They produced false witnesses, who testified, "This fellow never stops speaking against this holy place and against the law.
They put forward false witnesses who said, "This man incessantly speaks against this holy place and the Law;
The lying witnesses said, "This man is always speaking against the Temple and against the law of Moses.
They put forward their bribed witnesses to testify: "This man talks nonstop against this Holy Place and God's Law.
And they got false witnesses who said, This man is for ever saying things against this holy place and against the law:
They set up false witnesses who said, "This man never stops saying things against this holy place and the law;
They also set up false witnesses who said, "This man does not cease to speak blasphemous words against this holy place and the law;
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1 sn This holy place is a reference to the temple.
2 sn The law refers to the law of Moses. It elaborates the nature of the blasphemy in v. 11. To speak against God’s law in Torah was to blaspheme God (Deut 28:15-19). On the Jewish view of false witnesses, see Exod 19:16-18; 20:16; m. Sanhedrin 3.6; 5.1-5. Stephen’s speech in Acts 7 may indicate why the temple was mentioned.