And they led Jesus away to the high priest: and with him were assembled all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes.…
I. GIVE ATTENTION TO THE TWO HIGH PRIESTS WITH WHOM THE TRIAL OF JESUS BEGAN.
II. THE MIDNIGHT COUNCIL OF TRIERS. For blind men to be fair critics of Turner, for bats to be fair critics of sunshine, for worms to be fair critics of the open air, would be more conceivable than the possibility of men like these being fair judges of Jesus! How could such sinners understand the Holy One of God? Besides their unfairness from natural unfitness, there was unfairness from the fact that they were desperate conspirators, plotting against His life.
III. How He was tried.
(Charles Stanford, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And they led Jesus away to the high priest: and with him were assembled all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes.