Chief priests

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2 Chronicles 19:11

And behold, Amariah the chief priest [is] over you in all matters of the word of Yahweh, and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the governor of the house of Judah, in all matters of the king, and the Levites [shall be] before you [as] officials. Be strong and do [well]! May Yahweh be with the upright."

2 Kings 25:18

Then the commander of the imperial guard took Seraiah the chief priest, Zephaniah the second priest, and three of the threshold keepers.

Jeremiah 52:24

Then [the] captain of [the] guard took Seraiah {the chief priest}, and Zephaniah {the second priest}, and three keepers of the threshold.

2 Chronicles 24:6

So the king called Jehoiada the chief, and he said to him, "Why have you not required the Levites to bring from Judah and Jerusalem the tax of Moses, the servant of Yahweh, and [of] the assembly 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 answered him, saying, "Since the offerings began to be brought to the house of Yahweh, [we have] eaten and been satisfied, and have much to spare, for Yahweh has blessed his people. Now [see] this abundant remainder!"

Ezra 7:5

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

Matthew 2:4

and [after] calling together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired from them where the Christ was to be born.

Matthew 21:15

But [when] the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful [things] that he did, and the children shouting in the temple [courts] and saying, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" they were indignant.

Matthew 20:18

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

Mark 10:33

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

Matthew 21:23

And [after] he arrived at the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to him [while he] was teaching, saying, "By what authority are you doing these [things]? And who gave you this authority?"

Mark 11:27-28

And they came again to Jerusalem. And [as] he was walking in the temple [courts], the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came up to him and said to him, "By what authority are you doing these [things], or who gave you this authority that you do these [things]?"

Luke 20:1-2

And it happened that on one of the days [while] he was teaching the people in the temple [courts] and proclaiming the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes approached together with the elders and said, saying to him, "Tell us, by what authority you are doing these [things], or who is the one who gave you this authority?

Matthew 21:45-46

And [when] the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they knew that he was speaking about them, and [although they] wanted to arrest him, they were afraid of the crowds, because they looked upon him as a prophet.

Luke 20:19

And the scribes and the chief priests sought to lay [their] hands on him at [that] same hour, and they were afraid of the people, for they knew that he had told this parable with reference to them.

John 7:32

The Pharisees heard the crowd murmuring these [things] about him, and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers in order {to take him into custody }.

John 11:47

So the chief priests and the Pharisees called together the Sanhedrin and said, "What are we doing? For this man is performing many signs!

Matthew 26:3-5

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest, who was named Caiaphas, and plotted in order that they could arrest Jesus by stealth and kill [him]. But they were saying, "Not during the feast, so that there will not be an uproar among the people."

Mark 14:1

Now after two days it was the Passover and the feast of Unleavened Bread, and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how, [after] arresting him by stealth, they could kill [him].

Matthew 26:59

Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for false testimony against Jesus in order that they could put him to death.

Mark 14:55

Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for testimony against Jesus in order to put him to death, and they did not find [it].

Matthew 27:1

Now [when it] was early morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus in order to put him to death.

Matthew 26:14

Then one of the twelve, the one named Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests

Mark 14:10

And Judas Iscariot, who [was] one of the twelve, went to the chief priests in order to betray him to them.

Luke 22:4

And he went away [and] discussed with the chief priests and officers of the temple guard how he could betray him to them.

Matthew 26:47

And [while] he was still speaking, behold, Judas--one of the twelve--arrived, and with him a large crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and elders of the people.

Mark 14:43

And immediately, [while] he was still speaking, Judas--one of the twelve--arrived, and with him a crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.

Luke 22:52

And Jesus said to the chief priests and officers of the temple and elders who had come out against him, "Have you come out with swords and clubs, as against a robber?

John 18:3

So Judas, taking the cohort and officers from the chief priests and from the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Matthew 27:3-6

Then [when] Judas, the one who had betrayed him, saw that he had been condemned, he regretted [what he had done] [and] returned the thirty silver coins to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned [by] betraying innocent blood!" But they said, "What [is that] to us? You see to [it]!" And throwing the silver coins into the temple he departed. And he went away [and] hanged himself.read more.
But the chief priests took the silver coins [and] said, "It is not permitted to put them into the temple treasury, because it is {blood money}."

Matthew 27:12

And {when he was being accused} by the chief priests and elders he answered nothing.

Mark 15:3

And the chief priests began to accuse him [of] many [things].

Luke 22:66

And when day came, the council of elders of the people gathered, both chief priests and scribes, and they led him away to their Sanhedrin,

Luke 23:10

And the chief priests and the scribes were standing there vehemently accusing him.

Matthew 27:20

But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds that they should ask for Barabbas and put Jesus to death.

Luke 23:4

So Pilate said to the chief priests and the crowds, "I find no basis for an accusation against this man.

John 19:6

So when they saw him, the chief priests and the officers shouted, saying, "Crucify! Crucify!" Pilate said to them, "You take him and crucify [him]! For I do not find a basis for an accusation against him."

Matthew 27:41

In the same way also the chief priests, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking [him], saying,

Mark 15:31

In the same way also the chief priests, along with the scribes, were mocking [him] to one another, saying, "He saved others; he is not able to save himself!

Luke 24:20

and how our chief priests and rulers handed him over to a sentence of death, and crucified him.

John 18:35

Pilate replied, "I am not a Jew, [am I]? Your people and the chief priests handed you over to me! What have you done?"

Matthew 27:62-66

Now [on] the next day, which is after the day of preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees assembled before Pilate, saying, "Sir, we remember that [while] that deceiver was still alive he said, 'After three days I will rise.' Therefore give orders that the tomb be made secure until the third day, lest his disciples come [and] steal him and tell the people, 'He has been raised from the dead,' and the last deception will be worse than the first."read more.
Pilate said to them, "You have a guard of soldiers. Go, make [it] as secure as you know how." So they went with the guard of soldiers [and] made the tomb secure [by] sealing the stone.

Matthew 28:11-15

And [while] they were going, behold, some of the guard of soldiers went into the city [and] reported to the chief priests everything that had happened. And [after they] had assembled with the elders and had taken counsel, they gave a rather large sum of money to the soldiers, telling [them], "Say 'His disciples came during the night [and] stole him [while] we were sleeping.'read more.
And if this [matter] is heard before the governor, we will satisfy him and {keep you out of trouble}." So they took the money [and] did as they were told, and spread abroad this report among the Jews until this very day.

John 19:15

Then those shouted, "Away [with him]! Away [with him]! Crucify him!" Pilate said to them, "Shall I crucify your king?" The chief priests replied, "We do not have a king except Caesar!"

Acts 4:23

And [when they] were released, they went to their own [people] and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

Acts 5:24

Now when both the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed concerning them, [as to] what this might be.

Acts 9:14

and here he has authority from the chief priests to tie up all who call upon your name!"

Acts 26:10

which I also did in Jerusalem, and not only did I lock up many of the saints in prison, having received authority from the chief priests, but also [when] they were being executed, I cast [my] vote against [them].

Acts 22:30

But on the next day, [because he] wanted to know the true [reason] why he was being accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin to assemble, and he brought down Paul [and] had [him] stand before them.

Acts 23:14

who went to the chief priests and the elders [and] said, "We have bound ourselves under a curse to partake of nothing until we have killed Paul

Acts 25:2

And the chief priests and the most prominent men of the Jews brought charges against Paul to him, and were urging him,

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Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Now after two days it was the Passover and the feast of Unleavened Bread, and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how, [after] arresting him by stealth, they could kill [him].

Deception » Instances of » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

Now after two days it was the Passover and the feast of Unleavened Bread, and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how, [after] arresting him by stealth, they could kill [him].

Envy » Exemplified » Chief priests

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

Now [when it] was early morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus in order to put him to death. And [after] tying him up, they led [him] away and handed [him] over to Pilate the governor.

Murder » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1

Now [when it] was early morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus in order to put him to death.

Revenge » Exemplified » Chief priests

Acts 5:33

Now [when] they heard [this], they were infuriated, and were wanting to execute them.

Scoffing » Instances of » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

In the same way also the chief priests, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking [him], saying,

Scorning and mocking » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

In the same way also the chief priests, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking [him], saying,

Unbelief » Exemplified » Chief priests

Unbelief » Instances of » Chief priests