Matthew 15:2; Matthew 16:21; Matthew 21:23; Matthew 26:3; Matthew 26:47; Matthew 26:57; Matthew 27:1; Matthew 27:3; Matthew 27:12; Matthew 27:20; Matthew 27:41; Matthew 28:12
"Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread."
From that time Jesus began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised up on the third day.
When He entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to Him while He was teaching, and said, "By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?"
Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;
While He was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came up accompanied by a large crowd with swords and clubs, who came from the chief priests and elders of the people.
Those who had seized Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together.
Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;
Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,
And while He was being accused by the chief priests and elders, He did not answer.
But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to ask for Barabbas and to put Jesus to death.
In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking Him and saying,
And when they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers,