Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then said the princes and all the people unto the priests and to the prophets; This man is not worthy to die: for he hath spoken to us in the name of the LORD our God.
Then said the princes unto Baruch, Go, hide thee, thou and Jeremiah; and let no man know where ye are.
Now when Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, a eunuch, who was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon (the king then sitting in the gate of Benjamin,)
For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then will relief and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place, but thou and thy father's house will perish: and who knoweth whether thou art not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?
When a man's ways please Jehovah, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
And he said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out exceedingly, saying, Let him be crucified.
and said unto them, Ye brought unto me this man, as one that perverteth the people: and behold, I having examined him before you, found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him:
But there stood up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in honor of all the people, and commanded to put the men forth a little while.
And there arose a great clamor: and some of the scribes of the Pharisees part stood up, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: and what if a spirit hath spoken to him, or an angel?
But I found that he had committed nothing worthy of death: and as he himself appealed to the emperor I determined to send him.
and when they had withdrawn, they spake one to another, saying, This man doeth nothing worthy of death or of bonds.