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.
And desired a favor from him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, plotting to kill him along the way.
For they intended evil against you: they devised a mischievous act, which they are not able to perform.
The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him.
If they say, Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause:
For they sleep not, unless they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone to fall.
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths.
Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:
And the LORD said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.