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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 people imagine a vain thing?
For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.
For my enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
Who imagine evil in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.
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,
When the morning was come, all the chief priests and elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:
And it came to pass on the next day, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes,
And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.
He sits in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places does he murder the innocent: his eyes are secretly set against the poor.
Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:
Then the presidents and satraps sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find no occasion nor fault; because he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.
The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him.
They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dug a pit before me, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah.
With which your enemies have reproached, O LORD; with which they have reproached the footsteps of your anointed.
For now you number my steps: do not watch over my sin.
Does not he see my ways, and count all my steps?
For I heard the mocking of many, fear on every side. Report, say they, and we will report it. All my friends watched for my fall, saying, Perhaps he will be deceived, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who should pretend themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled.