Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;

Bible References


Deuteronomy 19:16
If an unrighteous witness rises up against any man to testify against him of wrong-doing,
1 Kings 21:8
So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters to the elders and to the nobles who were in his city, [and] who dwelt with Naboth.
Psalm 27:12
Deliver me not over to the will of my adversaries. For FALSE witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Psalm 35:11
Unrighteous witnesses rise up, they ask me of things that I know not.
Psalm 94:20
Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with thee, which frames mischief by statute?
Proverbs 25:18
A man who bears FALSE witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.
Mark 14:55
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought testimony against Jesus in order to put him to death, and did not find it.
Acts 6:11
Then they instigated men who said, We have heard him speaking blasphemous sayings against Moses and God.
Acts 24:1
And after five days Ananias the high priest came down with the elders, and a certain orator, Tertullus, who appeared to the governor against Paul.

General references

Exodus 20:16
Thou shall not bear FALSE witness against thy neighbor.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
And moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there, and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also agreed, claiming to have these things this way.