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 the Chief-priests and the Pharisees, hearing his parables, took note, that, concerning them, he was speaking.
Wherefore have nations assembled in tumult? Or should, peoples, mutter an empty thing?
They stir up strife - they lie hid, They, mark my steps, - Seeing they have waited for my life.
To shoot, in secret places, at the blameless one, Suddenly they shoot at him, and fear not.
Shall the throne that inflicteth ruin, have fellowship with thee, That frameth oppression, by statute?
But, I, was as a gentle lamb that is to be led to the slaughter, - and I knew not that against me, they had devised devices saying - Let us destroy the tree with its fruit Yea let us cut him off out of the land of the living, And, his name, shall be remembered no more!
Then said they, - Come ye and let us devise against Jeremiah devices, For the law shall not perish from the priest, Nor, counsel, from the wise, Nor, the word from the prophet: Come and let as smite him with the tongue, And let us not give ear to any of his words!
The High-priests and Pharisees, therefore, brought together a high-council, and were saying - What are we to do, in that, this man, doeth, many signs?
Who, by our father, through means of the Holy Spirit, even by the mouth of David thy servant, said - Unto what end did nations rage, and, peoples, busy themselves with empty things?
Now, Peter, was following him afar off, unto the court of the High-priest, - and, entering within, was sitting with the attendants, to see the end.
But, if ye will not hearken unto me - To hallow the sabbath day, And to bear no burden and bring in through the gates of Jerusalem, on the sabbath day, Then will I kindle a fire within her gates, And it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, And shall not be quenched.
And, Peter, afar of, followed him, as far as within, into the court of the High-priest; and was sitting with the attendants, and warming himself by the light.
But, a certain one from among them, Caiaphas, being, High-priest, for that year, said unto them - Ye, know, nothing at all;
and led him unto Annas, first; for he was father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was the High-priest of that year.
And it came to pass, upon the morrow, that there were gathered together of them, the rulers and the elders and the scribes, in Jerusalem;
For, violence, their heart muttereth, and, mischief, their lips do speak.
Yahweh therefore said unto me, - There is found a conspiracy, among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem:
Then Herod, privately, calling the wise men, ascertained from them the time of the appearing star;
and, being gathered together with the Elders and taking counsel, sufficient pieces of silver, gave they unto the soldiers, -
And the High-priests and the Scribes were seeking, how they might get rid of him; for they feared the people.