Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, ‘This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.’
But they cried out with a loud voice, and covered their ears and rushed at him with one impulse.
the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.
crying out, “Men of Israel, come to our aid!
This is the man who preaches to all men everywhere against our people and the Law and this place; and besides he has even brought Greeks into the temple and has defiled this holy place.”
They listened to him up to this statement, and then they raised their voices and said, “
Away with such a fellow from the earth, for he should not be allowed to live!”
And as a great dissension was developing, the
commander was afraid Paul would be torn to pieces by them and ordered the troops to go down and take him away from them by force, and bring him into the barracks.
Then the officials and all the people
said to the priests and to the prophets, “No death sentence for this man! For he has spoken to us in the name of the Lord our God.”
Pilate summoned the chief priests and the
rulers and the people,
And though they found no ground for putting Him to death, they
asked Pilate that He be executed.