Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Many bulls have surrounded me. Strong bulls of Bashan have encircled me.
The Syrians in front, and the Philistines behind; and they will devour Israel with open mouth. For all this, his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
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 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.
For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him, [say] all my familiar friends, those who watch for my fall; perhaps he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
1 Corinthians 13:5
doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;
They watched him, whether he would heal him on the Sabbath day, that they might accuse him.