16 If (A)a malicious witness arises to accuse a person of wrongdoing, 17 then both parties to the dispute shall appear before the Lord, (B)before the priests and the judges who are in office in those days. 18 The judges shall (C)inquire diligently, and if the witness is a false witness and has accused his brother falsely,

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11 (A)Malicious[a] witnesses rise up;
    they ask me of things that I do not know.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 35:11 Or Violent

10 And set two (A)worthless men opposite him, and let them bring a charge against him, saying, (B)‘You have cursed[a] God and the king.’ Then take him out and stone him to death.”

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 21:10 Hebrew blessed; also verse 13

13 And the two worthless men came in and sat opposite him. And the worthless men brought a charge against Naboth in the presence of the people, saying, “Naboth cursed God and the king.” So they took him outside the city and stoned him to death with stones.

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59 Now the chief priests and the whole council[a] (A)were seeking false testimony against Jesus that they might put him to death, 60 but they found none, (B)though many false witnesses came forward. At last (C)two came forward 61 and said, “This man said, (D)‘I am able to (E)destroy the temple of God, and to rebuild it in three days.’”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 26:59 Greek Sanhedrin

11 Then (A)they secretly instigated men who said, “We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God.”

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13 and they (A)set up false (B)witnesses who said, “This man never ceases to speak words against (C)this holy place and the law,

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