Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and one who misuses the name of the Lord must surely be put to death. The whole congregation must surely stone him, whether he is a foreigner or a native citizen; when he misuses the Name he must be put to death.
1 Kings 21:9
This is what she wrote: "Observe a time of fasting and seat Naboth in front of the people.
Then the high priest tore his clothes and declared, "He has blasphemed! Why do we still need witnesses? Now you have heard the blasphemy!
Then they said, "Why do we need further testimony? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips!"
For this reason the Jewish leaders were trying even harder to kill him, because not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was also calling God his own Father, thus making himself equal with God.
Jesus said to them, "I tell you the solemn truth, before Abraham came into existence, I am!"
The Jewish leaders picked up rocks again to stone him to death.
The Jewish leaders replied, "We have a law, and according to our law he ought to die, because he claimed to be the Son of God!"