Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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 who is a hunchback or a dwarf, or who has an eye defect, a festering rash, scabs, or a crushed testicle.
2 Kings 18:37
Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, who was in charge of the palace, Shebna the court secretary, and Joah son of Asaph, the court historian, came to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and reported to him the words of the Rabshakeh.
2 Kings 19:1
When King Hezekiah heard their report, he tore his clothes, covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the Lord’s temple.
Jeremiah 36:24
As they heard all these words, the king and all of his servants did not become terrified or tear their garments.
Mark 14:63
Then the high priest tore his robes and said, “Why do we still need witnesses?

General references

Genesis 37:34
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put sackcloth around his waist, and mourned for his son many days.
Genesis 39:17
Then she told him the same story: “The Hebrew slave you brought to us came to make a fool of me,
Mark 14:64
You have heard the blasphemy! What is your decision?”

And they all condemned Him to be deserving of death.
Luke 22:71
“Why do we need any more testimony,” they said, “since we’ve heard it ourselves from His mouth?”

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