Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.

General references

Bible References

We have

Leviticus 24:16
And he that blasphemeth the name of Jehovah, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the sojourner, as the home-born, when he blasphemeth the name of Jehovah , shall be put to death.
Deuteronomy 18:20
But the prophet, that shall speak a word presumptuously in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, that same prophet shall die.

Because

John 5:18
For this cause therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only brake the sabbath, but also called God his own Father, making himself equal with God.
John 8:58
Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was born, I am.
John 10:30
I and the Father are one.
Matthew 26:63
But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou art the Christ, the Son of God.
Matthew 27:42
He saved others; himself he cannot save. He is the King of Israel; let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe on him.
Mark 14:61
But he held his peace, and answered nothing. Again the high priest asked him, and saith unto him, Art thou the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?
Mark 15:39
And when the centurion, who stood by over against him, saw that he so gave up the ghost, he said, Truly this man was the Son of God.
Romans 1:4
who was declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead; even Jesus Christ our Lord,

General references

Daniel 6:5
Then said these men, We shall not find any occasion against this Daniel, except we find it against him concerning the law of his God.
Mark 14:64
Ye have heard the blasphemy: what think ye? And they all condemned him to be worthy of death.