Luke 22:66

Jesus Before Pilate and Herod

66 At daybreak the council of the elders of the people, both the chief priests and the teachers of the law, met together, and Jesus was led before them.

Read Luke 22:66 Using Other Translations

And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, and led him into their council, saying,
When day came, the assembly of the elders of the people gathered together, both chief priests and scribes. And they led him away to their council, and they said,
At daybreak all the elders of the people assembled, including the leading priests and the teachers of religious law. Jesus was led before this high council,

What does Luke 22:66 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 22:66

And as soon as it was day
(See Gill on Matthew 27:1).

The elders of the people;
or "the presbytery of the people", that were chosen from among the people to sit in the sanhedrim; the Israelites, as distinct from priests and Levites, and the doctors:

and the chief priests and the Scribes came together;
which made up the great sanhedrim, or council of the nation:

and led him into their council;
or sanhedrim, the place where the sanhedrim sat, which was in the temple, and in the chamber called (tyzgh tkvl) , "the paved stone chamber" F14; here they usually met, and so the Persic version renders it, "where their congregation was daily there".


FOOTNOTES:

F14 Misna Saobedrin, c. 10. sect. 2. & Middot, c. 5. sect. 3.
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