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.
For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.
My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:
Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
And it came to pass the next day, that Pashhur brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks. Then said Jeremiah unto him, The LORD has not called your name Pashhur, but Magor-missabib.
Then said they, Come, and let us devise plots against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us attack him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
In it was written, It is reported among the nations, and Geshem also says it, that you and the Jews think to rebel: for which cause you build the wall, that you may be their king, according to these words.
He that hides hatred with lying lips, and he that utters a slander, is a fool.
That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproves in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing of nothing.
In you are men that slander to shed blood: and in you they eat upon the mountains: in the midst of you they commit lewdness.
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who should pretend themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
Then they bribed men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.
And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.
All my familiars
All my close friends abhorred me: and they whom I loved have turned against me.
Yea, my own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, who did eat of my bread, has lifted up his heel against me.
But it was you, a man my equal, my guide, and my close friend.
And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to oppose him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things:
For from now on there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.
1 Kings 19:2
Then Jezebel sent a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.
1 Kings 21:20
And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you: because you have sold yourself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not:
When they heard that, they were cut to the heart, and took counsel to slay them.
When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with their teeth.
And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.