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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.
All my familiars
For I have heard the whispering of many - A terror round about! When they have sat in conclave together against me, to take away my life, have they intrigued.
My soul, is in the midst of lions, I lie down amidst flames, As for the sons of men, Their teeth, are spear and arrows, And, their tongue, is a sharp sword.
Wilt thou hide me, From the conclave of evil-doers, From the crowd of workers of iniquity.
Now, the High-priests and all the High-council, were seeking false-witness against Jesus, that they might, put him to death;
And it came to pass on the morrow, when Pashhur brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks, - that Jeremiah said unto him - Not Pashhur, hath Yahweh called thy name, But Magor-missaviv.
Then said they, - Come ye and let us devise against Jeremiah devices, For the law shall not perish from the priest, Nor, counsel, from the wise, Nor, the word from the prophet: Come and let as smite him with the tongue, And let us not give ear to any of his words!
wherein was written - Among the nations, it is reported, and, Gashmu, saith it, that, thou and the Jews, are plotting to rebel, for which cause, thou art building the wall, - and, thou, art to become their king, according to these words.
He that concealeth hatred, hath false lips, and he that sendeth forth slander, the same, is a dullard.
Who bring a man into condemnation with a rumour, And for him that decideth in the gate, lay a snare, - And have driven away, for a thing of nought, one who was righteous.
Slanders, have arisen in thee For the sake of shedding blood,- And unto the mountains, have they eaten in thee, Lewdness, have they practised in the midst of thee:
And, watching narrowly, they sent forth suborned men, feigning themselves to be, righteous, that they might lay hold of a word of his, so as to deliver him up unto the rule and the authority of the governor.
Then, they set on men who were saying - We have heard him speaking profane things against Moses and God.
And, after five days, came down the High-priest Ananias, with certain Elders and a certain orator Tertullus, and they informed the governor against Paul.
All my familiars
All the men of mine intimate circle abhor me, and, these whom I loved, have turned against me;
Even the man whom I used to salute, in whom I put confidence, who used to eat my bread, - hath magnified his heel against me!
But it is, thou, a man esteemed as mine equal, mine associate, and mine acquaintance;
And, when, from thence, he came out, the Scribes and the Pharisees began, with vehemence, to be hemming him in, and trying to make him speak off-hand concerning many things, -
For there shall be, henceforth, five in one house, divided, - three against two, and two against three:
1 Kings 19:2
Then sent Jezebel a messenger unto Elijah, saying, - So, let the gods do, and, so, let them add, if, by this time to-morrow, I make not thy life as the life of one of them.
1 Kings 21:20
Then said Ahab unto Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy? And he said: I have found thee ! Because thou hast sold thyself to do the thing that is wicked in the eyes of Yahweh,
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, Besides, is a certain man, by whom we might seek Yahweh, but, I, hate him, for he is never moved to prophesy concerning me anything good, only evil, Micaiah, son of Imlah. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
And, Herodias, was cherishing a grudge against him, and wishing, to slay him, - and could not;
And, they, when they heard this, were cut to the heart, and were making up their minds to slay them.
And, while they were hearing these things, they were being pierced in their hearts, and began gnashing their teeth against him.
And, when it became day, the Jews, forming a conspiracy, bound themselves under a curse, saying, that they would neither eat nor drink till they had slain Paul.
In the multitude of my cares within me, Thy consolations, delight my soul.
And, a man foes, are, they of his own house.
and they were narrowly watching him, whether, on the Sabbath, he would cure him, that they might accuse him.