Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain false testimony against Jesus, so that they might put Him to death.
If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing,
So she wrote letters in Ahab’s name and sealed them with his seal, and sent letters to the elders and to the nobles who were living with Naboth in his city.
Do not deliver me over to the desire of my adversaries, For false witnesses have risen against me, And such as breathe out violence.
Malicious witnesses rise up; They ask me of things that I do not know.
Can a throne of destruction be allied with You, One which devises mischief by decree?
Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow Is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.
But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, ‘ You good-for-nothing,’ shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, ‘You fool,’ shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.
Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, and they were not finding any.
Then they secretly induced men to say, “We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God.”
After five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders, with an attorney named Tertullus, and they brought charges to the governor against Paul.