To induce; bribe; prompt.

And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake. Then theySUBORNED men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God. And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council. ( Acts 6:10-12 )