Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
In the treasury
When the High Priests had gathered up the money they said, "It is illegal to put it into the Treasury, because it is the price of blood."
Having taken a seat opposite the Treasury, He observed how the people were dropping money into the Treasury, and that many of the wealthy threw in large sums.
Thereupon they took up stones with which to stone Him, but He hid Himself and went away out of the Temple.
As for you, go up to the Festival. I do not now go up to this Festival, because my time is not yet fully come."
This made them once more try to arrest Him, but He withdrew out of their power.
"Are there not twelve hours in the day?" replied Jesus. "If any one walks in the daytime, he does not stumble--because he sees the light of this world.
Just at that time there came some Pharisees who warned Him, saying, "Leave this place and continue your journey; Herod means to kill you."
At this the Scribes and the High Priests wanted to lay hands on Him, then and there; only they were afraid of the people. For they saw that in this parable He had referred to them.