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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.
The high priest
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2 Kings 18:37
Then Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, and Shebna, the scribe, and Joah, the son of Asaph, the writer of chronicles, came to Hezekiah with their clothes rent and told him the words of Rabshakeh.
2 Kings 19:1
And when King Hezekiah heard it, he rent his clothes and covered himself with sackcloth and went into the house of the LORD.
Yet they were not afraid, nor rent their garments, neither the king, nor any of his slaves that heard all these words.
Then the high priest rent his clothes and said, What need have we any more for witnesses?
Then Jacob rent his clothes and put sackcloth upon his loins and mourned for his son many days.
And she spoke unto him according to these words, saying, The Hebrew slave, whom thou hast brought unto us, came in unto me to dishonour me;
Ye have heard the blasphemy: what think ye? And they all condemned him to be guilty of death.
And they said, What need we any further witness? for we ourselves have heard of his own mouth.