and seat two worthless men before him, and let them testify against him, saying, ‘ You cursed God and the king.’ Then take him out and stone him to death.”
“You shall not curse God, nor curse a ruler of your people.
Then they secretly induced men to say, “We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God.”
You shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘ If anyone curses his God, then he will bear his sin.
some worthless men have gone out from among you and have seduced the inhabitants of their city, saying, ‘ Let us go and serve other gods’ (whom you have not known),
“ A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.
While they were celebrating, behold, the men of the city, certain worthless fellows, surrounded the house, pounding the door; and they spoke to the owner of the house, the old man, saying, “Bring out the man who came into your house that we may have relations with him.”
Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.
The Jews answered Him, “For a good work we do not stone You, but for blasphemy; and because You, being a man, make Yourself out to be God.”
They put forward false witnesses who said, “This man incessantly speaks against this holy place and the Law;