Acts 4:6; Acts 4:23; Acts 5:17; Acts 5:21; Acts 5:24; Acts 5:27; Acts 7:1; Acts 9:1; Acts 9:14; Acts 9:21; Acts 19:14; Acts 22:5; Acts 22:30; Acts 23:2; Acts 23:4-5; Acts 23:14; Acts 24:1; Acts 25:2; Acts 25:15; Acts 26:10; Acts 26:12
and Annas the high priest was there, and Caiaphas and John and Alexander, and all who were of high-priestly descent.
When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the sect of the Sadducees ), and they were filled with jealousy.
Upon hearing this, they entered into the temple about daybreak and began to teach. Now when the high priest and his associates came, they called the Council together, even all the Senate of the sons of Israel, and sent orders to the prison house for them to be brought.
Now when the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests heard these words, they were greatly perplexed about them as to what would come of this.
When they had brought them, they stood them before the Council. The high priest questioned them,
The high priest said, "Are these things so?"
Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord , went to the high priest,
and here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on Your name."
All those hearing him continued to be amazed, and were saying, "Is this not he who in Jerusalem destroyed those who called on this name, and who had come here for the purpose of bringing them bound before the chief priests?"
Seven sons of one Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this.
as also the high priest and all the Council of the elders can testify. From them I also received letters to the brethren, and started off for Damascus in order to bring even those who were there to Jerusalem as prisoners to be punished.
But on the next day, wishing to know for certain why he had been accused by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the Council to assemble, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
The high priest Ananias commanded those standing beside him to strike him on the mouth.
But the bystanders said, "Do you revile God's high priest?
And Paul said, "I was not aware, brethren, that he was high priest; for it is written, 'YOU SHALL NOT SPEAK EVIL OF A RULER OF YOUR PEOPLE.' "
They came to the chief priests and the elders and said, "We have bound ourselves under a solemn oath to taste nothing until we have killed Paul
After five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders, with an attorney named Tertullus, and they brought charges to the governor against Paul.
And the chief priests and the leading men of the Jews brought charges against Paul, and they were urging him,
and when I was at Jerusalem, the chief priests and the elders of the Jews brought charges against him, asking for a sentence of condemnation against him.
"And this is just what I did in Jerusalem; not only did I lock up many of the saints in prisons, having received authority from the chief priests, but also when they were being put to death I cast my vote against them.
"While so engaged as I was journeying to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests,