and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered Him to the sentence of death, and crucified Him.
Pilate summoned the chief priests and the rulers and the people,
Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;
But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death.
Early in the morning the chief priests with the elders and scribes and the whole Council, immediately held a consultation; and binding Jesus, they led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate.
When it was day, the Council of elders of the people assembled, both chief priests and scribes, and they led Him away to their council chamber, saying,
The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His servant Jesus, the one whom you delivered and disowned in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him.
Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them, “Rulers and elders of the people,
For truly in this city there were gathered together against Your holy servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,
The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you had put to death by hanging Him on a cross.
For those who live in Jerusalem, and their rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.