New International Version
But they did not find any, though many false witnesses came forward. Finally two came forward
King James Bible
But found none: yea, though many false witnesses came, yet found they none. At the last came two false witnesses,
Darby Bible Translation
And they found none, though many false witnesses came forward. But at the last two false witnesses came forward
World English Bible
and they found none. Even though many false witnesses came forward, they found none. But at last two false witnesses came forward,
Young's Literal Translation
and they did not find; and many false witnesses having come near, they did not find; and at last two false witnesses having come near,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Though many false witnesses came - There is an unaccountable confusion in the MSS. in this verse: without stating the variations, which may be seen in Griesbach, I shall give that which I believe to be the genuine sense of the evangelist. Then the chief priests and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death; but they found it not, though many false witnesses came up. At last two false witnesses came up, saying; This man said, etc. It is the property of falsity to be ever inconsistent, and to contradict itself; therefore they could not find two consistent testimonies, without which the Jewish law did not permit any person to be put to death. However, the hand of God was in this business: for the credit of Jesus, and the honor of the Christian religion, he would not permit him to be condemned on a false accusation; and, therefore, at last they were obliged to change their ground, and, to the eternal confusion of the unrighteous council, he is condemned on the very evidence of his own innocence, purity, and truth!
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Do not turn me over to the desire of my foes, for false witnesses rise up against me, spouting malicious accusations.
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