Matthew 26:1-5 NIV

The Plot Against Jesus

26:2-5pp -- Mk 14:1,2; Lk 22:1,2

1 When Jesus had finished saying all these things,1 he said to his disciples,

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2 "As you know, the Passover2 is two days away--and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified."

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3 Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled3 in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas,4

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4 and they plotted to arrest Jesus in some sly way and kill him.5

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5 "But not during the Feast," they said, "or there may be a riot6 among the people."

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