For they can’t sleep
unless they have done what is evil;
they are robbed of sleep
unless they make someone stumble.
Even on his bed he makes malicious plans.
He sets himself on a path that is not good
and does not reject evil.
Woe to those who dream up wickedness
and prepare evil plans on their beds!
At morning light they accomplish it
because the power is in their hands.
because their feet run toward trouble
and they hurry to commit murder.
But the wicked are like the storm-tossed sea,
for it cannot be still,
and its waters churn up mire and muck.
They have eyes full of adultery and are always looking for sin. They seduce unstable people and have hearts trained in greed. Children under a curse!
When daylight came, the elders of the people, both the chief priests and the scribes, convened and brought Him before their Sanhedrin.
Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to the governor’s headquarters. It was early morning. They did not enter the headquarters themselves; otherwise they would be defiled and unable to eat the Passover.