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57 Bible Verses about Chief priests

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2 Chronicles 19:11

Behold, Amariah, the high priest, who shall be over you in all matters of the LORD; and Zebadiah, the son of Ishmael, prince of the house of Judah, for all the king's matters; and the Levites who shall be teachers before you. Take courage and do, for the LORD shall be with the good.

2 Kings 25:18

And the captain of the guard took Seraiah, the chief priest, and Zephaniah, the second priest, and the three keepers of the door;

Jeremiah 52:24

And the captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three keepers of the door.

2 Chronicles 24:6

Therefore the king called for Jehoiada, the chief, and said unto him, Why hast thou not required of the Levites to bring in out of Judah and out of Jerusalem unto the tabernacle of the testimony the collection, according to the commandment of Moses, the slave of the LORD and of the congregation of Israel?

2 Chronicles 31:10

And Azariah, the high priest of the house of Zadok, answered him and said, Since the people began to bring the offerings into the house of the LORD, we have eaten and been satisfied and have had an abundance left over; for the LORD has blessed his people, and that which 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 first priest.

Matthew 2:4

And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he asked them where the Christ should be born.

Matthew 21:15

But when the princes of the priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that he did and the children crying out in the temple and saying, Hosanna to the Son of David, they were sore displeased

Matthew 20:18

Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the princes of the priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death

Mark 10:33

saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be delivered unto the princes of the priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death and shall deliver him to the Gentiles,

Matthew 21:23

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

Mark 11:27-28

And they returned to Jerusalem, and as he was walking in the temple, the princes of the priests and the scribes and the elders came and said unto him, By what faculty doest thou these things? and who gave thee this faculty to do these things?

Luke 20:1-2

And it came to pass that on one of those days as he taught the people in the temple and preached the gospel, the princes of the priests and the scribes came upon him with the elders and spoke unto him, saying, Tell us, by what authority doest thou these things? or who is he that gave thee this authority?

Matthew 21:45-46

And as the princes of the priests and Pharisees heard his parables, they perceived that he spoke of them. But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude because they held him as a prophet.

Luke 20:19

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

John 7:32

The Pharisees heard the people that murmured such things concerning him, and the princes of the priests and the Pharisees sent officers to take him.

John 11:47

Then the high priests and the Pharisees gathered a council and said, What shall we do? for this man does many signs.

Matthew 26:3-5

Then the princes of the priests and the scribes and the elders of the people assembled together in the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, and took counsel that they might take Jesus by guile and kill him. But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.

Mark 14:1

Two days after was the passover and the days of unleavened bread; and the princes of the priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, that they might kill him.

Matthew 26:59

Now the princes of the priests and the elders and all the council sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;

Mark 14:55

And the princes of the priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death and found none.

Matthew 27:1

When the morning was come, all the princes of the priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death,

Matthew 26:14

Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the princes of the priests

Mark 14:10

Then Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, came unto the princes of the priests to deliver him unto them.

Luke 22:4

And he went and spoke with the princes of the priests and captains, how he might betray him unto them.

Matthew 26:47

And while he yet spoke, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the princes of the priests and elders of the people.

Mark 14:43

And immediately, while he yet spoke, Judas came, who was one of the twelve, and with him a multitude with swords and staves from the princes of the priests and of the scribes and of the elders.

Luke 22:52

Then Jesus said unto the princes of the priests and captains of the temple and the elders, who were come to him, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves?

John 18:3

Judas then, taking a company of soldiers and ministers of the high priests and of the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Matthew 27:3-6

Then Judas, who had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the princes of the priests and the elders, saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? Thou shalt see to it. And casting down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed and went and hanged himself.read more.
And the princes of the priests taking the silver pieces, said, It is not lawful to put them into the treasury because it is the price of blood.

Matthew 27:12

And being accused by the princes of the priests and the elders, he answered nothing.

Mark 15:3

And the princes of the priests accused him of many things.

Luke 22:66

And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the princes of the priests and the scribes came together and led him into their council, saying,

Luke 23:10

And the princes of the priests and the scribes stood and vehemently accused him.

Matthew 27:20

But the princes of the priests and the elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask for Barabbas and destroy Jesus.

Luke 23:4

Then said Pilate to the princes of the priests and to the people, I find no fault in this man.

John 19:6

When the princes of the priests and the servants saw him, they cried out, saying, crucify him, crucify him. Pilate said unto them, Take him, and crucify him, for I find no fault in him.

Matthew 27:41

Likewise also the princes of the priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said,

Mark 15:31

Likewise also the princes of the priests mocking said among themselves with the scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save.

Luke 24:20

and how the princes of the priests and our rulers delivered him to be condemned to death and crucified him.

John 18:35

Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thine own nation and the chief priests have delivered thee unto me; what hast thou done?

Matthew 27:62-66

Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the princes of the priests and the Pharisees came together unto Pilate, saying, Lord, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again. Command therefore that the sepulchre be made secure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night and steal him away and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead; so the last error shall be worse than the first.read more.
Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch; go your way; make it as secure as ye can. So they went and made the sepulchre secure, sealing the stone and setting a watch.

Matthew 28:11-15

Now when they were going, behold, some of the guard came into the city and reported unto the chief priests all the things that were done. And when they were assembled with the elders and had taken counsel, they gave a large amount of money to the soldiers, saying, Say ye, His disciples came by night and stole him away while we slept.read more.
And if this comes to the governor's ears, we will persuade him and make you secure. So they took the money and did as they were taught, and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.

John 19:15

But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate said unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The high priests answered, We have no king but Caesar.

Acts 4:23

And being let go, they went to their own company and reported all that the princes of the priests and the elders had said unto them.

Acts 5:24

Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the princes of the priests heard these things, they were perplexed regarding what this would come to.

Acts 9:14

and even here he has authority from the princes of the priests to bind all that call on thy name.

Acts 26:10

Which things I also did in Jerusalem, and I shut up many of the saints in prison, having received authority from the princes of the priests, and when they were put to death, I gave my voice against them.

Acts 22:30

On the next day, because he wanted to know of certainty the cause for which he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him from his bands and commanded the princes of the priests and all their council to appear and brought Paul down and set him before them.

Acts 23:14

And they came to the princes of the priests and the elders and said, We have made a vow of anathema that we will eat nothing until we have slain Paul.

Acts 25:2

Then the prince of the priests and the principals of the Jews informed him against Paul and besought him,

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Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Two days after was the passover and the days of unleavened bread; and the princes of the priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, that they might kill him.

Deception » Instances of » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Two days after was the passover and the days of unleavened bread; and the princes of the priests and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, that they might kill him.

Envy » Exemplified » Chief priests

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

When the morning was come, all the princes of the priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death, and when they had bound him, they led him away and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor.

Murder » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1

When the morning was come, all the princes of the priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death,

Revenge » Exemplified » Chief priests

Acts 5:33

When they heard that, they were divided and took counsel to slay them.

Scoffing » Instances of » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

Likewise also the princes of the priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said,

Scorning and mocking » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

Likewise also the princes of the priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said,

Unbelief » Exemplified » Chief priests

Unbelief » Instances of » Chief priests