The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,
Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.
I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
And in the morning, then ye shall see the glory of the LORD; for that he heareth your murmurings against the LORD: and what are we, that ye murmur against us?
Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O LORD, and that the foolish people have blasphemed thy name.
Forget not the voice of thine enemies: the tumult of those that rise up against thee increaseth continually.
Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee.
And Herod with his men of war set him at nought, and mocked him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate.
For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.
And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,
And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.
Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.
Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men.
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,