Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform.
Wherefore did the nations rage, and the peoples will meditate emptiness?
In the pride of the unjust he will burn the poor: they shall be taken in the devices that they purposed.
For I heard the slander of many sojourning round about: in their sitting together against me they purposed to take away my soul
For they will not speak peace: and against the quiet of the land they will purpose words of deceits.
And Jehovah made known to me and I shall know: then thou caused me to see their doings.
And he will say to say to me, Son of man, these the men purposing vanity and counseling evil counsel in this city
And seeking to lay hold on him, they feared the crowd, since they held him as a prophet.
And they counselled together, that they might obtain Jesus by stratagem, and might kill.
And having brought them, they set in the council: and the chief priest asked them,
They said, Come, and we will cut them off from a nation; and the name of Israel shall no more be remembered.
We will go up against Judah and terrify her and subdue her for us, and we will make a king in the midst of her, the son of Tabeal:
Make friendship, ye peoples, and be broken in pieces; and give ear, every land from afar; be girded and be broken in pieces; be girded and be broken in pieces.
And having sent them to Bethlehem, he said, Having gone, examine thoroughly concerning the child; and when ye should find, announce ye to me, so that I also, having gone, will worship him.
Saying, Lord, we remember that that impostor said, yet living, After three days, I arise.
And, behold, there was a great shaking; for a messenger of the Lord, having come down out of heaven, having come near, rolled away the stone from the door, and sat above it.
But that it be not more and more exposed to the wind among the people, let us threaten them with a threat, to speak no more in this name to any man.