They put forward false witnesses who said, “This man incessantly speaks against this holy place and the Law;
Then they secretly induced men to say, “We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God.”
crying out, “Men of Israel, come to our aid! This is the man who preaches to all men everywhere against our people and the Law and this place; and besides he has even brought Greeks into the temple and has defiled this holy place.”
Do not deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, For false witnesses have risen against me, And such as breathe out violence.
Malicious witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I do not know.
All day long they distort my words; All their thoughts are against me for evil.
“Therefore when you see the ( abomination of desolation which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place let the reader understand),
When they had driven him out of the city, they began stoning him; and the witnesses laid aside their robes at the feet of a young man named Saul.
while Paul said in his own defense, “ I have committed no offense either against the Law of the Jews or against the temple or against Caesar.”