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57 Bible Verses about Chief priests

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2 Chronicles 19:11

Behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of Yahweh; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, in all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you. Deal courageously, and may Yahweh be with the good."

2 Kings 25:18

The captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three keepers of the threshold:

Jeremiah 52:24

The captain of the guard took Seraiah the chief priest, and Zephaniah the second priest, and the three keepers of the threshold:

2 Chronicles 24:6

The king called for Jehoiada the chief, and said to him, "Why haven't you required of the Levites to bring in the tax of Moses the servant of Yahweh, and of the assembly of Israel, out of Judah and out of Jerusalem, for the tent of the testimony?"

2 Chronicles 31:10

Azariah the chief priest, of the house of Zadok, answered him and said, "Since people began to bring the offerings into the house of Yahweh, we have eaten and had enough, and have left plenty: for Yahweh 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 chief priest;

Matthew 2:4

Gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he asked them where the Christ would be born.

Matthew 21:15

But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children who were crying in the temple 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 delivered to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death,

Mark 10:33

"Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem. The Son of Man will be delivered to the chief priests and the scribes. They will condemn him to death, and will deliver him to the Gentiles.

Matthew 21:23

When he had come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, "By what authority do you do these things? Who gave you this authority?"

Mark 11:27-28

They came again to Jerusalem, and as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders came to him, and they began saying to him, "By what authority do you do these things? Or who gave you this authority to do these things?"

Luke 20:1-2

It happened on one of those days, as he was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the Good News, that the priests and scribes came to him with the elders. They asked him, "Tell us: by what authority do you do these things? Or who is giving you this authority?"

Matthew 21:45-46

When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they perceived that he spoke about them. When they sought to seize him, they feared the multitudes, because they considered him to be a prophet.

Luke 20:19

The chief priests and the scribes sought to lay hands on him that very hour, but they feared the people -- for they knew he had spoken this parable against them.

John 7:32

The Pharisees heard the multitude murmuring these things concerning him, and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers to arrest him.

John 11:47

The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, "What are we doing? For this man does many signs.

Matthew 26:3-5

Then the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas. They took counsel together that they might take Jesus by deceit, and kill him. But they said, "Not during the feast, lest a riot occur among the people."

Mark 14:1

It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by deception, and kill him.

Matthew 26:59

Now the chief priests, the elders, and the whole council sought false testimony against Jesus, that they might put him to death;

Mark 14:55

Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witnesses against Jesus to put him to death, and found none.

Matthew 27:1

Now when morning had come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:

Matthew 26:14

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

Mark 14:10

Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went away to the chief priests, that he might deliver him to them.

Luke 22:4

He went away, and talked with the chief priests and captains about how he might deliver him to them.

Matthew 26:47

While he was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and clubs, from the chief priest and elders of the people.

Mark 14:43

Immediately, while he was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, came -- and with him a multitude with swords and clubs, from the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders.

Luke 22:52

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

John 18:3

Judas then, having taken a detachment of soldiers and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.

Matthew 27:3-6

Then Judas, who betrayed him, when he saw that Jesus was condemned, felt remorse, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? You see to it." He threw down the pieces of silver in the sanctuary, and departed. He went away and hanged himself.read more.
The chief priests took the pieces of silver, and said, "It's not lawful to put them into the treasury, since it is the price of blood."

Mark 15:3

The chief priests accused him of many things.

Luke 22:66

As soon as it was day, the assembly of the elders of the people was gathered together, both chief priests and scribes, and they led him away into their council, saying,

Luke 23:10

The chief priests and the scribes stood, vehemently accusing him.

Matthew 27:20

Now the chief priests and the elders persuaded the multitudes to ask for Barabbas, and destroy Jesus.

Luke 23:4

Pilate said to the chief priests and the multitudes, "I find no basis for a charge against this man."

John 19:6

When therefore the chief priests and the officers saw him, they shouted, saying, "Crucify! Crucify!" Pilate said to them, "Take him yourselves, and crucify him, for I find no basis for a charge against him."

Matthew 27:41

Likewise the chief priests also mocking, with the scribes, the Pharisees, and the elders, said,

Mark 15:31

Likewise, also the chief priests mocking among themselves with the scribes said, "He saved others. He can't save himself.

Luke 24:20

and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death, and crucified him.

John 18:35

Pilate answered, "I'm not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests delivered you to me. What have you done?"

Matthew 27:62-66

Now on the next day, which was the day after the Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees were gathered together to Pilate, saying, "Sir, we remember what that deceiver said while he was still alive: 'After three days I will rise again.' Command therefore that the tomb be made secure until the third day, lest perhaps his disciples come at night and steal him away, and tell the people, 'He is risen from the dead;' and the last deception will be worse than the first."read more.
Pilate said to them, "You have a guard. Go, make it as secure as you can." So they went with the guard and made the tomb secure, sealing the stone.

Matthew 28:11-15

Now while they were going, behold, some of the guards came into the city, and told the chief priests all the things that had happened. When they were assembled with the elders, and had taken counsel, they gave a large amount of silver to the soldiers, saying, "Say that his disciples came by night, and stole him away while we slept.read more.
If this comes to the governor's ears, we will persuade him and make you free of worry." So they took the money and did as they were told. This saying was spread abroad among the Jews, and continues until this day.

John 19:15

They cried out, "Away with him! Away with him! Crucify him!" Pilate said to them, "Shall I crucify your King?" The chief priests answered, "We have no king but Caesar!"

Acts 4:23

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

Acts 5:24

Now when the high priest, the captain of the temple, and the chief priests heard these words, they were very perplexed about them and what might become of this.

Acts 9:14

Here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on your name."

Acts 26:10

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

Acts 22:30

But on the next day, desiring to know the truth about why he was accused by the Jews, he freed him from the bonds, and commanded the chief priests and all the council to come together, and brought Paul down and set him before them.

Acts 23:14

They came to the chief priests and the elders, and said, "We have bound ourselves under a great curse, to taste nothing until we have killed Paul.

Acts 25:2

Then the high priest and the principal men of the Jews informed him against Paul, and they begged him,

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Deceit » Exemplified » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by deception, and kill him.

Deception » Instances of » Chief priests

Mark 14:1

It was now two days before the feast of the Passover and the unleavened bread, and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might seize him by deception, and kill him.

Envy » Exemplified » Chief priests

Hatred to Christ » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1-2

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

Murder » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:1

Now when morning had come, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death:

Revenge » Exemplified » Chief priests

Acts 5:33

But they, when they heard this, were cut to the heart, and determined to kill them.

Scoffing » Instances of » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

Likewise the chief priests also mocking, with the scribes, the Pharisees, and the elders, said,

Scorning and mocking » Exemplified » Chief priests

Matthew 27:41

Likewise the chief priests also mocking, with the scribes, the Pharisees, and the elders, said,

Unbelief » Exemplified » Chief priests

Unbelief » Instances of » Chief priests