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 a witness of wrong shall rise up against a man to testify apostasy against him;
1 Kings 21:8
And she will write letters in the name of Ahab, and seal with his seal; and she will send the letters to the old men, and to the nobles who were in his city dwelling with Naboth.
Psalm 27:12
Thou wilt not give me to the soul of him pressing me, for witnesses of falsehood rose up against me, and violence will blow.
Psalm 35:11
Witnesses of wrong will rise up; they will ask me what I knew not.
Psalm 94:20
Shall the throne of mischief be joined together with thee forming labor upon the law?
Proverbs 25:18
A mallet and a sword and an arrow sharpened, the man answering against his neighbor testimony of falsehood.
Mark 14:55
And the chief priests and the whole council sought testimony against Jesus, to put him to death; and found not:
Acts 6:11
Then they put under men, saying, That we have heard him speaking defaming words against Moses, and God.
Acts 24:1
And after five days the chief priest Ananias came down with the elders, and a certain orator, Tertullus, who exhibited to the leader against Paul.

General references

Exodus 20:16
Thou shalt not testify against thy friend for falsehood.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
And yet I saw under the sun the place of judgment, there the unjust one; and the place of the just one, there the unjust one.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also agreed, saying, these things hold so.