Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then the high priests and the elders of the people gathered in the house of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas,
When it was morning, all the high priests and elders of the people held a consultation about Jesus, with a view to putting him to death.
It was now two days before the festival of the Passover and of Unleavened Bread. And the high priests and scribes were casting about for a way to arrest him by stealth and put him to death,
And the high priests and the scribes were casting about for a way to put him to death, for they were afraid of the people.
On the next day the leading members of the council, the elders, and the scribes met in Jerusalem,
And they obeyed, and about daybreak went into the Temple and began to teach. The high priest and his party came over and called together the council and indeed the whole senate of the Israelites, and sent to the prison to have the apostles brought in.
So the Pharisees said to one another, "You see, you cannot do anything! The whole world has run after him!"
They said, "What are we to do with these men? For it is plain to everyone in Jerusalem that an extraordinary wonder has been done by them. We cannot deny that.
When the commander of the Temple and the high priests heard this report, they were very much at a loss as to what would come of it.