Mark 14:55
New International Version
The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death, but they did not find any.

New Living Translation
Inside, the leading priests and the entire high council were trying to find evidence against Jesus, so they could put him to death. But they couldn't find any.

English Standard Version
Now the chief priests and the whole council were seeking testimony against Jesus to put him to death, but they found none.

Berean Study Bible
Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were seeking testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, but they did not find any.

Berean Literal Bible
And the chief priests and all the Council were seeking testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, but they were not finding any.

New American Standard Bible
Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, and they were not finding any.

King James Bible
And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.

Christian Standard Bible
The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for testimony against Jesus to put him to death, but they could not find any.

Contemporary English Version
The chief priests and the whole council tried to find someone to accuse Jesus of a crime, so they could put him to death. But they could not find anyone to accuse him.

Good News Translation
The chief priests and the whole Council tried to find some evidence against Jesus in order to put him to death, but they could not find any.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, but they could find none.

International Standard Version
Meanwhile, the high priests and the whole Council were looking for some testimony against Jesus in order to have him put to death, but they couldn't find any.

NET Bible
The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for evidence against Jesus so that they could put him to death, but they did not find anything.

New Heart English Bible
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witnesses against Jesus to put him to death, and found none.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the Chief Priests and all their assembly were seeking testimony against Yeshua, that they might put him to death, and they were not able.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The chief priests and the whole Jewish council were searching for some testimony against Jesus in order to execute him. But they couldn't find any.

New American Standard 1977
Now the chief priests and the whole Council kept trying to obtain testimony against Jesus to put Him to death; and they were not finding any.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the princes of the priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death and found none.

King James 2000 Bible
And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.

American King James Version
And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.

American Standard Version
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found it not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the chief priests and all the council sought for evidence against Jesus, that they might put him to death, and found none.

Darby Bible Translation
And the chief priests and the whole sanhedrim sought testimony against Jesus to cause him to be put to death, and did not find [any].

English Revised Version
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found it not.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the chief priests, and all the council sought for testimony against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.

Weymouth New Testament
Meanwhile the High Priests and the entire Sanhedrin were endeavouring to get evidence against Jesus in order to put Him to death, but could find none;

World English Bible
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witnesses against Jesus to put him to death, and found none.

Young's Literal Translation
And the chief priests and all the sanhedrim were seeking against Jesus testimony -- to put him to death, and they were not finding,
Study Bible
Jesus Faces the Sanhedrin
54Peter followed Him at a distance, right into the courtyard of the high priest. And he sat with the officers to warm himself by the fire. 55Now the chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were seeking testimony against Jesus to put Him to death, but they did not find any. 56For many bore false witness against Jesus, but their testimony was inconsistent.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:22
But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, 'Raca,' will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But anyone who says, 'You fool!' will be subject to the fire of hell.

Mark 14:56
For many bore false witness against Jesus, but their testimony was inconsistent.

John 18:19
Meanwhile, the high priest questioned Jesus about His disciples and His teaching.

Treasury of Scripture

And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none.

sought.

1 Kings 21:10,13
And set two men, sons of Belial, before him, to bear witness against him, saying, Thou didst blaspheme God and the king. And then carry him out, and stone him, that he may die…

Psalm 27:12
Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

Psalm 35:11
False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

and found.

Daniel 6:4
Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.

1 Peter 3:16-18
Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ…







Lexicon
Now
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

the
Οἱ (Hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

chief priests
ἀρχιερεῖς (archiereis)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 749: High priest, chief priest. From arche and hiereus; the high-priest; by extension a chief priest.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

whole
ὅλον (holon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3650: All, the whole, entire, complete. A primary word; 'whole' or 'all', i.e. Complete, especially as noun or adverb.

Sanhedrin
συνέδριον (synedrion)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4892: A council, tribunal; the Sanhedrin, the meeting place of the Sanhedrin.

were seeking
ἐζήτουν (ezētoun)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2212: To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot.

testimony
μαρτυρίαν (martyrian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3141: Witness, evidence, testimony, reputation. From martus; evidence given.

against
κατὰ (kata)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

Jesus
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

to
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

put Him to death,
θανατῶσαι (thanatōsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 2289: To put to death, subdue; pass: To be in danger of death, be dead to, be rid of, be parted from. From thanatos to kill.

but
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

they did not find [any].
ηὕρισκον (hēuriskon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2147: A prolonged form of a primary heuro, which heureo is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find.
Verse 55. - Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witness against Jesus to put him to death, and found it not. Their supreme object was to put him to death; but. they wished to accomplish their object in a manner consistent with their own honor, so as not to appear to have put him to death without reason. So they sought for false witnesses against him, that they might deliver the Author of life and the Savior of the world to death. For in real truth, although they knew it not, and were the instruments in his hands, he had determined by the death of Christ to bestow on us both present and eternal life. 14:53-65 We have here Christ's condemnation before the great council of the Jews. Peter followed; but the high priest's fire-side was no proper place, nor his servants proper company, for Peter: it was an entrance into temptation. Great diligence was used to procure false witnesses against Jesus, yet their testimony was not equal to the charge of a capital crime, by the utmost stretch of their law. He was asked, Art thou the Son of the Blessed? that is, the Son of God. For the proof of his being the Son of God, he refers to his second coming. In these outrages we have proofs of man's enmity to God, and of God's free and unspeakable love to man.
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