New International Version
They produced false witnesses, who testified, "This fellow never stops speaking against this holy place and against the law.
King James Bible
And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law:
Darby Bible Translation
And they set false witnesses, saying, This man does not cease speaking words against the holy place and the law;
World English Bible
and set up false witnesses who said, "This man never stops speaking blasphemous words against this holy place and the law.
Young's Literal Translation
they set up also false witnesses, saying, 'This one doth not cease to speak evil sayings against this holy place and the law,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Against this holy place - The temple, that it shall be destroyed.
And the law - That it cannot give life, nor save from death. It is very likely that they had heard him speak words to this amount, which were all as true as the spirit from which they proceeded; but they gave them a very false colouring, as we see in the succeeding verse.
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They are all adulterers, burning like an oven whose fire the baker need not stir from the kneading of the dough till it rises.
"So when you see standing in the holy place 'the abomination that causes desolation,' spoken of through the prophet Daniel--let the reader understand--
The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death.
dragged him out of the city and began to stone him. Meanwhile, the witnesses laid their coats at the feet of a young man named Saul.
shouting, "Fellow Israelites, help us! This is the man who teaches everyone everywhere against our people and our law and this place. And besides, he has brought Greeks into the temple and defiled this holy place."
Then Paul made his defense: "I have done nothing wrong against the Jewish law or against the temple or against Caesar."
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