Chief priests

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2 Chronicles 19:11

Take notice, please, that Amariah the Chief Priest is presiding over all cases that pertain to the LORD, Ishmael's son Zebadiah is presiding as ruler of the household of Judah with respect to all cases that pertain to the national government, and the descendants of Levi will preside over your other civil cases. Serve courageously, and the LORD will be with the upright."

2 Kings 25:18

The captain of the guard arrested Seraiah the chief priest, Zephaniah the second priest, three temple officials,

Jeremiah 52:24

The captain of the guard arrested Seraiah the chief priest, Zephaniah the next ranking priest, and the three guards of the gate.

2 Chronicles 24:6

so the king summoned Jehoiada the chief priest and asked him, "Why haven't you required the descendants of Levi to bring from Judah and Jerusalem the tax levied by Moses, the LORD's servant, and the assembly of Israel for the Tent of Testimony?"

More Verses on Chief priests

2 Chronicles 31:10

Azariah replied, "Since they began to bring their gifts into the LORD's Temple, we have eaten and have been satisfied. Now we still have plenty left, because the LORD has blessed his people so that we have all of this left over."

Ezra 7:5

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

Matthew 2:4

He called together all the high priests and scribes of the people and asked them where the Messiah was to be born.

Matthew 21:15

But when the high priests and the scribes saw the amazing things that he had done and the children shouting in the Temple, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they became furious

Matthew 20:18

"See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the high priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death.

Mark 10:33

Once again, Jesus took the Twelve aside and began to tell them what was going to happen to him. "Pay attention! We're going up to Jerusalem. The Son of Man will be handed over to the high priests and the scribes, and they'll condemn him to death. Then they'll hand him over to the unbelievers,

Matthew 21:23

Then Jesus went into the Temple. While he was teaching, the high priests and the elders of the people came to him and asked, "By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?"

Mark 11:27-28

Then they went into Jerusalem again. While Jesus was walking in the Temple, the high priests, the scribes, and the elders came to him and asked him, "By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority to do them?"

Luke 20:1-2

One day, while Jesus was teaching the people in the Temple and telling them the good news, the high priests and the scribes came with the elders and asked him, "Tell us: By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?"

Matthew 21:45-46

When the high priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they knew that he was talking about them. Although they wanted to arrest him, they were afraid of the crowds, who considered Jesus to be a prophet.

Luke 20:19

When the scribes and the high priests realized that Jesus had told this parable about them, they wanted to arrest him right then, but they were afraid of the crowd.

John 7:32

The Pharisees heard the crowd debating these things about him, so the high priests and the Pharisees sent officers to arrest Jesus.

John 11:47

So the high priests and the Pharisees assembled the Council and said, "What are we going to do? This man is performing many signs.

Matthew 26:3-5

Then the high priests and the elders of the people assembled in the courtyard of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas. They conspired to arrest Jesus by treachery and to kill him. But they kept saying, "This must not happen during the festival. Otherwise, there'll be a riot among the people."

Mark 14:1

Now it was two days before the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The high priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus secretly and to have him put to death,

Matthew 26:59

Meanwhile, the high priests and the whole Council were looking for false testimony against Jesus in order to have him put to death.

Mark 14:55

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.

Matthew 27:1

When morning came, all the high priests and elders of the people conspired against Jesus to put him to death.

Matthew 26:14

Then one of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the high priests

Mark 14:10

Then Judas Iscariot, one of the Twelve, went to the high priests to betray Jesus to them.

Luke 22:4

So he went off and discussed with the high priests and the Temple police how he could betray Jesus to them.

Matthew 26:47

Just then, while Jesus was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. A large crowd armed with swords and clubs was with him. They were from the high priests and elders of the people.

Mark 14:43

Just then, while Jesus was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. A crowd armed with swords and clubs was with him. They were from the high priests, the scribes, and the elders.

Luke 22:52

Then Jesus told the high priests, the Temple police, and the elders, who had come for him, "Have you come out with swords and clubs as if I were a bandit?

John 18:3

So Judas took a detachment of soldiers and some officers from the high priests and the Pharisees and went there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.

Matthew 27:3-6

Then Judas, who had betrayed him, regretted what had happened when he saw that Jesus was condemned. He brought the 30 pieces of silver back to the high priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they replied, "What do we care? Attend to that yourself." Then he flung the pieces of silver into the sanctuary, went outside, ran away, and hanged himself.read more.
The high priests picked up the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put this into the Temple treasury, because it is blood money."

Matthew 27:12

While Jesus was being accused by the high priests and elders, he made no reply.

Mark 15:3

The high priests kept accusing him of many things.

Luke 22:66

As soon as day came, the elders of the people, the high priests, and the scribes assembled and brought him before their Council.

Luke 23:10

Meanwhile, the high priests and the scribes stood nearby and continued to accuse him vehemently.

Matthew 27:20

But the high priests and elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to demand that Jesus be put to death.

Luke 23:4

Then Pilate told the high priests and crowds, "I do not find anything chargeable in this man."

John 19:6

When the high priests and the officials saw him, they shouted, "Crucify him! Crucify him!" Pilate told them, "You take him and crucify him. I find no basis for a charge against him."

Matthew 27:41

In the same way the high priests, along with the scribes and elders, were also making fun of him. They kept saying,

Mark 15:31

In the same way, the high priests, along with the scribes, were also making fun of him among themselves. They kept saying, "He saved others, but can't save himself!

Luke 24:20

They answered him, "The events involving Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet, mighty in what he said and did before God and all the people, and how our high priests and leaders handed him over to be condemned to death and had him crucified.

John 18:35

Pilate replied, "I am not a Jew, am I? It is your own nation and high priests who have handed you over to me. What have you done?"

Matthew 27:62-66

The following day (that is, after the Day of Preparation), the high priests and Pharisees gathered before Pilate and said, "Sir, we remember how that impostor said while he was still alive, "I will be raised after three days.' Therefore, order the tomb to be secured until the third day, or his disciples may go and steal him and then tell the people, "He has been raised from the dead.' Then the last deception would be worse than the first one."read more.
Pilate told them, "You have a military guard. Go and make the tomb as secure as you know how." So they went and secured the tomb by putting a seal on the stone in the presence of the guards.

Matthew 28:11-15

While the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and told the high priests everything that had happened. So they met with the elders and agreed on a plan to give the soldiers a large amount of money. They said, "Say that Jesus' disciples came at night and stole him while you were sleeping. read more.
If this is reported to the governor, we'll personally persuade him to keep you out of trouble." So the soldiers took the money, did as they were instructed, and this story has been spread among the Jews to this day.

John 19:15

Then they shouted, "Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!" Pilate asked them, "Should I crucify your king?"

Acts 4:23

After they were released, Peter and John went to their fellow believers and told them everything the high priests and the elders had said.

Acts 5:24

When the commander of the Temple guards and the high priests heard these words, they were utterly at a loss as to what could have happened to them.

Acts 9:14

He is here with authority from the high priests to put in chains all who call on your name."

Acts 26:10

That is what I did in Jerusalem. I received authority from the high priests and locked many of the saints in prison. And when I cast my vote against them, they were put to death.

Acts 22:30

The next day, since the tribune wanted to find out exactly what Paul was being accused of by the Jews, he released him and ordered the high priests and the entire Council to meet. Then he brought Paul down and had him stand before them.

Acts 23:14

They went to the high priests and elders and said, "We have taken a solemn oath not to taste any food before we have killed Paul.

Acts 25:2

The high priests and Jewish leaders informed him of their charges against Paul, urging

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Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Now it was two days before the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The high priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus secretly and to have him put to death,

Deception » Instances of » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Now it was two days before the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread. The high priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus secretly and to have him put to death,

Envy » Exemplified » Chief priests

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

When morning came, all the high priests and elders of the people conspired against Jesus to put him to death. They bound him with chains, led him away, and handed him over to Pontius Pilate, the governor.

Murder » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1

When morning came, all the high priests and elders of the people conspired against Jesus to put him to death.

Revenge » Exemplified » Chief priests

Acts 5:33

When the Council heard this, they became furious and wanted to kill them.

Scoffing » Instances of » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

In the same way the high priests, along with the scribes and elders, were also making fun of him. They kept saying,

Scorning and mocking » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

In the same way the high priests, along with the scribes and elders, were also making fun of him. They kept saying,

Unbelief » Exemplified » Chief priests

Unbelief » Instances of » Chief priests

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