Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he taught daily in the temple. But the chief priests and the scribes and the chief of the people sought to destroy him,
The chief priests
And during the days he was teaching in the temple, and going forth the nights, he lodged on the mount that is called Olives.
And when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him while he taught, saying, By what authority do thou these things? And who gave thee this authority?
And they come again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests, and the scholars, and the elders come to him.
Jesus answered him, I spoke in public to the world. I always taught in a synagogue, and in the temple where the Jews always gather together, and I spoke nothing in secret.
The chief priests
Then the chief priests, and the scholars, and the elders of the people, assembled together to the courtyard of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,
And the scholars and the chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him, for they feared him, because all the people were awed at his doctrine.
And they sought to seize him. And they feared the multitude, for they knew that he spoke the parable against them. And having left him, they went away.
Now after two days was the Passover and the unleavened bread. And the chief priests and the scholars sought how, having take him with trickery, they might kill him,
Did not Moses give you the law, and none of you does the law? Why do ye seek to kill me?
I know that ye are Abraham's seed, yet ye seek to kill me, because my word has no place in you.
Therefore they sought again to take him, and he went forth out of their hand.
So from that day they consulted together so that they might kill him.
And the chief priests and the scholars sought how they might kill him, for they feared the people.