THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

John (Author John)

11:47Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles.

11:48If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.

11:49And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all,

11:50Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

11:51And this spake he not of himself: but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation;

11:52And not for that nation only, but that also he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad.

11:53Then from that day forth they took counsel together for to put him to death.

11:54Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews; but went thence unto a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.



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