Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jesus was teaching daily in the temple courts. The chief priests and the experts in the law and the prominent leaders among the people were seeking to assassinate him,
Then the experts in the law and the chief priests wanted to arrest him that very hour, because they realized he had told this parable against them. But they were afraid of the people.
Why do the nations rebel? Why are the countries devising plots that will fail?
But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, 'This is the heir. Come, let's kill him and get his inheritance!'
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people met together in the palace of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas.
So the chief priests and the Pharisees called the council together and said, "What are we doing? For this man is performing many miraculous signs.
"For indeed both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, assembled together in this city against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed,