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Actually, he did not say this of his own accord; rather, as he was High Priest that year, he was prophesying that Jesus was going to die for the Jewish people,
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And this he spoke not of himself: but being the high priest of that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for the nation.
Exodus 28:30 And thou shalt put in the rational of judgment doctrine and truth, which shall be on Aaron's breast, when he shall go in before the Lord: and he shall bear the judgment of the children of Israel on his breast, in the sight of the Lord always.
Judges 20:27,28 And inquired of him concerning their state. At that time the ark of the covenant of the Lord was there, . . .
1 Samuel 23:9 Now when David understood that Saul secretly prepared evil against him, he said to Abiathar, the priest: Bring hither the ephod.
1 Samuel 28:6 And he consulted the Lord, and he answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by priests, nor by prophets.
Numbers 22:28 And the Lord opened the mouth of the ass, and she said: What have I done to thee? Why strikest thou me, lo, now this third time?
Numbers 24:2,14-25 And lifting up his eyes, he saw Israel abiding in their tents by their tribes: and the spirit of God rushing upon him, . . .
Matthew 7:22,23 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in thy name, and cast out devils in thy name, and done many miracles in thy name? . . .
1 Corinthians 13:2 And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I should have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
2 Peter 2:15-17 Leaving the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam of Bosor who loved the wages of iniquity, . . .
John 10:15 As the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father: and I lay down my life for my sheep.
Isaiah 53:5-8 But he was wounded for our iniquities, he was bruised for our sins: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and by his bruises we are healed. . . .
Daniel 9:26 And after sixty-two weeks Christ shall be slain: and the people that shall deny him shall not be his. And a people, with their leader, that shall come, shall destroy the city, and the sanctuary: and the end thereof shall be waste, and after the end of the war the appointed desolation.
Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man is not come to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many.
Romans 3:25,26 Whom God hath proposed to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to the shewing of his justice, for the remission of former sins, . . .
2 Corinthians 5:21 Him, who knew no sin, he hath made sin for us: that we might be made the justice of God in him.
Galatians 3:13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us (for it is written: Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree).
Galatians 4:4,5 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent his Son, made of a woman, made under the law: . . .
1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bore our sins in his body upon the tree: that we, being dead to sins, should live to justice: by whose stripes you were healed.
1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,
ContextThe Plot to Kill Jesus
…50Neither do you consider that it is expedient for you that one man should die for the people and that the whole nation perish not. 51And this he spoke not of himself: but being the high priest of that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for the nation. 52And not only for the nation, but to gather together in one the children of God that were dispersed.…
But one of them, named Caiphas, being the high priest that year, said to them: You know nothing.
And they led him away to Annas first, for he was father-in-law to Caiphas, who was the high priest of that year.
1 John 2:2
And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.
Additional TranslationsCaiaphas did not say this on his own. Instead, as high priest that year, he was prophesying that Jesus would die for the nation,
Now he did not say this from himself, but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus was about to die for the nation,
And this spoke he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation;
Now this he said not of himself: but, being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for the nation;
But this he did not say of himself; but, being high priest that year, prophesied that Jesus was going to die for the nation;
Now this he said not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for the nation;
And this he spoke not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation;
It was not as a mere man that he thus spoke. But being High Priest that year he was inspired to declare that Jesus was to die for the nation,
Now he didn't say this of himself, but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus would die for the nation,
And this he said not of himself, but being chief priest of that year, he did prophesy that Jesus was about to die for the nation,
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