Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space;
These words of his caused an angry dispute between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly took different sides.
Nicodemus interposed--he who had formerly gone to Jesus, being himself one of them.
"I am a Jew, born at Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city. I was carefully trained at the feet of Gamaliel in the Law of our forefathers, and, like all of you to-day, was zealous for God.
On the third day they found Him in the Temple sitting among the Rabbis, both listening to them and asking them questions,
One day He was teaching, and there were Pharisees and teachers of the Law sitting there who had come from every village in Galilee and Judaea and from Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was present for Him to cure people.
So they ordered them to withdraw from the Sanhedrin while they conferred among themselves.
So the latter held a conference with the Elders, and after consultation with them they heavily bribed the soldiers,