New American Standard Bible
And they stirred up the people, the elders and the scribes, and they came up to him and dragged him away and brought him before the Council.
King James Bible
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council,
Darby Bible Translation
And they roused the people, and the elders, and the scribes. And coming upon him they seized him and brought him to the council.
World English Bible
They stirred up the people, the elders, and the scribes, and came against him and seized him, and brought him in to the council,
Young's Literal Translation
They did stir up also the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and having come upon him, they caught him, and brought him to the sanhedrim;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they stirred up the people - They "excited" the people, or alarmed their fears, as had been done before when they sought to put the Lord Jesus to death, Matthew 27:20.
The elders - The members of the Sanhedrin, or Great Council.
Scribes - See the notes on Matthew 2:4.
To the council - To the Sanhedrin, or the Great Council of the nation, which claimed jurisdiction in the matters of religion. See the notes on Matthew 2:4.
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'Men ... full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom.' ... 'A man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost....' 'Stephen, full of faith and power.'--ACTS vi. 3, 5, 8. I have taken the liberty of wrenching these three fragments from their context, because of their remarkable parallelism, which is evidently intended to set us thinking of the connection of the various characteristics which they set forth. The first of them is a description, given by the Apostles, of the sort of man whom they conceived to be fit to …
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"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.
On one of the days while He was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes with the elders confronted Him,
As they were speaking to the people, the priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to them,
Then they secretly induced men to say, "We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and against God."
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