As they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,
And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and officers how he might betray Him to them.
Now when the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed about them as to what would come of this.
Then the captain went along with the officers and proceeded to bring them back without violence (for they were afraid of the people, that they might be stoned).
And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came up to him and dragged him away and brought him before the Council.
This is the thing which you shall do: one third of you, of the priests and Levites who come in on the sabbath, shall be gatekeepers,
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, “You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Then they understood that He did not say to beware of the leaven of bread, but of the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
And they *sent their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.
On that day some Sadducees (who say there is no resurrection) came to Jesus and questioned Him,
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;
Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;
But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death.
In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking Him and saying,
Remember the word that I said to you, ‘ A slave is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
Judas then, having received the Roman cohort and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, *came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.
and Annas the high priest was there, and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and all who were of high-priestly descent.
The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
But perceiving that one group were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, Paul began crying out in the Council, “ Brethren, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees; I am on trial for the hope and resurrection of the dead!”