Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
but don't believe them: for above forty of them lie in ambush, having bound themselves by oath not to eat or drink till they have kill'd him: they are already prepar'd, and only wait your answer.
"desiring the favour he might be sent for to Jerusalem." they having prepar'd measures to assassinate him upon the road.
and consulted how to seize Jesus by surprize, and take away his life.
at this all the people cry'd out, "his blood be on us, and on our children."
nay, he ratified his promise with an oath, "I will give you whatever you require, said he, tho' it be even the half of my kingdom."