7330 chief priests
A group of individuals in charge of temple worship in Jerusalem, and regarded as leading representatives of the Jewish people, who came into conflict with Jesus Christ and plotted his death.
OT references to the chief priest
The chief priests were in charge of temple worship in Jerusalem
Jesus Christ predicted his suffering at the hands of the chief priests and elders
The response of the chief priests to Jesus Christ
They were puzzled by Jesus Christ’s teaching Mt 21:23 pp Mk 11:27-28 pp Lk 20:1-2 See also Mt 21:45-46 pp Lk 20:19; Jn 7:32,45; Jn 11:47 As official representatives of the Jewish people, they feared the political repercussions of Jesus Christ’s popularity.
The role of the chief priests in the trial of Jesus Christ
They persuaded Pilate to have the tomb guarded Mt 27:62-66
They bribed the soldiers Mt 28:11-15
The chief priests’attempt to prevent the preaching of the gospel
The involvement of the chief priests in the arrest and trial of Paul
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