expert in the law who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his treasure what is new and old."
Then Pharisees and experts in the law came from Jerusalem to Jesus and said,
From that time on Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, chief priests, and experts in the law, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.
The disciples asked him, "Why then do the experts in the law say that Elijah must come first?"
And he said to him, Why are you questioning me about what is good? One there is who is good: but if you have a desire to go into life, keep the rules of the law.
"Look, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and the experts in the law. They will condemn him to death,
But when the chief priests and the experts in the law saw the wonderful things he did and heard the children crying out in the temple courts, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they became indignant
And one of them, an expert in the law, asked a question to test Him:
Master, which is the great commandment in the law?
On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
"The experts in the law and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat.
"But woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You keep locking people out of the kingdom of heaven! For you neither enter nor permit those trying to enter to go in.
"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You cross land and sea to make one convert, and when you get one, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves!
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence.
"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful on the outside but inside are full of the bones of the dead and of everything unclean.
The same is true of you: outwardly you seem to the human eye to be good and honest men, but, within, you are full of insincerity and disregard of God's Law.
"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You build tombs for the prophets and decorate the graves of the righteous.
"For this reason I am sending you prophets and wise men and experts in the law, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and pursue from town to town,
and because of the prevalent disregard of God's law the love of the great majority will grow cold;
Now the ones who had arrested Jesus led him to Caiaphas, the high priest, in whose house the experts in the law and the elders had gathered.
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