Jesus finished saying all these things. Then he said to his disciples,
References for Matthew 26:1
"As you know, the Passover Feast is two days away. The Son of Man will be handed over to be nailed to a cross."
Then the chief priests met with the elders of the people. They met in the palace of Caiaphas, the high priest.
They made plans to arrest Jesus in a clever way. They wanted to kill him.
"But not during the Feast," they said. "The people may stir up trouble."