You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!
Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.”
Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ and behold, the log is in your own eye?
“Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.”
“Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the temple, that is nothing; but whoever swears by the gold of the temple is obligated.’
The chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, “It is not lawful to put them into the temple treasury, since it is the price of blood.”
The scribes and the Pharisees were watching Him closely to see if He healed on the Sabbath, so that they might find reason to accuse Him.
Then they *led Jesus from Caiaphas into the Praetorium, and it was early; and they themselves did not enter into the Praetorium so that they would not be defiled, but might eat the Passover.
So they cried out again, saying, “Not this Man, but Barabbas.” Now Barabbas was a robber.