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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.
For I have heard the slander of many, terror on every side, while they conspire together against me, they plot to take away my life.
My soul is among lions. I lie among those who 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 conspiracy of the wicked, from the noisy crowd of the ones doing evil;
Now the chief priests, the elders, and the whole council sought false testimony against Jesus, that they might put him to death;
It happened on the next day, that Pashhur brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks. Then Jeremiah said to him, Yahweh has not called your name Pashhur, but Magormissabib.
Then they said, Come, and let us devise devices 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 strike him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
in which was written, "It is reported among the nations, and Gashmu says it, that you and the Jews intend to rebel. Because of that, you are building the wall. You would be their king, according to these words.
He who hides hatred has lying lips. He who utters a slander is a fool.
who cause a person to be indicted by a word, and lay a snare for the arbiter in the gate, and who deprive the innocent of justice with false testimony.
Slanderous men have been in you to shed blood; and in you they have eaten on the mountains: in the midst of you they have committed lewdness.
They watched him, and sent out spies, who pretended to be righteous, that they might trap him in something he said, so as to deliver him up to the power and authority of the governor.
Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God."
After five days, the high priest, Ananias, came down with certain elders and an orator, one Tertullus. They informed the governor against Paul.
All my familiars
All my familiar friends abhor me. They whom I loved have turned against me.
Yes, my own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, who ate bread with me, has lifted up his heel against me.
But it was you, a man like me, my companion, and my familiar friend.
As he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be terribly angry, and to draw many things out of him;
For from now on, there will be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.
1 Kings 19:2
Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, "So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I don't make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time!"
1 Kings 21:20
Ahab said to Elijah, "Have you found me, my enemy?" He answered, "I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do that which is evil in the sight of Yahweh.
1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Yahweh, Micaiah the son of Imlah; but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil." Jehoshaphat said, "Don't let the king say so."
Herodias set herself against him, and desired to kill him, but she couldn't,
But they, when they heard this, were cut to the heart, and determined to kill them.
Now when they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed at him with their teeth.
When it was day, some of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.