Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
for they said, "It must not be during the festival, or there may be a riot."
When the day of Unleavened Bread came, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed,
Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to the governor's house. It was early in the morning, and they would not go into the governor's house themselves, to avoid being ceremonially defiled and to be able to eat the Passover supper.
to carry out what your hand and will had destined should happen.
And while he wanted him killed, he was afraid of the people; for they considered him a prophet.
But if we say, 'From men,' we have the people to fear, for they all consider John a prophet."
But if we say, 'From men,' all the people will stone us to death, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."
Then Herod secretly sent for the astrologers, and found out from them the exact time when the star appeared.
Now at festival time the governor was accustomed to release for the people any prisoner whom they chose,
Now at festival time he used to set free for them one prisoner, whom they petitioned for.
And the high priests and the scribes were casting about for a way to put him to death, for they were afraid of the people.