Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The wicked plotteth against the just, And gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages; In the secret places doth he murder the innocent; His eyes are privily set against the helpless.
For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him,'say all my familiar friends, they that watch for my fall; peradventure he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find how to accuse him.
laying wait for him, to catch something out of his mouth.
And it came to pass, when he went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees on a sabbath to eat bread, that they were watching him.
And he was teaching daily in the temple. But the chief priests and the scribes and the principal men of the people sought to destroy him:
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who feigned themselves to be righteous, that they might take hold of his speech, so as to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.
but their plot became known to Saul. And they watched the gates also day and night that they might kill him: