Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If we suffer Him to go on thus, all the people will believe on Him, and the Romans will come and destroy both our place and nation.
Now Caiaphas was he who had said in council to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people.
Upon this Pilate sought to release Him; but the Jews cried out, saying, If thou release this man, thou art not Cesar's friend; for whosoever maketh himself a king, opposeth Cesar.
and said unto them, thus it is written, and thus it was necessary that the Christ should suffer, and rise again from the dead on the third day;
and why may we not do evil that good may come?"---as we are injuriously charged, and as some affirm that we say; whose condemnation is just.