The Pharisees heard the multitude murmuring these things concerning Him; and the high priests and the Pharisees sent officers to seize Him.
And all the multitudes were amazed, and said, Can this be the Son of David?"
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for ye do not enter, neither do ye suffer those who are entering in to enter.
And Jesus said to the high priests and captains of the temple and elders, who came up against Him, "Did ye come out as against a robber, with swords and clubs?
The officers, therefore, came to the high priests and Pharisees, and they said to them, "Why did ye not bring Him?"
The high priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, "What are we doing? because This Man is doing many signs.
The Pharisees, therefore, said among themselves, "Ye see that ye are effecting nothing! Behold, the world went away after Him!"
Judas, therefore, having received the band of soldiers and officers from the high priests and the Pharisees, comes thither with lanterns, and torches, and weapons.