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Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.

General references

Bible References


John 3:27
John replied to them, "A person cannot receive anything, unless it has been given to him from [God in] heaven.
John 7:30
Then they [i.e., the authorities] tried to arrest Jesus, but no one laid a hand on Him because His time had not yet come.
Matthew 6:13
And do not allow us to fall under temptation, but deliver us from [being harmed by] the evil one.'
Luke 22:53
When I was with you every day in the Temple you did not raise a hand against me. But this is your hour [i.e., the time for you to act against me] and the power of darkness [has now taken over]."
Acts 2:23
Yet, He was handed over to you so that, by lawless men [i.e., the Romans], He was put to death by crucifixion. Now this was all done in harmony with God's full pre-knowledge and [divine] purpose.
Acts 4:28
to do what your plan and wisdom predetermined should happen.
Romans 11:36
For everything was created by Him, exists through His [power] and is intended for His [glory]. May He be praised forever. May it be so.
Romans 13:1
Every person must be submissive to the ruling authorities, for all authorities come from God. And the existence of authorities has been established by God.
James 1:17
Every good thing that is given and every perfect gift [received] is from above, coming down from the Father of [heavenly] lights, with whom there can be no change or shifting shadow [i.e., God always remains the same].


John 11:49
But a certain member of the Sanhedrin, [named] Caiaphas, who was head priest that year, said to [the rest of] them, "You do not know what you are talking about.
John 18:3
So, Judas took a detachment of [Roman] soldiers and some [Temple] guards sent from the leading priests and Pharisees, and carrying lanterns, torches and weapons, they went to the orchard.
Matthew 26:65
Then the head priest tore at his clothing [i.e., as an expression of frustration], saying, "He has spoken against God [i.e., by claiming Deity for Himself]. What additional need do we have for witnesses? Look, you [yourselves] have now heard him speaking against God.
Matthew 27:2
So, they chained Him, led Him away and turned Him over to Pilate, the [Roman] governor.
Mark 14:44
Now the one who turned Him over to the Jewish leaders [i.e., Judas] had given them a signal, saying, "Whoever I give a kiss [of greeting] to, he is the one; arrest him and lead him away under guard."

The greater

John 9:41
Jesus said to them, "If you were [really] blind [i.e., unable to see spiritually], you would not be guilty of sin. But since you claim, 'We can see [fine],' you remain guilty of sin."
John 15:22
They would not be guilty of sinning if I had not come and spoken to them. But now [that I have], they have no excuse for their sin.
Luke 7:41
[Jesus then gave this parable]: A certain moneylender had two men who owed him money; one owed him five hundred coins [Note: The total amount was days of a farm laborer's pay, or about $35,000 in 1994], and the other man [owed him] fifty coins [Note: About $3,500 in 1994].
Luke 10:11
We are wiping off even the dust of your city that has stuck to our feet [in protest] against you. Yet you should know this, that the kingdom of God has come near [to you].'
Luke 12:47
And that slave who knew what his master wanted, but did not make preparations [i.e., for his master's return], or do what his master wanted, will be whipped with many lashes.
Hebrews 6:4
[These are people] who were once enlightened [by the Gospel message], who had experienced the gift from heaven [i.e., forgiveness, never ending life, etc. See Rom. 6:23], who had partaken of the Holy Spirit [See Acts 2:38],
James 4:17
So, the person who knows the good [he ought] to be doing, but is not doing it, is sinning.

General references

Matthew 27:12
When He was accused by the leading priests and the [Jewish] elders, He made no reply.