Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against Paul, and besought him,
When I was in Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews presented their case and asked for a judgment against him.
After five days Ananias the high priest came down with some elders and a lawyer named Tertullus. These men presented their case against Paul to the governor.
Haven't the members of my household said, "Who is there who has not had enough to eat at Job's table?"
For they can't sleep unless they have done what is evil; they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.
All have turned away, together they have become useless; there is no one who does good, there is not even one.
Their throat is an open grave; they deceive with their tongues. Vipers' venom is under their lips.
Their mouth is full of cursing and bitterness.
Their feet are swift to shed blood;
ruin and wretchedness are in their paths,
and the path of peace they have not known.
There is no fear of God before their eyes.
Now we know that whatever the law says speaks to those who are subject to the law, so that every mouth may be shut and the whole world may become subject to God's judgment.