Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
At length the Jews plotted to kill Saul;
Brother will betray brother to death, and father, child; and children will rise against their own parents and will put them to death.
"For this reason I am sending to you Prophets and wise men and Scribes. Some of them you will put to death--nay, crucify; some of them you will flog in your synagogues and chase from town to town;
"At that time they will deliver you up to punishment and will put you to death; and you will be objects of hatred to all the nations because you are called by my name.
Bear in mind what I said to you, 'A servant is not superior to his master.' If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
You will be excluded from the synagogues; nay more, the time is coming when any one who has murdered one of you will suppose he is offering service to God.
So the latter held a conference with the Elders, and after consultation with them they heavily bribed the soldiers,