Ezra 4:6

(NIV)
At the beginning of the reign of Xerxes, they lodged an accusation against the people of Judah and Jerusalem.

(ESV)
And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, they wrote an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.

Matt 12:10

(NIV)
and a man with a shrivelled hand was there. Looking for a reason to bring charges against Jesus, they asked him, ‘Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?’

(ESV)
And a man was there with a withered hand. And they asked him “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”— so that they might accuse him.

Matt 27:12

(NIV)
When he was accused by the chief priests and the elders, he gave no answer.
(ESV)
But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no answer.

Mark 3:2

(NIV)
Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath.
(ESV)
And they watched Jesus to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him.

Mark 15:3

(NIV)
The chief priests accused him of many things.
(ESV)
And the chief priests accused him of many things.

Luke 6:7

(NIV)
The Pharisees and the teachers of the law were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath.
(ESV)
And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath so that they might find a reason to accuse him.

Luke 16:1

(NIV)
Jesus told his disciples: ‘There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions.
(ESV)
He also said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions.

Luke 23:2

(NIV)
And they began to accuse him, saying, ‘We have found this man subverting our nation. He opposes payment of taxes to Caesar and claims to be Messiah, a king.’

(ESV)
And they began to accuse him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation and forbidding us to give tribute to Caesar, and saying that he himself is Christ a king.”

Luke 23:10

(NIV)
The chief priests and the teachers of the law were standing there, vehemently accusing him.
(ESV)
The chief priests and the scribes stood by, vehemently accusing him.

Luke 23:14

(NIV)
and said to them, ‘You brought me this man as one who was inciting the people to rebellion. I have examined him in your presence and have found no basis for your charges against him.
(ESV)
and said to them, “You brought me this man as one who was misleading the people. And after examining him before you, behold, I did not find this man guilty of any of your charges against him.

John 5:45

(NIV)
‘But do not think I will accuse you before the Father. Your accuser is Moses, on whom your hopes are set.
(ESV)
Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father. There is one who accuses you: Moses, on whom you have set your hope.

John 8:6

(NIV)
They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing him.

But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger.
(ESV)
This they said to test him that they might have some charge to bring against him. Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground.

John 18:29

(NIV)
So Pilate came out to them and asked, ‘What charges are you bringing against this man?’

(ESV)
So Pilate went outside to them and said, “What accusation do you bring against this man?”

Acts 19:38

(NIV)
If, then, Demetrius and his fellow craftsmen have a grievance against anybody, the courts are open and there are proconsuls. They can press charges.
(ESV)
If therefore Demetrius and the craftsmen with him have a complaint against anyone, the courts are open, and there are proconsuls. Let them bring charges against one another.

Acts 19:40

(NIV)
As it is, we are in danger of being charged with rioting because of what happened today. In that case we would not be able to account for this commotion, since there is no reason for it.’
(ESV)
For we really are in danger of being charged with rioting today, since there is no cause that we can give to justify this commotion.”

Acts 22:30

(NIV)
The commander wanted to find out exactly why Paul was being accused by the Jews. So the next day he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the members of the Sanhedrin to assemble. Then he brought Paul and set him before them.

(ESV)
But on the next day desiring to know the real reason why he was being accused by the Jews, he unbound him and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them.

Acts 23:28

(NIV)
I wanted to know why they were accusing him, so I brought him to their Sanhedrin.
(ESV)
And desiring to know the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their council.

Acts 23:29

(NIV)
I found that the accusation had to do with questions about their law, but there was no charge against him that deserved death or imprisonment.
(ESV)
I found that he was being accused about questions of their law, but charged with nothing deserving death or imprisonment.

Acts 23:30

(NIV)
When I was informed of a plot to be carried out against the man, I sent him to you at once. I also ordered his accusers to present to you their case against him.

(ESV)
And when it was disclosed to me that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once ordering his accusers also to state before you what they have against him.”

Acts 23:35

(NIV)
he said, ‘I will hear your case when your accusers get here.’ Then he ordered that Paul be kept under guard in Herod’s palace.

(ESV)
he said, “I will give you a hearing when your accusers arrive.” And he commanded him to be guarded in Herod’s praetorium.

Acts 24:2

(NIV)
When Paul was called in, Tertullus presented his case before Felix: ‘We have enjoyed a long period of peace under you, and your foresight has brought about reforms in this nation.
(ESV)
And when he had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying:

“Since through you we enjoy much peace, and since by your foresight most excellent Felix, reforms are being made for this nation,

Acts 24:8

(NIV)
By examining him yourself you will be able to learn the truth about all these charges we are bringing against him.’

(ESV)
By examining him yourself you will be able to find out from him about everything of which we accuse him.”

Acts 24:13

(NIV)
And they cannot prove to you the charges they are now making against me.
(ESV)
Neither can they prove to you what they now bring up against me.

Acts 24:19

(NIV)
But there are some Jews from the province of Asia, who ought to be here before you and bring charges if they have anything against me.
(ESV)
they ought to be here before you and to make an accusation, should they have anything against me.

Acts 25:5

(NIV)
Let some of your leaders come with me, and if the man has done anything wrong, they can press charges against him there.’

(ESV)
So,” said he, “let the men of authority among you go down with me, and if there is anything wrong about the man, let them bring charges against him.”

Acts 25:11

(NIV)
If, however, I am guilty of doing anything deserving death, I do not refuse to die. But if the charges brought against me by these Jews are not true, no one has the right to hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar!’

(ESV)
If then I am a wrongdoer and have committed anything for which I deserve to die, I do not seek to escape death. But if there is nothing to their charges against me, no one can give me up to them. I appeal to Caesar.”

Acts 25:16

(NIV)
‘I told them that it is not the Roman custom to hand over anyone before they have faced their accusers and have had an opportunity to defend themselves against the charges.
(ESV)
I answered them that it was not the custom of the Romans to give up anyone before the accused met the accusers face to face and had opportunity to make his defense concerning the charge laid against him.

Acts 25:18

(NIV)
When his accusers got up to speak, they did not charge him with any of the crimes I had expected.
(ESV)
When the accusers stood up, they brought no charge in his case of such evils as I supposed.

Acts 26:2

(NIV)
‘King Agrippa, I consider myself fortunate to stand before you today as I make my defence against all the accusations of the Jews,
(ESV)
“I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, I am going to make my defense today against all the accusations of the Jews,

Acts 26:7

(NIV)
This is the promise our twelve tribes are hoping to see fulfilled as they earnestly serve God day and night. King Agrippa, it is because of this hope that these Jews are accusing me.
(ESV)
to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, as they earnestly worship night and day. And for this hope I am accused by Jews, O king!

Acts 28:19

(NIV)
The Jews objected, so I was compelled to make an appeal to Caesar. I certainly did not intend to bring any charge against my own people.
(ESV)
But because the Jews objected, I was compelled to appeal to Caesarthough I had no charge to bring against my nation.

Rom 2:15

(NIV)
They show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts sometimes accusing them and at other times even defending them.)
(ESV)
They show that the work of the law is written on their hearts, while their conscience also bears witness, and their conflicting thoughts accuse or even excuse them

Rom 3:9

(NIV)
What shall we conclude then? Do we have any advantage? Not at all! For we have already made the charge that Jews and Gentiles alike are all under the power of sin.
(ESV)
What then? Are we Jews any better off? No, not at all. For we have already charged that all, both Jews and Greeks, are under sin,

Rom 8:33

(NIV)
Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies.
(ESV)
Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies.

1Tim 5:19

(NIV)
Do not entertain an accusation against an elder unless it is brought by two or three witnesses.
(ESV)
Do not admit a charge against an elder except on the evidence of two or three witnesses.

Titus 1:6

(NIV)
An elder must be blameless, faithful to his wife, a man whose children believe and are not open to the charge of being wild and disobedient.
(ESV)
if anyone is above reproach, the husband of one wife and his children are believers and not open to the charge of debauchery or insubordination.

Rev 12:10

(NIV)
Then I heard a loud voice in heaven say:

‘Now have come the salvation and the power
and the kingdom of our God,
and the authority of his Messiah.
For the accuser of our brothers and sisters,
who accuses them before our God day and night,
has been hurled down.
(ESV)
And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down who accuses them day and night before our God.
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