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
The divisions of Aaron's descendants were as follows: The sons of Aaron: Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

By what

Exodus 2:14
The man replied, "Who made you a ruler and a judge over us? Are you planning to kill me like you killed that Egyptian?" Then Moses was afraid, thinking, "Surely what I did has become known."
Acts 4:7
After making Peter and John stand in their midst, they began to inquire, "By what power or by what name did you do this?"
Acts 7:27
But the man who was unfairly hurting his neighbor pushed Moses aside, saying, 'Who made you a ruler and judge over us?

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