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Then the high priest rent his clothes, saying, He hath spoken blasphemy; what further need have we of witnesses? behold, now ye have heard his blasphemy.

Bible References

The high priest

Leviticus 21:20
or is hump-backed or a dwarf, or hath defective vision, - or hath scurvy or scab, or is crushed in the stones:
2 Kings 18:37
Then came in Eliakim son of Hilkiah who was over the household, and Shebna the scribe, and Joah son of Asaph the recorder, unto Hezekiah, with rent clothes, - and they told him the words of Rab-shakeh.
2 Kings 19:1
And it came to pass, when King Hezekiah heard, that he rent his clothes, - and covered himself with sackcloth, and entered the house of Yahweh;
Jeremiah 36:24
Yet were they not in dread, neither rent they their garments, - the king, nor any of his servants that were hearing all these words.
Mark 14:63
And, the High-priest, having rent asunder his inner-garments, saith - What, further, need have we, of witnesses?

General references

Genesis 37:34
And Jacob rent his garments, and put sackcloth upon his loins, - and mourned over his son many days.
Genesis 39:17
Then spake she unto him, according to these words, saying, - He hath been in unto me - the Hebrew servant whom thou didst bring in to us - to insult me.
Mark 14:64
Heard ye the profanity? What, to you, doth it appear? And they, all, condemned him to be, worthy, of, death.
Luke 22:71
And, they, said - What, further, need have we, of witness? We ourselves, have heard it from his mouth.