Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
When they had placed them in the center, they began to inquire, “By what power, or in what name, have you done this?”
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.
But on the next day,
wishing to know for certain why he had been accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the Council to assemble, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
Paul, looking intently at
the Council, said, “ Brethren, I have lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day.”
When it was day, the Council of elders of the people assembled, both chief priests and scribes, and they led Him away to their council chamber, saying,
When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not worry about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say;