Now, they having departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appears in a dream to Joseph, saying, Arise, take to thee the little child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be there until I shall tell thee; for Herod will seek the little child to destroy it.
Arise, take to thee the little child and its mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they who sought the life of the little child are dead.
But the husbandmen, seeing the son, said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him and possess his inheritance.
And the chief priests and the elders and the whole sanhedrim sought false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death.
But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should beg for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.
And the chief priests and the whole sanhedrim sought testimony against Jesus to cause him to be put to death, and did not find any.