One day, when he was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, up came the priests and scribes along with the elders.
When he entered the temple, the high priests and elders of the people came up to him as he was teaching, and said, "What authority have you for acting in this way? Who gave you this authority?"
At that hour Jesus said to the crowds, "Have you sallied out to arrest me like a robber, with swords and cudgels? Day after day I sat in the temple teaching, and you never seized me.
Once more they came to Jerusalem. And as he was walking within the temple the high priests and scribes and elders came
Shortly afterwards he went travelling from one town and village to another preaching and telling the good news of the Reign of God; he was accompanied by the twelve
Day after day he taught within the temple. The high priests and scribes tried to have him put to death, and so did the leaders of the people,
Jesus answered, "I have spoken openly to the world; I have always taught in the synagogues and in the temple, where all Jews gather; I have said nothing in secret.
While they were speaking to the people, they were surprised by the priests, the commander of the temple, and the Sadducees,
In this way they excited the people, the elders, and the scribes, who rushed on him, dragged him away, and took him before the Sanhedrin.