Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellers, and the captains, have consulted together to establish a royal statute, and to make a firm decree, that whosoever shall ask a petition of any God or man for thirty days, save of thee, O king, he shall be cast into the den of lions.
and over them three presidents, of whom Daniel was one, that these satraps might give account to them, and that the king should have no damage.
Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the satraps, the deputies, and the governors, the judges, the treasurers, the counselors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the imag
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against LORD, and against his anointed, [saying],
For, lo, they lay in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.
They only consult to thrust him down from his dignity. They delight in lies. They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
O God, keep thou not silence. Hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.
Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with thee, which frames mischief by statute?
O my people, remember now what Balak king of Moab devised, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him. [Remember] from Shittim to Gilgal, that ye may know the righteous acts of LORD.
But when they went out, the Pharisees held a consultation against him, how they might destroy him.
and they deliberated so that they might take Jesus by trickery, and kill him.
And straightaway in the morning the chief priests with the elders and scholars and the whole council, having made a plan, after binding Jesus, they took him away, and delivered him up to Pilate.
But the chief priests decided that they should kill Lazarus also,
And it came to pass on the morrow, to be assembled in Jerusalem, their rulers, and elders, and scholars,
And he who does not fall down and worship shall the same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
He lurks in secret as a lion in his covert. He lays in wait to catch the poor man. He catches the poor man when he draws him in his net.
The lion tore in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his caves with prey, and his dens with prey.
And the populace shouted, The voice of a god, and not of a man.