Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

Sought

Deuteronomy 19:16
If a false witness rises up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;
1 Kings 21:8
So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters unto the elders and to the nobles that were in his city, dwelling with Naboth.
Psalm 27:12
Deliver me not over unto the will of my enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Psalm 35:11
False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.
Psalm 94:20
Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with you, which frames mischief by a law?
Proverbs 25:18
A man that bears false witness against his neighbor is a club, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.
Mark 14:55
And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.
Acts 6:11
Then they bribed men, who said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.
Acts 24:1
And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.

General references

Exodus 20:16
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
And moreover I saw under the sun the place of justice, that wickedness was there; and the place of righteousness, that iniquity was there.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also assented, saying that these things were so.