Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
After some time had passed, the Jews made a plot to kill him,
One brother will give up another to death, and a father his child, and children will turn against their parents, and have them put to death.
This is why I am going to send you prophets, wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and hunt from one town to another;
Then they will hand you over to persecution and they will put you to death, and you will be hated by all the heathen because you bear my name.
Remember what I said to you: No slave is greater than his master. If they have persecuted me they will persecute you too. If they have observed my teaching, they will observe yours too.
They will exclude you from their synagogues; why, the time is coming when anyone who kills you will think he is doing religious service to God.
And they got together and consulted with the elders, and gave the soldiers a large sum of money,