Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,
Now, therefore, ye kings, show your prudence, Be admonished, ye judges of earth:
For lo! Kings - Met as appointed, Passed by together;
My Lord, on thy right hand, - hath shattered - in the day of his anger - kings;
Then Herod, seeing that he had been mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly enraged, - and sent and slew all the male children that were in Bethlehem, and in all its bounds, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had ascertained from the wise men.
In that very hour, came near certain Pharisees, saying unto him, Go forth, and be journeying hence, because, Herod, desireth to slay thee.
And Herod with his soldiery, having set him at nought, and mocked him, threw about him a gorgeous robe, and sent him back unto Pilate.
Now, in the course of that season, Herod the king thrust forth his hands to harm some of them of the assembly, -
And, the ten horns which thou sawest, are, ten kings, - who, indeed, have not received, sovereignty, as yet, but, authority, as kings, for one hour, shall receive, with the wild-beast.
Then, were gathered together, the High-priests and the Elders of the people, into the court of the High-priest who was called Caiaphas;
Now, when morning came, all the High-priests and Elders of the people took, counsel, against Jesus, so as to put him to death:
And it came to pass, upon the morrow, that there were gathered together of them, the rulers and the elders and the scribes, in Jerusalem;
and, in the morning, then shall ye see the glory of Yahweh, in that he hath heard your murmurings against Yahweh, - what then are, we, that ye should murmur against, us?
There is no wisdom, nor understanding, nor counsel, to confront Yahweh.
He that hateth me, hateth, my Father also.
And, falling unto the earth, he heard a voice saying unto him - Saul! Saul! why, me, art thou persecuting?
Then said Balak unto Balaam, Thou shalt neither revile, him, - nor bless him.
Then said he unto me, Son of man, These, are the men who are devising iniquity, and who are counselling wicked counsel in this city;
Be ready, and show thyself ready, Thou and all thy gathered host who have gathered themselves unto thee, - And become thou for me a guard.
But, his citizens, hated him, and sent off an embassy after him, saying - We desire not, this, man, to be made king over us!
And the High-priests and the Scribes were seeking, how they might get rid of him; for they feared the people.