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
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2 Kings 18:37
Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, who was over the household, came with Shebna the scribe, and Joah the son of Asaph the recorder, to Hezekiah with their clothes torn, and told him the words of Rabshakeh.
2 Kings 19:1
It happened, when king Hezekiah heard it, that he tore his clothes, and covered himself with sackcloth, and went into the house of the LORD.
Jeremiah 36:24
They were not afraid, nor tore their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants who heard all these words.
Mark 14:63
The high priest tore his clothes, and said, "What further need have we of witnesses?

General references

Genesis 37:34
Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his waist, and mourned for his son many days.
Genesis 39:17
She spoke to him according to these words, saying, "The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me,
Mark 14:64
You have heard the blasphemy. What do you think?" They all condemned him to be worthy of death.
Luke 22:71
They said, "Why do we need any more witness? For we ourselves have heard from his own mouth."