New Living Translation
Inside, the leading priests and the entire high council were trying to find witnesses who would lie about Jesus, so they could put him to death.
King James Bible
Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death;
Darby Bible Translation
And the chief priests and the elders and the whole sanhedrim sought false witness against Jesus, so that they might put him to death.
World English Bible
Now the chief priests, the elders, and the whole council sought false testimony against Jesus, that they might put him to death;
Young's Literal Translation
And the chief priests, and the elders, and all the council, were seeking false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death,
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LibraryThe New Passover
'Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto Him, Where wilt Thou that we prepare for Thee to eat the passover? 18. And He said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with My disciples. 19. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover. 20. Now when the even was come, He sat down with the twelve. 21. And as they did eat, He said, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Gethsemane, the Oil-Press
The Real High Priest and his Counterfeit
But I say, if you are even angry with someone, you are subject to judgment! If you call someone an idiot, you are in danger of being brought before the court. And if you curse someone, you are in danger of the fires of hell.
Inside, the high priest began asking Jesus about his followers and what he had been teaching them.
The lying witnesses said, "This man is always speaking against the holy Temple and against the law of Moses.
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