Matthew 26:59
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English Standard Version
Now the chief priests and the whole council were seeking false testimony against Jesus that they might put him to death,

King James Bible
Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;

American Standard Version
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death:

English Revised Version
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death;

Webster's Bible Translation
Now the chief priests and elders, and all the council, sought false testimony against Jesus, to put him to death;

Weymouth New Testament
Meanwhile the High Priests and the whole Sanhedrin were seeking false testimony against Jesus in order to put Him to death;

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Deuteronomy 19:16-21 If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong...

1 Kings 21:8-13 So she wrote letters in Ahab's name, and sealed them with his seal...

Psalm 27:12 Deliver me not over to the will of my enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

Psalm 35:11,12 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not...

Psalm 94:20,21 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with you, which frames mischief by a law...

Proverbs 25:18 A man that bears false witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

Mark 14:55,56 And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none...

Acts 6:11-13 Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God...

Acts 24:1-13 And after five days Ananias the high priest descended with the elders, and with a certain orator named Tertullus...

Cross References
Matthew 5:22
But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, 'You fool!' will be liable to the hell of fire.

John 18:19
The high priest then questioned Jesus about his disciples and his teaching.

Acts 6:13
and they set up false witnesses who said, "This man never ceases to speak words against this holy place and the law,

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