Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would inquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.
asking a favor against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem; laying a plot to kill him on the way.
For they intended evil against thee; They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.
The wicked watcheth the righteous, And seeketh to slay him.
If they say, Come with us, Let us lay wait for blood; Let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause;
For they sleep not, except they do evil; And their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; desolation and destruction are in their paths.
Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:
And Jehovah said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.