And the disciples came and said to Him, “Why do You speak to them in parables?” He answered and said to them, “Because it has been given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given.” Matthew 13:10-11
Give ear, O my people, to my Torah: incline your ears to the words of my mouth. I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old. Psalm 78: 1-2
Yeshua said in Matthew 5:17: “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.”
In Acts 6: 9,11, 14-15, false witnesses accuse Yeshua and His followers of not following the Torah. What were the false witnesses accusing Stephen of? They were accusing him and other followers of Yeshua of not following the Torah. We can conclude that a false witness is defined ias one who falsely accuses Yeshua and His followers of NOT following the Torah.