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 chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
And immediately in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, 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 you delivered up, and denied him in the presence of Pilate, when he was determined to let him go.
For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.
For they sleep not, unless they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone to fall.
Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.
And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, and led him into their council, saying,
With hypocritical mockers at feasts, they gnashed upon me with their teeth.
Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah.
Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.
I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not take delight in your solemn assemblies.
They build up Zion with blood, and Jerusalem with iniquity.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, justice, mercy, and faith: these ought you to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
And he said unto them, You know that it is an unlawful 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, You went in to men uncircumcised, and did eat with them.
But you have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will you therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?
And it was the preparation of the passover, and about the sixth hour: and he said unto the Jews, Behold your King!
You shall therefore sacrifice the passover unto the LORD your God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which the LORD shall choose to place his name there.
2 Chronicles 30:21
And the children of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness: and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day by day, singing with loud instruments unto the LORD.
2 Chronicles 35:8
And his princes gave willingly unto the people, to the priests, and to the Levites: Hilkiah and Zechariah and Jehiel, rulers of the house of God, gave unto the priests for the passover offerings two thousand and six hundred small cattle, and three hundred oxen.
In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month, you shall have the passover, a feast of seven days; unleavened bread shall be eaten.