They got up, forced Jesus out of the city, and led him to the edge of the hill on which their city was built, intending to throw him off.
Even Herod and his soldiers treated him with contempt and made fun of him. He put a magnificent robe on Jesus and sent him back to Pilate.
So the Jewish leaders began persecuting Jesus, because he kept doing such things on the Sabbath.
After this, Jesus traveled throughout Galilee, because he didn't want to travel in Judea, since the Jewish leaders there were trying to kill him.
"I know that you are Abraham's descendants. Yet you are trying to kill me because you've not received what I've told you.
Again they tried to seize him, but he slipped away from them.