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 malicious witness} gets up {to accuse} anyone to testify against him falsely,
1 Kings 21:8
So she wrote letters in the name of Ahab and sealed them with his seal. She sent the letters to the elders and the nobles who [were] dwelling with Naboth in his city.
Psalm 27:12
Do not give me over to the desire of my enemies, because false witnesses have arisen against me, and [each] breathing out violence.
Psalm 35:11
Violent witnesses rise up; they ask me [concerning] what I do not know.
Psalm 94:20
Can there be allied with you a throne of destruction, one that forms trouble based on statute?
Proverbs 25:18
[Like] a club and sword and a sharp arrow [is] a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.
Mark 14:55
Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for testimony against Jesus in order to put him to death, and they did not find [it].
Acts 6:11
Then they secretly instigated men who said, "We have heard him speaking blasphemous words against Moses and God!"
Acts 24:1
And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and an attorney, a certain Tertullus, all of whom brought charges against Paul to the governor.

General references

Exodus 20:16
"You shall not testify against your neighbor [with] a false witness.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
I saw something else under the sun: instead of justice [there was] evil; instead of righteousness [there was] wickedness.
Acts 24:9
And the Jews also joined in the attack, asserting these [things] were so.