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 Pharisees had heard his parables, they perceived that he spake of them.
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
That they may shoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not.
Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?
But I was like a lamb or an ox that is brought 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.
Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles.
Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest's palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end.
But if ye will not hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden, even entering 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 followed him afar off, even into the palace of the high priest: and he sat with the servants, and warmed himself at the fire.
And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all,
And led him away to Annas first; for he was father in law to Caiaphas, which was the high priest that same year.
And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,
For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.
And the LORD said unto me, A conspiracy is found among the men of Judah, and among the inhabitants of Jerusalem.
Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
And when they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave large money unto the soldiers,
And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.