|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A combination of men for an evil purpose; an agreement, between two or more persons, to commit a crime in concert, as treason; a plot.
2. (n.) A concurrence or general tendency, as of circumstances, to one event, as if by agreement.
3. (n.) An agreement, manifesting itself in words or deeds, by which two or more persons confederate to do an unlawful act, or to use unlawful to do an act which is lawful; confederacy.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Conspiracy (17 Occurrences)
Acts 23:12 Now, when daylight came, the Jews formed a conspiracy and solemnly swore not to eat or drink till they had killed Paul. (WEY NAS NIV)
Acts 23:13 There were more than forty people who had made this conspiracy. (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT RSV)
2 Samuel 15:12 Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Gilonite, David's counselor, from his city, even from Giloh, while he was offering the sacrifices. The conspiracy was strong; for the people increased continually with Absalom. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Kings 16:20 And the rest of the acts of Zimri, and his conspiracy which he wrought, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel? (DBY YLT NAS RSV)
2 Kings 11:14 And she looked, and behold, the king stood on the dais, according to the custom, and the princes and the trumpeters were by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets. And Athaliah rent her garments and cried, Conspiracy! Conspiracy! (DBY YLT)
2 Kings 12:20 His servants arose, and made a conspiracy, and struck Joash at the house of Millo, on the way that goes down to Silla. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Kings 14:19 They made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem; and he fled to Lachish: but they sent after him to Lachish, and killed him there. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
2 Kings 15:15 Now the rest of the acts of Shallum, and his conspiracy which he made, behold, they are written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Kings 15:30 Hoshea the son of Elah made a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Remaliah, and struck him, and killed him, and reigned in his place, in the twentieth year of Jotham the son of Uzziah. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
2 Kings 17:4 The king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea; for he had sent messengers to So king of Egypt, and offered no tribute to the king of Assyria, as he had done year by year: therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound him in prison. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)
2 Chronicles 23:13 And she looked, and behold, the king stood on his dais at the entrance, and the princes and the trumpets were by the king; and all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets; and the singers were there with the instruments of music, and such as taught to sing praise. And Athaliah rent her garments, and said, Conspiracy! Conspiracy! (DBY YLT)
2 Chronicles 25:27 Now from the time that Amaziah did turn away from following Yahweh they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem; and he fled to Lachish: but they sent after him to Lachish, and killed him there. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Psalms 64:2 Hide me from the conspiracy of the wicked, from the noisy crowd of the ones doing evil; (WEB NIV)
Isaiah 8:12 "Don't say,'A conspiracy!' concerning all about which this people say,'A conspiracy!' neither fear their threats, nor be terrorized. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 11:9 Yahweh said to me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Ezekiel 22:25 There is a conspiracy of her prophets in its midst, like a roaring lion ravening the prey: they have devoured souls; they take treasure and precious things; they have made her widows many in its midst. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Amos 7:10 And Amaziah priest of Beth-El sendeth unto Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, 'Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel; the land is not able to bear all his words, (See NIV)