Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

The chief priests

Bible References

The chief priests

1 Chronicles 24:1
And as for the sons of Aaron, [these were] their divisions. The sons of Aaron [were] Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

By what

Exodus 2:14
And he said, "Who {appointed you as a commander} and a judge over us? [Are] you intending to kill me like you killed the Egyptian?" And Moses was afraid, and he said, "Surely the matter has become known."
Acts 4:7
And they made them stand in [their] midst [and] began to ask, "By what power or by what name did you do this?"
Acts 7:27
But the one who was doing wrong to [his] neighbor pushed him aside, saying, 'Who appointed you a ruler and a judge over us?