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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
or a hunchback, or a dwarf, or one with a spot in his eye, or a festering eruption, or a feverish rash, or a crushed testicle.
2 Kings 18:37
Eliakim son of Hilkiah, the palace supervisor, accompanied by Shebna the scribe and Joah son of Asaph, the secretary, went to Hezekiah with their clothes torn and reported to him what the chief adviser had said.
2 Kings 19:1
When King Hezekiah heard this, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and went to the Lord's temple.
Neither he nor any of his attendants showed any alarm when they heard all that had been read. Nor did they tear their clothes to show any grief or sorrow.
Then the high priest tore his clothes and said, "Why do we still need witnesses?
Then Jacob tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and mourned for his son many days.
This is what she said to him: "That Hebrew slave you brought to us tried to humiliate me,
You have heard the blasphemy! What is your verdict?" They all condemned him as deserving death.
Then they said, "Why do we need further testimony? We have heard it ourselves from his own lips!"