Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then spake the priests and the prophets unto the princes and to all the people, saying, This man is worthy to die; for he hath prophesied against this city, as ye have heard with your ears.
But the prophet which shall act proudly to speak the word in my name which I commanded him not to speak, and who shall speak in the name of other gods, and that prophet died.
What seems to you? And they having answered, said, He is liable to the penalty of death.
And all the multitude of them having risen, brought him to Pilate.
They answered and said to him, If he were not injurious, we had not delivered him to thee.
The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, for he made himself the Son of God.
And they heard him to this word, and lifted up their voices, saying, Take away such a one from the earth: for it is not suitable for him to live.
And that I hinder thee no more, I beseech thee to hear us concisely by thy clemency.
And the chief priest and first of the Jews exhibited to him against Paul, and besought him,
This man is worthy to die
And the chiefs will say to the king, Now shall this man be put to death: for thus he is relaxing the hands of the men of war remaining in this city, and the hands of all the people to speak to them according to these words; for this man sought not for peace to this people but for evil.
Then they put under men, saying, That we have heard him speaking defaming words against Moses, and God.