Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then they got men to say, He has said evil against Moses and against God, in our hearing.
O you sons of men, how long will you go on turning my glory into shame? how long will you give your love to foolish things, going after what is false? (Selah.)
How long will you go on designing evil against a man? running against him as against a broken wall, which is on the point of falling?
Keep me safe from the secret purpose of wrongdoers; from the band of the workers of evil;
No one puts forward an upright cause, or gives a true decision: their hope is in deceit, and their words are false; they are with child with sin, and give birth to evil.
Their tongues are bent like a bow to send out false words: they have become strong in the land, but not for good faith: they go on from evil to evil, and they have no knowledge of me, says the Lord.
Her rulers in her are like wolves violently taking their food; putting men to death and causing the destruction of souls, so that they may get their profit.
For its men of wealth are cruel, and its people have said what is not true, and their tongue is false in their mouth.
The good man is gone from the earth, there is no one upright among men: they are all waiting secretly for blood, every man is going after his brother with a net.
Now the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin were looking for false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death;
You are the children of your father the Evil One and it is your pleasure to do his desires. From the first he was a taker of life; and he did not go in the true way because there is no true thing in him. When he says what is false, it is natural to him, for he is false and the father of what is false.