Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, unto the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas,
And when the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they perceived that he spake of them.
Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, They mark my steps, Even as they have waited for my soul.
That they may shoot in secret places at the perfect: Suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not.
Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with thee, Which frameth mischief by statute?
But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me,'saying , Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.
The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many signs.
who by the Holy Spirit, by the mouth of our father David thy servant, didst say, Why did the Gentiles rage, And the peoples imagine vain things?
But Peter followed him afar off, unto the court of the high priest, and entered in, and sat with the officers, to see the end.
But if ye will not hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden and enter in at the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day; then will I kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.
And Peter had followed him afar off, even within, into the court of the high priest; and he was sitting with the officers, and warming himself in the light of the fire .
But a certain one of them, Caiaphas, being high priest that year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all,
and led him to Annas first; for he was father in law to Caiaphas, who was high priest that year.
And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers and elders and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem;
For their heart studieth oppression, And their lips talk of mischief.
And Jehovah said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Then Herod privily called the Wise-men, and learned of them exactly what time the star appeared.
And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave much money unto the soldiers,
And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put him to death; for they feared the people.