Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting, saying, Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
False statements against me have come to my ears; fear was on every side: they were talking together against me, designing to take away my life.
My soul is among lions; I am stretched out among those who are on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and whose tongue is a sharp sword.
Keep me safe from the secret purpose of wrongdoers; from the band of the workers of evil;
Now the chief priests and all the Sanhedrin were looking for false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death;
Then on the day after, Pashhur let Jeremiah loose. Then Jeremiah said to him, The Lord has given you the name of Magor-missabib (Cause-of-fear-on-every-side), not Pashhur.
Then they said, Come, let us make a design against Jeremiah; for teaching will never be cut off from the priest, or wisdom from the wise, or the word from the prophet. Come, let us make use of his words for an attack on him, and let us give attention with care to what he says.
And in it these words were recorded: It is said among the nations, and Geshem says so, that you and the Jews are hoping to make yourselves free from the king's authority; and that this is why you are building the wall: and they say that it is your purpose to be their king;
Hate is covered up by the lips of the upright man, but he who lets out evil about another is foolish.
Who give help to a man in a wrong cause, and who put a net for the feet of him who gives decisions in the public place, taking away a man's right without cause.
In you there are men who say evil of others, causing death; in you they have taken the flesh with the blood for food; in your streets they have put evil designs into effect.
And they kept watch on him, and sent out secret representatives, who were acting the part of good men, in order that they might get something from his words, on account of which they might give him up to the government and into the power of the ruler.
Then they got men to say, He has said evil against Moses and against God, in our hearing.
And after five days, the high priest, Ananias, came with certain of the rulers, and an expert talker, one Tertullus; and they made a statement to Felix against Paul.
All my familiars
All the men of my circle keep away from me; and those dear to me are turned against me.
Even my dearest friend, in whom I had faith, who took bread with me, is turned against me.
But it was you, my equal, my guide, my well-loved friend.
And when he had come out of that place, the scribes and the Pharisees came round him angrily, questioning him about more things;
For from this time, a family of five in one house will be on opposite sides, three against two and two against three.
1 Kings 19:2
Then Jezebel sent a servant to Elijah, saying, May the gods' punishment be on me if I do not make your life like the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.
1 Kings 21:20
And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you come face to face with me, O my hater? And he said, I have come to you because you have given yourself up to do evil in the eyes of the Lord.
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is still one man by whom we may get directions from the Lord, Micaiah, son of Imlah; but I have no love for him, for he is a prophet of evil to me and not of good. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
And Herodias was bitter against him, desiring to put him to death; but she was not able;
But when these words came to their ears, they were cut to the heart, and had a mind to put them to death.
Hearing these things, they were cut to the heart and moved with wrath against him.
And when it was day, the Jews came together and put themselves under an oath that they would take no food or drink till they had put Paul to death.
Among all my troubled thoughts, your comforts are the delight of my soul.
And a man will be hated by those of his house.
And they were watching him to see if he would make him well on the Sabbath day, so that they might have something against him.