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 rise up against any man to testify against him of an offence;
1 Kings 21:8
And she wrote a letter in Ahab's name, and sealed it with his seal, and sent the letter to the elders and to the nobles that were in his city, dwelling with Naboth.
Psalm 27:12
Deliver me not over to the will of mine adversaries; for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out violence.
Psalm 35:11
Unrighteous witnesses rise up; they lay to my charge things which I know not.
Psalm 94:20
Shall the throne of wickedness be united to thee, which frameth mischief into a law?
Proverbs 25:18
A maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow, is a man that beareth false witness against his neighbour.
Mark 14:55
And the chief priests and the whole sanhedrim sought testimony against Jesus to cause him to be put to death, and did not find any.
Acts 6:11
Then they suborned men, saying, We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God.
Acts 24:1
And after five days came down the high priest Ananias, with the elders, and a certain orator called Tertullus, and laid their informations against Paul before the governor.

General references

Exodus 20:16
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
And moreover I saw under the sun, that in the place of judgment, wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, wickedness was there.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also joined in pressing the matter against Paul, saying that these things were so.