61 occurrences in 13 translations

'Council' in the Bible

Simeon and Levi [are] brothers; weapons of violence [are] their swords. Let me not come into their council.

May I never enter their council; may I never join their assembly. For in their anger they kill men, and on a whim they hamstring oxen.

and they rose up against Moses, with two hundred and fifty men of the children of Israel, princes of the assembly, summoned to the council, men of renown;

And Ahimelech answereth the king and saith, 'And who among all thy servants is as David -- faithful, and son-in-law of the king, and hath turned aside unto thy council, and is honoured in thy house?

He was honoured above the thirty, but he did not attain to the first three. And David set him in his council.

From the city he took one court official who [was] chief officer over the men of war, five men {from the king's council} who were found in the city, the secretary of the commander of the army who mustered the people of the land, and sixty men from the people of the land being found in the city.

Behold, he was honoured above the thirty, but he did not attain to the first three. And David set him in his council.

You have authority to act for the king and for his Council of Seven to conduct an inquiry concerning Judah and Jerusalem in accordance with the Law of your God, which is in your possession.

Do you listen in on the council of God, or have a monopoly on wisdom?

All the men of my council and my familiar friends abhor me; those whom I loved are turned against me.

When I went out to the gate of the city, when I prepared my seat in the street [the broad place for the council at the city's gate],

If I have lifted my hand against the fatherless when I saw [that the judges would be favorable and be] my help at the [council] gate,

So they shall make their own council and agreements to fall upon themselves; all that see them shall flee away.

There is little Benjamin with their ruler, the princes of Judah and their council, the princes of Zebulun, and the princes of Naphtali.

Let them exalt Him in the assembly of the people and praise Him in the council of the elders.

that thou may keep council and that thy lips may conserve knowledge.

For who has stood in the council of the Lord to see and hear His word? Who has paid attention to His word and obeyed?

If they had really stood in My council, they would have enabled My people to hear My words and would have turned them back from their evil ways and their evil deeds.

My hand will oppose the prophets who see false visions and speak deceptive divinations. They won't be included with the council of my people, nor will they be entered into the registry of Israel's house or enter Israel's land. Then you'll know that I am the Lord GOD,

Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the great ones, the assistants and captains, the judges, the treasurers, those of the council, presidents, and all the governors of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the statue which Nebuchadnezzar the king had raised up.

Then the great ones, the assistants and captains, the judges, the treasurers, those of the council, presidents, and all the governors of the provinces, were gathered together unto the dedication of the statue that Nebuchadnezzar the king had raised up; and they stood before the statue that Nebuchadnezzar the king had raised up.

And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the council of priests murder in the way by common accord; for they put the abomination into effect.

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

And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him to Pilate.

Joseph of Arimathea, a highly respected member of the Council, who was waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.

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

Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and righteous man

who came from the Jewish town of Arimathaea and was awaiting the coming of the Kingdom of God. He had not concurred in the design or action of the Council,

Now a certain man, a Pharisee named Nicodemus, who was a member of the Jewish ruling council,

But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves,

Then when [the rulers and council members] had further threatened them, they let them go, not seeing how they could secure a conviction against them because of the people; for everybody was praising and glorifying God for what had occurred.

The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take council together, against the Lord, and against his Christ.'

And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.

And when they had brought them, they set them before the council: and the high priest asked them,

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

Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people, and commanded to put the apostles forth a little space;

Then he said to the council, "Men of Israel, pay close attention to what you are about to do to these men.

And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,

And all that sat in the council, looking stedfastly on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.

A few, however, attached themselves to him and believed, among them being Dionysius a member of the Council, a gentlewoman named Damaris, and some others.

as both the high priest and the whole council of elders can testify about me. Having received letters from them to the brothers, I was traveling to Damascus to bring those who were prisoners there to be punished in Jerusalem.

On the morrow, because he would have known the certainty wherefore he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him from his bands, and commanded the chief priests and all their council to appear, and brought Paul down, and set him before them.

And Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day.

But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.

Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would inquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.

And he said, The Jews have agreed to desire thee that thou wouldest bring down Paul to morrow into the council, as though they would inquire somewhat of him more perfectly.

And when I would have known the cause wherefore they accused him, I brought him forth into their council:

Or else let these same here say, if they have found any evil doing in me, while I stood before the council,

Then Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered, Hast thou appealed unto Caesar? unto Caesar shalt thou go.

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συμβούλιον 
Sumboulion 
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συνέδριον 
sunedrion 
Usage: 19

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