Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.
1 Samuel 19:1
And Saul spake to Jonathan his son, and to all his servants, that they should slay David. But Jonathan, Saul's son, delighted much in David.
For I have heard the defaming of many, Terror on every side: While they took counsel together against me, They devised to take away my life.
The wicked plotteth against the just, And gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
They gather themselves together against the soul of the righteous, And condemn the innocent blood.
He turned their heart to hate his people, To deal subtly with his servants.
For my love they are my adversaries: But I give myself unto prayer.
But the husbandmen, when they saw the son, said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and take his inheritance.
Now when morning was come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
But those husbandmen said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and the inheritance shall be ours.
Now after two days was the feast of the passover and the unleavened bread: and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might take him with subtlety, and kill him:
But when the husbandmen saw him, they reasoned one with another, saying, This is the heir; let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours.
So from that day forth they took counsel that they might put him to death.
And when it was day, the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
The archers have sorely grieved him, And shot at him, and persecute him: