Chief priests

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2 Chronicles 19:11

And behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of Jehovah, and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, prince of the house of Judah, in all the king's matters; and ye have the Levites before you as officers. Be strong and do it, and Jehovah will be with the good.

2 Kings 25:18

And the captain of the body-guard took Seraiah the high priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three doorkeepers.

Jeremiah 52:24

And the captain of the body-guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three doorkeepers.

2 Chronicles 24:6

And the king called for Jehoiada the chief, and said to him, Why hast thou not required of the Levites to bring in out of Judah and out of Jerusalem the tribute of Moses the servant of Jehovah laid upon the congregation of Israel, for the tent of the testimony?

More Verses on Chief priests

2 Chronicles 31:10

And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok spoke to him and said, Since they began to bring the heave-offerings into the house of Jehovah, we have eaten and been satisfied and have left plenty; for Jehovah has blessed his people; and what is left is this great store.

Ezra 7:5

the son of Abishua, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the chief priest,

Matthew 2:4

and, assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Christ should be born.

Matthew 21:15

And when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonders which he wrought, and the children crying in the temple and saying, Hosanna to the Son of David, they were indignant,

Matthew 20:18

Behold we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man will be delivered up to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death;

Mark 10:33

Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man shall be delivered up to the chief priests and to the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him up to the nations:

Matthew 21:23

And when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, saying, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

Mark 11:27-28

And they come again to Jerusalem. And as he walked about in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders come to him, and they say to him, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority, that thou shouldest do these things?

Luke 20:1-2

And it came to pass on one of the days, as he was teaching the people in the temple, and announcing the glad tidings, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders came up, and spoke to him saying, Tell us by what authority thou doest these things, or who is it who has given thee this authority?

Matthew 21:45-46

And the chief priests and the Pharisees, having heard his parables, knew that he spoke about them. And seeking to lay hold of him, they were afraid of the crowds, because they held him for a prophet.

Luke 20:19

And the chief priests and the scribes sought the same hour to lay hands on him, and they feared the people; for they knew that he had spoken this parable of them.

John 7:32

The Pharisees heard the crowd murmuring these things concerning him, and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent officers that they might take him.

John 11:47

The chief priests, therefore, and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man does many signs.

Matthew 26:3-5

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together to the palace of the high priest who was called Caiaphas, and took counsel together in order that they might seize Jesus by subtlety and kill him; but they said, Not in the feast, that there be not a tumult among the people.

Mark 14:1

Now the passover and the feast of unleavened bread was after two days. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might seize him by subtlety and kill him.

Matthew 26:59

And the chief priests and the elders and the whole sanhedrim sought false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death.

Mark 14:55

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.

Matthew 27:1

And when it was morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus so that they might put him to death.

Matthew 26:14

Then one of the twelve, he who was called Judas Iscariote, went to the chief priests

Mark 14:10

And Judas Iscariote, one of the twelve, went away to the chief priests that he might deliver him up to them;

Luke 22:4

And he went away and spoke with the chief priests and captains as to how he should deliver him up to them.

Matthew 26:47

And while he was yet speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great crowd with swords and sticks from the chief priests and elders of the people.

Mark 14:43

And immediately, while he was yet speaking, Judas comes up, being one of the twelve, and with him a great crowd, with swords and sticks, from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.

Luke 22:52

And Jesus said to the chief priests and captains of the temple and elders, who were come against him, Have ye come out as against a robber with swords and sticks?

John 18:3

Judas therefore, having got the band, and officers of the chief priests and Pharisees, comes there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Matthew 27:3-6

Then Judas, who delivered him up, seeing that he had been condemned, filled with remorse, returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders, saying, I have sinned in having delivered up guiltless blood. But they said, What is that to us? see thou to that. And having cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, he left the place, and went away and hanged himself.read more.
And the chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, It is not lawful to cast them into the Corban, since it is the price of blood.

Matthew 27:12

And when he was accused of the chief priests and the elders, he answered nothing.

Mark 15:3

And the chief priests accused him urgently.

Luke 22:66

And when it was day, the elderhood of the people, both the chief priests and scribes, were gathered together, and led him into their council, saying,

Luke 23:10

And the chief priests and the scribes stood and accused him violently.

Matthew 27:20

But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should beg for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

Luke 23:4

And Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, I find no guilt in this man.

John 19:6

When therefore the chief priests and the officers saw him they cried out saying, Crucify, crucify him. Pilate says to them, Take him ye and crucify him, for I find no fault in him.

Matthew 27:41

And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,

Mark 15:31

In like manner the chief priests also, with the scribes, mocking with one another, said, He saved others; himself he cannot save.

Luke 24:20

and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him up to the judgment of death and crucified him.

John 18:35

Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thy nation and the chief priests have delivered thee up to me: what hast thou done?

Matthew 27:62-66

Now on the morrow, which is after the preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees came together to Pilate, saying, Sir, we have called to mind that that deceiver said when he was still alive, After three days I arise. Command therefore that the sepulchre be secured until the third day, lest his disciples should come and steal him away, and say to the people, He is risen from the dead; and the last error shall be worse than the first.read more.
And Pilate said to them, Ye have a watch: go, secure it as well as ye know how. And they went and secured the sepulchre, having sealed the stone, with the watch besides.

Matthew 28:11-15

And as they went, behold, some of the watch went into the city, and brought word to the chief priests of all that had taken place. And having assembled with the elders, and having taken counsel, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers, saying, Say that his disciples coming by night stole him while we were sleeping.read more.
And if this should come to the hearing of the governor, we will persuade him, and save you from all anxiety. And they took the money and did as they had been taught. And this report is current among the Jews until this day.

John 19:15

But they cried out, Take him away, take him away, crucify him. Pilate says to them, Shall I crucify your king? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar.

Acts 4:23

And having been let go, they came to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them.

Acts 5:24

And when they heard these words, both the priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests were in perplexity as to them, what this would come to.

Acts 9:14

and here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call upon thy name.

Acts 26:10

Which also I did in Jerusalem, and myself shut up in prisons many of the saints, having received the authority from the chief priests; and when they were put to death I gave my vote.

Acts 22:30

And on the morrow, desirous to know the certainty of the matter why he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him, and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and having brought Paul down set him before them.

Acts 23:14

and they went to the chief priests and elders, and said, We have cursed ourselves with a curse to taste nothing until we kill Paul.

Acts 25:2

And the chief priests and the chief of the Jews laid informations before him against Paul, and besought him,

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Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Now the passover and the feast of unleavened bread was after two days. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might seize him by subtlety and kill him.

Deception » Instances of » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Now the passover and the feast of unleavened bread was after two days. And the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might seize him by subtlety and kill him.

Envy » Exemplified » Chief priests

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

And when it was morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus so that they might put him to death. And having bound him they led him away, and delivered him up to Pontius Pilate, the governor.

Murder » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1

And when it was morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus so that they might put him to death.

Revenge » Exemplified » Chief priests

Acts 5:33

But they, when they heard these things, were cut to the heart, and took counsel to kill them.

Scoffing » Instances of » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,

Scorning and mocking » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,

Unbelief » Exemplified » Chief priests

Unbelief » Instances of » Chief priests