After they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. "Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt," he said. "Stay there until I tell you, because Herod intends to search for the child and kill him."
"Get up," he said. "Take the child and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, because those who were trying to kill the child are dead."
But when the tenant farmers saw his son, they told one another, "This is the heir. Come on, let's kill him and get his inheritance!'
Meanwhile, the high priests and the whole Council were looking for false testimony against Jesus in order to have him put to death.
But the high priests and elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to demand that Jesus be put to death.
Meanwhile, the high priests and the whole Council were looking for some testimony against Jesus in order to have him put to death, but they couldn't find any.