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They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
Why do the nations rage, And the peoples meditate a vain thing?
For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul; The mighty gather themselves together against me: Not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.
For mine enemies speak concerning me; And they that watch for my soul take counsel together,
Who devise mischiefs in their heart; Continually do they gather themselves together for war.
Then were gathered together the chief priests, and the elders of the people, unto the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas;
Now when morning was come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers and elders and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem;
And when it was day, the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages; In the secret places doth he murder the innocent; His eyes are privily set against the helpless.
Hide me from the secret counsel of evil-doers, From the tumult of the workers of iniquity;
Then the presidents and the satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel as touching the kingdom; but they could find no occasion nor fault, forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.
The wicked watcheth the righteous, And seeketh to slay him.
They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down: They have digged a pit before me; They are fallen into the midst thereof themselves. Selah
Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O Jehovah, Wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.
But now thou numberest my steps: Dost thou not watch over my sin?
Doth not he see my ways, And number all my steps?
For I have heard the defaming of many, terror on every side. Denounce, and we will denounce him,'say all my familiar friends, they that watch for my fall; peradventure he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who feigned themselves to be righteous, that they might take hold of his speech, so as to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.
And they that had taken Jesus led him away to the house of Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together.