and not for the nation only, but to gather into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.
So from that day on they took counsel how to put him to death.
Jesus therefore no longer went about openly among the Jews, but went from there to the country near the wilderness, to a town called E'phraim; and there he stayed with the disciples.
Now the Passover of the Jews was at hand, and many went up from the country to Jerusalem before the Passover, to purify themselves.
They were looking for Jesus and saying to one another as they stood in the temple, "What do you think? That he will not come to the feast?"
Now the chief priests and the Pharisees had given orders that if any one knew where he was, he should let them know, so that they might arrest him.