They have responded to my love by becoming my adversaries, but I give myself unto prayer.
Then the presidents and governors looked for occasions against Daniel on behalf of the kingdom, but they could find no occasion or fault because he was faithful, and no vice nor fault was found in him. Then these men said, We shall never find any occasion against this Daniel except we find it against him in the law of his God.
2 Samuel 3:7-8
And Saul had a concubine, whose name was Rizpah, the daughter of Aiah. And Ishbosheth said to Abner, Why hast thou gone in unto my father's concubine? Then Abner was very angry for the words of Ishbosheth and said, Am I a dog's head in regard to Judah? I have shown mercy this day unto the house of Saul, thy father, to his brethren, and to his friends and have not delivered thee into the hand of David that thou dost charge me today with iniquity concerning this woman?
And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote accusations against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.
Therefore if Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are proconsuls; let them accuse one another.
And after five days Ananias, the prince of the priests, descended with the elders and with a certain orator named Tertullus, who informed the governor against Paul.
Then the prince of the priests and the principals of the Jews informed him against Paul and besought him,
And when he was come, the Jews who came down from Jerusalem stood round about and laid many and grievous complaints against Paul, which they could not prove.
neither can they prove the things of which they now accuse me.
Therefore at that time certain Chaldeans came near, and accused the Jews.
And the king commanded, and they brought those men who had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and even before they reached the bottom of the den, the lions had the mastery of them, and broke all their bones in pieces.
Then these men said, We shall never find any occasion against this Daniel except we find it against him in the law of his God.
Conciliate with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.
Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father; there is one that accuses you, even Moses, in whom ye trust.
And when it was told me how the Jews lay in wait to ambush the man, I sent straightway to thee and gave commandment to his accusers also to say before thee what they had against him. Farewell.
And the Jews also assented, saying that these things were so.
who ought to have been here before thee and object if they had anything against me.
Let them, therefore, said he, who among you are able, go down with me and accuse this man, if there is anything in him.
about whom, when I was at Jerusalem, the princes of the priests and the elders of the Jews informed me, desiring to have vengeance against him.
Against whom when the accusers stood up, they brought no accusation of such things as I supposed,
unto which promise our twelve tribes, constantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, King Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.
Set thou the wicked man over him, and let Satan stand at his right hand.
Let this be the reward from the LORD of those who spoke falsely against me and of those that speak evil against my soul.
Let those who speak evil against me falsely be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion as with a mantle.
Who shall accuse the chosen of God's? God is he that justifies them.
1 Corinthians 4:4
For although I have nothing on my conscience, yet am I not hereby justified, but he that judges me is the Lord.
But when the Jews spoke against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar, not that I had anything to accuse my nation of.
whom I found to be accused of questions of their law, but to have nothing laid to his charge worthy of death or of bonds.
For it seems to me unreasonable to send a prisoner, and not to signify the crimes laid against him.
forbearing one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a quarrel against another: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.