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Jesus appears before Herod Antipas (33)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A comparison of the two trials on the night Jesus was betrayed—one before the Sanhedrin and one before Pontius Pilate. The trials of Jesus are found in all four Gospels, which show a remarkable amount of agreement in their descriptions.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jesus, Trial of
Jesus, Trial of A comparison of the two trials on the night Jesus was betrayed—one before the Sanhedrin and one before Pontius Pilate. The trials of Jesus are found in all four Gospels, which show a remarkable amount of agreement in their descriptions.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Trial of Jesus
TRIAL OF JESUS. Any study of the trial of Jesus of Nazareth immediately encounters several complex issues of interpretation. For example, two gospel narratives (Matthew and Mark) present a nighttime session of the Sanhedrin, though apparently this was contrary to Jewish law. Further, all the gospels
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Trial of Jesus
trial of Jesus. All four nt Gospels report that Jesus appeared before the Roman prefect Pontius Pilate for a hearing that resulted in a sentence of death by crucifixion (Matt. 27:11–14; Mark 15:2–5; Luke 23:17–25; John 18:28–38).Before Pilate: The basic outline of the trial before Pilate suits known
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Trial of Jesus
TRIAL OF JESUS. The arrest of our Lord in the garden is followed, in the Synoptic tradition, by his removal to a meeting of the Jewish leaders (Mk. 14:53). Jn. 18:12–13 preserves an independent account of a preliminary examination before Annas, the father-in-law of the high priest Caiaphas. There follows
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Trial of Jesus
Trial of jesusThe trial and death* of Jesus, in addition to being a celebrated problem of jurisprudence, is the focal point of the gospel story and thus assumes paramount importance as a historical and theological issue. Opinions are sharply divided over a wide range of historical, literary and legal
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Trial of Jesus, the
Trial of Jesus, Thetrial of Jesus, the, the trial of Jesus before the Roman prefect Pontius Pilate (Mark 15:2–5; Matt. 27:11–14; Luke 23:17–25; John 18:28–38). This trial culminated in a sentence of death by crucifixion on the charge of activity that would subvert Roman rule, namely, claiming to be
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARREST, AND TRIAL OF JESUS
ARREST, AND TRIAL OF JESUS<a-rest’>, see JESUS CHRIST, ARREST AND TRIAL OF.
JESUS CHRIST, THE ARREST AND TRIAL OF
JESUS CHRIST, THE ARREST AND TRIAL OFThis subject is of special interest, not only on account of its inherent importance, but more particularly on account of its immediately preceding, and leading directly up to what is the greatest tragedy in human history, the crucifixion of our Lord. It has also
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Trial Of Jesus
TRIAL OF JESUS.—The narratives of what may be termed, for the sake of convenience, the twofold trial of Jesus yield a record of the proceedings which is fairly intelligible and substantially authentic, but which is bound up with a triple set of problems. Some of these are topographical or archæological;
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Trial of Jesus
TRIAL OF JESUS Two systems of justice combined to produce a sentence of death for Jesus. Jewish religious leaders accused Jesus of blasphemy, a capital offense under Jewish law (Lev. 24:16). The Jewish leaders at Jesus’ trial manipulated procedures to coerce Jesus into an admission that He was God’s
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Trial of Jesus
trial of Jesus. Two of the greatest champions of human rights, Jewish and Roman law, met in a most tragic injustice—the mistrial of Jesus Christ. Jewish leaders were blinded by their determination to be rid of Jesus, and the Roman governor yielded to fear of reprisals. Together they represent both the
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Trial of Jesus
TRIAL OF JESUSJesus’ trial is told in two halves: an interrogation before the Jewish leaders, and questioning before *Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea. The events occur after Jesus’ arrest on the Mount of Olives, and just prior to his crucifixion. Although scholars debate the historicity of the trial’s
Key passages
Lk 23:7–12

And when he found out that he was from the jurisdiction of Herod, he sent him over to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem in those days. And when Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had been wanting to see him for a long time, because he had heard about him and was hoping to see some miracle …