Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the passover.
When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death.
Very early in the morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council; and they bound Jesus, led him away, and delivered him to Pilate.
Then the whole body of them arose and led him to Pilate.
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus, the one whom you delivered and disowned in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release him.
As soon as it was day, the council of the elders of the people came together, both chief priests and scribes; and they led him away to their council chamber, saying,
"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the Law, justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without neglecting the others.
But the chief priests took the silver pieces and said, "It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, since they are the money of blood."
And he said to them, "You yourselves know how unlawful it is for a Jew to associate with a foreigner or to visit him; but God has shown me that I should not call any man common or unclean.
saying, "You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them."
But you have a custom that I should release one man for you at the Passover. So do you want me to release to you the King of the Jews?"
Now it was the day of Preparation of the Passover, about the sixth hour. And he said to the Jews, "Behold your King!"
You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!