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 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.
As soon as it was daylight, the high priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes, and they and the whole council bound Jesus and took him away and handed him over to Pilate.
Then they arose in a body and took him to Pilate,
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our forefathers, has done this honor to his servant Jesus, whom you betrayed and disowned before Pilate, when he had decided to let him go.
As soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the high priests and scribes assembled, and brought him before their council, and said to him,
"Alas for you, you hypocritical scribes and Pharisees, for you pay tithes on mint, dill, and cummin, and you have let the weightier matters of the Law go??ustice, mercy, and integrity. But you should have observed these, without overlooking the others.
The high priests gathered up the money, and they said, "It is not legal to put this into the Temple treasury, for it is blood money."
and he said to them, "You know that it is against the Law for a Jew to associate with a foreigner or to visit one; but God has taught me not to call anyone vulgar or unclean.
charging him with having visited and eaten with men who were not Jews.
But it is your custom to have me release one man for you at Passover time. Do you want me therefore to release the king of the Jews for you?"
It was the day of Preparation for the Passover, and it was about noon. And Pilate said to the Jews, "There is your king!"
You blind guides! straining out the gnat, and yet swallowing the camel!