Matthew 26:1–5

The Religious Leaders Plot to Kill Jesus

Mark 14:1, 2; Luke 22:1, 2

26 Now it came to pass, when Jesus had finished all these sayings, that He said to His disciples, a“You know that after two days is the Passover, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified.”

bThen the chief priests, 1the scribes, and the elders of the people assembled at the palace of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas, and cplotted to take Jesus by 2trickery and kill Him. But they said, “Not during the feast, lest there be an uproar among the dpeople.”

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