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 the morning was come, all the princes of the priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death,
And straightway in the morning the princes of the priests having held a consultation with the elders and with the scribes and with the whole council, took Jesus away bound and delivered him to Pilate.
And the whole multitude of them arose and led him unto Pilate.
The God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his Son Jesus, whom ye delivered up and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he had judged to let him go.
For their feet shall run to evil and make haste to shed blood.
For they do not sleep, unless they have done evil; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone to fall.
Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.
And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the princes of the priests and the scribes came together and led him into their council, saying,
With immature hypocritical mockers, they gnashed upon me with their teeth.
Hear the word of the LORD, ye princes of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.
Behold, ye trust in lying words that cannot profit.
I hate, I despise your solemnities, and I will not savour your assemblies.
that build up Zion with blood and Jerusalem with iniquity;
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin and have omitted that which is more important of the law: judgment, mercy, and faith; these were expedient for ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
And the princes of the priests taking the silver pieces, said, It is not lawful to put them into the treasury because it is the price of blood.
And he said unto them, Ye know how that it is an abominable thing for a man that is a Jew to keep company or come unto one of another nation; but God has showed me that I should not call any man common or unclean.
saying, Why didst thou go in to men uncircumcised and eat with them?
But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover; will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?
And it was the preparation of the passover and about the sixth hour; then he said unto the Jews, Behold your King!
Thou shalt, therefore, sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the sheep and the cows, in the place which the LORD shall choose to cause his name to dwell therein.
2 Chronicles 30:21
Thus, the sons of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the solemnity of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness, and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD, day by day, with instruments of strength unto the LORD.
2 Chronicles 35:8
And his princes gave willingly unto the people, to the priests, and to the Levites. Hilkiah, Zechariah, and Jehiel, rulers of the house of God, gave unto the priests for the passover offerings two thousand six hundred sheep and three hundred oxen.
In the first month, in the fourteenth day of the month, ye shall have the Passover, a feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten.